Microsoft Partner of the Year

05. September 2012 Uncategorized 0
# Microsoft Partner of the Year ![](http://www.thomasduryea.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/Microsoft-Desktop-Partner-of-the-Year-email-signature.jpg “Microsoft Desktop Partner of the Year email signature”) It is with great pleasure that I announce that last night Thomas Duryea was named as Australian Microsoft Desktop Partner of the Year. This award recognises TD as leaders in the Desktop Automation and Systems Management market, and is a ...

The Shared Service Merry-Go-Round

03. September 2012 Uncategorized 0
Can “Cloud” Deliver Sector Specific Shared Services Opportunities? ![](http://www.thomasduryea.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/cloud.jpg “cloud”) The concept of shared services within Local Government circles is not a new one. There have been many attempts over the years to put together deals, offerings, panels and the like with the sole intent of offering group buying power and better value for money ...

5 Reasons Why You Should be Archiving Now

23. August 2012 Uncategorized 0
Have you heard of this industry adage before? *Backup is for recovery, archive is for retention* If you have and you’ve already done something about it, stop reading. If, your data retention strategy is plain old backup tapes held in a dark cupboard or the back of your car, it’s time to face the facts; ...

The cloud according to Microsoft: WPC 2012

![](http://www.thomasduryea.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/office365.jpg “office365”) **The cloud according to Microsoft: WPC 2012** The second day of Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC 2012) offered a jam-packed and diverse agenda, which certainly ensured that partners got a good idea of just how encompassing Microsoft’s strategy is. The message to the partners is clear, Microsoft wants to own the compete conversation ...

Live from WPC 2012: Day 1

![](http://www.thomasduryea.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/wpc.jpg “WPC 2012”) Live from WPC 2012 : Day 1 It’s day one of the Microsoft WPC 2012 (Worldwide Partner Conference) and over 16,000 partners from around the world are gathered in Toronto, Canada, to get the low down on how Microsoft can help fuel a portion of their business in the year ahead. Despite a ...

Harnessing BYOD’s missed possibilities

![](http://www.thomasduryea.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/LLCTXImage.png “L&LCTXImage”) So, you’ve dismissed the BYO revolution as fad. That, or you believe that BYO will cost too much to support. That you shouldn’t do however is throw the baby out with the bath water. You’ll still find a lot of value in the policies and systems that have been coming through the pipe ...

Finding trust among the cloud craze

![](http://www.thomasduryea.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/Wow.jpg “Wow”) The cloud remains the trend of the moment. Almost every new technology product that launches is ‘based in the cloud’, ‘cloud ready’ or ‘cloud compatible’. The word is used by almost every technology company to describe how their product is now based in some far away data centre. But while technology companies continue ...

Thomas Duryea Consulting Listed Among Top Finalists for the 2012 Microsoft Desktop Partner of the Year Award

![](http://www.thomasduryea.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/EmailSig.png “EmailSig”) Melbourne, Australia — June 25, 2012 — Today, Thomas Duryea Consulting announced it has been selected as a finalist for the Microsoft Desktop Partner of the Year Award. The award caps a strong year of growth for the IT infrastructure provider with the company aggressively hiring, boosting head count to over 100 staff, ...

Microsoft Management Summit 2012 – Final Update

![](http://www.thomasduryea.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/mms2012im-300×118.png “mms2012im”) Hello from the MMS 2012 in Las Vegas! As the Microsoft Management Summit for 2012 draws to a close I thought I’d share some of the features of the now rebranded ‘Windows Server 2012′ (previously Windows Server 8). Windows Server 2012 will be released this year with Microsoft serious about Virtualisation and Private ...