Windows 2008 Server Foundation launched

  Windows Server 2008 Foundation is a cost-effective, easy-to-deploy, and reliable server operating system that provides small businesses with up to 15 users with the foundation to run the most prevalent business applications as well as share information and resources. Foundation is an OEM-only product. More info:


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…


TechNet Presents: Windows Server 2008 and the Cost Savings it Can Bring to Your Infrastructure

Looks like we have gone webcast crazy but Alex sent this to me and its definitely worth sharing: TechNet Presents: Windows Server 2008 and the Cost Savings it Can Bring to Your Infrastructure 26 February 2009, online Prepare yourself for Windows Server 2008. Windows Server offers improved facilities for your users and reduces the cost…


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…


December Top Licensing FAQs

Q) Do I need a product key for all Volume Licensing products? A) No. Not all products need a product key. Click here for a guide to Volume Licence Keys. Q) What licences do I need if I am going to deploy Terminal Services within a Windows Server 2003 based environment? A) Terminal Services functionality…


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…


Easing the Path to Virtualization

There was a great intro to the US newsletter that I wanted to share: Microsoft recently updated its software licensing terms for 41 server applications, and updated its technical support policy for 31 server applications so that customers can receive technical support when deploying those applications on Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V, Microsoft Hyper-V Server, or…


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…


IT Pro Top FAQs –July 08Licensing

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 Vista…


How to get the most out of Windows Server Hyper-V

I was pointed out to this neat little video that our very own Mr Windows Server UK (i.e. the product manager) did recently Gareth always has a knack of making things interesting and understandable Well worth a watch