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January, 2008

  • Get along to the first Girl Geek Dinner Sydney

    Maria Green (IT Pro Evangelist for Asia Pacific) will be down in Sydney for the Girl Geek Dinner. Make sure you get along, there should be a few people from Microsoft there as well as others from Industry. Where + When Date: Thursday 21st February Time...
  • A First Look at Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V

    Windows IT Pro have put up their first look at Hyper-V technology . "Microsoft’s Hyper-V is an evolutionary technology that can complement or go beyond the virtualization approach of Virtual Server 2005 R2. Hyper-V’s new microkernel, hypervisor-based...
  • We are looking for Microsoft Certification Heroes

    The team is looking for some really great stories about IT Professionals who have taken a Microsoft Certification. Did it help with your career? Did your employers value your certification? Would you recommend certification to your peers? Have you taken...
  • Windows Vista One Year Vulnerability Report

    Jeff Jones has released the 1 year vulnerability report for Windows Vista. This paper analyzes the vulnerability disclosures and security updates for the first year of Windows Vista and looks at it in the context of its predecessor, Windows XP, along...
  • Microsoft will be at the sydney linux users group (slug)

    My team members will be at the Sydney Linux Users Group (SLUG) on Friday 25th January. It will be a Q&A session, ask Microsoft a question by posting it to the SLUG wiki . There has been a fantastic response on the wiki as you can see from all the...
  • My new toshiba portege r500 laptop

    I've been using my new Toshiba Portege R500 for a few days now, I'm finding that I'm taking this little laptop everywhere I go. One of the first things I did was go up the road to the local Harris Technology to pick up an extra 1GB ram so the R500 is...
  • Security Track at the heroes happen 2008 roadshow

    We have the Heroes Happen 2008 roadshow touring around the country soon. The roadshow will have technical training on Windows Server 2008, SQL Server 2008 and Visual Studio 2008. In addition to this we will also have a dedicated track for Security Professionals...
  • technet vodcast Microsoft Roundtable

    For those who havent seen the Microsoft Roundtable device , its a collaboration and conferencing device which works with Office Communications Server 2007 or Office Live Meeting. Johann Kruse is the National Technology Specialist for Unified Communications...
  • The Lone Server

    So what's life like for the last Windows Server 2003 left as microsoft.com? it could be better.. Learn his story here He's even got his own Facebook page , add him
  • Watch Bill Gates last day at Microsoft

    Hope everyone had a great beak over the holidays. For those who didn't know the Consumer Electronics Show is happening at the moment over in Las Vegas. Bill Gates was speaking at the Keynote and he showed a video of his last day at Microsoft. Guest stars...