1:Many and Practice Accelerators for January 2013

  Wishing you all a very Happy and Prosperous New Year 2013! This is the first of a series of articles which we have planned to publish every month. This article contains the list of 1:Many sessions and Practice Accelerator workshops which we have scheduled EXCLUSIVELY for partners on a monthly basis, so that partners… Read more

Step by Step guide to lower Active Directory Functional Level

    Newest member in the A-Team, Aman Sahota, gives us insights on some simple, yet important steps in Active Directory management. In Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012, you can lower the Forest and Domain functional level from 2012 to 2008 R2, or from 2008 R2 to 2008. But you cannot lower… Read more

Changes in App-V 5.0, MDOP 2012 now available!

MDOP 2012 is now available with an upgrade on all the products present in the suite. The download for the product suite can be found here. The most popular product in MDOP suite is App-V, and with MDOP 2012, App-V 5.0 is getting released. It has undergone a lot of advancements. Let’s try and list… Read more

New features in System Center 2012 SP1 (Part 2 of 2)

New features in System Center 2012 SP1 (Part 2 of 2)   Continuing from the previous post, Nikunj completes the feature description in this post for the remaining 3 products, SCVMM, SCOM, App Controller. The link for the first part can be found here: New features in System Center 2012 SP1 (Part 1 of 2) 5…. Read more

New features in System Center 2012 SP1 (Part 1 of 2)

New features in System Center 2012 SP1 (Part 1 of 2)    Today the A-team will like to discuss the new features of System Center 2012 SP1 which is in Beta right now. Nikunj Kansara, takes the responsibility of taking us through the SC2012 SP1 products. In this 2 part series of blog posts, we… Read more

Data Classification Toolkit for Windows Server 2012 now available

The Solution Accelerators team has announced Data Classification Toolkit for Windows Server 2012. This toolkit allows you to streamline your compliance efforts with new features from the Data Classification Toolkit for Windows Server 2012. Identify, classify, and protect data in your private cloud. Quickly identify and classify low business impact (LBI) data for potential movement to a… Read more

Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 Beta

  Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 Beta is now available for download on the Microsoft Download center. This is one of the most awaited update as this brings in enhancement on multi-platform support , Windows 8 support and many other features. Configuration Manager SP1 enhancements include: Deployment and management of Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012… Read more

Transition from Small Business Server to Standard Windows Server

  Transition from Small Business Server to Standard Windows Server These steps are applicable for transition from all the versions of Small Business Server to Windows Server 2008/ 2008 R2/ 2012. Note: The Transition Pack which was used previously for same is no more available. Transition Process: 1. To ensure a seamless Transition we need… Read more

Nokia 820 and 920 launch

Nokia today, released 2 Windows Phone 8, Nokia 820 and 920. Some of the amazing features of these phones are ClearBlack technology, Carl Zeiss lens, PureView and PureMotion HD+.   Check out the Windows Phone Team Blog here.   Check out the Nokia 820 and 920 video here.   – A-Team… Read more