This post provides a list of free TechNet Resources.
1. TechNet Flash newsletter
The biweekly TechNet Flash IT newsletter delivers the latest IT news, security bulletins, product updates, event announcements, and more, making it easy for you to stay in the know.
You can sign up here for either HTML or text format.
2. How Do I Videos
These short 10- to 15-minute videos focus on specific tasks and show you how to accomplish them step-by-step using Microsoft products and technologies.
3. TechNet Magazine
This is a Magazine for IT Pros.
4. Microsoft Server Quest
Fun game that tests your IT skills.
Career and Learning
1. Microsoft Thrive
Resources for managing your IT Career.
2. Are you Certifiable
Fun game that tests your IT Knowledge.
TechNet Webcasts are 60-to-90–minute live broadcasts featuring interactive technical presentations, product demonstrations, and question-and-answer sessions presented by an expert on Microsoft technology, the industry, or both.
4. TechNet Podcasts
Listen to Microsoft webcast and media content whenever and wherever you want. You can stream or download these audio podcasts on your favorite podcast software or mobile device.
Additional IT Pro Specific Resources
1. Virtual Labs
Quickly evaluate and test Microsoft’s newest server products through a series of guided, hands-on labs you can complete in 90 minutes or less.
2. eLearning Snacks
Learning Snacks are short, interactive presentations about popular topics created by Microsoft Learning experts.
3. TechNet Forums
Answers from the community on a variety of topics.
4. TechNet Radio
TechNet Radio is an Internet radio show with content for IT professionals. It features the latest information from Microsoft insiders and industry luminaries, as well as profiles of leading companies.
5. Security Intelligence Report
The Microsoft Security Intelligence Report (SIR) provides an in-depth perspective on the changing threat landscape including software vulnerability disclosures and exploits, malicious software (malware), and potentially unwanted software.
6. TechNet Product Downloads
TechNet offers you a robust evaluation experience through downloadable beta and trial software.
7. TechNet Edge
TechNet Edge is a place where IT professionals go to get the inside scoop on the latest and greatest technologies.
Artemakis Artemiou is a Senior SQL Server Architect, Author, a 9 Times Microsoft Data Platform MVP (2009-2018) and a Udemy Instructor. He has over 15 years of experience in the IT industry in various roles. Artemakis is the founder of SQLNetHub and TechHowTos.com. Artemakis is the creator of the well-known software tools Snippets Generator and DBA Security Advisor. Also, he is the author of many eBooks on SQL Server. Artemakis currently serves as the President of the Cyprus .NET User Group (CDNUG) and the International .NET Association Country Leader for Cyprus (INETA). Moreover, Artemakis teaches on Udemy, you can check his courses here.