Microsoft Security Bulletin: December 2014 Release!

Welcome to yet another month of updates!  It’s pretty busy with quite a few updates this time around to keep you cracking up until the holiday break.  As things tend to wind down over the holiday break it’s a good time to make sure your servers and devices are up to date.  Please see the…

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Microsoft Security Bulletin: November 2014 Release!

Welcome to another month of updates!  This month there are quite a number of updates to consider so check out the table below and apply these where needed. Bulletin ID Bulletin Title and Executive Summary Maximum Severity Rating and Vulnerability Impact Restart Requirement Affected Software MS14-064 Vulnerabilities in Windows OLE Could Allow Remote Code Execution…

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Microsoft Azure Open for Business in Australia!

Today has been a very exciting day for us at Microsoft Australia!  Today at TechEd Sydney we announced the general availability of the Australian GEO which includes the Australia East Region in NSW and the Australia Southeast Region in Victoria. I’m writing this post from the TechEd Sydney show floor as day one wraps up…

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Introducing The Microsoft Cloud Platform System!

This was significant enough to warrant a blog post.  In fact out of the recent announcements we made this week is the one that stands out to me.  A cloud in a box system powered by Dell and using the Microsoft software stack to get you up and running with an on-premises cloud.  Check out…

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Microsoft Security Bulletin: October 2014 Release!

Welcome to another set of updates for you to consider in your environments.  Sorry I’m a bit late with this one but here it is anyway. Bulletin ID Bulletin Title and Executive Summary Maximum Severity Rating and Vulnerability Impact Restart Requirement Affected Software MS14-056 Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2987107) This security update resolves…

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My Surface Pro 3 Setup and an Infographic!

I’ve been using a Surface Pro 3 now for a couple of months.  Myself and Andrew both got given one when we were in the US at the end of July at a Microsoft technical conference.  So I wanted to give you my impressions of the device and whether you can actually use it as…

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TechEd Australia 2014: Tickets on Sale Now!

Hi Everyone! For over two decades, TechEd has secured its spot as Australia's leading tech event. And in 2014, TechEd remains the very best place to preview the next wave of industry-shaping innovations, network with experts and peers and future-proof your skills. This year, TechEd travels to Melbourne and Sydney — an exciting change that…

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TechEd Australia 2014: Call for Topics is coming soon!

By now, I'm sure you know that TechEd Australia is a different format this year.  We're running essentially the same show twice in October – in Melbourne on October 7th & 8th, and in Sydney on October 27th & 28th. Being only 2 days, we've concentrated on delivering content focused on a single theme.  The…

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TechNet Live! Recording: System Center 2012 R2: Infrastructure Provisioning and Management

To continue this series this is the first of the System Center 2012 R2 sessions in our series.  This session will cover the following: Windows Server has introduced many new benefits, and System Center can take advantage of these. Gaining operational efficiencies and savings, you will be able to create and manage networking across your…

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Microsoft Security Bulletin: July 2014 Release

Welcome to the first security bulletin of the new financial year!  The table below list the updates in order of severity.  Please make sure you check them out and apply to your environments as necessary. Bulletin ID Bulletin Title and Executive Summary Maximum Severity Rating and Vulnerability Impact Restart Requirement Affected Software MS14-037 Cumulative Security…

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