Free E-Book: Understanding Microsoft Virtualization Solutions

This book, by Mitch Tulloch with the Microsoft Virtualization team, is for IT professionals who want to learn more about Microsoft virtualization and virtualization-enabling technologies. It convers many areas of virtualization solutions including: Virtual Machine Manager 2008, Application Virtualization, Presentation Virtualization (Terminal Services), Desktop Virtualization, etc. You can download the book here.


Identifying Opportunities to Reduce TCO with Cost Savings Analysis and Optimization Self-Assessment Tools

Current economic downturn confronts us with a tremendous impact and unfavorable trend on worldwide IT budget and spending as discussed in Simple Savvy Savings – 9 ideas to make anyone a Cost Cutting Hero by Tom Pisello, CEO, Alinean, Inc. More than ever companies are now looking for every opportunity to further cut costs and…


Realizing the ROI of Microsoft Virtualization Solutions and How to Start

  Reference: Microsoft virtualization cost saving whitepaper, the ROI tool and training The referenced white paper presents case studies of Microsoft customers including:   Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Costco Wholesale Corp   Saint Raphael Healthcare System Slough Borough Council   Saxo Bank WorleyParsons   TALX AspenTech   HotSchedules Banverket ICT   Slough Borough Council Maxol  …


Active Directory Group Policy Object (GPO) Delegation and Approval Workflow With AGPM 3.0

In the TechNet Webcast: Microsoft Solutions for Windows Vista Management (Level 300), I will demo a number of capabilities for managing Vista desktops and Windows environment in general. Microsoft Advanced Group Policy Management (AGPM) 3.0 is one of the 5 components in Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack for Software Assurance (MDOP) 2008 R2. AGPM enables the…