Shape – The Web Conference – 27 October 2009 Zurich

Everything you want to know about the latest Web Technologies. 27th October 2009, Swissôtel Zürich This conference will show you in one day, the newest technology advances for Software and Web Developers, Web Architects, Web- and Interactive Designers, and now also Hosting Providers One of the highlights of the event is the presentation of the…

Microsoft Connection Days

At five locations in Switzerland from 28 September up to 8. October 2009, Microsoft Connection Days (ex Partner Days), an event for Partners and IT professionals will be held. This year, Microsoft Partners and now IT Professionals will have the opportunity, under one roof, to network and make interesting contacts. Five IT professional topics will…

Azure Business Model and Pricing

At the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference 2009, we just announced the business model and pricing for the Microsoft Azure Platform. Have a look here for the details. Azure is available in Switzerland, among other countries.

Microsoft Bing – The Decision Engine

Introducing Bing Search by Microsoft. A Decision Engine. So from 3 June 2009, don’t Google It, or Live It, Bing It!

Test Microsoft Online Services for Free for 30 days

On the 19th March, at x.Days, Microsoft Online was officially launched in Switzerland. Microsoft Business Productivity Online suite (BPOS) is this offering’s name which encompasses Services like SharePoint, Exchange and Unified Communications (IM, Presence and Live Meeting). Planned future enhancements are Online Versions of CRM. BPOS is hosted in Microsoft Data Centers, under Microsoft Control….

Internet Explorer 8 is Released

Today at Microsoft’s MIX conference, during the keynote address, Dean Hachamovitch announced that Internet Explorer 8 has been released. To see what is new, visit This is for Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008. If you’re testing the Windows 7 Beta, the next Windows Update will include a specially…

Stop Living in the Past

An interesting community movement has started to take root: Stop Living in the Past. The movement wants users who are using Internet Explorer 6 to finally upgrade to the latest Microsoft browser and stop using the outdated “dinosaur” browsers. The movement was initially kicked off by Norwegian Newspapers who no longer wanted to support outdated…

Make Web Not War – Web Platform and Application Installers

The Web Platform Installer (Web PI) is a simple tool that installs Microsoft’s entire Web Platform, including IIS, Visual Web Developer 2008 Express Edition, SQL Server 2008 Express Edition and the .NET Framework. Using the Web Platform Installer’s user interface, you can choose to install either specific products or the entire Microsoft Web Platform onto…

Denial of Service Attacks – New tool for blocking DOS

The Microsoft Internet Information Services Team has released the beta for the Dynamic IP Restrictions Extension for IIS 7. The tool provides IT Professionals and Hosters a configurable module that helps block Denial of Service attacks or cracking of passwords. It supports IIS 7/7.5 on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista SP1, Windows Server 2008 R2…

New TechNet Event Calendar Web Page

Microsoft Switzerland now has a new page to show the TechNet Events/Seminars. You now have an overview all off the Swiss TechNet events, including the Content, Session Description, Date and Venue. On each link from this page, you can get detailed information about each event, including detailed information and the Live-ID enabled registration link….