Archive for September, 2010
Congratulations! You have been selected to participate in Tech·Ed Europe 2010 as a Microsoft Product Expert in the Technical Learning Center (TLC).
That was the words, from Microsoft, in the mail I’ve just received.
Last year in Berlin, was my first time as a Microsoft Product Expert (Ask the Experts), and I’m really looking forward to get the chance again. So if you get the time, please drop by the System Center Configuration Manager booth, and talk to us
See you in Berlin!
Call for Session topics is now public. If you ever wanted to present at MMS here is your chance! There is no telling what might be selected or not so make your topic interesting that could fill a room. Maybe it is an introduction to a topic or a deep dive. Everything is needed. “Real World” experiences are the greatest draws because the audience can relate to you.
If you are selected then you will receive the following accommodations:
Free speaker registration for the event 4 nights’ hotel accommodation during the event Access to the on-site speaker lounge at the event An opportunity to take More >
P2V Migration adds documentation and support of System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Zero Touch Installation!0
What is better than spending a moment to kick off a completely automated process to redeliver an existing operating system as a virtual machine within a new build of Windows 7?
Answer: Making the entire process "zero touch" without necessitating a visit to the target computer or manually initiating the migration!
P2V Migration for Software Assurance can now be implemented using System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Operating System Deployment as well as native Lite Touch Installation with the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010. Computer refresh, replace and restore task sequence templates More >
Microsoft has announced that starting in October, small businesses can begin using Microsoft Security Essentials on up to 10 PCs in their company at NO COST to provide them with protection from viruses, spyware and other malicious threats. Prior to this licensing change, Microsoft Security Essentials was offered free for consumer use only.
The announcement posted on Eric Ligman’s blog this morning:
The Adobe Flash Player team has just released a new SCUP catalog. The catalog contains the newest update for the Adobe Flash Player 10.1.
This catalog should be available from the Microsoft Partner catalog soon, but in the interim you can find it here.
Warning: this is a Level 500+ session!
http://youtu.be/qjWmqdjZSdY (Alex Verkinderen & Paul Loonen)
Keep up to date with the recent KB articles for System Center Configuration Manager 2007
System Center Configuration Manager 2007: http://support.microsoft.com/common/rss.aspx?rssid=12769
System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R2: http://support.microsoft.com/common/rss.aspx?rssid=13876
It looks like the guys over at SCUG.dk have arranged yet another exiting event – http://scug.dk/content/SystemCenterUserGroupMeeting-November2010.aspx.
Pretty interesting names on the speaker list, Wally Mead & Johan Arwidmark.
Relaying on this as hopefully some of you can help the System Center Research Team:
“The System Center Research Team is conducting a study to understand the effect of cloud computing on how enterprise level IT departments structure their work. To that end, we would like to extend a request for participation in brief phone interviews to talk about your IT department and company as it migrates to the cloud (public and/or private). If you’re willing to participate, we would be able to provide gratuity. Please send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com if you are interested in More >
Microsoft has released a Forefront Protection Server Management Console 2010 Hands-On Lab. This is the next version of Forefront Server Security Management Console that is used to manage your Forefront Protection for Exchange and SharePoint 2010 servers. This lab gives you a preview of the product so you can get your hands on it and give us early feedback. For an overview of the product and release see the Live Meeting recording (https://connect.microsoft.com/forefrontsecurity/Downloads/DownloadDetails.aspx?DownloadID=30751).
Please check out the announcement on Connect for more information More >