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  • Blog Post: Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager IT Camp - An evaluation from TechED Europe 2012

    The IT Pro Team are either on holiday or at IT Camps at the moment so I’m left holding the fort. I thought I would use this as an opportunity to let you know about an event we are running on the 2 nd of July with Wally Mead from Microsoft HQ, Seattle We know that not everyone is able to attend...
  • Blog Post: Beat Dan at the Windows Server 2012 Game!

    Dan Pilling our manager here on the DPE team has thrown down the gauntlet and has said that he can’t be beaten in the Windows Server 2012 Game ! I told him not to be so silly and that this was a rash comment considering how awesome you folks are in the community and how clued up you all are on Windows...
  • Blog Post: Three Windows Azure UK Events to Start 2013

    You’re back to work and ready to learn the latest new technologies in 2013.  If Windows Azure and cloud services are your thing then these 3 events that are coming up in January should definitely be added to your calendar! LIDNUG presents Scott Guthrie's 15th Open Q&A, 15th January - Online...
  • Blog Post: Introducing Sarah Lamb–Geeky, Girly, Gadgety

    You may have noticed my first post to TechNet on Friday 11th November . I’m Sarah Lamb , the newest addition to the TechNet team. I’ll be looking after the UK TechNet site, Flash Newsletter and Editing the blog content. I managed to find a spare 5 minutes to answer the same 10 questions that...
  • Blog Post: Interview with Paul Sanders - the UK’s very first Private Cloud MCSE

    Paul Sanders was the very first person in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) region to pass his Private Cloud MCSE and we thought it would be good to track him down and find out a bit about how he prepared for the exams and the work environment that supported him in his learning and certification...
  • Blog Post: Windows Server 2012 Launch Event Slides Now Available

    Many of you were asking about whether the slides would be made available after the Windows Server 2012 UK Launch event and I am pleased to say the slides are now here. I don’t have a copy of the video from the day yet but this should give you an overview of what was included in the event. ...
  • Blog Post: All those ways you didn't think Office was going to change your life

    To celebrate the launch of Microsoft Office 365 in the UK we are holding a unique event taking place based on and around the specially created Route 365 bus. The 365 will travel through London for a day, playing host to a fascinating selection of speakers sharing their personal stories of how technology...
  • Blog Post: Event: The Hybrid IT Roadshow

    YOUR EXCLUSIVE INVITATION TO THE MICROSOFT HYBRID IT ROADSHOW Get the latest insights and learn what's new in Windows Server 2012, System Center 2012 SP1 and Windows Azure Virtual Machines. Windows Server 2012 redefines the server category. It delivers hundreds of new features and enhancements spanning...
  • 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: Tech Days Online - 24th April - 26th April - Speaker Announcements Part 1

    With just over a week until Tech Days Online , we thought it was about time we started to let you know who was going to be presenting. When the team sat down to pull the agenda together, we wanted an agenda that had Microsoft technical experts as well as technical experts with more of a "real-world...
  • Blog Post: Introducing Andrew Fryer: Creative, Eccentric, Trustworthy

    Just when you thought you had met everyone on the TechNet UK team we bring you another blog post! This one’s another video one at that! The final member of our team is Andrew and we caught him at the TechNet IT Pro Camp and asked him our 10 questions. I do wonder what would happen if we had a psychologist...
  • Blog Post: Introducing Alex Guy: Glastonbury, Techie, Microsoft-Convert

    1. What is your name and where do you come from? (Imagine this being said Cilla Black – Blind Date Style!) Alex, originally from Chessington (Yes, where the World of Adventures is)! 2. How would you describe yourself using 3 tags? Glastonbury, Techie, Microsoft-Convert 3. What is your...
  • 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: Register Now for the UK Windows Server 2012 Launch Event

    The details have been finalised and we are all systems go for the UK Launch of Windows Server 2012 on 25th September 2012 in London!  Join us at this exclusive Microsoft event in partnership with UK MVPs, Partners and the Windows Server User Group! You will gain a first look at the coolest new features...
  • Blog Post: Tech Ed Challenge - The results

    WOW and when I say WOW I mean WOW! The TechNet team have been overwhelmed by the response to the TechEdChallenge ! We received nearly 500 entries to the competition and had to judge more than 40 Blog article submissions. On behalf of the team I wanted to thank each and ever person that took the...
  • 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: Introducing Dan Pilling – Fun, Music Addict, Petrol Head

    I managed to grab 5 minutes to interview Dan Pilling, a recent convert to Technet UK as the IT Professional Audience Marketing Manager. And what better way to introduce Dan to you properly than with 10 Questions! 1. What is your name and where do you come from? (Imagine this being said Cilla Black...
  • Blog Post: Scott Guthrie to speak at UK Windows Azure Conference

    For those of you who haven’t yet heard.  The Windows Azure conference is coming up and if you building or considering building applications for the cloud, then the 22 nd June is a date for your diary.  It’s a big day for Windows Azure as it will be the first full day, multi-track conference...