Useful tools, tips & resource for IT professionals including daily news, downloads, how-to info and practical advice from the Microsoft UK TechNet team, partners and MVP's
Day in the Life
Internet Explorer 9
Meet the Team
Microsoft Virtual Academy
Simon on strategy
SQL Server 2008 R2
SQL Server 2012
System Center 2012
system center 2012 sp1
System Center Configuration Manager 2012
System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012
weekly wrap up
Windows 7 deployment
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2012R2
Windows Small Business Server
Browse by Tags
Tagged Content List
The TechEd Challenge - It's still not too late to enter if you've not done so - a sneak preview of what you could win!
Have you entered the Tech Ed Challenge yet? If not, why not? Just by entering you could win a ticket to TechEd Europe , that's right, just by completing a form and downloading one of the products, you are entered into the draw. If you download/sign up for all three then you've got three times the...
7 May 2013
Video: Explanation of Pop-up Labs in the Cloud
Devs, IT Pros, Architects, Marketeers, Salespeople, Business-oriented people – they are all rapidly becoming part of the pop-up lab phenomenon. Until now it was very difficult for private individuals with an interest (whether casual or professional) in large-scale IT, to build large IT labs – the capital...
19 Mar 2013
Event: Don’t forget the free UK Windows Azure Camp for the IT Pro, 27th Sept.
This camp is aimed at the IT Pro. On it you will build and deploy an entire SharePoint infrastructure with a dual-machine server-farm, Active Directory Domain Controller and SQL Server. On the road to that infrastructure you will create a dual-server, load-balanced IIS website, a WIndows Azure...
19 Sep 2012
Azure Data and Databases - When to use what
I have been asked to do a post on Windows Azure SQL Databases (formerly known as SQL Azure), but I think it might be more useful to discuss some of the wider issues so I put together a few FAQs that I often get asked. Why use a public cloud service like Azure to store data? Probably not to save...
1 Aug 2012
Publishing Applications in the Cloud with InfoPath Forms and Office 365
Ian Woodgate is Managing Director of PointBeyond Limited , the UK’s leading SharePoint Business Application specialists. Ian has a background in financial services and and IT. He has worked with SharePoint since its first release as a developer and subsequently as a solution architect. Ian regularly...
23 May 2012
System Center Advisor– now live
I remember hearing about a Project Houston about a year ago, a cunning plan to allow Microsoft to check the heath of your SQL Server databases and the operating system it sits on. It is now live and it’s called System Center Advisor . It works by using ...read more
7 Mar 2012
Application Platform Knowledge Hub
Albert Einstein once remarked that you don’t need to remember everything, you just needed to remember where to look. When it comes to learning about Microsoft products this can sometimes be harder than it ought to be and what resources there are ...read more
6 Feb 2012
SQL Azure notes & queries as at August 2011
One of the best things about cloud services is that every few months a new version comes out and users can instantly use all its new features. One of the worst things about cloud services is that every few months a new version comes out and users are able to instantly use it and all its new features...
4 Aug 2011
UK launches the Microsoft Virtual Academy - free training resource for IT Pros
At the Microsoft Management Summit in Las Vegas this week, one of the resource announcements was the “Microsoft Virtual Academy”. The Microsoft Virtual Academy offers no-cost, easy-access training for IT professionals who want to get ahead in cloud computing. Developed by leading experts...
23 Mar 2011
New video - Microsoft Cloud Platform: Enterprise-Class Architecture
In this new video my lovely colleague Steve ‘Planky’ Plank talks about Microsoft's PaaS offering, including Windows Azure, Windows Azure application fabric and SQL Azure. Find more Azure resources here , along with the new Economics of the Cloud whitepaper , posted a moment ago. ...
22 Nov 2010
Page 1 of 1 (10 items)
© 2013 Microsoft Corporation.
Privacy & Cookies
See all products »
Curah! curation service
Microsoft Tech Companion App
Microsoft Technical Communities
Microsoft Virtual Academy
Server and Tools Blogs
TechNet Flash Newsletter
Cloud and Datacenter
Windows Server 2012 R2
System Center 2012 R2
Microsoft SQL Server 2012 SP1
Windows 8.1 Enterprise
See all trials »
Microsoft Download Center
TechNet Evaluation Center
Compatability & Converters
Microsoft Virtual Academy
Free Windows Server 2012 courses
Free Windows 8 courses
SQL Server training
MCSA: Windows 8
Windows Server Certification (MCSE)
Private Cloud Certification (MCSE)
SQL Server Certification (MCSE)
Second shot for certification
Born To Learn blog
Find technical communities in your area
Support by product
Forefront Edge Security
Forefront Server Security
Other support links
Microsoft Premier Online
Microsoft Fix It Center
Security Bulletins & Advisories
International support solutions
Log a support ticket
Look up event IDs and error codes
Not an IT pro?
Microsoft Customer Support
Microsoft Community Forums