Windows Server 2012 RC & Windows 8 client release preview now available for download

Today, both the Windows Server 2012 Release Candidate (RC) and Windows 8 Release Preview were made available for public download. More information about Windows Server 2012 RC: Resources page for the RC More information about the Windows 8 Release Preview: Steven Sinofsky’s post about what’s been updated in this release

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Care for a coffee with your System Center 2012 download?

The upcoming System Center 2012 product line is arguably one of the most anticipated releases of the coming year for many IT professionals and a slow month like December is the perfect time for you and your team to download the free pre-release products and start playing around with the latest features and updates. However,…

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The Cloud in Your Hands – Marriage of Cloud Computing with Smart Devices – ACM Free Webinar

Register NOW for ACM’s first-ever, free learning webinar, presented on January 26, 2012 at 2 PM EST! Space is limited. Innovations in wireless networking technology are driving our increasingly connected world, with mobile devices gaining acceptance for both professional and private use. In the future, a vast majority of devices will rely on cloud services…


Empowering Your Team through Knowledge

My 3 year old boys are like little sponges. They’re amassing information about the world around them at an astounding rate and recently they’ve started to apply that knowledge in situations. For example, they’ve known for a while that when they eat, they use a dish. They’ve even figured out where the dishes are kept…

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Take Notice! Dharmesh Mehta, Director, Windows and Windows Live Division Microsoft Redmond

This is the next blog in the continuing series of interviews with top-echelon and renowned professionals. In this blog, I interview Dharmesh Mehta: Director, Windows and Windows Live Division Microsoft Corporation. As director of product management for the Windows Live business at Microsoft Corp., Dharmesh Mehta is responsible for driving business and product strategy, marketing,…

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Good Opportunities--Toronto Code Camp, SharePoint 2010 Development, Windows Community, Silverlight 4 Training Kit

Here are some good opportunities for your IT teams spotlighted by the MVP program leads in Canada: Simran Chaudhry and Ljupco Grmaskoski. The Toronto Code Camp happens this Saturday May 1st, it’s a free event!  Note that this year the venue has changed, visit the registration site for complete details. — Congratulations goes out to…


Dr. Maggie Johnson: Distinguished Researcher, Educator, Executive, and Top Thought Leader shares her insights into trends, IT benchmarking, computing education, teaching, and corporate training

This is the next blog in the continuing series of interviews with top-echelon and renowned professionals. In this blog, I interview Dr. Maggie Johnson: Distinguished Researcher, Educator, Executive, and Top Thought Leader shares her insights into trends, IT benchmarking, computing education, teaching, and corporate training. Enjoy, Stephen Ibaraki Maggie Johnson is a Senior Lecturer in…


Release of SP1 to the Public and More Vista Deployment Resources

We’ve been talking quite a bit about various aspects of Vista on the IT Manager Connection blog as well as the Canadian IT Pro blog – aspects such as configuration, deployment and the impact of service pack 1. SP1 became available to TechNet and MSDN subscribers a few weeks ago, but today the big announcement…

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In the Groove

Microsoft Groove is one of the collaboration tools that come with Office 2007. That is not news but how many of you have taken the time to take it for a test drive or as a minimum looked under the covers. I have been meaning to find out more about Groove for some time and…

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Visual Studio for Database Professionals (aka Datadude) : CTP5 is out

I just came across the following on the Visual Studio for Database developers blog: CTP5 is out.  This is a follow-up to the post they had last week talking about what is new in CTP5. As an IT Manager, you may have to develop applications to work with a backend database, this edition of Visual Studio…

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