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September, 2007

  • TechNet Updates October: Network Policy Server, NAP and WSUS 3.0

    The TechNet team is touring in October and will be speaking on the following topics: Windows Network Policy Server and Wireless Security In this session we will look at Network Policy Server in Windows Server 2008, and how to implement Network Access...
  • More free e-learning - Windows Server 2008

    In this online collection composed of four clinics, you are introduced to the new features and functionality in Windows Server "Longhorn". This includes server virtualization, security and policy management, branch office management, centralized application...
  • TechNet Forums - Ask the hard questions!

    Whenever we tell our IT Pros about TechNet Forums they tell us they have never heard of it! This is a great tool for you to start a discussion around a topic important to you. Its quite easy to use, once you sign into passport you can post your questions...
  • Winners of the Targus TechEd 2007 Bags

    We received some very interesting entries!  I wish we had more that we could give away.  The following are the winning entries.  Congrats!  "I would use the back pack to carry my little dog around in. He rocks!! Check out: http...
  • Halo 3 Gameplay Footage and Red vs Blue

    I finished off Halo 3 last night and it is definitely THE best game I have ever played (note I am a big fan of the Halo franchise).  I took some gameplay footage below of my battle with the Covenant Scarab, have a look at the graphics:  Xbox...
  • All Blacks Windows Vista Sidebar Gadget Released

    On the topic of Windows Sidebar Gadgets, Allblacks.com have released their very own Allblacks Windows Sidebar Gadget which is running Silvelight 1.0 . The New Zealand Rugby Union (David Barton-Ginger), Microsoft, Mabode (the development partner) worked...
  • My new phone - The Tanjay

    Thanks to Jonathan Lewis and our IT Team here at Microsoft I am lucky to be on the pilot program for Unified Communications.  This phone is a little beauty, it looks like something from the USS Enterprise with its touch screen interface.  It...
  • Free E-Learning Offer - Office Communications Server 2007

    This collection of 2-hour clinics explains the enterprise capabilities provided by Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007. These clinics are for infrastructure specialists working within organisations that are looking to deploy Office Communications...
  • Siemens and Microsoft team up to drive in-car applications

    Siemens VDO and Microsoft are teaming up to develop in-vehicle communication, information, entertainment and navigation products. The first product, to be built by Siemens VDO based on the MS Auto software platform, is expected to go into production in...
  • Some cool Windows Vista Sidebar Gadgets

    I know some of you may be sick of having Sidebar gadgets that countdown to your favourite launch or key event, I dont really find those types of gadgets useful. I have listed some cool gadgets that I have been using that may be of use to you. Netvibes...