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  • Blog Post: Weekly Wrap Up: 26th March - 2nd April 2012

    This week has been a week of innovation, techniques, tools and training resources.  We’ve brought you a free book, lots of event information and loads of useful stuff to keep you ahead of the game. Innovation as a Strategy for Growth Guest Post: Managing Office 365 with PowerShell Free E-Book–Introducing...
  • Blog Post: Event: FREE Kelverion Webinar Cost Reduction with System Center 2012 Orchestrator

    IT organizations are under increasing pressure to ensure high service levels and deliver infrastructure efficiency, while lowering operating costs and adhering to best practices. System Center 2012 is Microsoft's solution to this challenge. The key component to achieving this is Orchestrator. Orchestrator...
  • Blog Post: Dream of a future where children code and the future sparkles

    We’ve decided to take things a little off topic this afternoon and all in the name of education and children.  Many of you reading TechNet UK are parents and may of you may not have heard of the Microsoft initiative called DreamSpark.  Microsoft are very much into getting children and students...
  • Blog Post: Top Tip: SharePoint items recovery made easy with Veeam Explorer

    “ I accidentally deleted a file from SharePoint and I really need to get it back! ” Is this the kind of sentence that generates a wave of panic in your helpdesk team? So far, the process of backup and restoration in the SharePoint world could be a complex proposition requiring very specific skills, a...
  • Blog Post: Offer: Try CloudRooms for free and learn about Office 2010 or Office 365

    CloudRooms ™ is an online classroom environment with live instructors and interactive labs, allowing you to access the learning resources via a PC. It’s modular learning method has been proved to help learners retain more information while the online delivery removes unnecessary time and expense associated...
  • Blog Post: Innovation as a Strategy for Growth

    The UK government generate an innovation report every year and I thought now would be a great time to share some insights from 2010 report.  Along side the insights I’ve also put together some simple steps to help kick start your innovation strategy. Innovation drives economic growth - it has accounted...
  • Blog Post: Want to Jump Start your Windows 8 at Work Experience?

    Take advantage of free, online, fast-paced training courses designed specifically for experienced IT professionals with jobs that demand that they know how to best leverage the emerging features and technologies in Windows 8. Module 1: Tips and Tricks for IT Pros See what's new in Windows 8 for the IT...
  • Blog Post: Tech.Days Online competition is here!!!! Your chance to win some amazing prizes

    IT Pros! As I’m sure you’ve already heard, Tech.Days Online is back with a BANG and we have some fantastic prizes to giveaway. Prizes include a HTC Windows Phone 8, a Sony VAIO Laptop and a HP ElitePad, and you can start entering NOW! 1. For a chance to win a HTC Windows Phone 8, all you...
  • Blog Post: Where's Wally? He will be with WMUG - 21st of June in London

    The Windows Management User Group will be hosting Wally Mead as he passes through the UK on his way to TechED Europe. In their words: The Windows Management User Group welcomes Wally Mead, Senior Program Manager for the System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Product Group back to the UK for a...
  • Blog Post: Licensing - What can I do with free software?

    By Licensing Specialist Vicky Lea When we talk about free software with regard to Microsoft what we are really talking about is software that can be downloaded for free, as a trial for instance, or maybe software that is granted with certain subscriptions such as TechNet and MSDN. What differentiates...
  • Blog Post: Training Partner: Windows Server 2012 Hands On Labs

    Microsoft Training Partner Pearson in Practice is currently offering you the opportunity to attend Microsoft First Look Clinics and Hands on Labs completely FREE of charge. All training is delivered by experienced Microsoft Certified Trainers, using newly released Microsoft Official Curriculum. The training...
  • Blog Post: Free E-Book: Inside Windows Server 2012

    I’m excited to announce the most recent free e-book offered by Microsoft Press. Introducing Windows Server 2012 , by Mitch Tulloch, is now ready for free download! Please see the links below to download one or all of the available formats. PDF: Introducing Windows Server 2012 PDF ebook EPUB: Introducing...
  • Blog Post: DreamSpark: Free developer and designer tools for those in full time education

    Microsoft support the student community through a programme called DreamSpark .  Anyone who is a student can access the programme and it’s aim is simple, give every student the ability to access developer and designer tools for free to create amazing things.  If you know someone who you think...
  • Blog Post: IT Camps: Windows 8 Dates Released!

    Many of you who have attended our Windows Server 2012 events have also been asking if and when we are going to run the Windows 8 Camps… Well here’s the info you’ve been waiting for: The UK IT Pro Team are back on the road delivering IT Camps to venues up and down the UK and we’re are pleased to announce...
  • Blog Post: Free Hyper-V training, back by popular demand

    You are exclusively invited to our free professional online training on Windows Server 2012 Hyper V, delivered in partnership with TheRegister.co.uk and QA Training. It’s the second training session of the series – back by popular demand. In our first event , we covered Virtual Machine Movement in Windows...
  • Blog Post: Windows Server 2012? Windows Azure? Windows 8? System Center 2012?

    Tech.Days Online is back! We are extremely proud to announce that Tech.Days online is back!!! An unmissable virtual online experience jam-packed with exciting topics including Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Azure and Systems Center 2012. Following on from this we’ll have discussions on the...
  • Blog Post: Event: Introducing System Center 2012 Orchestrator

    Have you heard Microsoft talking about the System Center 2012 Orchestrator IT Process Automation solution? Do you wish you knew... · What Orchestrator is? · How Orchestrator has helped companies reduced their datacenter operational costs by 20‐40%? · How to find out where Orchestrator can help in your...
  • Blog Post: Windows 8 Dev Camps

    The last time I tried to write a program was when I was at university using a program called Delphi.  I knew back then that I wasn’t going to set the world on fire with my jqueries and there was nothing rapid about my application development.   My peers in our software development team...
  • Blog Post: Get Free Training with Windows Azure Online Bootcamps in May

    Due to popular demand we will be running 2 versions of the Windows Azure Bootcamps online! This is a great opportunity for those of you who were interested but unable to attend the live Windows Azure Bootcamps or anyone else who is interested in learning more about building applications on the cloud...