Tips and Tools for Deploying Windows 7 Part 2–Application Compatibility

Like everyone else, you love Windows 7 and can’t wait to get it deployed throughout your organization. Let’s take a look at the many tips and tools available today to ease your burden of deployment. I have broken it down into several steps (or categories of steps). While writing all of this, it became obvious…


Tips and Tools for Deploying Windows 7 Part 1–Planning and Pre-Deployment Remediation

Like everyone else, you love Windows 7 and can’t wait to get it deployed throughout your organization. Let’s take a look at the many tips and tools available today to ease your burden of deployment. I have broken it down into several steps (or categories of steps). While writing all of this, it became obvious…

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Windows Server 2008 R2 Poster

Similar to the Hyper-V Architecture Poster, the Windows Server 2008 R2 Components Poster is a great visual tool to help in the understanding of the key features and components of Windows Server 2008 R2.  It graphically depicts key Windows Server 2008 R2 components including: Active Directory Domain Services  Hyper-V Internet Information Services (IIS)  Remote Desktop…


SharePoint Saturday Boston Managing and Monitoring SharePoint using System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2

The community event SharePoint Saturday Boston is complete and it was a great show.  We had over 300 people in attendance and an incredible speaker lineup. The attendees I spoke to really appreciated the event and the content.  Much praise was given to Geoff Varosky, Talbott Crowell and others for doing the legwork to put…


Configure Email or Instant Message (IM) Alert Notification in System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 (SCOM)

From SharePoint Saturday Boston Question and Answer on my session Managing and Monitoring SharePoint 2010 with Operations Manager 2007 R2.   “How to configure Email or IM alerting in System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 (SCOM)” To send notifications of alerts, Operations Manager 2007 can use a variety of mechanisms, such as e-mail, instant message, short…

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Management and Security on Tap – Changes To Technology Focus Area For New Fiscal Year

     A New Way Of Doing Business 🙂 I am an IT Pro Evangelist in the US East Region (Developer and Platform Evangelism [DPE]).  Starting FY11 (July 2010) we are changing our way of doing business so ITE’s (that’s me) are going to be focusing on specific product areas and I am chartered with…


Call for Speakers Windows Server Saturday Boston 17 July 2010

  EVENT CANCELLED!!!!   Sorry All,  could not get enough speakers lined up!   I am experimenting with a Community Windows Server Saturday event in Boston.  I am looking for speakers from the community to help with the event logistics, promotion as well as speakers.  I have the venue locked.  It will be in the Cambridge…

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Virtualization Webcast for All IT Pros – Online Training – What You Need To Know About The Hottest Virtualization Topics

Our team of IT Pro Evangelists including: Kevin Remde, Matt Hester, Chris Avis, Chris Henley, and Yung Chou is getting ready to start delivering a 20-part webcast series on Microsoft Virtualization Solutions on January 14, 2009. The objectives of this series are not only to help you develop technical depth on various virtualization solutions with…

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