December giveaways:. a five-book Microsoft library (worth $240) and a $2,995 Microsoft training course

We have a great set of giveaways to offer Microsoft Subnet readers as a special holiday thank you.

* Win a free training course worth up to $2,995 from Global Knowledge, a Microsoft Subnet learning partner. Click here for entry details.

Plus, check out these blogs exclusively hosted by Microsoft Subnet and written by Global Knowledge trainers:

  • Glenn Weadock: Windows Server 2008
  • Brian Egler: SQL Server Strategies
  • Randy Muller: All About Microsoft Certifications

    We are excited to announce that our publishing partner, Pearson Education, is generously supplying a five-book Microsoft library to five lucky readers in this month's book giveaway. Click here for entry details.

    The library is comprised of the following books:

  • 1. The Complete Guide to Windows Server 2008 by John Savill, published Oct 1, 2008 by Addison-Wesley Professional (a $59.99 value);

    2. Silverlight 2 Unleashed by Laurent Bugnion, published Oct 15, 2008 by Sams ( $49.99 value);

    3. Windows Communication Foundation 3.5 Unleashed, 2nd Edition Craig McMurty, Nigel Watling, Matt Winkler, Marc Mercuri published Oct 7, 2008 by Sams (a $49.99 value);

    4. Sams Teach Yourself SharePoint 2007 in 24 Hours: Using Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 by Mike Walsh, published Sep 24, 2008 by Sams (a $29.99 value);

    5. Windows PowerShell 2.0 Unleashed by Tyson Kopczynski, Pete Handley, and Marco Shaw, published Dec. 5, by Sams (a 49.99 value). Be sure to check out Tyson Kopczynski's blog on Microsoft Subnet where he discusses PowerShell (including posting great free scripts for you to use), security and crazy Japanese technology. (Tyson has recently relocated to Japan.)

    Plus, don't forget to check out the great giveaways offered by our sister site, Cisco Subnet.

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