In the Hot Seat: Stephen Rose

Who is Stephen Rose? Stephen Rose is the Sr Product Manager for the Windows Commercial team at the Microsoft Headquarters in Redmond, WA. Before joining Microsoft, Stephen spent 15 years running his own IT consulting company.  In his current role, he manages the Window technical content on the Springboard Series on TechNet, he oversees the…


Why should desktop IT pros care about the cloud? Find out in this Springboard Series Virtual Roundtable on Wednesday 22 June

Check out the latest Springboard Series virtual roundtable – essential watching for desktop IT pros. Here’s the blurb:  As an IT pro, you typically look at a three- to five-year cycle when deciding what equipment and technologies will be essential to helping your company continue to grow. Making the right choices can be challenging, especially when you…


Windows 7 deployment options for small and midsize businesses – get your free poster now!

Explore the different options for deploying Windows 7 in a small or midsize organization. This print-ready poster from the Springboard Series for Windows 7 features an overview of each method, details on advantages and limitations, basic requirements, and helpful links to additional tools and guidance. For more resources visit the Springboard Windows 7 TechCentre.


What’s Sam’s TechNet top five?

Valentine’s Day got us thinking about the things we love, so this week each member of the TechNet team will be sharing their ‘best of TechNet’ top five. First up is marketing gal, student intern, glamour puss and fitness fanatic, Samantha Taylor. Sam, it’s over to you… Here are the five things I love about…


Get Windows 7 Springboard Series info on your Windows Phone

The Springboard Series for Windows 7 has become a large part of TechNet, and you can now get it on your Windows Phone 7 with the free Springboard Series for Windows 7 app. The Springboard Series on TechNet is your destination for technical resources, free tools, and expert guidance to ease the deployment and management…


New to TechNet Springboard – Outlook 2010 resources

Grab a huge handful of Outlook 2010 resources from TechNet’s Outlook 2010 Springboard page, organised conveniently under the following headings: What’s new or different Compliance and security Compatibility Manage and update Outlook Plan Outlook configurations Developer resources Training and how-to Happy New Year from me! Technorati Tags: Outlook 2010


Springboard Tour UK Video

Here’s the video that the Springboard tour guys, Stephen, Andy, Hyper-D (Daniel) and Hyper-T (Tony) made when they came to the UK.  If the guys interviewed you you’ll probably be in the video somewhere so take a look and find yourself, if you do shout up in the comment.  Cheerio!


New! Springboard Series TechCentre for desktop virtualisation

The great Microsoft Springboard Series has expanded to include the topic of desktop virtualisation, a broad range of offerings to meet operating system, application, data, and user virtualisation needs. This new TechNet resource offers guidance and tools to help you deploy and configure these technologies in order to enable anywhere access, and improve security and…


Four free tools for planning your Microsoft Office 2010 deployment

Preparing for the big move to Office 2010? Here are four tools you should download to help you assess your environment and plan your migration. You’ll find everything you need to plan, deploy and manage Office 2010 right here on the TechNet Office 2010 Springboard page.   Technorati Tags: Microsoft Office 2010,Springboard Office 2010,TechNet


Join the Springboard Series Tour at Microsoft Campus – 1 November

Are you looking to plan, pilot or deploy Windows and Office? Our very own Microsoft Campus in Reading is one of the stops on the upcoming European Springboard Series Tour of Microsoft Windows, Office and MDOP Deployment Workshops.  The workshops will cover Office 2010, key deployment strategies for Windows 7, the Microsoft Desktop Optimisation Pack,…