TechNet Magazine December 2009 edition online

Editor Notes: The Times Are a Changin’ While TechNet Magazine will no longer be offered in print form, we’re excited about the opportunities that an online publication can provide. New TechNet Magazine Editor in Chief Jeff James provides an overview of some early changes and discusses some new ways to reach the TechNet Magazine staff….

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last chance for 28% discount on TechNet Subscription for NZ

If you are an IT Pro, you’d be crazy not to have a TechNet Plus Direct subscription.  It’s a great way to test and use the latest and greatest products from Microsoft including full versions of Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Office 2010 and other great products.  Evaluate Windows 7 at your own pace…

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latest Windows 7 Application Compatibility List for IT Professionals released

The latest Windows 7 Application Compatibility List for IT Professionals has just been released for download.  This latest spreadsheet lists 7408 applications The Windows 7 Application Compatibility List for IT Professionals is a Microsoft Office Excel-based spreadsheet listing software applications which have met Windows 7 Logo Program testing requirements for compatibility with 32-bit and 64-bit…

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SharePoint 2010 Ignite Training announced for NZ

Microsoft is pleased to announce the availability of upcoming SharePoint 2010 Ignite training in NZ.  This is the first training opportunity we have in New Zealand to give SharePoint people a good hands on overview of SharePoint 2010 and what it will mean to their day to day workload. If you’re interested be sure to…

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next Wellington Infrastructure User Group : Exchange 2010 + Cloud Online Services

Reminder that our next Wellington Infrastructure User Group meeting is on next week: Tuesday, 8th December 2009, 4.30pm Exchange Server 2010 Cram Session & Email in the Cloud Presented by: Peter O’Dowd, Exchange Server MVP – DATACOM Where: Level 9, South Tower, 68-86 Jervois Quay, Wellington RSVP to this event 4:30 – 5:10pm Exchange Server…

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invite to IT Pro ‘fireside chats’ with Microsoft execs

We recently started running a series of Live Meeting sessions where senior Microsoft executives talk about the areas they are working on and where you get the opportunity to pose questions to them. You can pre-submit your questions when you register or ask them live during the chat. The chats are specifically designed with the…

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Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) 2010 released

Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) 2010 development is now finished, and its released – the 120 day evaluation version is available for download I spent a few hours on the weekend upgrading my Internet edge access server at home from ISA to TMG 2010.  There are some really exciting new features including EMP (Enterprise Malware…

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Windows Home Server (WHS) Power Pack 3 – available this week

as announced on the Windows Home Server blog: Windows Home Server Power Pack 3 will be available worldwide on November 25th (NZ time)  Power Pack 3 will be a free update to anyone already using Windows Home Server through Windows Update.  WHS Power Pack 3 adds enhancements for Windows 7 and Windows Media Centre. Windows…

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December NZ TechNet UNPLUGGED sessions for IT Pros

Join us around New Zealand (Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin, Tauranga, Auckland), in December 2009 for the latest Microsoft UNPLUGGED Update. Come to TechNet morning for IT Pros and/or afternoon MSDN sessions for Developers.  Microsoft NZ UNPLUGGED brings you a series of technical updates which provide in-depth coverage of Microsoft software and technologies. Next month we will…

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Introducing Windows Server 2008 R2 Microsoft e-book download

download Introducing Windows Server 2008 R2 Learn about the new features of Windows Server 2008 R2 in the areas of virtualisation, management, the Web application platform, scalability and reliability, and interoperability with Windows 7. Free e-book offer that features Windows Server 2008 R2 (XPS file, 28MB) Free e-book offer that features Windows Server 2008 R2…

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