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  • Blog Post: Microsoft in the cloud - "Windows Azure"

    Lots of notes & noise swirling around today after the Professional Developers Conference announcement of Windows Azure , Microsoft's platform for cloud computing and software + services. As you can imagine the wraps on this were kept tighter than a very tight thing & so I haven't really had a...
  • Blog Post: Online technical support for Action Pack subscribers

    Not sure how many partners in Australia use this complimentary online technical support service but it could be worth a look. Not the be all to end all of technical support, but another tool in your armoury. Open to MAPS subscribers only, questions will be answered by the folks at Microsoft support with...
  • Blog Post: Small Business Server - RTMs !!

    Straight from the official SBS product team blog , Small Business Server 2008 has 'released to manufacturing' - which means the code is baked and moves to escrow etc. The product will be generally available within a few weeks and the worldwide launch date is officially 12th November - more soon I am...
  • Blog Post: Are you working with the SBS or EBS 2008 betas yet?

    Both the Small Business Server 2008 & Essential Business Server 2008 betas are proving very popular in Australia & so if you haven't already, now's the time to get started with them. We're currently ranking fourth worldwide & accounting for over 5% of downloads - not bad considering we've...
  • Blog Post: SBS 2008 public beta now available - come & get it!

    Hot on the heals of the EBS 2008 beta , the Small Business Server 2008 public beta is now available for you to download. Using RC0 code, this is your first chance to have a play with the software you've been reading about for the last couple of months. Download the software here (Standard or Premium...
  • Blog Post: Great training now available

    We're starting to roll out our training schedule for our Small Business Partners, starting with the below 1-day course on SBS R2. The full day training including lunch is only $163.90 and I'd say it was well worth your money. See more details below and register now ----------------------------------...
  • Blog Post: SBS and Forefront

    I've had a few people ask questions about the the interoperability with Forefront and SBS - have had a chat to a few Microsofties and I've included comments below: “Whilst Microsoft haven’t yet made any public statements about the Forefront server Products – we can confirm that Microsoft Antigen 9.0...
  • Blog Post: SBSC Add-On Kit - Update

    I've had a few questions from Partners about the SBSC Add-On Pack - date for shipping was late April. However, Corp shipped the kit to us without the second Visual Basic CD - so instead of sending you a incomplete kit and then sending you another a few weeks later with the missing CD - I made the call...
  • Blog Post: Coming Up...... Loadfests

    I caught up with Luisa Pagliarini who works in the Partner Team, looking after Partner Readiness and Internal Communications. She asked me to blog about a project she's currently working on called Loadfests - so I thought it would be a great opportunity to quiz her about what exactly Loadfests are and...
  • Blog Post: Exclusive Partner offer - APAC Sharepoint Conference

    After much negotiation I have been allowed to open up registration to the upcoming APAC Sharepoint Conference on the 15 - 16 May in Sydney. This is the first time this event has been held in Australia and is a great opportunity to learn more about Sharepoint as well as network with customers. It was...
  • Blog Post: Longhorn Readiness Sessions for Partners and Customers

    Courtesy of my boss and fellow blogger, Nick Mayhew - register for the Longhorn Readiness Sessions in Sydney Melbourne and Brisbane. Microsoft invites you to attend a one-day technical readiness event designed to introduce you to many of the new features of Windows Server codenamed “Longhorn”. As Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: Just launched - Action Pack Managed Newsgroup

    Hot off the press - Corp have just launched an Action Pack Managed News Group for support around Action Pack! They have committed to a 1-day turnaround on responses - which given its based in the US will be a bit longer here in Australia. Should be a great way to get faster responses to your questions...
  • Blog Post: SBSC Exclusive Add-On Kit

    We've finally had confirmation on the release date of the MAPS SBSC Add-On Kit - which will hit your desks in mid April. The Kit is part of a new value-add for SBSCers - and you will receive one every quarter. Despite the fact that the name of the kit implies that it is only for Action Pack subscribers...
  • Blog Post: Exclusive - Win a Mobile Device

    Corp are offering a chance to win one of 10 mobile devices every month as part of the new mobility part of the Technology Assessment! So now, that means the new Technology Assessment offers you the chance to get the following: * Free copy of SBS R2 for every 5 assessments submitted * 1 partner point...
  • Blog Post: Understanding the latest Action Pack Updates

    I've just come back from a week at Building Number 122 at Microsoft Corp in Redmond - despite the fact that Redmond reminded me very much of the Truman Show :-) the visit was definitely worthwhile. I finally put faces to names of some great people who have been doing some good things for SBSCers worldwide...
  • Blog Post: Action Pack Downgrade Rights

    I've had a lot of questions from SBSCers about Action Pack downgrade rights - we've had some guidance from Corp around this and it looks like you can stay on XP if you want to! See the official message from Corp: “We received several communications from our Action Pack subscribers, in which they expressed...
  • Blog Post: RSS Feeds and IE7

    I've just downloaded IE7 and I'm impressed.... sure its got tabs, it looks good and its more secure - but the thing I'm most excited about is the built in RSS reader. Now I can easily subscribe to and read my favourite blogs and once my new laptop actually gets here (now not until the 24th!) I'll be...
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