Jeff Alexander's Weblog

Technical Evangelist - Windows Infrastructure

October, 2011

  • Microsoft Office Future Vision

    We’ve released future vision videos in the past and below is another one from the Microsoft Office team .  It looks at how we will potentially get things done at work;  at home and on the go in 5-10 years time.  These videos are always...
  • Check out the New Nokia Windows Phones!

    Recently at Nokia World 2011 Stephen Elop announced the first Nokia Windows Phones as part of the Microsoft/Nokia partnership.  This is an exciting time as Nokia has always made great hardware and now they have hardware running Windows Phone! ...
  • MAP 6.5 Beta Now Available!

    As you all know nothing stays still in the IT Industry.  Earlier this year we released the Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 6.0 to help you with your Private and Public Cloud planning.  Now we have a beta available of the next release...
  • System Center 2012 Beta’s Now Available!

    I have good news for you.  In response to customer feedback we are now making available all the System Center 2012 pre-release products available with a single registration!   This greatly simplifies your experience in evaluating these products...
  • Kinect Makes Learning Fun!

    This is a cool video on how we are working with National Geographic and Sesame Street to take Kinect beyond just games.  Very cool indeed. Jeffa Technorati Tags: Kinect , XBOX 360
  • Microsoft IT Showcase: The articles keep on coming..

    More great articles from the folks over at the Microsoft IT Showcase Team .  I think there is something in here for everyone.  Even you Linux boys! Using Windows 7 Professional on a Slate PC Getting Started Using Windows® 7 Professional on a...
  • Windows Intune V2 Now Available

    It’s been 7 months since the first commercial release of Windows Intune was made available and awhile back I did a very detailed blog post on what’s in it and how it works.  Now; 7 months later we have released the next version of Windows Intune...
  • Upcoming TechNet Live! Meetings: Private Cloud Focused

    I would like to inform that starting later this month and continuing into November I’ll be doing a series of TechNet Live events.  We’ve done several of these in the past and wanted to continue them to keep you up-to-date with the latest Microsoft...
  • TechNet Magazine: October Edition Out Now!

    The latest super fantastic edition of TechNet Magazine is now live !  This month it’s all about System’s Management so go and check it out.  You never know you might learn something!  Here’s some highlights! Keep an Eye on System Center...
  • Microsoft Security Bulletin: October 2011 Release

    This month we are releasing 8 new security bulletins for newly discovered vulnerabilities.  Please see the details below. What is the purpose of this alert? This alert is to provide you with an overview of the new security bulletin(s) being released...
  • Microsoft IT Showcase: 2 New articles for you..

    I wanted to share with some more updated content from the Microsoft IT Showcase team . Developing a Strategy to Simplify Planning and Improve Performance and Reliability MSIT developed a "Get Current" strategy to increase adherence to standards...
  • Upcoming PowerShell Training!

    I wanted to let you guys know of some upcoming training that is being run in November by the boys at PowerShell Down Under . Throughout November they are running  series of Virtual Workshops and email discussions to help you better learn PowerShell...
  • The New Xbox TV Experience!

    This was too good not to share.  We have recently announced a new era of interactive entertainment through XBOX 360 .  Check out the video below of what it looks like. The good news for Australian users?  SBS On Demand and ABC iView will...