The Role of IT in the Cloud
Cloud computing and virtualization are potential game-changers for your career. Find out how to adapt your skills and position yourself for success in the new edition of TechNet ON. Also find specific resources and training options to update your skills.
New IT Resource for Debunking Cloud Myths
There are currently many misconceptions surrounding the cloud and what it has to offer. Our new TechNet page, "Put the Cloud to Work for Your Organization," provides you with the resources you'll need to guide others to a better understanding of the next steps to take to enable your organization to reap its benefits.
Office Migration Planning Manager (OMPM) 2010 Released
OMPM helps IT pros discover and assess the compatibility of existing Office documents for conversion from the binary document formats of Office 97 - 2003 (such as .doc and .xls) to OpenXML formats used by Office 2007 and later (such as .docx and .xlsx).
Download the System Center Virtual Machine Manager Self-Service Portal 2.0 RC
VMMSSP (also referred to as the self-service portal) is a fully supported, partner-extensible solution built on top of Windows Server 2008 R2, Hyper-V, and System Center VMM. You can use it to pool, allocate, and manage resources to offer infrastructure as a service and to deliver the foundation for a private cloud platform inside your datacenter.
Video: Project Server 2010 and SharePoint Server 2010 Collaboration
Learn what Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 has to offer with features such as Project Sites and Workspaces, version control, task synchronization between Project Server 2010 and SharePoint Server 2010, governance workflows, tagging, wikis, discussion boards, integration of connectivity with remote team members via the web and mobile devices, and business intelligence for dynamic reporting.
Three New White Papers on AppFabric
|• ||An Introduction to Windows Azure AppFabric for Developers|
|• ||A Developer's Guide to the Service Bus in Windows Azure AppFabric|
|• ||A Developer's Guide to Access Control in Windows Azure AppFabric|
Windows Azure platform AppFabric helps developers connect applications and services in the cloud or on premises.
Visit the AppFabric site to learn more.
Video: Windows 7 Compatibility - Evaluation and Remediation
Explore the importance of application compatibility in a successful Windows 7 deployment. In this video, you'll learn about potential driver and application issues, then how to evaluate the compatibility of your applications using tools like the Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit and the Microsoft Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT).
SIR v8 Spread the Word Contest
Spread the word about the Microsoft Security Intelligence Report and win. Blog or post information about SIR v8 and you could be eligible to win a softbound copy of SIR v8. Registration required.
Video: Countdown to Tech·Ed Europe
November 8 - 12
Get a 10-minute behind-the-scenes peek from the planning committee at Microsoft headquarters. For our first act we cover the basics: the early registration discount - if you register by August 31 you'll save €200 - and the pre-conference workshops.