Application Approval Workflow in System Center 2012 – When and how to use it (Part I)

Application Approval Workflow in System Center 2012 When and How to use it (Part I) The following blog is about the experience of one of the A-Team members, Anil Malekani, while working with the partner. He was configuring Application Approval Workflow and was successful in implementing it. The post is divided into two parts. The… Read more

Windows PowerShell commandlets for System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager

The newest member on the A-Team, Dhanraj, takes the stage to give us some insight on SCOM and Windows PowerShell. Windows PowerShell is Microsoft’s task automation and configuration management framework, consisting of a command-line shell and associated scripting language built on the .NET Framework. PowerShell provides full access to COM and WMI, enabling administrators to… Read more

Coming Soon – Virtual Partner Tech Days

  Join us for another Advanced Enablement Series for our Partners. This series will help you learn the technical modules required for your Microsoft Certification. The sessions are focused on multiple workloads like App Dev, Datacenter, Content & Collaboration, Unified Communication and Dynamics. . Who should attend this workshop?   Experienced Architects, Administrators, Consultants and… Read more

Microsoft Azure network security

Azure network security Windows Azure network security white paper : http://azure.microsoft.com/blog/2014/01/07/new-windows-azure-network-security-whitepaper/ (all that you need is mentioned in white paper based on scenarios) Few related blogs on azure network security http://blogs.technet.com/b/canitpro/archive/2013/10/29/set-by-step-setting-up-network-access-control-lists-acls-in-azure.aspx http://blogs.msdn.com/b/walterm/archive/2014/04/22/windows-azure-paas-acls-are-here.aspx (PaaS) Azure Security Overview http://www.microsoftvirtualacademy.com/training-courses/windows-azure-security-overview#fbid=UOvc-8teY10 Azure Overview for IT pros http://www.microsoftvirtualacademy.com/training-courses/windows-azure-for-it-pros-jump-start Creating ACL’s – PowerShell http://blogs.technet.com/b/heyscriptingguy/archive/2013/08/31/weekend-scripter-creating-acls-for-windows-azure-endpoints-part-1-of-2.aspx http://blogs.technet.com/b/heyscriptingguy/archive/2013/09/01/weekend-scripter-creating-acls-for-windows-azure-endpoints-part-2-of-2.aspx http://blogs.technet.com/b/heyscriptingguy/archive/2013/09/18/creating-acls-for-windows-azure-endpoints.aspx Good read (blog on Microsoft… Read more

Upcoming Engagements for Partners in Core Infrastructure

Upcoming Engagements for Partners in Core Infrastructure   “We’re building a cloud where you decide where and how you want to go to the cloud. As long as you have Active Directory completely deployed, and System Center completely deployed, you can really leverage the common technologies that we have across identity, virtualization, management, and development…. Read more

Forefront online protection for Exchange (FOPE) encryption and Zero download Manager

Forefront online protection for Exchange (FOPE) encryption and Zero download Manager The Security Specialist of our A-Team, Mohamed Rafeeq, takes on the challenge to give an insight on the important segments of E-mail hosted solution from Microsoft. 1. What is FOPE? 2. What is FOPE encryption? What is FOPE? Hosted service that will scan your… Read more

Understanding Windows 8 Client Hyper-V

Understanding Windows 8 Client Hyper-V   The Windows guy in the team, Yash Tolia, will be our guy for the discussions on the new Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012. Here, he is going to discuss the new features of Windows 8, starting with Client Hyper-V. Remember the good old days of using Windows XP… 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

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

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