System Center and Windows 7

In this episode of Brad and Jeff’s periodic chats about the management business at Microsoft, they talk about how System Center fits in the constellation of platform and server releases in the fall of 2009. In part 2, Brad and Jeff talk about all the improvements in System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2 and R3…


Latest Evaluation downloads – Forefront and System Center

The following System Center and Forefront products are available for download as evaluation. Forefront Identity Manager 2010 Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010 System Center Essentials 2010 System Center Service Manager


Windows 7 resources

Windows 7 was launched last week! We had our launch event at the Australian National Maritime Museum.  Media, technology enthusiasts and PC makers were present.  There are some amazing looking PC’s running Windows 7 which were on display, my favourite one  was the new and amazingly thin Sony Vaio X Series.   For more photos check…


October 2009 Security Bulletin Overview

This is a basic overview of the security bulletins released by the Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) in October 2009. For bulletin details, please visit: or Other resources mentioned in the video: Microsoft Update: Video on how to install updates on Vista >> This video is brought to you by the Trustworthy…


Microsoft MVPs review Windows 7 on a HP Mini 2140

At TechEd Australia 2009, 2500 attendees were given a HP netbook as part of their admission deal. We asked 2 of the presenters at the event, who are also Windows MVPs, to talk about the netbooks, and why Windows 7 is the best operating system (OS) for netbooks. Check out the video below


TechNet Virtual Conference October

Register today for the TechNet Virtual Conference October TechNet Virtual Conference Friday 30 October 10.00am-11.00am IT Manager Session: Office and Exchange 2010 10.00am-11.00am IT Manager Session: Delivering the NextGen Desktop – Windows 7 (Citrix guest speaker) 11.30am-12.30pm Desktop/End User Specialist Session: Windows 7 – Improved Network Access 1.00pm-2.00pm LOB/Applications Specialist Session: Managing your storage for…