Cutting Costs with SQL Server 2008

I was made aware of this from the Business Insights team who have been working with the SQL team to record a webcast which takes a look at how SQL Server can help reduce costs in your organisation, as well as the fundamentals of backing up and recovering your data to ensure operation uptime is…

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IT Pro Top Licensing FAQs – January 08

Q) Can I downgrade Microsoft Windows Vista Business or Ultimate purchased pre-installed on a new PC? A) As an end user you have the right to downgrade as set out in your Software Licence Terms. Example: You’re buying a new computer system and it needs to run the same operating system as your existing 10…

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Get more from your ERP investment with Microsoft

In these challenging times, its good to see the groups around Microsoft focussing on saving customers money. This Series of live meetings stood out for me……they help you to understand better where Microsoft can make a difference to the efficiency and effectiveness of your ERP implementation:           Transform your SAP/Oracle* ERP business value with…

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IT Pro Top FAQs –October 08

Q) How do I downgrade? A) As an end user you have the right to downgrade as set out in your Software Licence Terms. Example: You’re buying a new computer system and it needs to run the same operating system as your existing 10 systems — Windows XP Professional. Pre-installed Windows Vista Business and Windows…

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Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 3.2 RTM Released

he Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit 3.2 makes it easier to quickly identify what servers, workstations, and network devices are in your IT environment. MAP also provides specific and actionable IT proposals and reports to help get the most value out of Microsoft products and infrastructure. In this version, MAP has expanded its assessment…

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IT Professional Top Licensing FAQs – August 08

Q) How do I downgrade? A) As an end user you have the right to downgrade as set out in your Software Licence Terms. Example: You’re buying a new computer system and it needs to run the same operating system as your existing 10 systems — Windows XP Professional. Pre-installed Windows Vista Business and Windows…

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MS learning offers and freebies

TechNet Free Book Giveaway Win your very own copy of the SQL Server 2008 Administrators Pocket Consultant worth £21.99 from Microsoft Press. Free book content – Learn how to manage shared desktops and protect Internet Explorer in Windows Vista Get 2 free sample chapters from MCITP Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-622): Supporting & Troubleshooting Applications…

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The Microsoft Launch Event for IT Managers and Executives with Steve Ballmer, CEO, Microsoft

1 October 2008 12:15pm – 5pm Queen Elizabeth Hall, South Bank Complex Register Now At the upcoming launch event, ‘Technologies to Change Your Business’, we will not only be  introducing the latest in the line up of Server technologies from Microsoft, Hyper-V and SQL Server 2008. We’ll more importantly showcase customers who are taking these…

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Microsoft TechEd EMEA 2008 IT Professionals – Register before 26 September to save 300 Euros

Microsoft Tech·Ed EMEA 2008 IT Professionals is the Microsoft premier technical education conference just for IT professionals. For five days, you and 5,000 of your peers will learn how to architect, plan, deploy, manage and secure a connected enterprise from Microsoft experts and industry leaders. You get the chance to: 1) Design a personalised schedule…

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The latest SQL Server 2008 training resources

SQL Server 2008 books coming soonThe first Microsoft Press SQL Server book publishes in September. We’ve pulled together a list of the books publishing in the next couple of months so that you can choose the most appropriate book for your need. Download a free sample chapter of “Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2008” Invest in…

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