Jeff Alexander's Weblog

Technical Evangelist - Windows Infrastructure

February, 2010

  • New Solution Accelerators Available Now!

    We have some new Solution Accelerators available that will help you with your Windows 7 deployment projects.  But first what are Solution Accelerators?  Well first of all they are free!  You might be familiar with some of the popular accelerators...
  • Register for the Next TechNet Live event on Windows 7!

    It’s been awhile but we are running our next TechNet Live event in March and this time around we are going to be discussing how to Optimise Windows 7 with the Microsoft Desktop Optimisation Pack (MDOP).  Details of the event are below: Date: Friday...
  • TechEd 2010 Australia Planning has begun!

    To me it seems like we just finished TechEd 2009!  We still have some of the Netbooks hanging around so the memory is fresh.  But like everything in life things have to move on.  So we are beginning our planning already for TechEd 2010...
  • Windows Phone 7 Series Announced!

    Today at the Mobile World Congress we announced Windows Phone Series 7 and I have to say I’m pretty excited about what we announced today.  I can see so much more synergy and consistency in the new Windows Phone platform than ever before.  I...
  • New Microsoft IT Showcase Content: Branch Office Virtualization!

    Our Microsoft IT Showcase team has published more good content related to Windows Server 2008 R2.  This time focusing on our branch offices and Virtualization technologies.  Please see below for more details. Improving Branch Office Service...
  • Microsoft Security Bulletin Release: February 2010

    Today we have released 13 new security bulletins.  Please see the details below for more details of the updates and make sure you apply them to your environments where necessary. Bulletin ID Bulletin Title Max Severity Rating Vulnerability Impact...
  • Get a Second Shot on Microsoft Certification Exams!

    With all the new products that have recently been released it’s a good time to start thinking about updating your Microsoft Certifications.  So to help with that the Microsoft Learning team has introduced Second Shot ; which allows you to re-take...
  • New IT Showcase Content: BranchCache with Windows 7!

    BranchCache , which is  new to Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 is one of my favourite features that allows organisations to reduce the cost of running branch offices and reduce their complexity.  Microsoft IT has deployed BranchCache as...
  • TechNet Magazine: January 2010 Issue Online

    I know I’m a bit late with this but I’ve been away for 6 weeks holiday so during this time I missed a bit and I’m just catching up.  Anyway the January Edition of TechNet Magazine is now online and as usual has some great technical information. ...