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TechEd Australia 2013: Registration is Now Live!
This year TechEd Australia is turning 20! Can you believe it? It’s going to be a big year to look back on how the industry has changed and more importantly how it will change moving forward. In this age of change TechEd remains the place for you to stay ahead and get the skills you...
7 Jun 2013
Infographic: Evolution of the IT Pro!
Have you ever used a floppy disk ? How about a Macintosh Plus or Mac II ? When I first started at Microsoft in 1987 the Macintosh Plus was one of the first computers I used! When Windows 3.0 came out I started using an 80386 PC and my IT Pro life began! Fast forward 20 years or...
4 Jun 2013
XBOX One Revealed: #want
In case you live under a rock or just didn’t hear the news; the XBOX One was revealed overnight. Watch the full reveal here and for more nitty gritty detail check out Wired magazine’s exclusive review . All I can say is #want!! Jeffa Technorati Tags: Want , XboxOne
22 May 2013
Microsoft Security Bulletin: April 2013 Release!
Welcome to another security bulletin update! This month we have 9 bulletins and I have posted the details below. Make sure you consider these in your environments and update where appropriate. And if you have a Surface RT device there is another update available to improve Wi-Fi reliability...
10 Apr 2013
Screencast: Windows Server 2012-Cluster Aware Updating!
I wanted to share with you another Screencast on Windows Server 2012. This time I’m covering Cluster Aware Updating which is one of my favourite new features in Windows Server 2012. Essentially what Cluster Aware Updating does is automate the update process on failover cluster servers while...
23 Jan 2013
Windows Server Certification and Career Paths Infographic
Check out this great Infographic on getting certified on Windows Server 2012. This is part of a series of Infographics that the folks over at Born to Learn have come up with to help you on your certification and career paths with Microsoft Technologies. If you click on the picture this will...
19 Dec 2012
Technical Communities is Now Live!
I’m happy to announce that our new Technical Communities program is now up and running. You might have known this as User Group Support Services in the past. The program has been changed and updated to better serve the needs of User Groups and other technical communities. If you are...
30 Nov 2012
Microsoft Security Bulletin: November 2012
This month we have quite a few updates for you to consider in your environments and if you have a Surface RT device you will have noticed a firmware update is available that improves performance. Below are details of updates available. Bulletin ID Bulletin Title and Executive Summary...
18 Nov 2012
Upcoming Windows Azure Conference Event
Want to learn more about Windows Azure? Then check out the details of a community event being run next week. You’re Invited! Please join us for the Windows AzureConf community conference, which will be an event put on for the Windows Azure development community, by the Windows Azure developer community...
7 Nov 2012
Windows 8 Resources for IT Pro’s
Now that Windows 8 has been released you may be starting to think about how it’s going to fit into your business or enterprise. Windows 8 is not your typical desktop refresh and is much more the a user interface change. Built on the solid foundation of Windows 7; Windows 8 offers many new...
2 Nov 2012
Meet the New Windows Phone!
Wow! What a week it’s been. Hot off the heels of the Windows 8 launch last week; today we have announced the release of Windows Phone 8 . This release is a major milestone for us in that it’s a perfect match for a Windows 8 PC. I’ve loved Windows Phone for a long time and especially...
30 Oct 2012
Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Component Poster Available for Download!
We gave a bunch of these at TechEd this year but if you weren’t there you can download a PDF version. Below is the link to the download. http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=29189 Jeffa Technorati Tags: Hyper-V , Windows Server 2012
18 Sep 2012
New Windows Server 2012 IT Camps Coming!
Yes it’s the season of IT Camps again and I’m really excited to announce our next round of IT Camps based on the recently released Windows Server 2012 . With the release of Windows Server 2012 there is simply too much content to fit it all in for a 1 day camp. So this time around myself and...
4 Sep 2012
TechEd Australia 2012: Time to get Packing!
We are only a couple of weeks away from TechEd Australia 2012 which means many of you are thinking about what you need to pack for the event. Sure you have to pack clothes and stuff for the event which I hope most of you can manage. I tend to pack light and make sure I have room for the swag I...
30 Aug 2012
Windows Server 2012 Jump Start Series Online Now!
If your like me and your getting excited about Windows Server 2012 then make sure you set some time aside to attend the Windows Server 2012 Jumpstart Series. It’s a great way to get an overview of Windows Server 2012 in a short period of time. Plus it’s done by a couple of mates of mine so...
22 Aug 2012
Is your Browser keeping you safe online?
Recently I’ve been running some IT Camps around the country and recently in Brisbane we got a bit off topic and started talking about browsers and what people are using. Being a technical audience; a lot of folks use Firefox and Chrome with some Internet Explorer sprinkled in. I of...
31 May 2012
New IT Showcase Content Available for Review
We have a bunch of new IT Showcase Content Available. Make sure you check out the details below. Microsoft IT Reduces Troubleshooting Challenges with Microsoft Diagnostic and Recovery Toolset Microsoft Diagnostic and Recovery Toolset, commonly known as DaRT, is a core component of the Microsoft...
19 Apr 2012
Please Register for upcoming IT Camps!
Myself and Andrew will be touring around the country delivering IT Camps and we would love to see many of you there. Please see all the details below and make sure you get along. For those folks in Brisbane and Melbourne we have IT Camps coming up next week so make sure you register! ...
6 Mar 2012
TechNet Magazine: December 2011 Edition Out Now!
The December 2011 edition of TechNet Magazine is out now and features heavily on Windows 7. This is becoming a theme with the last couple of issues of the magazine which is good to see because it can be a daunting task just understanding all the tools currently available for deploying Windows 7...
20 Dec 2011
New offers from Microsoft Learning for Virtualization Certification!
I talk to a lot of you about virtualization, Private cloud and System Center products and know how much information there is and how hard it can be to keep up. Well if you’ve been thinking of getting certified on Microsoft Virtualization or just want to learn more then check out what’s on...
23 Sep 2011
Software Deployment with Windows Intune
The guys over at the Windows Intune team blog have released a video on how to do software deployment using the Windows Intune July beta. Check it out. Software deployment with Windows Intune Jeffa Technorati Tags: Windows Intune , Cloud Computing
22 Jul 2011
Microsoft a leader in x86 Virtualization Infrastructure: Gartner’s Magic Quadrant
Hello and welcome to a brand new shiny new financial year. I don’t normally post this kind of stuff but it’s kind of a big deal so I thought I would share. Gartner has recently published their 2011 Magic Quadrant for the x86 Server Virtualization infrastructure and Microsoft is listed...
4 Jul 2011
Upcoming Azure Event in Canberra
My good buddy Rocky is running an event in Canberra on Windows Azure. It’s free and only available in Canberra at this stage. Please RSVP to him below.. Event: Windows Azure: Getting from Idea to Reality Date: Thursday 9 June 2011 Time: Afternoon session from 1pm-4:30pm Afternoon Tea provided...
6 Jun 2011
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 Technorati Tags: Private Cloud , MMS 2011 , Hyper...
23 Mar 2011
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 sure you don’t use it in a production environment...
23 Mar 2011
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