November, 2009

  • Desktop Deployment Planning Services

    Desktop Deployment Planning Services (DDPS) can help an organization deploy Microsoft Office or Windows software to increase usage, improve productivity, and lower costs. Your DDPS consultant collaborates with the customer to create a comprehensive deployment...
  • Welcome !

    Welcome to this new blog targeted at  Microsoft partners in Belgium. Goal of this blog is to distribute all partner related readiness information on Microsoft products.
  • Office 2010 beta and SharePoint Server 2010 beta Available on TechNet & MSDN Subscriber Downloads

    Recently published on TechNet & MSDN Subscriber Downloads: Office Professional Plus 2010 beta MSDN: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/subscriptions/downloads/default.aspx?pv=1:383 TechNet: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/subscriptions/downloads/default...
  • Economic impact of Exchange 2010 (by Forrester)

    Based on the interviews with the nine existing customers, Forrester constructed a TEI framework for a composite organization and the associated ROI analysis illustrating the financial impact areas. As seen in Table 1, the ROI for our composite company...
  • SharePoint Server 2010: evaluation guide & resources

    Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Evaluation Guide for IT Professionals This evaluation guide is designed to give the IT professional an introduction and overview of the SharePoint Server 2010 features that are most pertinent to installing, managing, and...
  • Economic Impact of Windows Server 2008 R2 (by Forrester)

    Based on our interviews with Microsoft customers, Forrester constructed a composite company, a TEI framework, and an associated ROI analysis. Table 1 illustrates the risk-adjusted cash flow for the composite organization based on data and characteristics...
  • TechNet Webcast: Microsoft Virtualization Best Practices for Exchange Server

    Presenters: Arno Mihm, Microsoft Senior Program Manager, Rob Simpson, Microsoft Program Manager. This webcast focuses on virtualizing Microsoft Exchange Server using Microsoft solutions and cover the benefits of using Microsoft virtualization technologies...
  • TechNet Webcast: Microsoft Virtualization Best Practices for SQL Server

    Presenters: Suzanne Morgan, Microsoft Senior Program Manager, Lindsey Allen, Principal Program Manager.  This webcast focuses on virtualizing Microsoft SQL Server using Microsoft solutions and cover the benefits of using Microsoft virtualization...
  • Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) 2010 is RTM

    On 16 November 2009, the Forefront Threat Management Gateway product team released their product to manufacturing. Forefront TMG is the next generation of ISA Server. Here are some of the new functionalities in the product: Secure Web Gateway URL filtering...
  • Key Readiness Resources Virtualisation

    Related Exam’s : Exam 70-652 Technology Specialist (TS): Windows Server Virtualization, Configuring Exam 70-403 Technology Specialist (TS): System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008, Configuring. Learning Resources : Free e-book offer...
  • Exchange 2010 RTM is now available from TechNet Plus and MSDN Subscriber Downloads

    As of today, Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 RTM is available from TechNet Plus Downloads and MSDN Subscriber Downloads . Exchange Server 2010 , the cornerstone of our Unified Communications solution, has long been the choice of organizations like yours...
  • SQL Server Day, 3 December 2009

    On Thursday December 3rd, 2009, the Belgian SQL Server User Group (SQLUG.BE) and Microsoft are teaming up to organize the second edition of the Belgian SQL Server Day in Mechelen. With a strong set of sessions and speakers, the opportunity to connect...
  • PowerPivot for Excel 2010 – November CTP

    Microsoft PowerPivot for Excel 2010 , formerly known as Project “Gemini”, is a data analysis add-in that delivers unmatched computational power directly within Excel 2010. PowerPivot gives users the power to create compelling self-service BI solutions...
  • Visual Studio Lab Management 2010 Beta2

    Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 Beta 2 is available for public download.  Part of this release is the Beta 2 version of Visual Studio Team System 2010 Lab Management ; an integrated solution to give you all the benefits of virtualization...
  • Download System Center Service Manager 2010 Beta 2 Trial Software

    Learn about and download System Center Service Manager Beta 2 , through the power of its integrated platform, reduces costs and improves IT responsiveness. With built-in processes and workflow for incident, problem resolution, change control and its configuration...
  • Event with Scott Guthrie in Brussels on 4 December

    Scott Guthrie , Corporate Vice President of Microsoft and well known .NET guru, will be in Belgium for a free event by MSDN and VISUG on 4 December in the afternoon. Scott will be covering topics such as Visual Studio 2010, .NET Framework 4 as well as...
  • Technology Fire Side Chats with Senior Microsoft Executives

    Microsoft Corp recently started running a series of Live Meeting sessions where senior Microsoft executives talk about the areas they are working on and where you get the opportunity to pose questions to them. You can pre-submit your questions when you...
  • Finding reference Cases & other Pre-Sales Support options

    As a partner of Microsoft you are entitled to use different types of pre-sales support. Think about : Ref. Cases, Technical Advisory Services, Technical Sales Assistance, Looking for a Presentation , … Reference Cases : In General Cases in Belgium : http...
  • New VMM 2008 R2 Reviewers Guide Now Available

    A newly updated VMM 2008 R2 Reviewers Guide is now available. The new Guide showcases some of the new features that were shipped in R2 as well as all other core VMM 2008 R2 scenarios. The Guide is available for Field, Partners, and Customers. Please download...
  • System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) 2007 SP2 Officially Released

    We are pleased to announce that SSCM 2007 SP2 was officially released on October 22nd with Win7. This is great news because SSCM 2007 SP2 was not only released on time to support what’s likely to be the largest ever OS upgrade cycle, but it also contains...
  • Free ‘Deploying Windows 7’ e-book from Microsoft Press & TechNet Magazine

    Now available from Microsoft Press and TechNet Magazine, a free downloadable e-book with essential guidance on deploying Windows 7 . For additional resources and information on Windows client deployment, visit the TechNet Springboard Series website ....
  • Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 5.0— Community Technical Preview (CTP) Now Available

    Update July 2010 – Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 5.0 is now available in final version. The Solution Accelerators Team is offering customers and partners added inventory and assessment capabilities with the Microsoft Assessment and Planning...
  • MDOP 2009 R2 for Windows 7 is now available!

    From : http://blogs.technet.com/mdop/archive/2009/10/20/mdop-2009-r2-is-now-available.aspx Don't know what MDOP is yet . MDOP employs six innovative technologies to increase desktop manageability, reduce TCO, and improve overall infrastructure satisfaction...
  • TechNet Roadshow on Exchange 2010

    The TechNet Belux team just announced that they will visit 3 cities in Belgium to let you discover the recently launched Exchange 2010 . Ilse Van Criekinge will guide you through the product and give an overview of the rich set of technologies related...
  • 'Virtualization' Episode in Podcast Series for IT Managers

    Microsoft Canada's IT Manager Connection blog recently posted a 24 minutes podcast on Virtualization as part of their Align IT series for IT Managers : Although virtualization technology has been mainstream now for a number of years, it’s still...