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October, 2007

  • Zune 2

    We have just announced our next versions of Zune 2. The full collection The Zune 80 This is what the Zune 4GB and 8GB will look like They will be available in 4GB, 8GB and 80GB models. Some of the cool features include WiFi sync to the host computer,...
  • TechNet Updates November: Unified Communications

    To support the Unified Communications Launch events in Sydney and Melbourne (more details to follow about these events), TechNet will be running a series of Technical Readiness events across the country for IT Professionals wanting to learn more about...
  • The industry needs more IT Professionals skilled in Sharepoint

    Our customer and partner communities need more IT Professionals with Sharepoint skills. In response to this we have set up a series of Jumpstart trainings which will provide you with the technical introduction and understanding of Microsoft Office SharePoint...
  • Jumpstart Sessions for IT Professionals

    Our training team have set up the following 1 day jumpstart sessions in November in addition to the Sharepoint Sessions . Unified Communications (Exchange 2007 and Office Communication Server) The Jump-start is an interactive training session which provides...
  • TechNet VODcast - Unified Communications

    Johann Kruse is the National Technology Specialist for Unified Communications at Microsoft Australia. Johann shows a great hands on demonstration of what Microsoft Unified Communications is like in the day of an information worker. The demos of the Touch...
  • New Live Search

    The Live team has released their new version of Live Search .  It has indexed 4 times more webpages.  I've been pretty impressed with the results I've been getting so far and its fast!  Give it a test today and compare it to what you normally...
  • TechNet VODcast - Network Access Protection

    Jeffa (the 20 year guy, and yes he is wearing shorts at work) kindly spent some time with me to answer some questions in regards to Windows Server 2008.  I ask Jeff "What is NAP?" NAP Resources Introduction to Network Access Protection...
  • TechNet Magazine October 2007

    The TechNet Magazine is out for October and has some great features including a section on Green Computing. F eatures Build a Green Datacenter A Guide to Active Directory Replication New Software Update Management Tools Exchange Edge Transport Servers...
  • Gartner's top 10 Strategic technologies for 2008

    Gartner has come up with their top 10 Strategic Technologies for 2008 and there is no surprise Green IT is topping the list at number 1. 1. Green IT 2. Unified Communications 3. Business Process Management 4. Metadata management 5. Virtualization 6...
  • TechNet VODcast - Virtualization

    Amit Pawar is a National Technology Specialist for Microsoft Australia and he chats to us about Virtualization on our comfy Silverlight beanbag. Virtualization Resources Webcasts Virtualization and Windows Server 2008 (Level 300) Examining Virtualization...