2008 Launch Wave event is over but it Virtually lives on

Yesterday was an awesome day for me. It was an incredible sight to see about 3000 IT professionals and developers in the ICC at Birmingham. This was the most ambitious launch we have ever tried to pull off, including: 4 tracks, hands-on-labs, sponsor area, ask the expert area, TechNet VIP lounge, Community stage complete with…


Launch T-2 days. The Virtual Launch Experience is nearly ready for launch

This is one crazy week!! The main event on Wednesday which will be catering for over 3000 IT pros and devs has been keeping a lot of people very busy, but I have something else which is related and goes live on the same day…the Virtual Launch Experience I have spoken about it before and…


Heroes Happen Here: Comics, Master Chief and fancy dress

I blogged a few weeks ago about the theme of the upcoming launch of Windows Server 2008, SQL Server 2008 and Visual Studio 2008 as “Heroes Happen Here (HHH)”. Whilst the actual theory may have a high cheese rating, I really believe in the essence of what it means.  HHH is all about recognising the…


Registration now open for the UK Launch event for Windows Server 2008, SQL Server 2008 and Visual Studio 2008

On 19 March, the ICC in Birmingham will see us launch three ground-breaking products: Windows Server 2008, Visual Studio 2008 and SQL Server 2008. We’ll feature real-world IT heroes delivering solutions for the Microsoft platform, and showcase some of the latest technologies. We’ll have breakout sessions, hands-on labs, an Expo area where you’ll be able…


Get ready for Launch!

So it has been announced that Windows Server 2008, SQL Server 2008 & Visual Studio 2008 will take place on 27th February 2008 in Los Angeles.  Watch out for the UK launch date – all I can promise at this stage is that it will be big, but more importantly technical!