As part of the new Web solutions pages up on the Partner Portal, you can request a Microsoft Web Experience Stack DVD. This is a great resource which is proving to be really popular as it allows you to really test drive our new platform, push it's limits, learn about our new products and see how it compares against the competition. It also includes software that may not be available through other means, like an Action Pack etc. So if you are a Microsoft Partner based in Australia I can give you a complimentary copy... keep reading.
The DVD includes trial versions of (which expire March 2008):
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise Edition, SP2
Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 and .NET Framework 3.0
Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition, SP2
Microsoft Visual Studio Professional
Microsoft Expression Studio (includes Microsoft Expression Web, Expression Blend, Expression Design, and Expression Media)
There's a bunch of additional resources on the DVD as well:
- ASP.NET 2.0 | ASP.NET 2.0 Virtual Labs | ASP.NET 2.0 Webcasts | Microsoft Web Development Learning Series (ASP.NET 2.0)
- Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition | Overview | Virtual Labs
- Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise Edition, SP2 | Overview | Training
- Microsoft Visual Studio 2005, Professional Edition | Overview | Virtual Labs | Webcasts
- Microsoft .NET Framework | Overview | Virtual Labs | Webcasts
- Microsoft Expression Studio | Overview | Virtual Labs | Training Videos
So, do you want one? 🙂
Do you want to pay for the postage?
You can either click here and then click on this graphic --> complete the online form and pay US$5.00 for postage
- OR -
if you are based in Australia and are a Microsoft Partner, send me an email or leave a comment and I'll post you one at no charge (limited to the first 100 requests, 1 copy per organisation). I will also have a small supply of these at the Australia Partner Conference in a couple of weeks time.