PTA Team Blog for Belgium & Luxembourg

  • Upcoming TechNet Belux webcasts

    View the upcoming TechNet Belux webcasts in: English Dutch French   English 25/01 - Group policies: Enhancing your Windows 7 deployment using GPO accelerator During this session we’ll see how you can use the GPO accelerator kit to enhance your Windows...
  • MSDN Belux Live Meetings on Windows Azure

    On January 18 and February 1 the first two MSDN Live Meetings of 2011 will take place, both focusing on the Windows Azure Platform. Every Belgian or Luxembourger attendee of either Live Meeting will get a FREE Cloud Power T-shirt . Jan. 18, 2011: The...
  • New Windows 7 Themes to start 2011

    We recently released a set of new freely downloadable Windows 7 themes in the Windows Personalization Gallery . Download: Windows 7 Artic theme Windows 7 Fireworks theme Windows 7 Snow Angels theme Windows 7 Winter theme A bit late now, but nevertheless...
  • Appear Offline in Lync and other Customizations

    Ilse Van Criekinge , technology advisor on Microsoft Unified Communications, explains several customizations in Lync that can be applied via Lync Client Policies , including: appearing offline while signed in, custom presence states, warnings when starting...
  • New security baselines and setting packs for Windows Server 2008 R2, Office 2010, Windows 7, and IE8

    The Microsoft Solution Accelerators team recently announced the release of new resources that you can use in combination with the Microsoft Security Compliance Manager tool: the Windows Server 2008 R2 Security Baseline and the Office 2010 Security Baseline...
  • UC Business Value Tool v5 Now Available For Microsoft Partners

    The Microsoft Unified Communications Business Value Tool helps partners explore and accelerate opportunities within customer organizations. Partners canto use it to identify business objectives, demonstrate how unified communications solutions can help...
  • Online Hands-On Training Exchange Server 2010 for Microsoft Partners

    These hands-on labs online (HOLOs) are provided at no charge to Microsoft partners, and provide IT Professionals with the essential information they need to setup, deploy, and configure Microsoft Exchange Server 2010. This 300 level hands-on labs online...
  • Duet Enterprise for SharePoint and SAP: virtual launch summit (1 Feb 2011)

    Duet Enterprise is a highly anticipated product that blends SAP applications with Microsoft SharePoint to empower information workers with unified and simplified access to data. Join Microsoft and SAP as we introduce this new product through a one-day...
  • System Center Day 2010 session recordings

    Arlindo Alves posted the session recordings of the Belgian System Center Day 2010.
  • TechNet Belux on “Enhancing your Windows 7 deployment with GPO Accelerator”

    During this session we'll see how you can use the GPO accelerator kit to enhance your Windows 7 deployment and what you can do to make your systems more secure, more flexible and managed using freely available GPO settings and some tips and tricks from...
  • TechNet Belux on Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 (21 Dec)

    This session will provide an overview of the Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 (FEP 2010) product features. FEP 2010 includes antimalware, firewall management, and other protection technologies and is based on System Center Configuration Manager 2007...
  • Web Camp Belgium (24 Jan) w/ Scott Hanselman & James Senior

    Microsoft Web Camps are free events that allow you to learn and build on the Microsoft Web Platform. And these Web Camps are coming to Belgium! The Belgian Web Camp event on 24th of January 2011 is a full-day event where will hear from Microsoft experts...
  • NRB reduces development costs by 10% with Team Foundation Server 2010

    Network Research Belgium, or simply NRB, develops software using different systems, including Microsoft .NET, Java, Cobol and PL1. NRB was looking for a way to develop software even more efficiently, for instance by obtaining maximum synergy from the...
  • SQL Server 2008 Microsoft Certified Master (MCM) Readiness Videos

    The Microsoft Certified Masters Program for Microsoft SQL Server provides the most experienced and talented IT Professionals with worldwide validation and recognition of their deep technical expertise in SQL Server.  The SQL Server 2008 Microsoft...
  • SharePoint 2010 Communities presentations

    SharePoint 2010 Communities enables people to work together in ways that are most effective for them, by providing collaboration tools that anyone can use to share ideas, find people and expertise, and locate business information. Microsoft SharePoint...
  • Resources on Enterprise Search with SharePoint 2010 for Microsoft Partners

    Recently some new resources on Enterprise Search with SharePoint were made available for Microsoft partners: Getting Started with Enterprise Search in SharePoint 2010 Products This guide introduces enterprise search in the Microsoft SharePoint 2010 product...
  • Free online training on SharePoint 2010 Enterprise Search & FAST Search Server for SharePoint

    The following Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Enterprise Search training courses provide a series of hands-on labs, presentations, and videos that demonstrate how to enable high-end enterprise search with Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 for Search and Microsoft...
  • Videos from Tech·Ed Europe 2010

    The session recordings of TechEd Europe 2010 are now available online . Here are already the top 10 best rated sessions of TechEd Online, but you’ll find many more on the website: The Case of the Unexplained, 2010: Troubleshooting with Mark Russinovich...
  • Lync 2010 TechNet Roadshow in Belgium

    Join us and explore Microsoft Lync 2010, the next generation of Communications Server Microsoft Lync Server 2010 ushers in a new connected user experience transforming every communication into an interaction that is more collaborative, engaging, and accessible...
  • TechNet Belux LiveMeeting on Server Virtualization Licensing

    LiveMeeting in Dutch - TechNet Licensing: Server virtualisatie (25 November) Servervirtualisatie: de basisprincipes van het licentiebeleid voor servers in een virtuele omgeving zijn vrij eenvoudig. Maar de technologie wordt ingewikkelder en dus ook de...
  • Visual Studio 2010 Team Foundation Server Monitoring Management Pack

    The Team Foundation Server 2010 Monitoring Management Pack for System Center Operations Manager provides both proactive and reactive monitoring of Microsoft Team Foundation Server 2010. It monitors TFS components such as application tier server instances...
  • TechNet Belux on Cloud Computing

    Check out the full website: French website Dutch website And detailed topics (French is below): 1. Jobverlies 8. Kostenbesparing 2. De rol van IT verandert 9. Cloud Types 3. Jobvooruitzichten 10. Aan de slag met de cloud 4. Datacontrole 11. Virtuele machines...
  • Virtual Machine Servicing Tool (VMST) 3.0

    The increasing use of virtual machines - for purposes ranging from support of older operating system environments to power savings - has created new challenges for IT. In particular, virtual machines may be left offline (stored in a non-operating state...
  • BizIntelligence.TV

    From the  BizIntelligence.TV blog introductory post : We are excited to announce the launch of BizIntelligence.TV - a new and innovative way to let industry leaders express and gain access to thought-leadership on Business Intelligence. The goal...
  • Belgian System Center Day (hosted by SCUG)

    The Belgian System Center User Group scug.be has annouced their next event: the System Center Day for which they secured some top speakers like Wally Mead, Travis Wright, Jason Buffington, four Belgian System Center MVP's and other System Center experts...