Announced Changes to Office and Windows servicing and support – Part 2

In the first post of this series I focused on some of the top Office questions and concerns I was seeing, now it’s time to take a closer look at some of the Windows announcements that were included, or more specifically, the Windows 10 Enterprise and Windows 10 Enterprise announcements that were made. The main…

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Updates to WSUS/WU Dual Scan on Windows 10 1607

One of the scenarios we are often asked about at the events we support is “why are my Windows 10 clients going to Windows Update instead of WSUS?”, and previously I’ve pointed people to the Demystifying “Dual Scan” post from the WSUS Product Team Blog. They’ve just put up a new post Improving Dual Scan on…


Upcoming Windows 10 Training Events In Sydney And Perth

The Microsoft Australia Partner Readiness team have lined up two 3-day Windows 10 training events in Sydney and Perth for April 2017. Windows 10 Technical Series Training 4th – 6th April 2017 | 8:30am – 5:00pm, GMT+10:00 (Australia/Sydney) 10th – 12th April 2017 | 8:30am – 5:00pm, GMT+08:00 (Australia/Perth) Level: 300 Target Product: Windows Audience:…


Ignite Australia 2017 Post Even Session Recommendations For OEM and System Builder Partners – Windows 10 Part 2

Last week I posted about the first wave of recordings from Ignite Australia 2017, including Windows 10 related sessions. Now that more of the recordings have been published, it’s time for part 2 of the Windows 10 sessions. The sessions below cover a variety of scenarios for customers of different sizes, so hopefully there are…


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 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…


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…


Express Deployment Tool (EDT) for Windows 10 Webinars

Microsoft is pleased to announce the upcoming Express Deployment Tool (EDT) for Windows 10 Training Webinar presented by the OEM Technical Services Quick Response team. The new EDT enables improved image management and provides one tool for customizations, deployment, and offline servicing. It integrates pulling in driver updates and the preinstallation of Office 2016 and…


Refreshed Windows 10 Deployment and Management Lab Kit Now Available

As I alluded to in a recent post, a new release of the Windows 10 Deployment and Management Lab Kit has been made available. It’s been updated with Windows 10 Enterprise 1607 and Windows ADK 1607, and has new labs covering Windows Information Protection and Upgrade Analytics. Here’s more information from the TechNet Evaluation Center….

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Windows 10 Device Roadshow in October across Australia

As an extension to the Windows Server 2016/Hybrid Cloud and OEM/SBC sessions that are running over the next few weeks, there is also the Windows 10 Pro session that I’ll be running in the afternoon for System Builders and OEM Reseller partners. Here’s the info from Cassie who has organised these… With the dramatic new…