Almost 150 FREE Microsoft eBooks, covering Windows 7, Windows 8, Office 2010, Office 2013, Office 365, Office Web Apps, Windows Server 2012, Windows Phone 7, Windows Phone 8, SQL Server 2008, SQL Server 2012, SharePoint Server 2010, SharePoint Server 2013,

FREE! Now there’s a word that everyone can get excited about, right? Well, after looking at the results of the three “Free Microsoft eBooks” posts I have shared here this fiscal year (Microsoft’s fiscal year is July 1 – June 30), it is amazing to see the excitement that has come about from them and…


The first broad expansion (over 50 additions/expansions!) for the new Microsoft Information Partner Mobile App for Windows Phone

Last week I let you all know about the re-branding, expansion, and launch of the former Microsoft Partner Information mobile app into the Microsoft Information Partner mobile app, now serving everyone interested in Microsoft and the solutions we have to offer. In that announcement, I explained that with this change in the app, I would…


Huge collection of Free Microsoft eBooks for you, including: Office, Office 365, SharePoint, SQL Server, System Center, Visual Studio, Web Development, Windows, Windows Azure, and Windows Server

Last summer I put up a post that offered a collection of free Microsoft eBooks across a variety of topics and the response was incredible. Because of the phenomenal response, I followed it up with a second post that contained another set of free eBooks for people to download. After these posts went live, over…


A single list of Microsoft April Security downloads by product

Following the publishing of my Microsoft April 2012 Security Bulletin posted post this morning, it didn’t take too long until I received the following inquiry: “Do you have a single list of the actual downloads for the security updates by product?” Well, I didn’t at the time but thought I’d put one together for you…


Microsoft August 2011 Security Bulletin posted – Webcast tomorrow

Today, Microsoft posted the Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for August 2011, which includes updates for Microsoft Windows Operating System and components, Microsoft Office Suites and software, and Microsoft Developer Tools and software. This summary includes the following Bulletin IDs: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS11-057 – Window Open Race Condition Vulnerability Microsoft Security Bulletin MS11-057 – Event…


WPC10 Day 1 Recap

Yesterday at WPC10 was a very exciting day with lots of great information being shared out throughout all of the keynotes and sessions and communications taking place.  Because of all of the things happening, I thought I would put up a quick post here to recap some of the big things that took place or…


Microsoft October Security Bulletin Posted – Webcast tomorrow

The October Microsoft security bulletin is now posted and includes 13 separate bulletin IDs, including: MS09-050, MS09-051, MS09-052, MS09-053, MS09-054, MS09-055, MS09-056, MS09-057, MS09-058, MS09-059, MS09-060, MS09-061, & MS09-062. Here is a brief overview of each of these, as well as information on the maximum severity rating/vulnerability impact, restart requirement, and affected software (you can…


Microsoft TechDays 2009 coming to Canada. Register early for early bird discount.

Coming this fall, TechDays 2009 will be making its way across Canada, brining over 40 information-packed sessions to Canadian IT Professionals and Developers. These sessions will include such topics as: Application Compatibility Tools Application Lifecycle Management ASP.NET BranchCache Developing applications for Windows 7 DirectAccess Forefront Client Security Forefront Suite of Products Hyper-V Internet Explorer 8…


Microsoft Small Business Specialist 4 Hour Technical Support Expanding to over 50 products!

Some of you may recall back when we announced the SBSC Exclusive 4-hour response time managed newsgroup, where Microsoft Small Business Specialist Partners could now get 4 hour response times to their technical questions through our Online Technical Communities on some of the top SMB products, such as: Windows Vista, Windows XP, SQL Server Reporting…


Download Internet Explorer 8 today, now available online

Yes, you can now download Internet Explorer 8, the latest browser from Microsoft directly to your computer from the Internet Explorer 8 web page. Also on the IE8 page, you can: Take a tour of Internet Explorer 8 See why you should download Internet Explorer 8 Get the facts on browser performance Plus much more….