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June, 2007

  • Parody of Microsoft Surface

    A very funny parody of Microsoft Surface
  • 8 steps to Windows Server 2008 planning

    Computerworld article outlining 8 important steps to plan for Windows Server 2008 in your organisation. 'For data center managers, nothing spells "doom and disaster" quite like a server infrastructure change. Whether it's a new virtualization technique...
  • Vista 6 month vulnerability report - better than XP?

    Good report at Jeff Jones blog http://blogs.csoonline.com/windows_vista_6_month_vulnerability_report For those that only want the executive summary, here is a key chart that shows the publicly disclosed High severity vulnerabilities during the first 90...
  • TechNet Vista Sidebar Gadget

    We have just released our new TechNet Vista Sidebar Gadget. For those running Windows Vista make sure you download this today. Big thanks to the Mabode Team and Niall Ginsbourg for developing this! The Microsoft TechNet Gadget for Australia and New Zealand...
  • Windows Server Update Services 3.0

    This is the number 1 download from TechNet. WSUS 3.0 delivers new features that enable administrators to more easily manage and deploy updates across the organization. This package installs both the WSUS 3.0 Server and WSUS 3.0 Administration Console...
  • Operations Manager 2007 Design Guide Available

    The Operations Manager team has made available this long awaited design guide which provides guidance on server sizing, performance and high availability configurations. The Design Guide covers the design process from start to finish, and is intended...
  • MIT researchers complete wireless electricity test

    "MIT research team juices up a 60-watt light bulb using "WiTricity" The day may be coming when PCs, cell phones and many other devices will be run without a battery or electrical cord. Last week, an MIT research team announced that it had juiced up...
  • Windows Home Server RC1 available now

    Windows Home Server Release Candidate 1 is available today. Windows Home Server helps families with multiple PCs easily centralize, share and protect their digital pictures, music, documents and videos. We have had a few guys in the office play around...
  • Virtual Server 2005 Service Pack 1 released

    We hope everyone had a great break over Queens birthday weekend. For those using Virtual Server 2005, you will be pleased to know that Service Pack 1 has been released. Download here New Virtual Server site What are the features? 1. Support for hardware...
  • Coming up with the name Windows Server 2008

    View the video to see how we came up with the name Windows Server 2008. So innovative. Video: What's In a Name?
  • Additional TechNet Update Sessions June

    As we have reached capacity at our upcoming TechNet Updates we are offering some additional sessions at some of cities (thanks to our branch support to make this happen). Click on below to register: Brisbane 12th June 6pm – 8pm Melbourne 13th June 2.30pm...