Dilignet to run Windows 8 and System Center 2012: Configuration Manager Events in Sydney

Hi All! Last week I heard from our mates at Dilignet that they are going to be running some Windows 8 and System Center 2012:  Configuration Manager events at Saxons in Sydney in the very near future.   These will definitely be worth checking out and are being presented by the awesome James Bannan (@jamesbannan) so…



OK, this couldn’t be easier to enter, so lets get into it!!!! We’re giving you not one but TWO chances to win a Collector’s Edition Halo 4 Xbox Console! Simply download the new Windows Server 2012 or System Center 2012 trial to enter. Windows Server 2012 has reinvented the way we construct and run large…


You could win an Xbox prize pack!

Seems like a good deal to me for answering a survey!!! You could win an Xbox prize pack! You are invited to complete a short Microsoft survey. Your identity will remain anonymous and your opinion will be used to improve how Microsoft communicates with you. Enter for a chance to WIN an Xbox prize pack…


Session Levels Explained for TechEd Australia 2012

Hi everyone! We are seeing good volume in terms of session submission to the Call for Topics site for TechEd Australia 2012 and I for one am very excited by the amount of variety we are seeing coming through.   Just remember when submitting the two main themes for TechEd this year, and you will be…


Awesome Windows 8 Upgrade Screenshot of the Day

OK, check this for a cool screenshot when upgrading to Windows 8 RP: Thinking I should click that link at the bottom, as I can’t decide what to do Kudos to Phil Duff for finding this one!


The Configuration Manager 2012 Survival Guide

  Our iX team put together this great page on our Technet Wiki. It contains pointers to the best ConfigMgr information we could find. Have a look and if you think we missed something, please submit a correction or comment.


TechEd Australia 2012 Call for Content Now Live

  Hey everyone! The Call for Content portal for TechEd Australia 2012 just went live literally 2 or three minutes ago, so it’s time to get your creative juices flowing and get those sessions in.   The Call for Content tool is located at http://teau12.eventpoint.com/cft. I was going to go into a huge spiel about TechEd…


MMS 2012 Day 1 Wrap Up!

Wow, it’s been a massive day at MMS with Brad Anderson opening the conference with an absolutely stellar keynote all around the Private Cloud.   I had intended to produce an overwhelming amount of tweets and posts to our APAC Facebook Wall (check it out, it’s absolutely awesome ) but made the noob mistake of only…


Windows Server “8” Hyper-V Replica UTG available now!

Hi All! I have been playing around with one of the coolest new features in Windows Server “8” and that’s Hyper-V Replica.   With Hyper-V Replica, administrators can replicate their Hyper-V virtual machines from one Hyper-V host at a primary site to another Hyper-V host at a replica site. This feature lowers the total cost of…