Free Dynamic Datacenter Workshops Across Australia!

Yes they are on again!  You may recall that in May of this year myself and a colleague ran a series of Virtualization workshops around Australia.  Well they are on again with a slight name change to reflect some new content that we have added.  So version 2.0 of this workshop is called the Dynamic…

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Microsoft Security Bulletin: December 2010 Release!

Well this is the last Security bulletin for the year so make sure you have a look at these before you head off on holidays! New Security Bulletins Microsoft is releasing the following 17 new security bulletins for newly discovered vulnerabilities: Bulletin ID Bulletin Title Max Severity Rating Vulnerability Impact Restart Requirement Affected Software MS10-090…

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System Centre: Partner Enablement POC Kit Available for Download!

Are you a Microsoft Partner or a System Integrator?  Do you want to show customers Microsoft Virtualization technologies in a proof of concept type of format?  We now have a Partner POC Kit available for System Integrators.  The Client V2 – Desktop Virtualization with System Center and Citrix is now available for download.  The kit…

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TechNet Magazine: Key Articles from the November and December Issues

This time around I thought I would take a different approach by highlighting some of the really good articles in the November 2010 and December 2010 issues of TechNet Magazine.  I’ve gone through and had a look at these and I’ve linked to the ones I think are relevant and good articles. November 2010 Windows…

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TechNet Magazine: October 2010 Issue–Lots of Cloud Security..

Yes I know I’m a bit late with this but hey I’m busy.  You guys all know that.  I thought it was worth sharing this anyway as there is quite a bit of Security related information and Cloud Security as well.  Anyway I’m sharing this with you because I think it’s relevant so have a…

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SCVMM 2008 R2 SP1 Release Candidate Now Available!

For those of you that are testing out SP1 for Windows Server 2008 R2 we have some good news for you.  System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 SP1 is now available as a Release Candidate to test.  This update adds 2 keys changes.  Support for Dynamic Memory and RemoteFX.  I’ve been running SP1 for…

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Resources for the recent App Compat Workshops

Recently myself and John Pritchard toured around the country talking about Application Compatibility in Windows 7 and Office 2010.  I would like to thank those of you that were able to attend and I hope you got some good information out of the event.  Besides questions regarding application compatibility the most popular question of course…

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New IT Showcase Content: Work Smarter Guides

Our MS IT Showcase team has recently released some new Work Smart guides that we make available to new employees but now these have been made available to customers so you can take advantage of some of these guides to help your users get productivity quickly when you deploy new technology.  We all know that…

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Windows 7 Deployment Learning Portal Now Live!

If you are looking to start your Windows 7 deployment project or you’ve already begun we have great resource that helps test your skills and determine any gaps you might have around Windows 7 Deployment.  The Windows 7 Deployment Learning Portal is designed to take a structured approach by guiding you through a series of…

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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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