Help! I need somebody…

The Microsoft Customer Service and Support chaps have pulled together all the most common help scenarios that they come across into 141 packages covering Windows, Office, Server, Security and developer. You can find in depth information covering scenarios such as Platform Application Compatibility, Windows Server 2008 R2 Cluster installation with Hyper-V and UAG Set-up and…


And the Windows Phone 7 winner is…

…Jackie  Openshaw, with her sterling effort,‘On that fateful day in November 2010, Windows Azure became self-aware.’ Congratulations Jackie – we’ve sent you a Tweet – contact us with your address details when you get a moment. Thanks to everyone who took part in the competition. Look out for more fun coming to the blog very…


The week that was on the UK TechNet blog – 22-26 November

We know you’re a busy bunch, so here’s your short and sweet regular round up of the latest goings on from the UK TechNet blog. See you next week TechEd Europe 2010 – see the videos here Update available for Internet Explorer 9 beta Creating a Private Cloud – Part 2: Configuration Creating a Private…


Update available for Internet Explorer 9 beta

Visit TechNet support for this week’s update for Windows Internet Explorer 9 Beta. This update improves the reliability of Internet Explorer 9 Beta in various scenarios. You can find it here.   Technorati Tags: Internet Explorer 9


Creating a Private Cloud – Part 2: Configuration

As promised, here’s Alan Le Marquand’s second and final post about creating a Private Cloud. In this post Alan continues from part one to cover the configuration side of the System Center products to deliver Private Cloud type functionality. You can find more virtualisation and cloud resources on TechNet.   Technorati Tags: Virtualisation,Cloud,TechNet


Creating a Private Cloud – Part one: Setup

In part one of two blog posts, Alan Le Marquand outlines what you’ll need to set up a private cloud. in your organisation. Here’s a taster – just click through to Alan’s blog to read the full article. I’ll be posting the second part of the series tomorrow, so look out for it around lunchtime….


The Future of Microsoft BI

PASS  collided with TechEd Berlin this year so I only got to see all the Denali announcements, on the video streams.  Business intelligence (BI) is once again front and centre and while there are  significant improvements to scale and performance, the main effort has been to improve agility and ease of design to both reporting…


Have you seen the Microsoft Lync 2010 launch video?

Get a great intro to Microsoft Lync Server 2010 with this video fresh from last week’s virtual launch. There are more videos  here to help you with migration from Office Communications Server 2007 R2. Visit the Lync TechCentre for the best of the rest.   Technorati Tags: Lync Server 2010


Have we taught you well?

Calling all IT professionals -  my colleagues in the Microsoft Learning Certification team would like to learn more about you and what you think of our IT Pro exams so that we can continue to improve and offer you relevant, high-quality exam content. We’d be very grateful if you could spend a few moments filling…