September, 2011

  • The week that was on the UK TechNet Blog: 26-30 September

    We’ve reached the end of another beautiful week here at TechNet HQ. That means it’s time for the weekend, a mass exodus to the nearest beach and your weekly Blog update. Here’s what we’ve been talking about over the past 5 days. IE9 is secure, managed...
  • IE9 is secure, managed and trusted for your organisation

    In this world concerned with consumerised IT where almost everyone is familiar with using a browser of some description and many are bombarded by messages about how “fast” the internet can be if you use browser X, it really is important to...
  • IE9 is secure, managed and trusted for your organisation

    In this world concerned with consumerised IT where almost everyone is familiar with using a browser of some description and many are bombarded by messages about how “fast” the internet can be if you use browser X, it really is important to...
  • Still on XP? Why you should be browsing with IE8

    Find out what you're missing - Download IE8 Here . There are plenty of people out there still using Windows XP, however many parts of the operating system have needed to be updated in order to keep things going. There have been three service packs...
  • Get your free conference here

    This one-day online conference features a range of sessions specially tailored for IT Pros and covering the big challenges for the year ahead. Join Microsoft experts plus professionals from IT departments around the UK to discuss topics such as how we...
  • Back to Basics

    Any profession has core technical skills needed to do the job, but what are they for the IT Professional? Whatever you are doing in IT there is probably an element of scripting and in the Microsoft world the universal scripting language is PowerShell...
  • Special Offer for The European SharePoint Conference in Berlin

    You might remember a little while ago that we brought you a great 10% discount for The European SharePoint Conference in Berlin. Well we’ve got another brilliant offer, you can now get a 3-day conference pass (Tuesday 18th October - Thursday 20th October...
  • Guest Post - PowerShell by Thomas Lee (MVP)

    PowerShell by Thomas Lee (PowerShell MVP) As many IT Pros already know, unless you have been living in a cave, PowerShell is one of Microsoft’s administrative task automation platforms. It is designed to enable IT Pro’s to manage all aspects of a Windows...
  • Me, talking cloud, in the Telegraph

    A few weeks ago I was in a Telegraph supplement talking about cloud .  Here’s the online version of the article on the Telegraph (UK national newspaper) website . ...read more
  • The basics of Windows Azure for IT Pros

    Windows Azure has now been around long enough to be a mature platform for building services on and as such IT Professionals are being asked to look at the service. Of course IT Pros are looking for slightly different things from a platform than others...