Guest Post: Troubleshooting Network Security Groups!

The following article comes from Karina Galea, a senior engineer at Dimension Data.   It focuses on troubleshooting Networking Security Groups in Microsoft Azure.  If you need more information on this topic please check out this information in our documentation online.  If you want more information about Azure Resource Manager and templates then check out this…


TechNet Virtual Conference coming your way!

I know we are all time poor and it’s hard to attend every possible event in person.  So my good colleagues in the US are putting on a virtual event called TechNet Virtual Conference 2016.  The event runs from March 1st – 3rd 2016and is an online event that promises 3 days of technology, inspiration…


Microsoft Cloud Roadshow Sydney!

I wanted to let you all know about an upcoming free event that your not going to want to miss. Whether you know your way around the cloud and are trying to stay current or you are just getting started and figuring out the best path forward – having access to training is more critical…


Microsoft TechNet Update coming in April!

As you may or may not know we at Microsoft are releasing products faster than ever before.  And to keep you up to date with pace of innovation we are starting a new quarterly event series called TechNet Update!  The goal is to hear the absolute latest on upcoming and current technologies from Microsoft experts….


New Free eBooks Available for Microsoft Azure!

The good folks over at Microsoft Press have released some new and free eBooks focusing on Microsoft Azure. Check them out below and download your copy today! Microsoft Azure Essentials: Fundamentals for Azure If you are new to Microsoft Azure then this book is a great place to start! This books introduces developers and IT…


Sign up for MVA and win a trip to Microsoft Ignite!

IT heroes never stop learning. And great technology never stops evolving. That's why the Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA) offers hundreds of training courses… all of them free. With hundreds of courses hosted by dozens of experts, the MVA is a phenomenal resource designed to help developers and IT professionals – like you – broaden your…


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…


TechNet Live! Recording: Transform the Datacenter

Over the last few weeks and up until the end of June myself and Andrew McMurray have been running a series of TechNet Live events focusing on the technologies that will help you transform the way you operate and manage your datacentres.  All of these events are being recorded and if you attended you will…


Attention VMware Experts: Future Proof your Career with Hyper-V!

Over the last couple of weeks myself and Andrew have been out talking to IT Pro’s about Windows Server and Microsoft Virtualization platform.  It’s clear to us that many of you have not had much experience with Hyper-V or are struggling to keep up with the pace of change that is going on in the…


Microsoft Security Bulletin: October 2013 Release!

This month is the 10th anniversary of security bulletins or as they are more commonly known as “Patch Tuesday’s!  This month we have 8 bulletins you need to consider for your environment.  Check out the table below for all the details. Bulletin ID Bulletin Title and Executive Summary Maximum Severity Rating and Vulnerability Impact Restart…