Thanks to everyone who attended today’s MCS Talks TechNet Webcast – Session 1: Infrastructure Architecture, we hope you all enjoyed the session and found it useful. In the coming days, we’ll be posting the links to the on-demand session and associated slide deck so if you missed it, want to watch again please check back in a few days.
Session 2 of the series where we’ll focus specifically on core infrastructure services such as Active Directory and DNS will take place on Thursday, August 21st 2008 (17:00 – 18:00 GMT) and is available for registration now.
In the meantime, the following resources will help you understand more about the topics that were discussed by Kevin Sangwell and Jason Heyes during today’s session:
Infrastructure Maturity (Infrastructure Optimization)
Core Infrastructure Optimization: Microsoft’s homepage for Core IO information. http://www.microsoft.com/infrastructure/default.mspx
Find out where your business is in the IO maturity model with the Core IO Self Assessment: http://www.microsoft.com/infrastructure/about/gettingstarted.mspx
Branch Office Architecture
Branch Office Solutions: Tools and guidance for designing a branch office infrastructure. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/branchoffice/default.aspx
Network Access Protection
Windows Server 2008 Network Access Protection: http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserver2008/en/us/nap-product-home.aspx
Microsoft Virtualization: Detailed information on all of the Microsoft Virtualization technologies. http://www.microsoft.com/virtualization/default.mspx
Virtualization and Consolidation with Hyper-V: http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserver2008/en/us/virtualization-consolidation.aspx
Microsoft Application Virtualization: http://www.microsoft.com/systemcenter/softgrid/default.mspx
Virtualization Business Solutions: http://www.microsoft.com/virtualization/solutions.mspx
Security and Identity
Active Directory Federation Services: Design and deployment guides for ADFS http://technet2.microsoft.com/windowsserver2008/en/servermanager/activedirectoryfederationservices.mspx
Active Directory Rights Management Services: http://technet2.microsoft.com/windowsserver2008/en/servermanager/activedirectoryrightsmanagementservices.mspx
Windows Server 2008 High Availability: http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserver2008/en/us/high-availability.aspx
Software plus Services: http://www.microsoft.com/softwareplusservices/
Software as a Service: http://www.microsoft.com/serviceproviders/scenarios/softwareasaservice.mspx
If you have any follow up questions, use the ‘Email’ section of this blog and we’ll try and get back to you, though given how busy Microsoft keeps us, please expect a slight delay!
Thanks, and we look forward to you joining us next time!