Free Office 365 JumpStart Training

On May 24-26 Microsoft Learning is hosting a free 3-day Jump Start tailored for IT Pros interested in learning more about preparing for and deploying Office 365. This is the first public training for IT Pros on Office 365. Find out more about this great free training opportunity on dascloud.net or register HERE.

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TechEd Berlin Coming in November

Latest info about the upcoming technical event for developers and IT professionals at Berlin Messe in Berlin, Germany. Brad Anderson to Keynote Tech∙Ed Europe 2010 Microsoft CVP, Brad Anderson, will be a keynoter at this year’s Tech∙Ed Europe event.  More announcements on keynoters and sessions to come in September.  Join the TechEd Europe email newsletter,…

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Future Proof Your IT Skills

CIO.com lists 5 of what they consider “Indispensable IT Skills of the Future”. Analyzing Data Understanding Risk Mastering Robotics Securing Information Running the Network The article lists those five skills. Looking at it, they look pretty obvious to me (except maybe for the Robotics thing) and not only applicable in the not so far future….

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Server Room to Datacenter To Compute Container

Over at c|net Ina Fried has a short article, including video interview, about what “… could be the largest data center in the world," according to Arne Josefsberg, GM of infrastructure services for Microsoft’s data center operations. But it is not only the potentially largest datacenter, it is also a quite unusual datacenter. The servers…

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The Microsoft Career Campaign

Whether you are currently unemployed, looking for a promotion, or want to be indispensible in your existing role, Microsoft’s Career Campaign provides learning paths and guidance to help you get trained for some of the top IT job roles in the industry. These learning paths focus on some of the most popular applications, such as…

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Analyze Blue Screen Errors In Windows

(via gHacks) Good tool to help you analyze the cause of a Windows bluescreen (BSOD). Too bad I am running Windows 7 and had no BSOD in a very loong time. The download website at Nirsoft states support for “…Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, and Windows 7, as long as…

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Windows 7 Application Compatibility – an IT Pro Guide

App Compat is only for developers, right? Not quite. If you are an admin you know what I am talking about. Lots of application – many of them still on Windows XP – need to be migrated to support the rollout of a new OS. Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit only) and Windows 7 (64-bit…

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IT Skills and Talent in Canada and elsewhere

itWorldCanada conducted an interview with Mark Relph, the evangelism lead in  Canada. They looked at the myths around IT professionals, their roles, their perceptions and how IT Professionals are perceived within their organizations and companies. An interesting and important topic, not only in the light of today’s tougher economic times. The interview has been divided…

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Windows 7 Manageability Overview

End of last week Microsoft published the IT Pro 30 page guide “Windows 7 Manageability Overview”. The information might have been lost over all the noise about CeBIT and recent announcements and the weekend. From the content: Windows 7 Manageability Overview    Increased Automation    PowerShell Integrated Scripting Environment    PowerShell Cmdlets    PowerShell Remoting    PowerShell Eventing    Automating Management…

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Microsoft Twitters a lot

In a recent blog post Adam Kinney has put together a list of Microsoft Twitter accounts. At least one is missing. TechNet Edge, @tnedge. The Twitter account for our IT Pro video and screen cast portal.

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