May 2 - Toronto | May 4 - Detroit | May 6 - Chicago | May 9 - Indianapolis | May 11 - Dallas | May 13 - Columbus
The Springboard Series Tour is back with six stops, offering a free day
of technical demos, Q&A sessions, and real-world guidance from
Microsoft experts. Get a first look at Windows Intune and Office 365,
see the new Windows Slates, preview the new tools in the MDOP 2011
suite, and more. Find a city near you and save your seat.
Understand the benefits enabling unified communications with Lync Server
2010 and learn how to put the new capabilities to work for your
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Download the Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 SP1 Trial
Microsoft has launched the Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 SP1 evaluation
experience with new features like Dynamic Memory and RemoteFX, allowing
you to better utilize memory resources of Hyper-V hosts and provide
rich, end-user experience for VDI and session virtualization.
Microsoft Dynamix AX 2012 Unveiled - See the Demo
At Convergence 2011, attendees got a first look at Microsoft Dynamics AX
2012, a new ERP solution that makes it easy to operate across locations
and countries by standardizing processes, providing visibility across
your organization, and helping to simplify compliance. The upcoming
release, available in August 2011, features a unified business process
repository, model-driven architecture, and a new "role-tailored" design.
Evaluate Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials
Ideal as a first server for small businesses with up to 25 users,
Windows Small Business Server (SBS) 2011 Essentials provides a
cost-effective and easy-to-use solution to help protect data, organize
and access business information from virtually anywhere, support the
applications needed to run a business, and quickly connect to online
services for email, collaboration, and CRM.
Download Visual Studio LightSwitch Beta 2
Visual Studio LightSwitch Beta 2 is now available for download.
LightSwitch applications use Silverlight, and can be run in the browser
or on the desktop. Beta 2 introduced new capabilities to deploy to
Windows Azure and SQL Azure.
Webcast: What Every IT Manager Should Know About IE 9 May 2, 2011, 10:00 A.M. Pacific Time
Host Kevin Remde and industry expert Chris Jackson, Microsoft's
"App-Compat Guy," talk about the impact of switching to Internet
Explorer 9. Chris is a widely recognized expert in the field of Windows
This week's edition of TechNet ON covers the why and how of getting started with a move to unified communication using Lync Server 2010. Get a quick Introduction to Lync Server 2010 and check out William Van Winkle's TechNet Magazine article Complete Communication Anywhere for a look at companies that have put the benefits of unified communications to work....
Video: Virtual Training - How to Ready Your IT Staff Anytime, Anywhere
Learn the about the various remote training options that are
available and hear about some of the best practices for planning and
executing a successful remote training initiative. You will see how real
companies have leveraged technology and smart planning to reduce cost
and increase training efficiency and effectiveness.
Tech·Ed North America 2011 Keynote Speakers Announced May 16 - 19, 2011 Atlanta, GA
We are excited that two of our senior leaders, Corporate Vice
President, Server and Tools Marketing, Robert Wahbe, and Corporate Vice
President, Visual Studio, Jason Zander, will come together to showcase a
broad array of technology in the 2011 Tech·Ed keynote.