Full of the latest exciting Microsoft IT professional news, you can find this fortnight’s TechNet newsletter here. Now, this edition originally featured the granddaddy of all typos, but luckily we’ve corrected the web version so you won’t have to suffer it. Sorry to everyone out there for making such a terrible job of proof reading – we’re actually quite a professional bunch, honest.
Take a peek at this week’s top stories:
Nine Steps to deploying an Optimised Desktop – now available as single download
Our nine step guide providing you all the learning resources, technical guidance, and hands-on know how so you need to plan, deploy, and manage Optimised Desktop has now been made available to download all in one go. You can also still take it one step at a time here.
Deployment Learning Portal offer: Free Windows 7 Resource kits available until the end of March
The offer to get a free Windows 7 Resource Kit RRP: £54.99 expires on the 31st March so get in quick to get your copy. This portal is designed to help you identify the strengths and gaps in your knowledge around Windows 7 deployment and provide some targeted learning to help you reach the top of your game, including topic such as Windows 7 deployment methods and technologies and prepare the environment for a Windows 7 deployment.
Windows Intune Available March 23
Windows Intune, Microsoft's cloud solution for PC management, will be available on March 23, 2011 for purchase or a free 30-day trial. Sign up for Windows Intune notifications to find information about the 30-day trial.
ESG Hands-on Testing report on Microsoft Hyper-V R2
ESG has released a report that documents hands-on testing of Microsoft server virtualization technology with a focus on the enhanced flexibility, availability, and performance of Microsoft Hyper-V R2.
Plan a strategy for malicious software with the IPD Guide for Malware Response
Looking to limit the risk of malware infection? This new guide can help your organisation determine the best and most cost-effective response strategy for malware outbreaks. Learn how your quick decisions can return systems to operation while limiting your exposure.
Microsoft SQL Server 2005 is transitioning to Extended Support on 12 April 2011
We want make sure you’re informed about how the changes in support will impact your business, and help you choose the right version of SQL Server for your business.
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