Microsoft Education in Virginia

Information and updates for Microsoft Education customers in VA

August, 2009

  • Prepare for Internet Explorer 8 availability via Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)

    Starting Tuesday August 25, 2009, Internet Explorer 8 will be made available as “update rollups” via WSUS (Windows Server Update Services). This is critical for customers who manage their desktops via WSUS; they need to be aware of these updates and make...
  • What’s New in Windows 7?

    I saw this posting on techradar news and thought it was worth sharing.  They provide a nice summary of 18 cool things in Windows 7 that are not in Vista.  It’s a great highlight of what’s new – check it out!
  • Office for the Mac will have new Outlook

    Great news for Mac Office users! In the next version of Mac Office, which will arrive ‘for the 2010 holiday shopping season’, Entourage will be replaced by a new version of Outlook. See the following article on Mac World…. Article on Mac World site
  • App-V 4.6 Beta now available

    This will be the first version of App-V to support both x64 and x86 Windows platforms.  The primary focus of this release is to enable App-V to take advantage of 64-bit Windows platforms including Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.  We’ve...
  • System Center Virtual Machine Manager R2 is baked!

    The System Center team announced this week that Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 has been released to manufacturing (RTM).  This release brings support for managing W08 R2 Hyper-V clusters which includes support for Live Migration, better usability...
  • Let's Get Started - Time for a new school year!

    I love this time of year! Everyone's excited about getting back to school - for many different reasons. Students, teachers, parents and staff all look forward to the annual renewal that is the beginning of school. Microsoft has many exciting things...