Upcoming MDOP Webcast Featuring Northeastern University

If you are a College/University and are interested to find out how one of your peers uses the MDOP (specifically SoftGrid), you may want to tune in to this webcast being held November 28:  http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032356258&EventCategory=2&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US Here is the abstract: IT spends tremendous time and money dealing with application compatibility issues during time-sensitive deployments and updates,…

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DCM Config Packs are coming…

Keep watching this link:  https://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/scp/configmgr07.aspx… DCM Config Packs for SCCM 2007 have already been posted and rumor has it there will be DOZENS more in the next few weeks!!!

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OpsMgr 2007 SP1 RC1 Now Available on Connect…

SP1 for OpsMgr 2007 has been released in RC-1 form as of this weekend.  Go to http://connect.microsoft.com to register and download!  Click the ‘My Participation’ link and search for the ‘System Center Operations and Service Management’ link in the list…

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And the Exchange 2007 MP for OpsMgr 2007 is….

…NOW AVAILABLE:  http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=1A83E112-8677-4E03-83C3-F1B7EBFC3A4B&displaylang=en   Oh and the first official OpsMgr Resource Kit utility to now available for download.  Maybe now I can stop handing out these handy utilities on a reactive basis now!!

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For those who can’t wait for SoftGrid 4.5 to ‘Machine Target’ their Apps…

And for those who cannot wait for SoftGrid 4.5 to ‘Machine Target’ and/or the upcoming MSI Utility described in my blog entry below simply does not meet their requirements (maybe because you don’t like the fact you lose on-demand streaming and such), here is one way to get this to target systems. Coming off of…

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Announcing the ‘Windows Installer Utility for MSFT Application Virtualization’ (and why you should care)

Today we made a fairly subtle announcement around a little utility due to release later this calendar year which I think many customers looking at application virtualization options (i.e. SoftGrid) are really going to find awesome.  We have gone public with our plans to offer a utility which will allow you to convert existing or new…

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Multicast OS Deployments – At Last (and in-the-box with Windows Server 2008)

One of the gazillion new and improved features of the soon to be released Windows Server 2008 is that we now have the ability to perform enhanced multicasting when deploying OS images right out of the box.  The new Windows Deployment Services (WDS) will now support an enhanced multicast feature which will allow you to…

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Let the good times roll – SCCM 2007 has RTM’d!!!

You can now download evaluation bits of ConfigMgr 2007 RTM here:  http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=23945ee2-bd1e-4bd8-a5fa-3e846fd8bd49&DisplayLang=en   GA is slated for November 1.

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Filtering out what gets sent to the ACS Database

I have had more then a few of my (mostly HED) customers ask whether or not it is possible to limit the type of security events that land into the ACS DB.  For anyone has ever used any kind of system whether homegrown or otherwise to collect security events from a very busy domain controller with…

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Snazzy new banner on my blog…

For those of you visiting this blog versus aggregating from an RSS reader (and I know that there are SO many that visit my blog every single day!), you are now in for a treat.  I created a very cheesy Silverlight-enabled banner to my page.  If you do not have SilverLight, man, are you missing…

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