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  • Blog Post: Nominate your Technology Christmas Star and they could win a Surface Pro 3

    These days we usually treat Boxing Day as “Christmas Part 2” – you eat some leftovers, watch some telly and maybe play with that new techy toy you got for Christmas. But once upon a time, Boxing Day had an identity all its own. Boxing Day was a day for giving back. It was a day when...
  • Blog Post: Port, Pies and SharePoint Support 2014

    The following article is contributed by Geoff Evelyn , S harePoint MVP and owner of SharePointGeoff.com. Merry Christmas Everyone! As the seasonal period quickly approaches, the discussions concerning what happens to supporting SharePoint over the holiday either approaches, or has been covered...
  • Blog Post: Mobile Technology - Making Xmas Better

    Susan Smith , IT Pro Technical Evangelist at Microsoft Everyone knows that Mobile Technology is making everyone’s lives easier. But have you ever considered how it can make or break Xmas – especially for Children and Santa Clause. In the spirit of the Twelve Days of Xmas, here are twelve...
  • Blog Post: Computer Security and The Holidays: Things Are Not Always Merry and Bright

    Rick Delgado feels blessed to have had a successful career in the tech industry and has recently taken a step back to pursue his passion of writing. He's started doing freelance writing where he occasionally works with tech companies like Dell Computers . He enjoys writing about new technologies...
  • Blog Post: IT Services at Christmas

    Andrew Fryer a Technical Evangelist, specialising in data center and all things data. When not blogging and making screencasts in the office he can be found presenting at various IT Professional events across the UK including TechEd, Tech Days Online and IT Camps, IPExpo and SpiceWorld VMU Ed and...
  • Blog Post: Five Gadgets to ask Santa for

    What are the best gadgets to get for Christmas? An Xbox One, a Dell Venue 8 Pro, a Spider II, Lotus F1 Team USB Charger and a something to keep the coffee warm. Of course the real test is, are they any good for the IT Guy? Over the Christmas period it’s hard to get the right gifts for people...
  • Blog Post: Competition: 12 Days of Geekmas–Day 8–The one with the MVP’s

    Only 5 Days until Geekmas… are you humming the tune yet!? Today we are giving away a Windows 8 book autographed by the MVP who wrote it… a MSDN Moleskin Notebook, a Windows 8 Mug and a Windows 8 pen to five lucky readers… To get you into that festive spirit here’s today’s little video     Competition...
  • Blog Post: Competition: 12 Days of Geekmas – Day 1

    Today is the first of the 12 days in the run up to Christmas so we thought it would be fun to do a series of challenges to keep you festive.  Since all the prizes are just a little bit geeky we’ve also re-named it Geekmas and we even have our very own song and singer!! Here’s a taster of the great...
  • Blog Post: Competition: 12 Days of Geekmas – Day 7

    A week into the 12 Days of Geekmas and we have already given away loads of great prizes! Today is no different!   Competition To enter today’s competition you need share your top tips relating to Windows Server 2012 in the comments on this competition page along with your email address so that...
  • Blog Post: 12 Days of Geekmas–The Final Competition–Extended!

    It is Christmas eve and time for our final competition in our 12 Days of Geekmas series!  To finish the series with a bang we’ve pulled out all the stops and have a fantastic final prize list… Here is what you could win! A MicroServer A 1 year MSDN Subscription with Visual Studio Professional An...
  • Blog Post: Competition: 12 Days of Geekmas – Day 6

    This time next week you’ll be celebrating and off on your festive holidays! There are only 7 days left in the competition season and things are starting to warm up nicely!   Competition To enter today’s competition you need to let us know what your favourite Windows 8 app is and why? Let us know...
  • Blog Post: Competition: 12 Days of Geekmas–Day 4

    Today is the fourth day of the 12 days in the run up to Christmas. Here’s a taster of the great prizes that you could be in with a chance of winning and some of the challenges that you will be asked to do – in no particular order! Today we are giving away 1 Atari tshirt, 1 Windows 8 Mug and 1 Windows...
  • Blog Post: Competition: 12 Days of Geekmas – Day 3

    Today is the third day of the 12 days in the run up to Christmas. Here’s a taster of the great prizes that you could be in with a chance of winning and some of the challenges that you will be asked to do – in no particular order! (I bet you thought you would be blogging today! We’re keeping you on your...
  • Blog Post: Avoid the tech-nightmare before Christmas: the yearly upgrade cycle.

    By Mike Resseler, Product Strategy Specialist for Veeam and MVP for System Center Cloud and Datacenter Management Here comes December, which for most means happy family moments, gifts, and a nice bearded guy traveling around the world in his deer driven sled. For some of us, this announces the...