Microsoft Server Application Virtualization CTP Released – Run More of your Applications on Windows Azure

Great news from the Virtualization Team and Azure Team in Redmond today……… Today we are excited to announce the Community Technology Preview of Microsoft Server Application Virtualization (Server App-V), and the Server Application Virtualization Packaging Tool. Microsoft Server Application Virtualization builds on the technology used in client Application Virtualization, allowing for the separation of application…

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IE Blows Away Rivals in Browser Security

A study by NSS Labs finds that Internet Explorer leaves competing browsers in the dust when it comes to defending against socially-engineered malware attacks. By Tony Bradley Dec 14, 2010 9:36 AM A new report from NSS Labs studies how various Web browsers perform when it comes to blocking socially-engineered attacks. The startling results show…

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Windows Azure Platform Online Training Course

The Windows Azure Platform Training Course freely available on MSDN includes a comprehensive set of hands-on labs and videos that are designed to help you quickly learn how to use Windows Azure, SQL Azure,and the Windows Azure AppFabric.  Link to Training Windows Azure Windows Azure is an internet-scale cloud computing and services platform hosted in…

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PowerShell Webcast and Christmas Cheer

A friend of mine back in Canada, Sean Kearney is a MVP in PowerShell and an all round good guy. He is hosting an introduction to PowerShell on TechNet (details below).  As I have posted in the past, there are great resources for PowerShell available including a FREE book for DOWNLOAD: and don’t forget one of…

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Microsoft Partner Practice Accelerator Free if Registered before Dec. 31

If you haven’t investigated the Practice Accelerators in the past to help you branch into new services practices, now is a good time to look as it won’t cost you any of your Advisory Hours. Build a Services Practice to Fast Track Your Business Practice Accelerator (PA) is a Microsoft offering designed to help partners…

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Find out why over 150 Irish Partners are signing up to the benefits of the Microsoft Cloud Essential Pack

Accelerate the growth of your business by building or selling cloud solutions based on innovative Microsoft technologies. Through Microsoft cloud solutions, you can give existing customers and new prospects access to the applications they know and trust—without requiring capital expenses or additional human resources. Begin by subscribing to the Microsoft Cloud Essential Pack. After signing up,…

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Partner Learning Plans: Windows Azure Platform (Sales and Technical)

This sales learning path will provide an overview of how Windows Azure can drive new business:  http://www.microsoftlearningplans.com/PackageDetails.aspx?packageId=423&referURL=%2fPackageSearchResults.aspx%3fProductId%3d7370%26ProductName%3dAzure%2520Services Meanwhile, also check out this Windows Azure Platform technical training:  http://www.microsoftlearningplans.com/SignIn.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2fPackageDetails.aspx%3fpackageId%3d424%26referURL%3d%252fPackageSearchResults.aspx%253fProductId%253d7370%2526ProductName%253dAzure%252520Services&packageId=424&referURL=%2fPackageSearchResults.aspx%3fProductId%3d7370%26ProductName%3dAzure%2520Services    

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Windows Intune: PC Management with Cloud Services and Windows 7

Microsoft recently announced Windows Intune, a new solution that brings together cloud services for PC management and malware protection, a Windows 7 upgrade subscription, and the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack.  Find out more here: https://training.partner.microsoft.com/learning/app/management/registrationex/LMS_Registration.aspx?UserMode=0&Mode=0&ActivityID=581331&CallerURL=/learning/app/management/LMS_ActDetails.aspx%3FActivityId%3D581331%26UserMode%3D0&FromCECCSummary=false&CECCSummaryURL=

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Partner Learning Plan: Microsoft Online Services Business Model Transformation

 This business transformation webinar series has been specifically developed to help your organisation learn from other partners that have successfully transformed their Microsoft Online Services business. Each module is dedicated to a specific area of your company including sales, marketing, service delivery and operations. See more here: http://www.microsoftlearningplans.com/SignIn.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2fPackageDetails.aspx%3fpackageId%3d606%26referURL%3d%2fPackageSearchResults.aspx%3fKeywords%3donline%2520services&packageId=606&referURL=/PackageSearchResults.aspx?Keywords=online%20services

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