TechEd Australia 2013: Session Catalogue is live!

We’ve reached another milestone in our TechEd planning cycle with the session catalogue going live!  A whole bunch of folks have worked really hard to get the catalogue up so well done everyone!  Also this is one of the big asks we get from customers thinking of attending TechEd as having as much information about…

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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…

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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,…

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Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac available for TechNet Plus Subscribers

We are pleased to announce the availability of Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac today, bringing Mac users the latest versions of the company’s productivity software. The release is the latest effort from the Office for Mac team, which has been delivering Microsoft software to the Mac for 13 years. Some of the key features of…

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Download Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (SP1) Release Candidate (RC)

Improve the efficiency and availability of IT resources and applications with the new virtualization innovations provided in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 RC. Dynamic Memory and Microsoft RemoteFXTM, to help businesses further optimize their datacenter and desktops. Dynamic Memory lets Hyper-V administrators pool available memory on a physical host and dynamically distribute…

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New HP and Microsoft Agreement to Simplify Technology Environments

For those who haven’t heard, HP and Microsoft Corp. announced an agreement to invest $250 million over the next three years to significantly simplify technology environments for businesses of all sizes. This agreement represents the industry’s most comprehensive technology stack integration to date — from infrastructure to application — and is intended to substantially improve…

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Daylight Savings changes in Western Australia – prepare now!

Daylight Savings time changes can have a significant impact on business performance if not dealt with proactively. Effects can range from the incorrect time display on the clock, to calendaring problems, to changes in business critical services that are time dependent. This year, Western Australians rejected by referendum a proposal to extend their trial of…

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New Social Bookmarking on TechNet and MSDN!

We have launched a preview of our Social Bookmarking application on TechNet and MSDN for you to start using. Social Bookmarking is a way to store your bookmarks on the web, share your bookmarks with others and explore bookmarks stored by other users.   Some of the new features to look forward to in the…

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