Technical Communities is Now Live!

I’m happy to announce that our new Technical Communities program is now up and running.  You might have known this as User Group Support Services in the past.  The program has been changed and updated to better serve the needs of User Groups and other technical communities.  If you are a User Group leader please…


Windows Server 2012 Infographic!

I’m a big fan of Infographics and I just found a good one on Windows Server 2012.  Thought I would share. Jeffa Technorati Tags: Windows Server 2012


Microsoft Security Bulletin: November 2012

  This month we have quite a few updates for you to consider in your environments and if you have a Surface RT device you will have noticed a firmware update is available that improves performance.  Below are details of updates available.   Bulletin ID Bulletin Title and Executive Summary Maximum Severity Rating and Vulnerability…


Now Open: Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 8.0 Beta!

I’ve been a big fan of the MAP Toolkit for a long time now.  It’s great way to easily asses your environment for readiness and migration information for new releases such as Windows Server 2012, Windows 8 and Office 2013.  Because it doesn’t use an agent to gather data on your network it’s quick and…


Upcoming Windows Azure Conference Event

Want to learn more about Windows Azure?  Then check out the details of a community event being run next week. You’re Invited! Please join us for the Windows AzureConf community conference, which will be an event put on for the Windows Azure development community, by the Windows Azure developer community. This special event will be…


Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack 2012 Now Available!

If you are a customer on our Software Assurance program then you are probably very familiar with the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP).  The new version of MDOP 2012 is now available for download! To give you a quick refresher;  the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) is a suite of technologies available as a subscription…


Windows 8 Resources for IT Pro’s

Now that Windows 8 has been released you may be starting to think about how it’s going to fit into your business or enterprise.  Windows 8 is not your typical desktop refresh and is much more the a user interface change.  Built on the solid foundation of Windows 7; Windows 8 offers many new features…