Jeff Alexander's Weblog

Technical Evangelist - Windows Infrastructure

March, 2011

  • New ASUS Windows 7 Slate

    I think the ASUS Eee Slate EP121 is the first Windows 7 Slate that I actually want.  It has a Core i5 processor, up to 4GB of RAM, a 64GB SSD.  They are not available in Australia as of yet but we have a couple floating around the office. ...
  • TechNet Professional Subscription: with 3 bonus months!

    Starting on April 1st 2011 (no really) and going through to June 30th 2011 we are offering 3 extra months to the normal 12 month TechNet subscription.  It’s pretty good value and now includes 3 extra months free.  This for new subscriptions...
  • Australia–Be What’s Next…

    Check out this video made by my very clever team on how Australia is becoming a “digital economy”.  Featuring narration by our own Catherine Eibner! Jeffa Technorati Tags: Digital Economy , Be What's Next
  • Check out the Microsoft Virtual Academy!

    Cloud computing is the biggest change to hit IT professionals in recent years. Everyone is talking about the Cloud and this makes figuring out what you need to be successful in your role hard. Wouldn't it be great if there was a simple, effective way...
  • Level 1 Microsoft Security Advisory 2524375 Released!

    Folks.  Make sure you look at this one. What is the purpose of this alert? This alert is to notify you that Microsoft has released Security Advisory 2524375 - Fraudulent Digital Certificates Could Allow Spoofing - on March 23, 2011.   Summary...
  • Check out the MMS Day 1 Keynote

    Lots of cool stuff shown at the MMS 2011 Day 1 keynote .  The keynote was all about private cloud and showed some previews of some of our new products in the System Center family.  Check it out! Go to the 17 minute mark to start the video. Jeffa...
  • SCVMM 2012 Beta Available Now!

    If you use Hyper-V then you probably use the current version of System Centre Virtual Machine Manager.  The journey to the Private Cloud is getting better with this release! You can head over to the Connect website to get the download.  Make...
  • Screencast: Dynamic Memory in Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

    I’ve finally had a chance to create a screencast on Dynamic Memory.  You can view through the TechNet Edge site.  Check out the link below. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/edge/dynamic-memory-in-windows-server-2008-r2-sp1 Jeffa Technorati...
  • TechNet Live Meetings are back featuring IE9 all through April!

    It’s been awhile but I wanted to let you know that the TechNet Live! meetings are back and next month we are going to be featuring everything Internet Explorer 9 for the IT Pro. Overall Theme Internet Explorer 9 is out now and there has been...
  • Windows Intune Launches this Month!

    If you manage Windows PC in a small to medium business or even an enterprise then you are going to want to read on.  This month we are announcing that Windows Intune will be available in Australia on Thursday March 24 2011 .  Make sure you check...
  • The Evolution of Microsoft!

    A couple of new videos have come out about where we have come from and where we are going.  The scary part is I remember having the boxes in the first video!  I just didn’t have the beard!  Exciting times! ...
  • Microsoft Virtualization for VMWare Professionals!

    For those of you that can’t get to the Microsoft Management Summit next week in Las Vegas; we have the next best thing for you.  Starting the week after MMS the Microsoft Learning team will be hosting an exclusive 3-day Jump Start Class specifically...
  • Microsoft Security Bulletin: March 2011 Release!

    What is the Purpose of this alert? It’s that time again folks.  Another patch Tuesday is upon us or for those of us down under we call it patch Wednesday! New Security Bulletins Microsoft is releasing the following three new security bulletins for...
  • 2011 Microsoft Desktop Virtualization Customer Roundtable

    How IT Leaders are Empowering People with Technology March 11th, 2011 at 2 p.m. Sydney Time Join us for a customer roundtable event, featuring IT leaders from Kraft and LogIn Consultants. Hosted by Gartner analyst, Mike Silver, this online discussion...
  • TechNet Magazine: February 2011 Edition Online Now!

    The February Edition of TechNet Magazine is now online and features content related to Cloud services and Virtualization.  If you are thinking about moving down the path of cloud or virtualization this edition has some good information for you. ...
  • Hyper-V Component Poster updated with SP1 Changes!

    At the recent Dynamic Datacenter Workshops we have been handing out Hyper-V and Windows Server 2008 R2 component posters.  These posters have been very popular over the years and the Hyper-V one has been updated to support Dynamic Memory and RemoteFX...
  • New Windows Phone 7 Ads!

    There have been some new Windows Phone 7 Ads kicking around the internet so I thought I would share.  Plus some announcements from Mobile World Congress . Windows Phone What if? Ad Announcements from Mobile World Congress Technology Preview: Windows...