New TechNet IT Manager Webcast Series

During this 8 part series starting on 18th March, the IT Evangelists will be taking a look at some of the top technology trends tipped by Gartner for 2009, including Virtualisation, GreenIT, Business Intelligence and Cloud Computing.     Date/Time Abstract Wed 18th March 4pm Virtualisation It’s one of the buzzwords  in IT at the…

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Great resources for Governance and Compliance

More often than I would like to admit, I get an email that points me to something on TechNet (usually from the Corp or US team) that is absolutely brilliant but I just didn’t know about it. It makes you realise what a treasure chest the TechNet website and resources are……but believe me, we don’t…

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Announcing the Virtualisation Unplugged Tour

This week we are announcing the a Virtualisation roadshow in conjunction with Microsoft and some of its partners. Each event is run with Microsoft and a partner and delivers technical content across the Microsoft Virtualisation solution including Windows Server 2008, Hyper-V, Application Virtualisation, MDOP and Terminal Services Full agenda and tour details here, or you…

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Virtualisation, virtualisation, virtualisation……….."IT Pros, IT Pros IT Pros.....and I say I love IT Pros!"

Sorry that it seems as though I dropped off the planet…my world has been all things Virtualisation for the last week. Here is what’s been going on: 1) TechNet Changing Technologies event Steve Ballmer came over to present at a TechNet event for IT managers yesterday in London and announced Hyper-V Server. Hyper-V Server is…

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Announcing the Microsoft Project Server 2007 IT Professionals TechNet webcast series

Starting October 1st, 2008, Michael Jordan (Lead Architect – MCS EPM Global Practice | WW COE for EPM) will present a series of Project Server 2007 webcast on TechNet targeted at IT Professionals.  These 60 minutes webcasts will present in details key aspects to consider when you evaluate, plan, deploy, and operate Project Server 2007…

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Manny's Microsoft

I would like to introduce you to a new member of our team: Manveel DeolTechnical Audience Marketing ManagerAdditional DetailsEmail: t-mdeol@microsoft.com Manny has joined our team for a year as an intern during his work experience year as part of his university course. He is settling in well and particularly with the boss man as they…

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Microsoft migrates MSDN and TechNet on Hyper-V virtual machines

  Microsoft, which eats its own dog food since the Virtual Server 2005 era, just announced the complete migration of both MSDN and TechNet, two of the most popular web sites in the world, on virtual machines. Microsoft kept the back-end database on physical boxes, but moved 100% of its IIS7 frond-ends on Hyper-V RC0…

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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…

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The latest Windows, Office, Server Applications, Driver and System Management Tool downloads

Here are the latest free downloads and download-related services from Microsoft.  Register now if you are not already receiving the weekly email informing you of these. To find more downloads, visit the Microsoft Download Center. For support with downloads, visit the Help and Support site. Automated Installation Kit (AIK) for Windows Vista SP1 and Windows…

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Reminder: Windows Vista Virtual Roundtable with Mark Russinovich

Still undecided about Vista? Microsoft Technical Fellow and desktop guru Mark Russinovich will be hosting an interactive virtual roundtable—broadcast LIVE over the Internet on Wednesday, March 5th. The subject? Windows Vista adoption and deployment. On the panel with Mark will be independent industry experts and IT pros from organizations that have already deployed Windows Vista—all…

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