April, 2012

  • Setting up a Custom domain on Office365

    Andy Hodges is a SharePoint Solutions Consultant at Mando Group , a leading digital agency specialising in creating enterprise web sites and RIAs. Andy works with SharePoint to create engaging Intranets, Extranet and Internet sites. Andy can be found...
  • Friday Fun – Microsoft WSYP (We Share Your Pain) Project

    Those of you who have been around the TechNet world for some time might remember this old-school Microsoft video, created by the IT Pro team many years ago. It resurfaced internally a couple of weeks back and we thought it would be fun to share for old...
  • Book of the Fortnight – Windows Internals Part 1, 6th Edition

    This week’s book of the fortnight is Windows Internals Part 1, and thanks to our friends at Microsoft Press TechNet Readers can get it with a special 40% discount ! For more information, check out the Microsoft Press Shop’s TechNet Book page , or order...
  • 5 days left to join Microsoft Virtual Academy and win a Ferrari weekend!

    If you read The Register, it’s likely you will have seen that we’ve joined forces with them for a month to bring you a great competition. If you head over to www.microsoftvirtualacademy.co.uk and  sign in or register if you haven’t already, you can...
  • TechEd Insights: Memories of TechEd by Jonathan Noble

    Jonathan Noble works in the Infrastructure Systems Group at Newcastle University. He is a co-founder of the NEBytes user group ( nebytes.net ), blogs at jonoble.com and is @jonoble on Twitter.     My first TechEd was in Amsterdam in 2004. It...
  • Video: How Retail Manager Solutions changed their business with Windows Azure

    Steve Plank, one of our team’s cloud gurus, recently posted this video with Retail Manager Solutions CEO Jim Chapman on his blog . In it Jim talks about how adopting Windows Azure, Microsoft’s Public Cloud platform, has transformed Retail Manager Solutions...
  • The week that was 23rd – 30th April

    It’s Monday, and that means we have a summary of what we’ve been discussing in the past week ready to start this one. Worth noting if you look at the Microsoft Virtual Academy competition below that today is the final day you can enter to win a weekend...
  • Final Compatibility Event – Camwood & Browsium in London, May 3rd

    On the 3rd May we’ll be running our final App Compat Session at Cote St Paul’s, London. Register now to join us for a great morning of sessions with Microsoft Gold Partner Camwood and Browsium, who you may recognise from our recent blog about...
  • The week that was 16th – 23rd April

    It’s been a busy week here at TechNet HQ, not least for Simon May who we’re thrilled to see has got his blogging hat back on and knocked out two great articles about Consumerisation of IT (consumer devices in the workplace to the rest of us)! We also...
  • Business Intelligence for the Private Cloud part 1

    If you have looked at any of the new components of System Center 2012 you may have noticed that everyone seems to have a bunch of reports, some of them have data marts or data warehouses and some of them have analytics in the form of analysis services...