Windows 10 Security AMA

Interested in some of the additional capabilities that Windows 10 offers through the Windows 10 Enterprise E3 and E5 offerings? This Ask Microsoft Anything in the early AM in Australia on June 22nd covers security technologies in Windows 10, including some only found in Enterprise. Join this “Ask Microsoft Anything” (AMA) event to get answers…

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Windows Server Semi-Annual Channel Releases

One of the things that was part of the launch roadshow we ran late last year for Windows Server 2016 was the discussion around the requirement for Nano Server in production environments needing Software Assurance coverage alongside the base OEM license. This was driven through the need for new capabilities to be rolled into Nano…


Azure Backup Enhancements For Windows Server

A recent announcement from the Azure team at Microsoft was preview support for backing up the Windows Server System State to Azure with Azure Backup.  It integrates with Windows Server Backup to allow ease of use for those of you already familiar with the Windows Server Backup tool. It’s available in preview right now for…


Microsoft Windows In Education Resources

Last month I was busy running* around Australia with two different events, one with a Microsoft partner, the other with the Microsoft Education team, where the new education focused releases from Microsoft were being discussed. At both events Windows 10 S was an often discussed topic, and other newly launched technologies including Intune for Education was the…


Upcoming Webinar Windows 10 Deployment Tips From Microsoft IT

Next week Microsoft IT will be hosting a webinar on their experiences with rolling out Windows 10 and the lessons they have learned. If you are involved in deployments that are large or small in size, there will be some great information shared to help you understand how to approach deployments. Have you ever wondered…


Windows Server 2016 Essentials Videos

Over on the OEMTV channel on channel9.msdn.com there are a couple of recent videos covering Windows Server 2016 Essentials. Get the Lowdown on Windows Server 2016 Essentials This video will get you up to speed all things Windows Server 2016 Essentials. It covers who should use Essentials edition, scenarios it is good for, organizational sizing considerations,…


Windows 10 S Resources

This is part three in the series of posts related to roadshow questions we are currently getting, this time round though it’s two concurrently running roadshows that have Windows 10 S as a common denominator. Below you will find links to the currently available official documentation on Windows 10 S, as well as one of…


Resources For CPU Compatibility With Different Windows Versions

As per the previous post, we are currently on a roadshow where we are getting plenty of questions, so I’m putting some of the resources into the blog posts so that I’ve got a single location to point people to. Today’s post focuses on CPU compatibility for different Windows editions. “The processor is not supported…


Windows 10 Update Resources

We are currently supporting a partner’s national event series, and one of the questions that came up repeatedly was around controlling updates with Windows 10 including changes with the Creators Update. This is something that has been enhanced with each release of Windows 10, and here are some resources that should help to address some of…


Administrative Templates (.admx) for Windows 10 Creators Update

Just a quick post as a follow up to some discussions held earlier this week at an event, there were a few questions around the availability of the .admx files for 1703. You can download them here. System Requirements Supported Operating System Windows 10 , Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012,…