Learn Infrastructure from Microsoft Consultants

Microsoft Consultants really know their stuff when it comes to technology and the guys I know in the Infrastructure side of things are at the top of their game!  So when they told me they were doing some TechNet Webasts throughout August to December – I had to let you know. You can register here…

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Bill and Steve at D6 with Windows 7 Touch

I’ve refrained from posting anything about Windows 7 until now but it seems that this week the lid was lifted – albeit only a fraction – on what you might be in store for with the next version of Windows.  Steve S gave an interview where he danced around release dates and features and functionality…

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Vista and Office 2007 Technet Deployment - Why and How

If you have a Microsoft licensing agreement * there are resources you already have to help explain why and how you can effectively deploy Windows Vista and Office 2007 in your organisation.  Following on from a successful event last year on this topic and as a result of further requests for the need to explain…

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Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2008

Microsoft last week made available its set of IT deployment tools and practices called Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2008. The solution is designed to help IT personnel install Microsoft operating systems and solutions across servers. It helps IT automate desktop installations within an organization. MDT is the successor to Business Desktop Deployment (BDD) 2007. MDT…

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Get to a Windows Server 2008 Launch Event

Yesterday we launched Windows Server 2008 – congrats to the whole team!  Now you have the opportunity to find out all about it at a TechNet event at venues up and down the UK.  Here are the details: TechNet 2008 Launch Roadshow Following the 2008 Launch event in Birmingham on 19th March, TechNet will be…

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Vista makes deployment and management easier

Today sees the launch of Windows Server 2008 and the campaign we’re pushing out into market is one of turning IT guys and girls into heroes within their companies.  Don’t get it? Imagine turning the perception of your IT department as a cost centre and a black hole for budget into one of delivering true…

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New Solution Accelerators

Check these out for tools and guidance on rolling out Microsoft technology in the most efficient and quick ways: New Microsoft Operations Framework (MOF) Foundation Certification A new MOF Foundation exam and certification is now available through the Examination Institute for Information Science (EXIN). The new exam is an improved and updated version of the…

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USMT gets a GUI wrapper

The User State Migration Tool (USMT) is what you use to move lots of users from one operating system to another.  It moves files and settings from their old PC to their new one with the minimum of fuss and is a great tool to use when implementing your Vista deployment! One drawback is that…

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New Deployment training (BDD v3)

We are pleased to announce the new Desktop Deployment Planning Services Readiness (BDD v3) Workshop for partners. · Duration : 4 Days · Cost: £400 · No of Deliveries in H1 – 4 (First date on 25th September)– with more planned if demand outstrips supply! Technologies & Products used during the course User State Migration…

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Learn how to efficiently deploy Vista and Office 2007 in your business

One of the things that I spend much of time talking to partners about is how to use the excellent tools and resources available to them so that they can turn their deployment of Vista and Office 2007 into a efficient, cost effective operation. IT can be the competitive differentiation between you and the next…

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