Welcome to TechNet Metro

In case you haven’t noticed, metro design is the hot new thing.  Over the past twenty four hours we’ve been in release mode for http://technet.microsoft.com and as you can see, the changes are striking.  Be sure to checkout the layout, MegaBlade navigation, and other features.  Let me know what you think.  Enjoy.


Pssst, hey buddy are you a TechNet Flash Subscriber?

First of all, if you aren’t already a TechNet Flash Newsletter subscriber, head on over to https://profile.microsoft.com/RegSysProfileCenter/SubCntDefault.aspx and sign up.  We don’t bombard you often with information, but when we do there are great tidbits on IT Professional happenings, software downloads, and tips or tricks with Microsoft products. In the flash that went out today…


Ben “The Virtual PC Guy” Armstrong is the next Talk TechNet guest on 9/2 at 9am PST

Ben “The Virtual PC Guy” Armstrong has been on the leading edge of many of our virtualization developments for years.  Ben joined Microsoft during the CONNECTIX acquisition back in 2003. During his tenure here at Microsoft Ben has helped shape the virtualization offerings with Virtual PC, Virtual Server, Hyper-V and more.  Ben is an avid…


Look kewl while recording

These should make for some new and interesting video recordings. Grin. Yea, the shades are a 720p camera. Get the specs on the specs.


Behind the scenes at Tech Ed 2011 – "Bytes by TechNet" Studio

Ever wonder what it takes to make pro quality video?  Well, you don’t need a lot of room but equipment is a must.  During one of the breaks at our Bytes by TechNet shoot a couple of weeks ago, I took some shots of the studio to give you some behind the camera perspective. In…


Talk TechNet – MultiPoint Server with Andy and Kevin – 5/4 at 9am PST

Windows MultiPoint Server 2011 provides both teachers and students the latest and familiar Windows experience. And it gives teachers new tools to orchestrate and manage students’ use of computers, so computers become an effective learning tool in classrooms, libraries and labs.  Call in or ask questions live with a couple of experts. Join Matt, Keith,…


TechNet Professional Subscription Promotion Now Available

We have a new promotion for TechNet Professional Subscriptions from now until June 30, 2011 purchase a new TechNet Subscription Professional and receive an additional three (3) months of service at no extra charge. By using TN3MNA06 as the promo code you can receive the 3 bonus months on the TechNet Professional Subscription! Click here…


“Long time listener, first time caller”

For anyone hosting a “radio show”, those words are certainly music.  Yesterday Matt Hester and I hosted the first Talk TechNet show.  Our guest was Jeremy Moskowitz and we had a great time chatting it up online and on the phone.  Attendance of the show was very good and I wanted to thank all of…


Talk TechNet Landing Page Launches

See http://technet.microsoft.com/talk for the radio show launch page.  In this area of TechNet you can see the coming lineup of guests and topics we are booking.  Feel free to send me ideas of people you want me to try and get on the show.  Registration is open for the first four shows and I’ll have…


“Talk TechNet” Episode 2 – Sys Center Config Mgr with Jason Sandys – Register Now!

Next Friday is Talk TechNet Episode 2.  Matt Hester and I are the hosts and each week we’ll have a guest on the show that is a subject matter expert on some facet of Microsoft products and technologies.  We are starting off the show with twice weekly episodes on Wednesday and Friday and we’ll quickly…