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Webcast: Support for Windows XP SP2 Ends July, 2010 – Understand the options

As a Microsoft Partner supporting clients with computers that may be running Windows XP, this is an Academy Live webcast you will want to attend.  As you probably are aware by now, support for Windows XP SP2 ends in July, 2010.  During this 1-hour Academy Live webcast on Thursday, December 17th, we will be covering… Read more

Free “First Look: Microsoft Office 2010” e-book available to download now

Here is your chance to get a great resource, the “First Look: Microsoft Office 2010” e-book by Katherine Murray, at an unbeatable price. FREE! This e-book contains 14 chapters filled with information on the latest Microsoft Office 2010 and here is an overview of the e-book from the Microsoft Press Blog: Part I, “Envision the… Read more

How to save $150* & $890* on Windows Server 2008 Standard & Enterprise today

What if I told you that you could save $150* on your purchase of Windows Server 2008 Standard today? Or what about saving $890* on your purchase of Windows Server 2008 Enterprise today? Would that get your attention? Let me show you how: As you know, at Microsoft we offer a few different ways to… Read more

34 top online resources on improving organizational collaboration with SharePoint

Here’s a resource that came across my inbox today from a colleague here at Microsoft that I thought looked very interesting and that you might all enjoy, especially given the high level of interest that any of the SharePoint posts I have put up have received from all of you. It is a collection of… Read more

Check out the new Bing release! Very nice!

Ok, I will be the first to admit that I am a big Bing fan, and not because I work for Microsoft, but because of what Bing delivers and the way it delivers it.  Today, the newest U.S. release of Bing was rolled out at a launch event in San Francisco and is packed with… Read more

Several promotions ending December 31st! Use them before they are gone

Yesterday I posted about how you can help your clients get Up to 20% savings on Microsoft Office plus get an upgrade to Microsoft Office 2010 included through the “Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2007 No Better Time Promotion,” we have going on right now, but that you should hurry to take advantage of that offer… Read more

Up to 20% savings on Microsoft Office plus get an upgrade to Microsoft Office 2010 included!

What if I told you that now you can save your clients up to 20% on their Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2007 purchases and they can receive the upgrade to Microsoft Office 2010 when it releases, all included?  That’s right, through the “Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2007 No Better Time Promotion,” your clients can get… Read more

A time for thanks – Happy Thanksgiving wishes to you

It is that time of year again, that many of us celebrate the holiday of Thanksgiving.  A time to gather with friends and family as well as reflect back on the prior year and give thanks for all of the blessings and good fortunes we have to be thankful for.  Because of this, I want… Read more

Microsoft Silverlight information and resources for you

For those of you that followed PDC09 this week, one of the announcements you heard about is the availability of the Silverlight 4 developer beta, which is now available.  Since then, there has been even more communications and excitement around Silverlight and the rich experiences it can bring to life.  Seeing this trend taking place,… Read more

SharePoint 2010 beta available for download now – Announced at PDC09 today!

In my earlier post, “Microsoft Office 2010 Beta available for download – Announced at PDC09 today!,” I told you that the Microsoft Office 2010 beta program was announced and is now available for download.  Well, just as exciting was the announcement that in addition to the Microsoft Office 2010 beta now becoming available, the SharePoint… Read more