Windows Server 2003 Migration Resources!

It’s hard to believe that it's been 12 years since we released Windows Server 2003!  On March 28th 2003 I received a ship-it award for the role I played in helping to make Windows Server 2003 ready for enterprise customers.  We did a lot of work around reliability, setup and performance inside Microsoft IT to…

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Microsoft Security Bulletin: February 2015 Release!

Welcome to another round of security updates! Please see the table for this month's list of updates that you need to consider in your environments. Bulletin ID Bulletin Title and Executive Summary Maximum Severity Rating and Vulnerability Impact Restart Requirement Affected Software MS15-009 Security Update for Internet Explorer (3034682)This security update resolves one publicly disclosed…

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Microsoft Security Bulletin: December 2014 Release!

Welcome to yet another month of updates!  It’s pretty busy with quite a few updates this time around to keep you cracking up until the holiday break.  As things tend to wind down over the holiday break it’s a good time to make sure your servers and devices are up to date.  Please see the…

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Microsoft Security Bulletin: November 2014 Release!

Welcome to another month of updates!  This month there are quite a number of updates to consider so check out the table below and apply these where needed. Bulletin ID Bulletin Title and Executive Summary Maximum Severity Rating and Vulnerability Impact Restart Requirement Affected Software MS14-064 Vulnerabilities in Windows OLE Could Allow Remote Code Execution…

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Introducing The Microsoft Cloud Platform System!

This was significant enough to warrant a blog post.  In fact out of the recent announcements we made this week is the one that stands out to me.  A cloud in a box system powered by Dell and using the Microsoft software stack to get you up and running with an on-premises cloud.  Check out…

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Microsoft Security Bulletin: October 2014 Release!

Welcome to another set of updates for you to consider in your environments.  Sorry I’m a bit late with this one but here it is anyway. Bulletin ID Bulletin Title and Executive Summary Maximum Severity Rating and Vulnerability Impact Restart Requirement Affected Software MS14-056 Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2987107) This security update resolves…

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TechNet Live! Recording: System Center 2012 R2: Infrastructure Provisioning and Management

To continue this series this is the first of the System Center 2012 R2 sessions in our series.  This session will cover the following: Windows Server has introduced many new benefits, and System Center can take advantage of these. Gaining operational efficiencies and savings, you will be able to create and manage networking across your…

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Microsoft Security Bulletin: July 2014 Release

Welcome to the first security bulletin of the new financial year!  The table below list the updates in order of severity.  Please make sure you check them out and apply to your environments as necessary. Bulletin ID Bulletin Title and Executive Summary Maximum Severity Rating and Vulnerability Impact Restart Requirement Affected Software MS14-037 Cumulative Security…

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Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 9.1 Available Now!

As you have probably guessed based on previous posts that I’m a big fan of the MAP Toolkit as a planning and deployment tool for enterprise deployments.  Below are details of the latest release for you to download and use. This release of the MAP Toolkit helps increase the agility and cost effectiveness of deploying…

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Jump Start: Migrating Legacy Windows Server to Windows Server 2012 R2 and Microsoft Azure!

Our very own Andrew McMurray is running a jump start on migrating off old versions on Windows Server.  If you have older versions on Windows Server then you won’t want to miss this event.  Check out all the details below and how to register. Migrating Legacy Windows Server to 2012 R2 and Microsoft Azure Out…

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