Microsoft Intune: Windows 10 Modern Management In The Azure Portal

Managing Windows 10 Pro client devices via Mobile Device Management is one of the topics we will be focusing on over the coming months, and am important update is in preview right now in the Azure portal. Intune has traditionally been managed through a Silverlight based console is a web browser, or alternatively via integration with…


Windows Server 2016 Courses On Microsoft Virtual Academy

Recently we’ve been getting requests from partners who are looking for Windows Server 2016 training material so they can use some of the downtime over the holiday break to ramp up their skills, so here are list of the courses that are available on Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA). What’s New in Windows Server 2016 Course…


Windows 10 Deployment And Management Lab Kit December 2016 Update

Head on over to the TechNet Evaluation Center to grab the latest release of the Windows 10 Deployment and Management Lab Kit, which provides you with a hands-on lab environment for evaluating the latest Microsoft products and tools available for managing your Windows 10 deployment. The kit includes: Lab environment The lab includes the latest evaluation…


Azure AD Connect Now Supported On Windows Server 2016

Another update for Windows Server 2016 compatibility – you can now download install Microsoft Azure Active Directory Connect with Windows Server 2016 as a supported platform. Details Version: 1.1.371.0 File Name: AzureADConnect.msi Date Published: 12/7/2016 File Size: 78.1 MB Integrating your on-premises directories with Azure AD makes your users more productive by providing a common identity…


Azure Site Recovery support for Windows Server 2016

One of the themes of the last roadshow we did was hybrid cloud with Windows Server 2016, and one of the things I wanted to show was Azure Site Recovery running on a Windows Server 2016 host with VMs. Unfortunately we were a little too early out of the gate, so instead I had to…


EMS Partner Training Events Coming Q1 2017

At the recent OEM roadshow I highlighted some of the mobility enhancements in Windows 10, which weren’t very well known amongst those in attendance. If you are interested in learning more about Microsoft’s mobility technologies, take a look below. This year’s EMS training courses have all been booked out, but the long waiting lists for…


Windows 10 Tech Series For Australian Partners

If you are attending the Sydney event make sure you let me know, I can’t make the first two days as I’ll be wrapping up an EMS training event, but I will be there on day 3.   You are invited to enroll in the Windows Tech Series training course. Building on deployment, management and…


Download The Windows 10 ADK Preview Build 14965

If you are trying to stay a step ahead of the public releases of the Windows ADK, and you haven’t done so already, sign up for the Windows Insider Preview so that you not only get early access to new Windows 10 builds, but you can also grab early releases of the Windows ADK as…


Download Certification Test Tool for Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V Linux Virtual Machines

Use this test tool to validate application compatibility and certify your Linux Virtual Machine application for Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V certified logo, or alternately to test your customer’s third party applications and line of business applications. The Certification Test Tool for Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V Linux Virtual Machine is designed to help test your Linux…


Certification Test Tool Preview for Windows Server 2016

A preview of the Certification Test Tool for Windows Server 2016 available now, you can download it here. Those of you getting ready to start deploying Windows Server 2016 into your customer environments might be interested in what the tool provides. While you may not necessarily be interested in the logo certification elements of the tool,…