Nathan Mercer's blog

Technology Evangelist :: Microsoft New Zealand :: bat phone 021375503

Learn What's New in System Centre 2012 R2

Microsoft has announced a wave of new releases such as Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows...

Author: Nathan Mercer Date: 08/26/2013

Auckland Windows Infrastructure User Group on Lync 2013

Reminder the next Auckland Windows Infrastructure User Group event is on next Monday Monday June 17...

Author: Nathan Mercer Date: 06/13/2013

Its NZ IT Pro Survey time again…

We know you’re busy, but we need to hear from you so that we can improve our interactions with kiwi...

Author: Nathan Mercer Date: 04/02/2013

You're invited to Experience a New Wave of Innovation. Free event in Auckland, Wellington and Hamilton.

You're invited to Experience a New Wave of Innovation. Free event in Auckland, Wellington and...

Author: Nathan Mercer Date: 03/25/2013

Wellington Windows Infrastructure User Group–Lync 2013

Lync 2013 is here – planned your upgrade yet? Lync 2013 is here, and it's action-packed full of...

Author: Nathan Mercer Date: 03/24/2013

upcoming Windows Azure IT Camp for NZ IT Pros

reminder about upcoming IT Camps in NZ on Windows Azure IaaS Windows Azure for IT Professionals - An...

Author: Nathan Mercer Date: 03/21/2013

Auckland Windows Infrastructure User Group Meeting March 2013

Microsoft Auckland office – Level 5, 22 Viaduct Harbour Avenue, Auckland Tuesday March 19/03/2013...

Author: Nathan Mercer Date: 02/28/2013

Feb 2013 Auckland Windows Infrastructure User Group Meeting

a reminder that the Auckland Windows Infrastructure User Group meeting is on next week This months...

Author: Nathan Mercer Date: 02/13/2013

New NZ IT Camps: Windows 8 for IT Professionals!

Come to one of our upcoming Windows 8 IT Camps in NZ.  Learn about the new features and...

Author: Nathan Mercer Date: 01/22/2013

NZers Download to Donate: Child Cancer Foundation

For each download of a Microsoft System Center 2012 or Windows Server 2012 180-day trial in New...

Author: Nathan Mercer Date: 12/18/2012

Discover Windows 8 and the new Office here in New Zealand.

We would like to invite you to Microsoft Reimagine. Hear directly from Microsoft product experts and...

Author: Nathan Mercer Date: 11/10/2012

Wellington Windows Infrastructure User Group event on this week

Following on from the official release of Windows 8 on the 26th October Nathan Mercer will present...

Author: Nathan Mercer Date: 11/10/2012

Last day for IT Pro feedback – I need your help.

If you are one of a select group of IT Professionals in New Zealand who have received an invite to...

Author: Nathan Mercer Date: 10/18/2012

Calling all NZ I.T. Professionals: We're asking for feedback again!

  Twice a year, Microsoft asks for your feedback as part of our ongoing effort to stay in touch...

Author: Nathan Mercer Date: 10/07/2012

Free ebook: Introducing Windows Server 2012 (RTM Edition)

Mitch Tulloch has updated his very popular free ebook on Windows Server 2012 based on the RTM...

Author: Nathan Mercer Date: 09/30/2012

Windows Server 2012 Online Virtual Labs

Experience Windows Server 2012 firsthand in these virtual labs. You can test drive new and improved...

Author: Nathan Mercer Date: 09/30/2012

Windows Server 2012 NZ IT Camps

Microsoft IT Camps are expert led, no cost, hands-on technical training events for IT professionals,...

Author: Nathan Mercer Date: 09/04/2012

Win a ticket to TechEd NZ 2012

Want to win a ticket to TechEd NZ 2012? Show us why you deserve to join us... Tweet a PHOTO of why...

Author: Nathan Mercer Date: 08/15/2012

NZers 30% off Microsoft TechNet Subscriptions

30% Off TechNet Professional Subscriptions: Back By Popular Demand! Use promo code NZTN13-1 before...

Author: Nathan Mercer Date: 08/02/2012

TechDays Windows Server 2012 Christchurch, Dunedin, Tauranga, Hamilton

Half-day overview on Windows Server 2012 for NZ IT Professional’s, then a Windows 8 demo. What's new...

Author: Nathan Mercer Date: 07/24/2012

Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter (MVMC) Release Candidate is now available

The Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter provides a Microsoft-supported, freely available,...

Author: Nathan Mercer Date: 07/22/2012

Windows Server 2012 Roadshow Event Recap and Slides

  Thanks for attending the recent event focussed on Windows Server 2012. The presentation on...

Author: Nathan Mercer Date: 06/24/2012

Watch the Surface Unveiling on Demand

  Watch the announcement of Surface, a new family of Microsoft-made tablet PCs that seamlessly...

Author: Nathan Mercer Date: 06/19/2012

Hamilton PC Computer Club :: Windows 8 Overview :: Thursday July 12th

I’ll be in Hamilton on Thursday July 12th 2012 at the Hamilton PC Computer Club presenting on...

Author: Nathan Mercer Date: 06/19/2012

TechDays :: Windows Server 2012 :: July 18 or 19 in Auckland

Our first two Auckland sessions became fully booked quickly, so we have added two new sessions! July...

Author: Nathan Mercer Date: 06/17/2012

Auckland Windows Infrastructure User Group – 18 July

The Auckland Windows Infrastructure User group has restarted and their next meeting is planned for...

Author: Nathan Mercer Date: 06/17/2012

Wellington Windows Infrastructure User Group – Windows Server 2012

The next meeting is being held on Wednesday July 4 at 5PM Location is the Microsoft Wellington...

Author: Nathan Mercer Date: 06/17/2012

Christchurch Windows Infrastructure User Group – July 5

the next Christchurch Windows Infrastructure User Group event is happening on Thursday July 5 at...

Author: Nathan Mercer Date: 06/17/2012

Upcoming New Zealand Webcast on Windows 8

Windows 8 is Windows reimagined and reinvented from a solid core of Windows 7 speed and reliability....

Author: Nathan Mercer Date: 06/04/2012

Hyper-V Exam 70-659 Cram

Want to get certified on Microsoft Hyper-V and prepare for the 70-659 Server Virtualisation exam?...

Author: Nathan Mercer Date: 06/04/2012

Windows Server 2012 Roadshow is coming to New Zealand

The Windows Server 2012 Roadshow is coming to New Zealand in late June We will show you how Windows...

Author: Nathan Mercer Date: 06/04/2012

User Group Presentation: Deploying SharePoint into a private cloud

reminder about an upcoming presentation at the Auckland SharePoint User Group Deploying SharePoint...

Author: Nathan Mercer Date: 05/14/2012

Microsoft Hosting Days 2012 in NZ

Microsoft Hosting Days is happening in New Zealand over the next couple of weeks Microsoft Hosting...

Author: Nathan Mercer Date: 05/13/2012

NZers 30% discount off TechNet subscriptions

Just a reminder that are special 30% off discount promotion code for New Zealand customers expires...

Author: Nathan Mercer Date: 04/26/2012

Windows Server 2012 Beta Virtual Labs

check out these new Windows Server 2012 beta virtual labs online You can test drive new and improved...

Author: Nathan Mercer Date: 04/25/2012

Windows Server 2012 beta & Windows 8 Release Preview timings announced

Progress towards the release of the next version of Windows continues, and we just recently...

Author: Nathan Mercer Date: 04/25/2012

Microsoft Management Summit - DIGITAL MMS

Did you miss a session or were you unable to register for MMS before the record-breaking sell out...

Author: Nathan Mercer Date: 04/25/2012

Register for NZ System Center 2012 launch events in Wellington or Auckland

Microsoft’s private cloud solutions are built with an eye to what’s next, and we believe that...

Author: Nathan Mercer Date: 04/11/2012

Microsoft Customer and Partner Satisfaction Survey - We want your feedback!

In our continuing efforts to improve your experience with Microsoft New Zealand, we would love to...

Author: Nathan Mercer Date: 04/02/2012

Free Microsoft Virtualisation IT Camp 2 days hands on training in Auckland next week

Please register here http://bit.ly/aklcamp1 Auckland :: March 26+27 Microsoft IT Camps are expert...

Author: Nathan Mercer Date: 03/20/2012

Free Microsoft Virtualisation IT Camp 2 days hands on training in Wellington & Auckland next week

Wellington :: March 5+6 Auckland :: March 8+9 Microsoft IT Camps are expert led, no-cost, hands-on...

Author: Nathan Mercer Date: 03/01/2012

Upcoming FREE Online Training: Creating and Managing a Private Cloud with System Centre 2012 Jump Start

Adopting this exciting new computing paradigm provides a whole new landscape of technology and...

Author: Nathan Mercer Date: 02/21/2012

System Centre 2012 RC now available for download

Download link is http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/hh505660 A Microsoft private cloud...

Author: Nathan Mercer Date: 01/17/2012

What materials I used to study for Office 365 beta Exams

The latest MCP exams on Office 365 are currently in beta, and I thought I would do a quick post on...

Author: Nathan Mercer Date: 01/15/2012

Microsoft Virtualisation Free eBook Offer

Learn about the latest Microsoft Virtualisation technologies, including Hyper-V and Windows Azure....

Author: Nathan Mercer Date: 11/28/2011

Upcoming Webcast - Get started deploying Windows 7 and Office 2010

Join us for a webcast technical presentation next month: Get started deploying Windows 7 and Office...

Author: Nathan Mercer Date: 11/28/2011

Microsoft NZ invites you to a discussion on the future of trustworthy computing.

The internet of things, big data and virtually limitless inexpensive storage will transform the...

Author: Nathan Mercer Date: 11/28/2011

TechDays Presents: Half-Day Hyper-V Training in New Zealand

Free Microsoft NZ technical training event in Auckland and Wellington! Find out how Hyper-V has...

Author: Nathan Mercer Date: 11/28/2011

Christchurch User Group event: Windows Phone 7.5

the next Christchurch Infrastructure User Group session has been announced, this time an overview...

Author: Nathan Mercer Date: 11/15/2011

2 weeks left to enter - Microsoft New Zealand Partner Awards 2011

Just a reminder that there is only 2 weeks left till entries are due for this years Microsoft New...

Author: Nathan Mercer Date: 09/21/2011

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