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  • Blog Post: The revolutionary control and compatibility that Enterprise Mode for IE 11 delivers

    The new Enterprise Mode in Internet Explorer 11 helps to fix your LoB web app compatibility issues, unblocking your ability to upgrade to Windows 7 or Windows 8.1. Read on to learn out how and why… There is a revolution underway in enterprise...( read more )
  • Blog Post: IT Pros and IE9 what should you do – a guest post by Simon May

      There’s a lot going on with Internet Explorer at the moment with the IE9 Beta having just launched and you might be wondering what the best course of action is for your business.  Well we just published some guidance on what to do , but I’ll summarise it for you.  Roll out the Windows...
  • Blog Post: IE9 Platform Preview 7…blazing fast!

    One year ago today we showed the first look of the Chakra JavaScript engine that powers Internet Explorer 9 and people said it was fast. They need to eat their words…it’s no longer fast…it’s faster than that…it’s the fastest JavaScript engine on earth according...
  • Blog Post: IE8 and IE9 defeat more malware than anything else

    I’m a huge fan of IE9 which is why I made a bunch of videos about it but what I like is that we’re really pushing ahead with innovation in the space and it feels like hardly a week goes by without there being something (really) good to say about it.  The thing is it’s still in beta and not what...
  • Blog Post: Springboard Series Virtual Roundtable - Migrating from Internet Explorer 6 to Internet Explorer 8 on Windows 7

    Make time to tune into this Springboard Series Virtual Roundtable on 30 September at 5pm for a virtual, interactive roundtable discussion on migration strategies, standards, and support for organisations moving from Internet Explorer 6 to Internet Explorer 8. Tune in live or catch the on-demand session...
  • Blog Post: Internet Explorer 9: the most standards compliant browser on the block - a post by Simon May

    I have to say I was very pleasantly surprised to read this post on el reg that highlights that IE9 is currently the most standards compliant beta browser on the block.  I’m really proud of the work the IE9 team is doing to nail the the things that were previously levelled at Internet Explorer for...
  • Blog Post: Ten Top New Years Resolutions for IT Professionals

    At this time of year it’s traditional for everyone to start planning for next year but what are the most important things for an IT Professional to do in the coming year?  Next year is going to be the year when we start to see widespread cloud (both public and private) adoption now that some of...
  • Blog Post: The week that was 16th - 22nd Jan

    Last week was a busy one with the announcement of the System Center 2012 release candidate, the launch of tickets for TechEd Europe and the dates were released for the IE6 migration roadshow. On top of all this we had that awesome case study by Gary Pretty on how MicroFinance uses Windows Azure. The...
  • Blog Post: Find out ‘how to’ with this Internet Explorer 9 deployment TechNet virtual lab

    After completing this lab, you will be better able to add Internet Explorer 9 packages to a Windows 7 image using Deployment Image Service and Management Tool (DISM), use Windows System Image Manager to create an answer file for unattended setup, deploy a custom image, create an Internet Explorer 9 package...
  • Blog Post: Internet Explorer 9 IEAK has just been released

    One of the tools you’ll need when deploying Internet Explorer 9 is the Internet Explorer Administration Kit (aka the IEAK) which has just been released and you can select your language and download the IEAK here.   Why would you want to?  Well it’s your tool for customising an MSI package of...
  • Blog Post: IE9 at Work - Vote to Win £1000 of Experiences!

    Some people will do anything to get Internet Explorer 9 at work! In our latest TechNet Competition we’re showcasing unique skills that people are using to convince their IT Manager that it’s the best browser for their office. Pampering, head shaving, even some questionable body painting, they’ll do anything...
  • Blog Post: Give IE6 a Red Card at Old Trafford with Microsoft, Quest & ChangeBASE

    The first of our IE6 Migration Roadshow events is fast approaching! It is taking place on the 21st February at Old Trafford Football Stadium in Manchester , where we have lined up a packed few hours for you on why and how you should give IE6 the boot. Not only that, the kind people at Quest will also...
  • Blog Post: Now available: Internet Explorer 9 RC

    The Internet Explorer 9 Release candidate has just been released and includes new features like Tracking Protection a tweaked UI that provides better Tab Management and the faster Chakra JavaScript engine that will (along with GPU integration etc.) make the IE9 RC the all round fastest browser out there...
  • Blog Post: Hear how Microsoft deployed Internet Explorer 9 in this new video

    Last month we posted a technical whitepaper detailing how Microsoft went about deploying IE9 across its business . This new 15 minute video on TechNet Edge brings that detail to life, with Microsoft senior IT program managers outlining the enterprise landscape and the process they followed to roll out...
  • Blog Post: Download the Internet Explorer Administration Kit 9

    The Internet Explorer Administration Kit (IEAK) 9 simplifies the creation, deployment, and management of customised Internet Explorer 9 packages. IEAK 9 can be used to configure the out-of-box IE 9 experience or to manage user settings after IE 9 deployment. Grab it here .
  • Blog Post: Event: Learn how to overcome application compatibility issues at Madejski Stadium, Reading!

    Join us in two weeks time on the 19th April at Madejski Stadium in Reading where, in conjunction with Quest Software, we’ll be discussing the various options that are available to help you overcome Web, Desktop and Server application compatibility issues. You’ve told us that compatibility issues are...
  • Blog Post: What should every IT manager know about Internet Explorer 9?

    Watch the recent webcast (or tune into the podcast) to hear US IT pro evangelist Kevin Remde and application compatibility expert Chris Jackson discuss what you should understand about Internet Explorer 9 as you plan to deploy it in your organisation.
  • Blog Post: Business Insights webcast: The Total Economic Impact of IE9, 16 August, 5pm GMT

    Business Insights Webcast: The Total Economic Impact of Internet Explorer 9 (Level 100) In this webcast on 16 August at 5pm, Bob Cormier of Forrester Consulting presents findings from the commissioned total economic impact (TEI) study of Microsoft Internet Explorer 9. Forrester interviewed six Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: Why should your organisation move to Internet Explorer 9?

    Find the answer to this question in this new upgrade guide for IT professionals , covering issues like speed, privacy and security, deployment, management and compatibility. Use it to help you make the business case for Internet Explorer 9 to your organisation. You’ll find all the other technical resources...
  • Blog Post: 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 £50m savings HMRC are making on their...
  • Blog Post: Internet Explorer 9 is here

    For some of us the past year of releases around Internet Explorer 9 ( IE9 ) has seen huge leaps forward in our browser, from the first Platform Preview to the latest release candidate to todays RTW (release to web) version changes have been felt in every corner of the browser.  Be it in speed which...
  • Blog Post: 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 brought you some interesting little tidbits about...
  • Blog Post: Save the Dates – IE6 Migration Roadshow!

    We like to give our dedicated TechNet Readers a heads up on what we have planned, so here before anywhere else are details of some new events we have in the pipeline. Along with Camwood, Citrix Systems and Quest Software we’re going to be running a series of Internet Explorer 6 Migration Roadshows...
  • Blog Post: Win amazing experiences with IE9

    Internet Explorer 9 – it’s blisteringly fast, elegantly designed and the securest browser yet. Now you have two ways to win by voting for your favourite IE9 videos . We’ve launched a competition to ask people what they would do to get IE9 at work and we’ll be posting the best examples of how far they...
  • Blog Post: Register Now for The App Compat Sessions

    We recently held the first of our IE6 Migration Roadshow events at Old Trafford football stadium in Manchester, where attendees enjoyed a series of great presentations and demos centred around how to overcome web application compatibility issues faced by companies migrating to Windows 7. From speaking...