Why you should take a closer look at MVP Cloud OS Online!

    By Claire Smyth, MVP Lead for UK and Ireland.   The rapid rise of cloud computing and the use of cloud services has provided an ever-increasing array of opportunities in IT: datacenter transformation, new data insights, people-centric IT and more modern business applications. To help IT professionals learn how to drive more efficiency…


IT Pros Unplugged: Head of IT at a Premiership Football Club

When we think of our 'dream job', then it’s all about finding something we're good at, we get paid to do and of course we love doing. We were lucky enough to spend some time with Matthew Reynolds, Head of IT at Southampton Football Club, we asked him a few questions on what he does, as well as how he got there. As you’ll see…


Modernizing Your Datacenter with Software-Defined Networking (SDN)

Last week there was a flurry of information and activity around TechEd North America.  So many announcements and sessions, so little time. Several of the product groups posted information on what they have been working on, and we wanted to make sure and bring your attention to “Transforming your Datacenter with Software-Defined Networking (SDN)” on…

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Whitepaper: A Guide to the Cloud Career Opportunity for IT Pro’s

Cloud computing has already started to change the way organisations think about their approach to IT. A new paradigm is emerging: one that is flexible, cost-effective and supports tactical and strategic objectives within the business. Cloud computing clears the path for innovation and agility in provision of IT services. But the big changes have barely…

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Tech Ed Challenge – The results

WOW and when I say WOW I mean WOW! The TechNet team have been overwhelmed by the response to the TechEdChallenge!  We received nearly 500 entries to the competition and had to judge more than 40 Blog article submissions.  On behalf of the team I wanted to thank each and ever person that took the time to download,…

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Whitepaper: Unravelling the Network with SCVMM 2012

With the launch of Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V, Microsoft introduced to the world its solution for Software Defined Networks, enabling System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 SP1 as the management platform of choice. In this whitepaper, commissioned by Savision, Microsoft MVP Damian Flynn outlines the concepts, benefits and steps you need to take to embrace…

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Where’s Wally? He will be with WMUG – 21st of June in London

The Windows Management User Group will be hosting Wally Mead as he passes through the UK on his way to TechED Europe. In their words: The Windows Management User Group welcomes Wally Mead, Senior Program Manager for the System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Product Group back to the UK for a day of System Center…

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Reminder: The Best of MMS UK 2013

Just in case you missed it, The best of MMS UK event is coming up very soon, the infrastructure track is now full but there are still spaces available devices track. We recently announced the availability of new solutions to help enterprise and SMB customers manage hybrid cloud services and connected devices with greater agility…

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The TechEd Challenge – It’s still not too late to enter if you’ve not done so – a sneak preview of what you could win!

    Have you entered the Tech Ed Challenge yet? If not, why not?  Just by entering you could win a ticket to TechEd Europe, that’s right, just by completing a form and downloading one of the products, you are entered into the draw.  If you download/sign up for all three then you’ve got three…

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Fashion Retailer Saves $1.2 Million in First Year with Expanded Virtualized Environment

British fashion designer Paul Smith has a global network of retail outlets managed by 15 IT staff members in two data centers in the United Kingdom. It wanted to expand its virtualized environment and embrace cloud computing to further increase efficiencies and contain costs. It used Windows Server 2012 and Hyper-V to virtualize business-critical applications—and…

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