December, 2010

  • Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 – download now from TechNet

    Woohoo! Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 is now available for you to trial on TechNet. If you don’t know what it’s all about, read on: Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 simplifies and improves endpoint protection while greatly reducing infrastructure...
  • Post your letter to Father Techmas here!

    Ho, ho, ho! Merry Techmas! Have you been good boys and girls this year? Providing you’ve been on your very best behaviour, Father Techmas wants to hear from you . We’d like to see your Techmas technology wish list , and the three funniest efforts will...
  • Ten Top New Years Resolutions for IT Professionals

    At this time of year it’s traditional for everyone to start planning for next year but what are the most important things for an IT Professional to do in the coming year?  Next year is going to be the year when we start to see widespread cloud (both...
  • IE8 and IE9 defeat more malware than anything else

    I’m a huge fan of IE9 which is why I made a bunch of videos about it but what I like is that we’re really pushing ahead with innovation in the space and it feels like hardly a week goes by without there being something (really) good to say about it. ...
  • A Windows PowerShell Christmas Carol with Hey, Scripting Guy!

    Enjoy festive times on the Hey, Scripting Guy! blog as the lads talk Windows PowerShell with Ebenezer Script, Bob Snippet, and Tiny Shim. The A Windows PowerShell Carol series of posts comes courtesy of Microsoft MVP Sean Kerney – find out more...
  • Download Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway 2010 SP1

    New for you - Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG) 2010 Service Pack 1 provides an easy and secure remote access solution with a focus on application intelligence and granular access control. Forefront UAG 2010 SP1 is the one solution to fit...
  • Merry Techmas from the TechNet team

    Well, it’s that time of year again and we’re about to shut up shop and head home to our families for Techmas. It’s been an exciting few months on the UK TechNet blog since we wrote our first post back in July. Thanks for helping to make it successful...
  • What’s Microsoft IT getting up to with Windows Server 2008 R2?

    Find out in this new TechNet Edge video – here’s the blurb: Windows Server Strategy in the Microsoft IT Datacenter Learn about Microsoft IT's deployment of Windows Server 2008 R2, a release that builds on the Windows Server 2008 foundation. Windows Server...
  • Watch The Register’s Windows 7 webinar

    Hopefully you’re winding down for Christmas this week, so what better time to sit back and enjoy this Windows 7 webinar with Tim Philips from The Register. Tim’s joined by Dale Vile from Freeform Dynamics and Microsoft’s Julie-Ann Muir and Doug Elsley...
  • Did Father Techmas choose you?

    Ho, ho, ho…merry Techmas. Well, boys and girls, Father Techmas has been busily reading the letters you sent him and he’s told me which three of you he’ll be sending a copy of Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2010. I offered to tell...