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…


Tech Days Online – 24th April – 26th April – Speaker Announcements Part 1

With just over a week until Tech Days Online, we thought it was about time we started to let you know who was going to be presenting.  When the team sat down to pull the agenda together, we wanted an agenda that had Microsoft technical experts as well as technical experts with more of a “real-world”…


Tech.Days Online is Back! 24th/25th/26th April

  New years resolution: must blog more!  It’s only taken me to the end of January to start my resolution but I’m going to try one blog article per month.   We’re bringing back Tech.Days Online on the 24th/25th & 26th of April.  This time with more days and more topics.  Simon and Andrew will be back and we’ll be introducing…


Case Study & Videos: TechNet Readers help save £494,000 with Windows 7 Upgrade

Regular readers of the TechNet Blog may remember that back in September Paul Cooke from Plymouth City Council won a competition we were running to come along and present alongside Andrew and Simon at the ‘Windows 7 Deployment – Why and How’ online conference. We were so impressed by Plymouth’s deployment story that when the…


TechNet Readers’ Windows 7 Deployment Progress

You might have noticed over the past few weeks we’ve been asking you to have a quick click through our Windows Survey to help us understand how you’re getting along deploying Windows 7 and where we need to do a better job of helping out IT Pros in the UK. Not only does this prove…


The Penultimate Save Sam Competition Winner

We’re nearing the end of our Save Sam competition and there’s just a few prizes left! Sam’s had some great advice and it just keeps coming, with entries from pauliddon, JangidUK and a debut entry from silverhandicrafts this time. For more information about many of the great free tools they’ve mentioned check out the Windows…


Win a new Intel Core i3 Laptop – Just Submit your Tips!

Those were great tips on Deployment, the board were impressed! Now the board want to know, if they deploy Windows 7, how can they manage it day-to-day? Here’s the story so far: Sam is an IT Project Manager who has purchased a large batch of Windows 7 Enterprise licenses without consulting her bosses. They don’t…


Listen On Demand to How and Why you Should Deploy Windows 7

Not that long ago we held an online conference on the ‘Why’ and the ‘How’ of deploying Windows 7, featuring a brilliant ‘Real-World Migration’ slot from Paul Cooke and Tom Unwin. They gave us the low-down on how and why Plymouth City Council are deploying Windows 7 alongside a whole host of other Microsoft solutions….


Windows 7 Migration Expert Found

You might remember that not that long ago we ran a competition to find a Windows 7 Migration expert in the TechNet Blog community to present the final slot at the Windows 7 Deployment – Why and How? online conference. I’m pleased to announce that we have found our expert! Paul Cooke is a Project…


Is your reluctance to deploy Windows 7 a ticking time bomb? A guest post by Mike Halsey, MVP

Mike Halsey, MVP Mike Halsey is a Microsoft Valued Professional (MVP) and the author of “Troubleshooting Windows 7 Inside Out” from Microsoft Press.  You can keep up to date with him on Facebook and Twitter. Is your reluctance to deploy Windows 7 a ticking time bomb? The traditional reasons why businesses don’t upgrade from one…