The Microsoft TechNet Australia Blog

Info straight from the Microsoft Tech Audience team in Australia, Yes we are real Microsoft people and we love geeks!

December, 2005

  • Seasons Greetings

    Seasons Greetings from the team at Microsoft Australia. Enjoy the festive season with your family and friends. See you back in the New Year.
  • Open Standards in the Web Services World

    The ACS Information Age magazine recently published an article by our local IT Pro Evangelist Michael Kleef. An excerpt: "There are many ways to achieve interoperability, ranging from (1) designing products with intrinsic interoperability-enhancing functionality...
  • Meet Jeff Alexander - IT Pro Evangelist

    Meet the man that consolidated the Australia and New Zealand data centers into a single Asia pacific Data Center in a project that reduced the number of Microsoft Data centers from 23 to only 4. Jeff Alexander started at Microsoft in August 1987 as a...
  • Security Assessment Tool

    Complete this free, online self-assessment to evaluate your organisation's security practices and identify areas for improvement. Download the Microsoft Security Assessment Tool (MSAT) and install it on your computer to obtain information and recommendations...
  • TechNet Virtual Labs

    TechNet Virtual Labs allow you to test the newest Microsoft technology in a sandbox environment. Featured Virtual Labs: Windows Rights Management Services Lab Security Windows Server 2003 SQL Server 2005 Exchange ISA Systems Management Server (SMS) 2003...
  • TechNet Showtime in ANZ

    We have recently launched TechNet IT's Showtime downunder. Showtime provides a great way to get access to some great web casts and all the information you need about security, SQL, Exchange 2003, ISA, Active Directory and other technologies. It features...
  • Welcome

    Welcome to the new Official Microsoft for IT Professional Blog Downunder. What is this blog all about? Its all about how we at Microsoft can communicate with you a lot faster with the latest information. We will be posting the latest information, not...