New! MDT 2012 Now Available for Download!

If you are deploying Windows 7 or thinking about it make sure you check out the details below about the new version of the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2012! Released on April 17th, Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2012 offers tools that help you personalize and enhance your deployment experience, regardless of installation strategy: Lite-Touch, Zero-Touch, or…


Microsoft Security Bulletin: April 2012 Release

This month the magic number is 6!  Please see below details of this month’s security bulletin release. What is the purpose of this alert? This alert is to provide you with an overview of the new security bulletin(s) being released on April 10, 2012. Security bulletins are released monthly to resolve critical problem vulnerabilities. New…


Upcoming IT Camps: Please Register Now!

Myself and Andrew will be running a number of IT Camps around the country in the coming weeks and the next round will focus on Consumerization of IT and Microsoft Private Cloud technologies.  Check out all the details below and make sure you register for the event in your city. Join your peers for a…


Microsoft IT Showcase: New Articles Published

Recently our IT Showcase team has published a bunch of new articles on how we are driving efficiency using new technologies.  Check them out below. Deploying FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint quickly and reliably returns highly relevant results across thousands of sites and documents. FAST also enables applications…


Microsoft Security Bulletin: March 2012 Release

This month we have 6 new security bulletins and 1 new security advisory that you need to apply in your environments.  Please see all the details below. What is the purpose of this alert? This alert is to provide you with an overview of the new security bulletin(s) being released on March 13, 2012. Security…


Microsoft Security Bulletin: February 2012 Release

Please see details below of the security bulletin being released today and make sure you apply these updates where it makes sense in your environment. What is the purpose of this alert? This alert is to provide you with an overview of the new security bulletin(s) being released on February 14, 2012. Security bulletins are…


Microsoft Trustworthy Computing Initiative: Ten Years On!

It’s hard to believe that ten years ago today Bill Gates sent out a memo announcing the Microsoft Trustworthy Computing Initiative.  The goal of this initiative was to ensure that the technology we use every day is as reliable as the electricity that powers your home and business.  Around this time there were a series…


Microsoft Security Bulletin: January 2012 Release!

It’s that time again.  Please see below the first security bulletin for the year. What is the purpose of this alert? This alert is to provide you with an overview of the new security bulletin(s) being released on January 10, 2012. Security bulletins are released monthly to resolve critical problem vulnerabilities. New Security Bulletins Microsoft…


Microsoft IT Showcase: New Content Available this month..

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,…


TechNet Magazine: December 2011 Edition Out Now!

The December 2011 edition of TechNet Magazine is out now and features heavily on Windows 7.  This is becoming a theme with the last couple of issues of the magazine which is good to see because it can be a daunting task just understanding all the tools currently available for deploying Windows 7.  Check out…