Happy New Year everyone! A bunch of new content has come out from the Microsoft IT Showcase team. Check it out below..
How Microsoft IT Centralized Disaster Recovery
Microsoft IT developed their solution for Disaster Recovery (DR) in the datacentre. This will give a good overview of how we created our DR strategy, the architecture, program management behind it, some of best practices/lessons learned and governance which drives our day to day operations.
Deploying Active Directory Rights Management Services at Microsoft
At Microsoft, sensitive business information in e-mail and business documents was at risk of exposure to unauthorized users. Microsoft IT implemented AD DS so that authors could use Microsoft Office and SharePoint Server to restrict access to confidential data.
Improving Desktop Performance with the Risk and Health Assessment Program for Windows Desktop
For Premier customers, Microsoft offers a variety of risk and health assessment tools and programs to help you maximize your Microsoft investment, reduce business risks and gain critical insights into the health of your environment. Today, the programs include Windows Desktop, SQL Server, Active Directory, SharePoint Server and Exchange Server. Learn how Microsoft IT is leveraging these programs to improve the health of its environment.
Microsoft IT Uses AppLocker to Help Secure Windows 7 Clients
AppLocker is a feature of Windows 7 and Windows 2008 R2 that maintains legal and security obligations to prevent the execution of unwanted applications on domain-joined devices. Unauthorized Peer 2 Peer (P2P) applications within the Microsoft infrastructure are strictly prohibited by the Microsoft Information Security General Use Standard. Microsoft is currently blocking Unauthorized P2P on the network edge/proxy. This Group Policy setting extends the protection to machines on the corporate network.