Jeff Alexander's Weblog

Technical Evangelist - Windows Infrastructure

May, 2009

  • Office 2007 Deployment: Special Live Meetings in June!

    In addition to our normal TechNet Live events that we’ll be running in June; we also have some sessions dedicated sessions focusing Office 2007 Deployment .  This will be done in 3 parts throughout June so if you are interested in Office 2007 Deployment...
  • Upcoming TechNet Live Events in June!

    During June we are running a bunch of TechNet Live! meetings on various technologies  Check out all the details below. Windows 7 Release Candidate - The Road to RTM - Changes Since the Beta Date:  Friday, June 12th 2009 Time: 11:00 AM – 12:30...
  • Technet Live! Event: How efficient is your Microsoft Security Update Process

    Starting next Monday we are going to be doing a TechNet Live! event every week to close out the financial year with a bang.  So to kick things off we are going to be starting with patch management.  Craig Tidmarsh is going to deliver the session...
  • Community Event – Hyper-V and Backup using DPM!

    I should have blogged about this before now but better late than never I guess.  Tonight we have one of our MVP’s; Edvaldo Allessandro conducting a free presentation on the changes to Hyper-V in Windows Server 2008 R2.  Edvaldo is from Brazil...
  • Free Microsoft Press E-Books!

    Yes it’s that time again!  I’ve blogged a few times on E-books that have been made available by Microsoft press as part of there 25 year celebrations.  Well this time around there are 2 books on offer.  One for the IT Pro and one for the...
  • How Microsoft IT Does DirectAccess: New Case study available!

    Recently I was at the 2009 Auscert Conference on the Gold Coast where Microsoft was a Platinum sponsor.  My self and Rocky talked about Windows 7 Security and one of those topics was the new DirectAccess feature in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008...
  • Microsoft Security Bulletin: May 2009 Release

      Please see details below of the May 2009 Security Bulletin.  Only one ID this month so relatively quiet this time around. Bulletin ID Bulletin Title Maximum Severity Rating Vulnerability Impact Restart Requirement Affected Software MS09-017...
  • Tech Ed Registration Site is Live and has buttons!

    For those of you planning on attending Tech Ed Australia 2009 , the registration site is now live so you can begin the process of convincing the boss that you absolutely need (emphasize need!) to go to this year’s Tech Ed conference.  But in all...
  • TechNet Magazine Online: June Edition Now Available!

    As we move closer to the RTM of Windows 7, compatibility of your  applications becomes an important issue because at the end of the day users just want everything to work.  In the June edition of TechNet Magazine application compatibility is...
  • New Windows User Group in Sydney!

    Next week the inaugural meeting of the Sydney Windows User Group or SWUG will kick off with some great stuff around the Windows 7 Release Candidate!   So what’s the group about?  Well it’s all about Windows of course!  It’s all about talking...
  • Windows 7 Release Candidate Available Now on TechNet and MSDN!

    Today we have hit a significant milestone on the road to Windows 7!  The release candidate is now available for download in TechNet and MSDN .  So if your a subscriber make sure you head over to one of the sites to grab the download.  As...