Citrix iForum 2009 Conference

Citrix and Microsoft joint solutions are based on tight integration of Citrix solutions with Window Server 2008, Hyper-V server virtualisation and terminal services / presentation virtualisation, and with the System Center management tools especially Virtual Machine Manager. Microsoft is proud to be a platinum sponsor at this year’s Citrix iForum 2009 event taking place in…

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Doing more with less: CIOs disclose their plans

An article today on silicon.com highlights the business and technology priorities The headline of doing more with less caused me a flashback as 4 years ago we had a key campaign that led with this tagline – funny how things come around again Unsurprisingly consolidating IT infrastructure and trimming costs. Virtualisation was the key technology…

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Have Your Say - TechNet Virtual Conference Content

TechNet UK will be launching a Virtual Conference in May. There is so much great content to cover but we can’t fit it all in, so we need you to vote on the proposed sessions and the sessions with the most votes will feature Vote Now Full session abstracts here: Building the Jetson’s Digital Lifestyle…

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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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Digital By Choice and Virtualisation

This was an awesome post from Emma, our resident Licensing Guru. It’s an obvious choice to give to customers so I am really pleased to share this…… 1) All Volume licensing customers have the option to download products via VLSC, for most of you, this is so much faster than waiting for a disk kit…

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Virtualisation podcast and events to attend

Last year at the VM08 conference in London, Microsoft’s Zane Adams, who is a Virtualisation expert at Corporate, came over to meet press, and as part of that he did a podcast interview with Stephen Pritchard: January 14, The Virtues of Virtualisation. The podcast takes the responses from IDC, Microsoft, VMware and Parallels to Stephen…

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Computer Weekly calls out mobile computing as key for SMEs to beat credit crunch

Research found that that 84% of SMEs feel that technology becomes more important in a slower economy and as a result 47% have considered implementing a flexible working policy within their organisations as a means to reduce overheads to meet the challenges of the slowing economy. An identical number feel under more pressure from employees…

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virtualization.info Adoption Survey 2008

Fifteen days ago virtualization.info launched a web survey to try to understand the state of the union for hardware virtualization. In just three days they collected over 500 responses, and have now surpassed 750.  The emerging picture is surprisingly interesting. They are aiming to get 1000 responses before stopping the survey and after that will…

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Top 10 tips for green IT

 IT PRO has published a great list of top tips for GreenIT. Interestingly, most should help towards day-to-day cost saving too 1. Teleconferencing 2. Ditch Paper 3. E-documents and online tools 4. Consolidated data centres 5. Virtualisation 6. Home Working 7. Server rooms 8. Desktop rooms and the grid 9. Turn it off 10. Think…

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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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