TechNet Most Read: Your 2013 Wrap-Up

With only a few days until the end of the year, what better time to sit and reflect on the year that was? 2013 was a big year for IT Pros, with the general availability of the R2 wave of releases, the rise of the mobile worker, the continuation of the Windows 8 vision with…

Microsoft IT Showcase: Cloud Content Available Now!

I know through a lot of discussions I’ve been having with IT Pro’s that Cloud Computing is top of mind.  Our internal IT folks our having the same thoughts and concerns about how to use cloud computing in the best way. Cloud computing is a top priority for Microsoft customers and partners. For CIO Tony…


Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 5.5 Beta Now Available!

          The Microsoft Solution Accelerator team has recently announced the first public beta of the MAP 5.5 toolkit.  I’ve been a big fan of this tool for quite some time now and this latest version adds a host of new options–with assessment for easier migration to Windows Azure and SQL Azure,…


Windows Server Update Services 3.0

This is the number 1 download from TechNet.  WSUS 3.0 delivers new features that enable administrators to more easily manage and deploy updates across the organization. This package installs both the WSUS 3.0 Server and WSUS 3.0 Administration Console components, for all Windows Server 2003 SP1 supported languages. Additionally, the WSUS 3.0 client is included…


Complimentary 1 day Hands on Labs

Microsoft and DDLS is pleased to offer you this complimentary offer to attend a one day technical Hands-On lab, and experience hands-on the System Center and Forefront technology (valued at $600/day+GST), at a city near you.Forefront Client and Server Security Products Hands on LabMicrosoft System Center Essentials Hands on LabMicrosoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 &…


TechNet Security and Management Roadshows – Registration open

Registration for the TechNet Security and Management Roadshows are now open.  Its $149 to register, there is content not only from Microsoft but also Industy partners and customers. Plus you can also win 1 of 4 foosball tables for your IT Team.  Nice. Click here for more information and registration details


Take Control Management Roadshow

UPDATE: Due to a huge demand we have filled spots for the road show, registration is now closedThe Take Control seminars are an opportunity to learn about the potential for major efficiencies in your desktop and server management operations.This briefing is an opportunity to learn about the potential for major efficiencies in desktop and server…