Migrating to Server 2012 R2 Jumpstart

Hey Everyone! I am finally getting to present a Jumpstart event on the 24th of July!   I will be doing this from Redmond, so it’s completely unfriendly to the Australian time zone of course, but hopefully some of you might be able to catch it after the event. The registration page is here or alternatively…


Nokia Acquisition Closes!

Well, Nokia is now officially part of the family! For those of us downunder, the local Nokia site has been updated with the press releases around the closing of the deal, check it out here


You could score an Xbox One and a Nokia Lumia 1520!

OK, go click here to enter, the rest of the information is below! The latest Microsoft virtualisation and management tools are now available, providing a wealth of advancements to help IT professionals build, deliver and manage cloud infrastructure for their businesses. Take the latest Windows Server 2012 R2 and System Center 2012 R2 releases for…


Sami Laiho, TechEd Superstar coming to an Aussie Webinar!

Hi Everyone! If you want to check out an awesome webinar by Sami Laiho, who SMASHED the Windows Client track at this year’s TechEd Australia, check out the below:   NOVEMBER 2013 8 WAYS TO SECURE WINDOWS 8 A FREE 90-minute webinar Full 90 minutes – Show only, no hidden costs “I’m doing this to…


Some new reading material…

Hi All, I’ve just been asked to review the System Center 2012:  Orchestrator Cookbook from Packt Publishing.   I’ll be reading this over the next couple of weeks and posting a review once this is done, so stay tuned.   Looks like a good set of authors on this one, so I am looking forward to it.   Should…


Patch Tuesday!

Here ya go: ******************************************************************** Title: Microsoft Security Advisory Notification Issued: July 9, 2013 ******************************************************************** Security Advisories Updated or Released Today ============================================== * Microsoft Security Advisory (2755801) – Title: Update for Vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player in Internet Explorer – https://technet.microsoft.com/security/advisory/2755801 – Revision Note: V14.0 (July 9, 2013): Added the 2857645 update to the Current Update…


MAP 8.5 Released!

Love this tool, go download it here and see below for more info: Usage tracking for Windows Server 2012 and the 2013 versions of Microsoft’s productivity servers! We are pleased to announce the availability of Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit 8.5. This release adds new scenarios to help organizations assess their environments with greater…


ConfigMgr Dogs!

Yeah, I know a blog article advertising a blog is lame, but this local PFE ConfigMgr Blog is just too cool"” Blogs.technet.com/b/configmgrdogs


Patch Tuesday cometh

Here’s the notification for next week’s Patch Tuesday… don’t forget to sign up to these newsletters if you want them each week! ******************************************************************** Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification for July 2013 Issued: July 4, 2013 ******************************************************************** This is an advance notification of security bulletins that Microsoft is intending to release on July 9, 2013. The…