Sharepoint 2010 review on ARN

http://www.arnnet.com.au/article/325494/review_sharepoint_server_2010_beta_pulls_it_all_together This article gives some practical summaries of a few of the new features in Sharepoint 2010. I thought quite a nice read for partners wanting to see the headlines on some of the new features..

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BPOS Worldwide Announcements

We’ve just made some important announcements around availability (in new markets) and pricing for BPOS. You can read the detail here on the official press release and more on the official Online Services blog. Note that given the local alliance with Telstra, Australian partners should wait for specific local information from Telstra on any further…

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Microsoft Online Store Goes Live in Australia

http://www.arnnet.com.au/article/321112/microsoft_sells_software_direct_via_internet?fp=16&fpid=1 See : www.microsoftstore.com.au What do you think about this as a partner ? Send me a mail – I am keen to know your views…

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Setting up HTC Snap with Email if not on Telstra MMES plan

From the local Windows Mobile team blog: “The HTC Snap has been out for a while now through Telstra. The default configuration is set to take advantage of the new flat rate data plans – know as Microsoft Mobile Enterprise Solution (MMES) http://www.telstraenterprise.com/productsservices/mobility/officemobility/Pages/MicrosoftMobileEnterpriseSolution.aspx We’ve been hearing that some customers are experiencing “difficulty” in setting up…

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TechNet Virtual Conference

Deeps and the local TechNet team have scheduled the following virtual conference targetted at IT Professionals, both in customer and partner organisations. Looks like some very useful content for pre-sales and technical people in the partner base. TechNet Virtual Conference Friday 25 September 10.00am-11.00am IT Manager Session: How Microsoft does IT: Save Time, Save Energy…

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Exchange 2010 RC is available for download

RC=release candidate=just about done http://www.microsoft.com/exchange/2010/en/us/try-it.aspx The key release themes, to help you position to your customers, are as follows: Flexible and Reliable Anywhere Access Protection and Compliance You can get the product overview here: http://www.microsoft.com/exchange/2010/en/us/overview.aspx

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In cases you missed it – major announcement from Microsoft and Nokia

Of great interest to many of our partners I am sure, we made a major announcement overnight Australian time with Nokia: http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2009/aug09/08-12pixipr.mspx “Companies will collaborate to bring Microsoft Office Mobile and related communications and collaboration software and services to Nokia smartphones.“

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Licensing 101 Breakfast Events for partners

Learn about Microsoft Licensing over breakfast, and help your business grow.  It’s back by popular demand: Licensing 101.  Due to the positive feedback we received after our last licensing training session, we’re running a repeat session – to help you drive licensing revenue in the SMB space. This practical Licensing 101 session will help you:…

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Just in case you missed it…. :-)

http://www.microsoft.com/Presspass/press/2009/jul09/07-22Windows7RTMPR.mspx?rss_fdn=Press%20Releases Yes, Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 were signed off as code complete (“Release to Manufacturing”= RTM) overnight Australian time. Thanks to all the Australian partners who have helped test, feedback and trial these important releases internally and with customers. For availability on RTM code see here. Short sign off video here:

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New partner offers for security solutions

Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2006 Enterprise Edition Promotion Through December 31, 2009, offer Open License, Open Value, Select License, Select Plus, and Enterprise Agreement customers savings on Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server 2006 Enterprise Edition processor license and Software Assurance packs. Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2006 Standard Edition Promotion Through…

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