Technet Spotlight On Demand Video – John Sheehan – Microsoft SoftGrid 4.5 Features

This demonstration will showcase the next edition of Softgrid, version 4.5 and some of the improvements we will be making. You will see distribution alternatives for smaller branch offices, larger enterprises with existing distribution systems, and even ‘unmanaged’ delivery via MSI. We will also show you how to define dependencies between multiple Softgrid application packages…


Technet Spotlight On Demand Video – Faith Allington – Deploying and Managing Web Farms on Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) 7

Learn how to deploy and manage Web Farms using new features in Internet Information Services (IIS) 7, like UNC support. When it comes to Web farms for shared hosting or enterprises, synchronizing your configuration across several nodes is the most important feature that you need. Come learn more about the new Internet Information Services 7…


Technet Spotlight On Demand Video – Robert McMurray, Fabio Yeon – Deploying and Managing a Customized Web Server on Server Core

Come learn how to take advantage of the new, modular architecture of IIS7 and Server Core to build a web server that is highly customized to only the functionality that you need, without unnecessary components installed on the machine. We’ll walk through how IIS installs and works on Server Core. You’ll learn how to remotely…


Technet Spotlight On Demand Video – Nicholas King, Steven VanRoekel – Windows Server Codename “Centro”: IT Infrastructure Solution for Mid-Size Businesses

This session gives a demo-based technical overview of “Centro”, a new multi-server solution designed to meet the IT infrastructure needs of mid-size businesses. Built on the Windows Server 2008 technologies and including key workloads of Messaging, Security, Management, and developer extensibility, Centro brings key server workloads together into a single solution, with a new, command…


Technet Spotlight On Demand Video – Mark Russinovich – Windows Server 2008 Kernel Advances

This session, presented by the co-author of Windows Internals (Microsoft Press), goes beneath the surface to explore the new features and enhancements in the Windows Server 2008 operating system to improve security, scalability and reliability. Learn about cycle-based scheduling, hot-plug CPU and memory support, self-healing NTFS, I/O priorities, kernel transaction manager, service security improvements, Address…


Technet Spotlight On Demand Video – Steve Riley – It’s 11:00 PM. Do You Know Where Your Data Is?

Long gone are the days when you knew your data was safe because it resided only in your data center. The explosive proliferation of laptops, notebooks, handheld computers, smartphones, removable drives, and Internet file storage demands that we rethink how we protect information. Because it’s the information the bad guys are after, and because the…


Technet Spotlight On Demand Video – Mike Jorden – Office 2007 Deployment – How, When and Why?

Should you wait to upgrade your Operating System before deploying Office 2007? Should you upgrade or perform a clean install? What about Terminal Services and Virtualization (SoftGrid etc) – where do they fit in? Is Active Directory deployment supported or is SMS the only option? What if you don’t have either? How do you create…


Technet Spotlight On Demand Video – Jeffrey Snover – Advanced Windows PowerShell Scripting

This session provides a deep drill into advanced Windows PowerShell scripting techniques. Windows PowerShell provides an incredibly large dynamic range of capabilities from simple to very sophisticated. This session is for those people that have mastered the simple range and want to explore the high end techniques and mechanisms. This session will include a preview…


Technet Spotlight On Demand Video – Garry Gross, Martin Booth – System Center Mobile Device Manager – Microsoft’s Next Generation Device Management and Remote Access Solution

System Center Mobile Device Manager is the new Windows Server based mobile device management and secure mobile network access solution. It is targeted at Windows Mobile based devices to enable policy based security management tied to Active Directory Group Policy, In addition it provides device and application update management tied to Windows Software Update Service….