IE8 Beta 2 Available

IE8 Beta 2 is available today for public download from http://www.microsoft.com/ie8 (for 32- and 64-bit editions of Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, and Windows Server 2008. In addition to English, IE8 Beta 2 is available in Japanese, Chinese (Simplified), and German. Additional languages will be available soon. While Beta 1 was for developers,…

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APC Event Resources

The presentations from the Australia Partner Conference are now available for download from https://partner.microsoft.com/Australia/40043021. The photos are also available here.

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Australia Partner Conference in Summary

The 2008 Australia Partner Conference has come and gone and I’ve explored another part of the country, this time Port Douglas! Congratulations to all of the award winners, especially Dataract and Hyro for the ISV Software Solutions and Innovation Partner of the year respectively. ISV / Software Solutions Partner of the Year ISV / Software…

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Going to the Australia Partner Conference?

It’s been a while since I’ve blogged with lots happening at work and home becoming a Dad. Another fiscal year has come and gone and my first year in Australia has come to an end. I’m pleased to say they haven’t asked me to leave yet so I’m around for FY09. Our next big event…

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Win a TekSkin for your Laptop!

The Microsoft REMIX and Partner teams have joined forces with TekSkin to give away 100 free laptop skins… all you have to do is create your design, upload it to the site and the best 100 designs win a laptop skin… easy. 5 top reasons to buy a TekSkin: Protects your notebooks, keeping it looking…

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Philippine IT Mission to Australia

What? PHILIPPINE IT SERVICES ROADSHOW TO AUSTRALIA When? 29-30 April 2008, Melbourne & 1-2 May 2008, Sydney Objective: Make the Philippines part of your growth strategy Bit more detail: The Philippines presents itself as the ideal Partner for Australian businesses wishing to stay competitive and grow globally The Philippine IT services industry has been growing…

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Australia Partner Conference 2008

As Nick mentioned in a recent posting, we’re planning the content for the Australia Partner Conference held between 5-7 August 2008 at Port Douglas at the Sheraton Mirage between 5-7 August 2008. Click here to pre-register (you will need your partner ID and a LiveID account). I am holding an ISV pre-day, likely to be…

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ZDNet Australia & CeBIT 2008 Emerging Innovation Award

As a major partner and media sponsor of the show, ZDNet Australia is again teaming up with CeBIT to host the ZDNet Australia and CeBIT 2008 Emerging Innovation Award. The award seeks to recognise and applaud stand-out technological innovations that have had a significant impact on the Australian landscape and are helping companies transform their…

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Hosting Days Australia

Hosting Days is hitting the road. Choose from two tracks, Services or Solutions, before coming together for an afternoon of Business focused content. Visit https://partner.microsoft.com/australia/40048707 to see both sessions and register.  Solution track links are below.

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Calling all Green & Indigenous Solution Providers

Nick and I are on the look out for Aussie Partners creating Green and/or Indigenous solutions to create a bit of a list.  Keep an eye on Nick’s blog for the latest list, but expect to see this at our Australia Partner Conference.  To add your company, please either like a comment on Nick’s blog…

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