PTA Team Blog for Belgium & Luxembourg

  • Connect Outlook to Facebook and Windows Live

      After the LinkedIn for Outlook Social Connector , we have recently announced you can plug Facebook and Windows Live into Outlook via the Outlook Social Connector. Read more about the Facebook and Windows Live Outlook Social Connector at the Microsoft...
  • Free Event: "How Opalis and System Center can make your life so much easier" by SCUG.be (9 Sept in Brussels)

    The System Center User Group Belgium invites you to their next free event, where they’ll show you how we can use Opalis and the System Center suite together to make your life easier! With real life examples, like maintenance mode due to server patching...
  • REMIX Belgium (28 September 2010, Affligem)

    REMIX, the first Web and User Experience event after the summer holidays, promises to be a special one as we’ll be linking UX (User Experience) to the Cloud. Date: 28 September 2010 from 09:00 till 18:00 Location: De Montil, Affligem Registration: REMIX10...
  • Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 1 available

    Resources: Download Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 1 Announcement at the Microsoft Exchange Team blog What’s new in Exchange Server 2010 SP1? Release notes for Exchangse Server 2010 SP1
  • Virtualization learning resources selected by TechNet Belgium & Luxembourg

    As part of their “Dive into it” summer campaign, TechNet Belux has posted several learning resources on Virtualization, organized per the time you can spend on it. The page is available in two languages, but most resources on the respective pages are...
  • David Chappell on Effective IT Innovation

    David Chappell is Principal of Chappell & Associates based in San Francisco, California. Through his speaking, writing, and consulting, he helps people around the world understand, use, and make better decisions about new technology. In the following...
  • Microsoft Lync, the next OCS

    Yesterday we’ve met a major milestone for OCS (Office Communications Server) and are making the release candidate (RC) of our ‘Wave 14’ communications products available for anyone to download . We also announced the new name for the next version: Microsoft...
  • Meet the Exchange product team – October 7, 2010

    The Pro-Exchange user group gives the ability to the Belgian UC community to meet the Exchange product team . This is your chance to ask the questions you always wanted to ask or that never got answered.  Both Ross Smith IV and Greg Tailor will be...
  • Belgacom chooses Microsoft SQL Server for critical apps (case study)

    Case study available in Dutch and French: Belgacom kiest Microsoft SQL Server voor kritieke applicaties en beheer van databases Bij telecombedrijf Belgacom ondersteunt Microsoft SQL Server steeds meer omgevingen, databases, gebruikers en applicaties....
  • Free Online Training on Forefront Identity Manager 2010

    This TechNet Ramp Up course introduces and explains the features and capabilities of Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager 2010 (FIM), and provides an overview of the solution scenarios that FIM addresses. The course format includes presentation, discussion...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...