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Today, I am sharing 2 White Papers for Tools that you can use with Windows Intune deployment.
ConnectWise is a leading business management solution designed exclusively for IT solution providers, MSPs, technology consultants, integrators, and developers. ConnectWise helps MSPs manage all aspects of their customer relationships from within a single, unified system, combining sales force automation, customer relationship management (CRM), service request and ticket tracking, contract and billing arrangement management, and extensive reporting.
ConnectWise is a software platform that automates the internal business processes for IT pros worldwide. It combines the elements of a successful IT services business, including quoting, sales, project implementations, service delivery, billing, and comprehensive reporting, and provides visibility and reporting on past performance as well as future projections.
ConnectWise and Windows Intune are different, yet complementary systems. Leveraged correctly, they form an effective systems backbone for established and emerging IT service providers alike.
ConnectWise’s business process automation, coupled with Windows Intune systems management automation, creates an integrated workflow that includes issue alerting (Windows Intune), tracking and escalation of these issues (ConnectWise), remediation work to fix the reported issues (Windows Intune), and billing for the work performed (ConnectWise).
When an anomalous event is detected in a customer’s Windows Intune–monitored environment, an alert is generated in the Windows Intune management portal. A detailed email message can be sent automatically to an address that the ConnectWise Email Connector monitors. The email is converted to a ConnectWise service ticket.
A technician (usually an employee of the IT service provider) can log in to Windows Intune to remediate the alert situation and track the information from the ConnectWise service ticket. When the issue has been satisfactorily resolved using Windows Intune, the technician marks the ticket as complete within ConnectWise and clears the alert from the Windows Intune administrator console (see Figure 1).
Figure 1. Alert flow from Windows Intune to ConnectWise
To complete the setup and processes detailed in this document, an MSP must have signed up and activated the following services:
· Windows Intune (http://manage.microsoft.com)
· ConnectWise PSA (http://www.connectwise.com)
· ConnectWise Email Connector
You can find more over here Using Windows Intune with ConnectWise
2. What Is Autotask?
PSA systems help MSPs manage all aspects of their customer relationships from a single system. PSA systems combine customer relationship management, service request and ticket tracking, contract and billing management, and extensive reporting.
Autotask, is a web-based, fully hosted PSA software platform that helps MSPs centrally manage their customer relationships. The platform can be used to automate the internal business processes for several geographically dispersed MSPs. Autotask can also provide MSPs with performance reporting, process automation for sales revenue and quotes, project and service delivery management, and billing.
Autotask and Windows Intune are complementary systems that, when leveraged together, help form a systems backbone for tracking and remediating technical problems in a customer’s infrastructure. Autotask’s business process automation, coupled with Windows Intune’s systems management automation, creates an integrated workflow that includes issue alerting (Windows Intune), tracking and escalation of these issues (Autotask), remediation work to fix the reported issues (Windows Intune), and billing for the work performed (Autotask).
A hosted, Standard Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)–based email system, MSPintegrations Autotask Email Parser (Email2AT) detects inbound email messages and converts the received email messages to Autotask tickets. When Windows Intune detects an anomalous event, an alert is generated in the management portal. Automatically, a detailed email message can be sent to a preconfigured list of email addresses. Autotask tickets can be created from these email alerts by activating Email2AT.
Once the Autotask ticket is created, a workflow rule is triggered to notify technicians who have been configured in Autotask (typically employees of the IT service provider). The technician logs in to Windows Intune to remediate the alert situation and tracks the information from the Autotask ticket. When the issue has been satisfactorily resolved using Windows Intune, the technician marks the ticket as complete within Autotask and clears the alert from the Windows Intune administrator console (see Figure 1).
Figure 1. Alert flow from Windows Intune through Email2AT to Autotask
· Windows Intune (https://mocp.microsoftonline.com/Site/buy/MS-INT-0003P)
· Autotask Go! or Autotask Pro (http://www.autotask.com)
· Email2AT from MSPintegrations (http://www.mspintegrations.com)
You can find more over here Using Windows Intune with Autotask
General Windows Intune Resources at Microsoft Partner Program India website…https://partner.microsoft.com/40136477?msp_id=windowsintune
Wish you all a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays.
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Hi Cluster Fans,
We recently launched the free & public Microsoft Virtual Academy (www.MicrosoftVirtualAcademy.com). This training portal offers quick and easy access to presentations, webcasts, whitepapers and other technical content about Microsoft’s technologies.
This week we just released a brand new track on Understanding Microsoft’s High-Availability Solutions.
This course covers the best ways to provide continual availability to all applications, services, servers and VMs in your datacenter. The modules will cover all the planning, deployment and management considerations for bringing high-availability to every components of your datacenter or Private Cloud. By the end of this course you will have an understanding of the basics of each of Microsoft's HA solutions and when each of them should be used. You will understand all the different methods you can use to keep your services up and running. Technologies that will be covered in this course include: Hyper-V, Failover Clustering, Network Load Balancing, SQL Server, Exchange Server, IIS, DFS-R, DNS, and every System Center product (including SC 2012) with a focus on Virtual Machine Manager (VMM)
The course includes:
· Understanding Microsoft’s High-Availability Solutions
o Infrastructure HA with Failover Clustering & Hyper-V
o Application HA with SQL, Exchange & Other Servers
o Management HA with System Center
· Failover Clustering Overview
o Introduction to Failover Clustering
o Server High-Availability
· High-Availability & Clustering
o Overview, Software & Hardware
o Deployment & Management
o Hyper-V HA
· Disaster Recovery
o Introduction to Disaster Recovery
o Storage Considerations
Happy Clustering !!
Today, I received a new HTC Update for Windows Phone i.e. for my HTC Mozart. As seen in the screenshot below not much available in the description but it contains the new Firmware Revision & Bootloader. I noticed significant improvement in the boot speed. Total time to boot the device (HTC Mozart) takes about 22-23 Seconds. (Fully Functional) I could unlock lock screen. Earlier time war around 28-30 Seconds.
After some digging I realized that there is a new Firmware Revision & Bootloader Version available in this update. The Firmware Revision is now 2250.21.51201.707 & Bootloader version is 5.12.2250.1(134400)
Last time I blogged about the WP Update http://blogs.technet.com/b/aviraj/archive/2011/11/23/windows-phone-os-update-7-10-7740-16-available-just-updated-my-htc-mozart.aspx
Before that I received new Firmware Revision back in October http://blogs.technet.com/b/aviraj/archive/2011/10/27/windows-phone-internet-sharing-feature-now-available-on-htc-mozart-after-firmware-revision.aspx that enabled Internet Sharing. As of now I have not found anything new in this release.
FIRMWARE REVISION & BOOTLOADER VERSION DETAILS BEFORE UPDATE
FIRMWARE REVISION & BOOTLOADER VERSION DETAILS AFTER UPDATE
First experience with Lync 2010 for Windows Phone. As you can see, you can sign out from Lync 2010 for Windows Phone by clicking on STATUS & then selecting sign out.
Make sure you have Lync configured at the backend in your organization to enable this feature. For more details you can read my previous blog…
Thank you everyone for attending today’s session Top 5 Free Desktop Deployment and Planning Tools for Every IT Professional. I hope it was a great experience to everyone. Here are the resources from my session.
DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION HERE
SESSION RESOURCES - TechNet Library
Microsoft Solution Accelerators http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/solutionaccelerators/bb545941
Microsoft Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT) Version 5.6 http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc722055(WS.10).aspx
Windows Automated Installation Kit for Windows 7 http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd349343(WS.10).aspx
Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb977556.aspx
Product Activation Using Volume Activation Management Tool 2.0 http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff686878.aspx
Microsoft Deployment Toolkit http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee376932.aspx
The Windows® Automated Installation Kit (AIK) for Windows® 7 http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=5753
The Windows® Automated Installation Kit (AIK) Supplement for Windows® 7 SP1 http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=5188
Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=7826
Microsoft Application Compatibility Toolkit 5.6 http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=7352
Microsoft Application Verifier http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=c4a25ab9-649d-4a1b-b4a7-c9d8b095df18&DisplayLang=en
Volume Activation Management Tool (VAMT) 2.0 http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=11936
Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010 Update 1 http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&=tm&id=25175
Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2012 Beta http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=217606
THANK YOU & HAVE A GREAT VTD.
IMPORTANT: Microsoft Lync 2010 for Windows Phone requires a Lync Server or Office365/Lync Online account and will not work without it. If you are unsure about your account status, please contact your IT department.
Lync 2010 for Windows Phone extends the power of Lync to your mobile device – including rich presence, instant messaging, audio conferencing, and calling features from a single, easy-to-use interface.
- View colleagues’ availability in real time and select the best way to communicate – initiating an instant message (IM), email, or a phone call.
- Connect to Lync conference calls with a single touch, without requiring long numeric passcodes or conference numbers.
- Make and receive calls using your Enterprise Voice (Lync ID) number only, so you can connect with others using a single, consistent identity.
- Lync 2010 for Windows Phone provides transport layer security (TLS) and perimeter/internal network protection without requiring a VPN, so your communications experience is safer no matter where you are or what network you use.
IMPORTANT: THIS SOFTWARE REQUIRES CONNECTIVITY TO VALIDLY LICENSED COPIES OF MICROSOFT LYNC SERVER 2010 OR OFFICE365/LYNC ONLINE AND WILL NOT WORK WITHOUT IT. UPDATES TO MICROSOFT LYNC SERVER 2010 MAY BE REQUIRED FOR PROPER PERFORMANCE. SOME FUNCTIONALITY MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE IN ALL COUNTRIES. IF YOU ARE UNSURE ABOUT YOUR COMPANY’S LICENSE TO AND/OR DEPLOYMENT OF LYNC, PLEASE CONTACT YOUR IT DEPARTMENT.
DOWNLOAD HERE FOR WINDOWS PHONE
Silverlight is a powerful development tool for creating engaging, interactive user experiences for Web and mobile applications. Silverlight is a free plug-in, powered by the .NET framework and compatible with multiple browsers, devices and operating systems, bringing a new level of interactivity wherever the Web works.
New features in Silverlight 5 include Hardware Decode of H.264 media, which provides a significant performance improvement with decoding of unprotected content using the GPU; Postscript Vector Printing to improve output quality and file size; and an improved graphics stack with 3D support that uses the XNA API on the Windows platform to gain low-level access to the GPU for drawing vertex shaders and low-level 3D primitives.
For more details visit Silterlight Team Blog http://blogs.msdn.com/b/silverlight/archive/2011/12/09/silverlight-5-available-for-download-today.aspx
Hyper-V Architecture Documentation
This poster provides a visual reference for understanding key Hyper-V technologies in Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1. It focuses on architecture, snapshots, live migration, virtual networking, storage, RemoteFX and Dynamic Memory. You can use this poster in conjunction with the previously published Windows Server 2008 Hyper-v Component Architecture, Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 component posters (see http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=5567b22a-8c47-4840-a88d-23146fd93151, http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=193499 and http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=179116). This poster has been updated for Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 with Dynamic Memory and RemoteFX.
System Center Service Manager 2012 beta provides flexible self-service experiences and standardized datacenter processes that can help you integrate people, workflows, and knowledge across enterprise infrastructure and applications.
Download additional System Center 2012 products with our single download experience. System Center Service Manager 2012 beta helps standardize service delivery across your organization by:
Benefits Enables Self-Service for Application Owners and End-Users Service Manager 2012 offers a customizable Service Catalog that provides you with access to standardized service offerings spanning applications and infrastructure. Through an integrated System Center Cloud Services Process Pack (coming soon), Service Manager 2012 empowers you with a self-service experience to request private cloud infrastructure capacity as appropriate to your business needs. Service Manager 2012 also offers automated approval workflows at the back-end to fulfill these resulting service requests (including VM requests) in a standardized manner. Finally, Service Manager 2012 offers you easy to use business and operational reporting capabilities through a data-warehouse that aggregates multiple data sources in your enterprise (including System Center, Active Directory, and SAP). Integrates People, Processes, and Information Across Enterprise Infrastructure and Applications Service Manager 2012 offers an easy-to-setup Configuration Management Database (CMDB) that standardizes the capture of relationships across infrastructure and applications, and helps to facilitate continued organizational compliance when changes occur. Service Manager 2012 offers two new connectors for System Center Orchestrator 2012 and System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 that enables you to deliver process automation across core private cloud scenarios, such as provisioning and service offering creation. Finally, the IT Governance, Risk and Compliance (IT GRC) solution for Service Manager 2012 will help you with the automation necessary to support your compliance programs. Standardizes Datacenter Processes with Workflows Designed Around Industry Best Practices Service Manager 2012 includes built in automated workflows for incident management, problem management, SLA management, and service request fulfillment. These can help you deliver predictable operational SLAs for your datacenter application and infrastructure services. With the expedited release cycles that cloud computing enables, it’s important to set up robust change control so that you can maintain the availability, performance, and reliability of your applications and infrastructure. Service Manager 2012 offers closed-loop change and release management to help you mitigate risks arising from high impact changes that span multiple application and infrastructure components. System Center Service Manager Authoring Tool (For SCSM 2012 Beta) The System Center Service Manager Authoring Tool is a tool for customization and extension of the built-in functionality in System Center Service Manager. This release supports modifying existing Process Management Packs and creating new Management Packs that define extensions to the Service Manager database for tracking additional information, customizations of forms or new forms, and new workflows. This release is available in 10 languages. This release is compatible with Service Manager 2012 beta. It contains the necessary changes to ensure the Authoring Tool is compatible with SCSM 2012 but does not contain a new feature set from prior releases. System Center Cloud Services Process Pack This process pack offers a self-service experience to facilitate private cloud capacity requests from your business unit IT application owners and end users, including the flexibility to request additional capacity as business demands increase.
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Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 helps you achieve new levels of reliability and performance by delivering features that help to simplify your administration, protect your communications, and delight your customers by meeting their demands for greater business mobility.
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 SP2 helps IT Professionals achieve new levels of reliability with greater flexibility, enhanced user experiences, and increased protection for business communications.
Applies to: Exchange Server 2010 SP2
Topic Last Modified: 2011-12-02
This topic provides you with an overview of important new features and functionality in Service Pack 2 (SP2) for Microsoft Exchange Server 2010, which can be useful when you’re planning, deploying, and administering your organization. The following sections include information about changes to features and functionality that has occurred since Service Pack 1 (SP1) for Exchange 2010:
In addition to the changes described in this topic, Exchange 2010 SP2 also includes fixes that address issues identified since the release of Exchange 2010 SP1. For a complete list of issues fixed in Exchange 2010 SP2, see: Issues That Are Fixed in Exchange 2010 SP2.
Visit here to read complete article…http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh529924.aspx
The Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit makes it easy to assess your current IT infrastructure for a variety of technology migration projects. This Solution Accelerator provides a powerful inventory, assessment, and reporting tool to simplify the migration planning process.
The Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit is an agentless, automated, multi-product planning and assessment tool for quicker and easier desktop and server migrations. MAP provides detailed readiness assessment reports and executive proposals with extensive hardware and software information, and actionable recommendations to help organizations accelerate their IT infrastructure planning process, and gather more detail on assets that reside within their current environment. MAP also provides private and public cloud planning assessments, and server utilization data for Hyper-V server virtualization planning; identifying server placements, and performing virtualization candidate assessments, including ROI analysis for server consolidation with Hyper-V. Other significant new features in MAP 6.5 include the discovery of active Windows devices, Software Usage Tracking for Forefront Endpoint Protection (FEP), and the discovery of Oracle instances on Itanium-based servers with HP-UX to assist in the planning of migration to SQL Server. Learn more. MAP is one of the tools provided by the Microsoft Solution Accelerators team. The Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit, Microsoft Deployment Toolkit, and Security Compliance Manager provide tested guidance and automated tools to help organizations plan, securely deploy, and manage new Microsoft technologies—easier, faster, and at less cost. All are freely available, and fully-supported by Microsoft. Learn more. For home users and users with a few computers to migrate, use the Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor to understand the readiness of your computer for Windows 7. The MAP Toolkit includes the following components:
MAP Toolkit Support: Online Resources:
Windows setup log files are in different locations on the hard disk. These locations depend on the setup phase. This article describes where to locate these log files and which log files are most useful for troubleshooting each setup phase of Windows 7, of Windows Server 2008 R2, and of Windows Vista.
Contains information about setup actions during the installation.
Contains information about setup errors during the installation.
Contains information about the user directory structure. This information includes security identifiers (SIDs).
Contains information about the initial capture of devices that are on the system during the downlevel phase.
Complete support article http://support.microsoft.com/kb/927521
A set of drivers that enable synthetic device support in supported Linux virtual machines under Hyper-V.
When installed in a supported Linux virtual machine running on Hyper-V, the Linux Integration Components provide. Driver support: Linux Integration Services supports the network controller and the IDE and SCSI storage controllers that were developed specifically for Hyper-V. Fastpath Boot Support for Hyper-V: Boot devices now take advantage of the block Virtualization Service Client (VSC) to provide enhanced performance. Timesync: The clock inside the virtual machine will remain synchronized with the clock on the virtualization server with the help of the pluggable time source device. Integrated Shutdown: Virtual machines running Linux can be shut down from either Hyper-V Manager or System Center Virtual Machine Manager by using the “Shut Down” command. Symmetric Multi-Processing (SMP) Support: Supported Linux distributions can use up to 4 virtual processors (VP) per virtual machine. Heartbeat: Allows the virtualization server to detect whether the virtual machine is running and responsive. KVP (Key Value Pair) Exchange: Information about the running Linux virtual machine can be obtained by using the Key Value Pair exchange functionality on the Windows Server 2008 virtualization server. Integrated Mouse Support: The cursor is no longer bound to the VMConnect window when used with the Linux Graphical User Interface.
Compared to version 3.1, this release includes the following:
· Synthetic Mouse Support: The virtualized mouse device is no longer bound to the VMConnect window, and can now be used with a RDP session.
· Merged Device Drivers: We now present a single device driver for both IDE and SCSI devices (hv_storvsc).
· Windows 8 Fix: The synthetic network device (hv_netvsc) can now be used with a Windows 8 host, eliminating the hang on boot that was previously seen.
· SCVMM Fix: This release fixes the issue as described in KB2586286.
· Improved Setup Experience: Users now only need to run install.sh (as root) to automatically detect the correct architecture and install the appropriate drivers.
This package supports the following guest operating systems:
· Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0 / 6.1, x86/x64
· CentOS Linux 6, x86/x64
Few days back I blogged about Microsoft Security Essential Beta Announcement by Microsoft Connect. Well, Microsoft Security Essentials Beta is now available for download.
What’s New in the Microsoft Security Essentials Beta?
This Beta version of Microsoft Security Essentials includes the following new features and enhancements to better help protect your PC from threats:
Enhanced protection through automatic malware remediation: The Beta program will clean highly impacting malware infections automatically, with no required user interaction.
Enhanced performance:The Beta includes many performance improvements to make sure your PC performance isn’t compromised.
Simplified UI– Simplified UI makes Microsoft Security Essentials Beta easier to use.
New and improved protection engine: The updated engine offers enhanced detection with cleanup capabilities and better performance.
Download Microsoft Security Essentials Public Beta
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Operating System: Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3)*; Windows Vista (Service Pack 1, or Service Pack 2)*; Windows 7 (Service Pack 1)*
For Windows XP, a PC with a CPU clock speed of 500 MHz or higher, and 256 MB RAM or higher.
For Windows Vista and Windows 7, a PC with a CPU clock speed of 1.0 GHz or higher, and 1 GB RAM or higher.
VGA display of 800 × 600 or higher.
200 MB of available hard disk space.
An Internet connection is required for installation and to download the latest virus and spyware definitions for Microsoft Security Essentials Beta.
Windows Internet Explorer 6.0 or later.
Mozilla Firefox 2.0 or later.
Microsoft Security Essentials Beta also supports Windows XP Mode in Windows 7. For more information see the system requirements for Windows XP Mode in Windows 7.
*Your PC must run genuine Windows to install Microsoft Security Essentials Beta. Learn more about genuine Windows.
For details visit https://connect.microsoft.com/site981
Windows PowerShell is a fully extensible environment. Anyone can write commands for Windows PowerShell. You can use commands that others write and share the commands that you write with others.
Commands are shared by using modules and snap-ins. Windows PowerShell modules and snap-ins are packages that contain Windows PowerShell commands and other items. All cmdlets and providers in Windows PowerShell are delivered in snap-ins or modules, and modules can also contain functions, aliases, variables, and drives.
Some snap-ins and modules are added automatically to every Windows PowerShell session. If you receive a snap-in or module, you can install it and add the commands to your Windows PowerShell sessions. To share the commands that you write, you can create a Windows PowerShell module or snap-in.
A module is a package of commands and other items that you can use in Windows PowerShell. After you run the setup program or save the module to disk, you can import the module into your Windows PowerShell session and use the commands and items. You can also use modules to organize the cmdlets, providers, functions, aliases, and other commands that you create, and share them with others.
A Windows PowerShell snap-in (PSSnapin) is a dynamic link library (.dll) that implements cmdlets and providers. When you receive a snap-in, you need to install it, and then you can add the cmdlets and providers in the snap-in to your Windows PowerShell session.
For more information visit http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/dd745031(v=vs.85).aspx
Next Tuesday, December 6th from 8am-11am PST, we are offering a free training: Failover Clustering with Hyper-V: Designing a Highly-Available Infrastructure for the Private Cloud
Registration is free of charge! Date and time: December 6, 2011 | 8am-11am PDT | Live online training Session Details Join Symon Perriman (Technical Evangelist for Private Cloud) and Elden Christensen (Principal Program Manager Lead for Clustering) to understand how Windows Server 2008 R2 Failover Clustering with Hyper-V provides critical infrastructure for any datacenter with VM high-availability and mobility. This event will provide an introduction to clustering, then focus on the design, deployment and management considerations for your highly-available datacenter or Private Cloud. Topics include hardware, validation, deployment, host clustering, guest clustering, virtualization, live migration, multi-site clustering, System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 & 2012, and offers a wealth of best practices. No prior clustering knowledge is needed. Agenda: • Module 1: Introduction to clustering • Module 2: Hyper-V high-availability • Module 3: Private Cloud HA (System Center, Multi-Site)
Register now http://mctreadiness.com/MicrosoftCareerConferenceRegistration.aspx?pid=287
During the upcoming Virtual TechDays Event, I will be presenting on the following topic in Modernize Business Desktop Track.
Session Title: Top 5 Free Desktop Deployment and Planning Tools for Every IT Professional Description: Today's IT Professionals spend lot of time for organization’s Desktop Deployment strategy. As you have seen the size of the Operating System & the Applications has grown up a lot & you have to manage thousands of physical/virtual Desktops. Join us in this session where Aviraj will share Top 5 FREE MUST HAVE tools from Microsoft for every IT Professional. These Deployment and Planning Tools will help you rapidly build your Desktop Deployment Strategy for rapidly deploying Windows 7, Office 2010 & Internet Explorer 9. In this session Aviraj will demonstrate all the tools that include Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT), Microsoft Assessment & Planning Toolkit (MAP), Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2012 (MDT), Windows Automated Installation Kit along with USMT (WAIK) & last but not least Volume Activation Management Tool (VAMT) Date: 14th December Time: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM IST
Session Title: Trustworthy Computing: End-to-End Client Security Description: In this session we will will cover complete client security. We will demonstrate the security features in Microsoft Client Platform including Secure Platform, Data Protection, Secure Access & Malware Protection in Windows 7. Additionally, how Active Directory & Group Policies can help protect client by applying necessary Security Settings to the Client. Date: 15th December Time: 3.00 PM – 4.00 PM IST
I will presenting this session with Anirudh Singh Rautela, Security & Privacy Initiative Manager and Product Marketing Manager – Security, Microsoft Corporation India.
To register & attend visit http://aka.ms/vtd Looking forward to meeting you all.