And the examples of MAV usage in EDU just keep coming…

It seems that ever since we acquired Softricity and made this application virtualization technology available via the MDOP subscription, it has really taken off like wildfire in EDU.  Below are a few recent case studies and news articles that have been published around its usage at Kent SD in Washington State and Fairfax CSD in…

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Recorded MSFT Sessions from LABMAN Conference

Earlier this month, Michael Greene and I (Kevin Sullivan) attended and presented at the Lab Management Conference which was held this year at Minnesota State University.  We conducted two sessions at this conference.  In the first session, Michael and I discussed the current state of MSFT virtualization technologies in general. In the second session, we…

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Microsoft Producer – Back by popular request!!!

Microsoft Producer is a product heavily used across both schools and universities.  We have heard consistent feedback that this tool needed to be carried forward for Office 2007.  Did you think your feedback went in to the abyss?  No!  This is an example of your feedback directly impacting decisions at Microsoft.  Producer is now in…

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Windows Server 2008 Step by Step GUIDES

I see our friend Keith has already beat me to this but I want to make sure this information is easy to find.  There is a large directory of “step by step” guides for Windows Server 2008.  Out of those I access regularly, I highly recommend the Server Core guide and the Customizing TS Web…

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TEACHERs Inspired by a STUDENT? Win 1000$ for your classroom.

Do you know a teacher with an inspiring story about an inspiring student?  Invite them to participate in the Microsoft Inspired Teachers campaign to win resources for their classroom! Tell us about the last time a student sparked inspiration in your classroom with an amazing discovery or creative solution.  Once you post your story online,…

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Is this thing on?? – A word from the EDU MGMT Ninja

OK – so my real name is not ‘EDU MGMT NINJA’ – it’s Kevin Sullivan.  I always wanted to be called a ninja of something… Hello all – so hopefully I will type fast enough to be official post #2 on our new blog!  Some of you may know me from my ‘MGMT in EDU’…

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Who ‘Ya Gonna Call?

As the career classification of "pre-sales system engineering" goes, I’d argue that there is nary a larger challenge than that of a Microsoft Technology or Solution Specialist working in the Education Vertical.  I’ll admit – I’m biased – I happen to manage the highly trained and motivated engineers that make up the US Education Specialist…

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