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May, 2007

  • EXCOM Education will sponsor your Microsoft Exam

    EXCOM Education is doing a promotion by providing a Microsoft Certification Exam at no cost to you. So if you were thinking about getting certified this is a great offer not to be missed. What do you need to do? 1. Book and attend any 3-5 day Microsoft...
  • Windows Vista: Beta 2, RC1, and RC2 Set to Expire

    On May 31, the pre-release versions of Windows Vista (Beta 2, RC1, and RC2) will expire. Starting April 24, those who are still running a pre-release version of Windows Vista will receive multiple notifications about the expiration so that they will have...
  • Microsoft Silverlight Announced

    http://www.microsoft.com/silverlight Microsoft® Silverlight is a cross-browser, cross-platform plug-in for delivering the next generation of .NET based media experiences and rich interactive applications for the Web. Download Silverlight Tools and Resources...
  • Windows Server 2008 Online Resources

    Here are some Online Resources for Windows Server 2008 (the artist formerly known as Longhorn). Webcasts TechNet Webcast: Achieving High Availability with Windows Server “Longhorn” Clustering (Level 200) TechNet Webcast: Internet Information Services...
  • Complimentary 1 day Hands on Labs

    Microsoft and DDLS is pleased to offer you this complimentary offer to attend a one day technical Hands-On lab, and experience hands-on the System Center and Forefront technology (valued at $600/day+GST), at a city near you. Forefront Client and Server...
  • TechEd Signature

    Support TechEd 2007 with your very own Tech Ed Signature!
  • Microsoft Australia Virtualisation Guru - Peter Fitzsimon

    With more and more interest in our Virtualisation Technologies I thought I would provide you with some information around our own local Virtualisation Expert Peter Fitzsimon. After nearly 10 years as a PTS/ATS in Brisbane, Peter now works for the Windows...
  • TechNet Magazine Online - June 2007

    It's security month again. Learn how User Account Control in Windows Vista protects the machines you manage by limiting the administrator privileges users normally run with. BitLocker Drive Encryption, another Vista feature, adds security as well by providing...
  • Microsoft Australia Unified Comms Tech Specialist - Johann Kruse

    You may have seen Johann at some of our recent Microsoft events. He is a keen advocate around our Unified Communications Technology. He is a National Technology Specialist in the Unified Communications Group at Microsoft Australia. Johann's areas of speciality...
  • Microsoft Surface

    The title says it all. Amazing. "Picture a surface that can recognize physical objects from a paintbrush to a cell phone and allows hands-on, direct control of content such as photos, music and maps. Today at the Wall Street Journal’s D: All Things Digital...
  • TechNet Updates June - Register today

    TechNet Updates registrations are now live. Its free so make sure you register today. What is being covered? Windows Vista and Windows Server Longhorn Branch Office Technologies – Level 300 In this session, we will look at the Microsoft vision for branch...