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  • Blog Post: Upcoming Events.

    Microsoft official and Community tech events coming your way this August and beyond. Which event are you going to? Let us know via @TechNetUK. Featured Event MVP Windows Server 2003 End of Service Roadshow. In early September 2014, MVPs and Community Leaders will be sharing their expertise to...
  • Blog Post: Guest Post: The allure of Azure - IaaS goes live

    By Dan Scarfe, CEO of Dot Net Solutions I remember the day clearly. It was February 25 th 2009 and I was sitting in the Platform Adoption centre in Redmond at a Software Design Review for Windows Azure . I recall us having a debate about IaaS and PaaS. Coming from a development background myself, a number...
  • Blog Post: Guest Post: How to use Fine-Grained Passwords in Windows Server 2012

    This post is brought to you by Ed Baker, Windows Server Instructor at Firebrand Training Prior to Windows Server 2008, to allow different groups of users to have different password requirements or lockout policies, the user would have to implement multiple domains or password filters. Both of which...
  • Blog Post: TechDays Online – November 6-8: The final programme update! Featuring Steve Ballmer, Will Greenwood and the Lotus F1 team!

    Here is the Final programme update for each day of Tech.Days Online from Wednesday November 6-8. Not only are we delighted to confirm that Steve Ballmer will be joining us on the first day, but we also have British Lions rugby legend Will Greenwood confirmed to share the British Lion and Microsoft story...
  • Blog Post: Tech.Days Online – November 6-8: All the sessions and an interview with Steve Ballmer

    Here is the programme of sessions for each day of Tech.Days Online from Wednesday November 6-8. We are also delighted to confirm that Steve Ballmer will be joining us on the first day at 12:00 to answer questions from IT Pros and share his views on the exciting developments in the Windows platform and...
  • Blog Post: Competition: The TechEd Challenge 2014!

    As TechEd Europe 2014 draws ever nearer, we have four paid-for trips to the premier Microsoft tech conference up for grabs! Just demonstrate your tech talents for a chance to win in the TechEd Challenge: www.aka.ms/tec2014 Are you the master of desktop management or the DevOps discoverer Captain Code...
  • Blog Post: Tech.Days Online – November 6-8: All the sessions and an interview with Steve Ballmer

    Here is the programme of sessions for each day of Tech.Days Online from the 6th -8th of November. We are also delighted to confirm that Steve Ballmer will be joining us on the first day at 12:00 to answer questions from IT Pros and share his views on the exciting developments in the Windows platform...
  • Blog Post: Save the Date: TechEd Europe 2013 Registration opens 12 February

    TechEd is Microsoft’s premiere conference for IT Professionals and Enterprise Developers, offering the most comprehensive technical education across Microsoft's products, solutions, tools, and services. We are pleased to announce that registration for TechEd North America and TechEd Europe will go live...
  • Blog Post: A Summary of Events – November 2013

    Wish you could attend more IT events, but never hear about them in time? A new feature post we will be running at the beginning of each month from here on in is the monthly ‘Summary of Events’, starting this month with November. We hope these updates will help give you the chance to find...
  • Blog Post: Competition: The Twelve Days of Geekmas

    Tis the season to be Jolly… and with that in mind The TechNet team are proud to announce this years fun festive competition – The Twelve Days of Geekmas! Everyone’s aware of the original ‘12 days of Christmas’ song, where Drummers Drum, Pipers Pipe, Lords Leap and so...
  • Blog Post: In the Hot Seat: Stephen Rose

    Who is Stephen Rose? Stephen Rose is the Sr Product Manager for the Windows Commercial team at the Microsoft Headquarters in Redmond, WA. Before joining Microsoft, Stephen spent 15 years running his own IT consulting company.  In his current role, he manages the Window technical content on the Springboard...
  • Blog Post: Guest Post: SharePoint on Low Bandwidth Connections

    Several customers that we have been working recently have been wanting to use SharePoint globally, often with offices in remote parts of the world where internet bandwidth is limited. How well does SharePoint work in these scenarios? What are the options available to someone looking to deploy SharePoint...
  • Blog Post: Event: Fresh round of Windows Azure Camps announced in the UK

    We’ve just announced a fresh round of free one-day hands-on camps in the UK for Windows Azure developers and IT Pros. Windows Azure Camps for developers: Join us at a developer camp which focuses on the Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) features of Windows Azure. Mostly this means Windows...