Get all the key technical information you need in 1 place

Some of our colleagues in Microsoft UK publish a monthly "tech rollup" email which you can subscribe to internally. This is a great resource, put together voluntarily by some of our support engineers. From a consultant’s perspective, the content is invaluable because it puts all the key "must know" information in one place, broken down…


How and why – BitLocker

In recent days, everybody here in Ireland is talking about BitLocker and laptop encryption. In fact, when I took the train this morning and I was reading the newspaper, I found another article highlighting the importance of encrypting sensitive data in laptops. In fact, BitLocker is a technology that helps to protect laptops preventing the…


Windows Server 2008 – High Availability – Failover Clustering

Microsoft IT Showcase is pleased to announce the publication of Windows Server 2008 – High Availability – Failover Clustering,  which discusses how Microsoft IT uses failover clustering in the Windows Server 2008 operating system to support users worldwide. Microsoft Information Technology (Microsoft IT) uses failover clustering in the Windows Server® 2008 operating system to support…


New Storage Designs for Exchange Server 2007 in Microsoft IT

Microsoft IT Showcase is pleased to announce the publication of New Storage Designs for Exchange Server 2007 in Microsoft IT, which discusses how Microsoft IT uses Exchange Server 2007 to enable large accounts to replace SAN with DAS solutions while maintaining high availability standards. Exchange Server 2007 enables large accounts to replace SAN with DAS…


Microsoft Operations Framework (MOF) 4.0-a Comprehensive IT Service Lifecycle

We are pleased to announce that the MOF 4.0 Beta has been updated! We have updated the content based on customer and partner review and have added one new SMF (Team SMF). Beta members can download the content now. MOF 4.0 delivers practical guidance that connects concepts to everyday IT practices and activities, helping to…


Technet webcasts on Vista deployment techniques and App Compat

In May, there will be a series of new TechNet webcasts focusing on Windows Vista deployment: • An Introduction to Microsoft Deployment Toolkit Tools • Lite Touch Installation Using Microsoft Deployment Toolkit • Zero Touch Installation Using Microsoft Deployment Toolkit and System Center Configuration Manager 2007 • Microsoft Deployment Toolkit Advanced Scenarios • Microsoft Advanced…