MITPro

The TechNet blog for medium size business IT Pros. In our discussion here, a medium size business IT Pro supports 25-500 PCs and 1-10 servers.

August, 2005

  • New SBS Support Blog

    Small Business Server support now has a blog.
  • SMB Articles and Insights

    Check out this collection of articles in the "small" busines center. Many apply to Medium business IT Pros as well ;-) Some of the stuff you can find there includes: Squeezed by high gas prices? 4 options to consider Most small businesses are getting...
  • Patch Your W2K Pro Desktops NOW!

    The May 11 Security Advisory warns that there is exploit code in the wild for the PNP issue addressed in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS05-039 . Bottom line, drop what you are doing and get your W2K desktops patched ASAP. Read more on the MSRC blog...
  • Windows 2000 Professional Desktops? READ THIS

    Microsoft Security Advisory (899588) , posted yesterday, gives the details, but the bottom line is this: if you haven't patched your W2K destops with the tuesday update for MS05-039 , they may be vulnerable to PNP exploit code recently released. Read...
  • Business Desktop Deployment Updated

    Released today, the Microsoft Solution Accelerator for Business Desktop Deployment (V 2.5) delivers end-to-end guidance for efficient planning, building, testing, and deploying Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 edition, Windows XP Tablet PC Edition...
  • W2K Server SP4 Update Rollup 1

    If you are still running one of the flavors of Windows 2000 Server, you should take a look at the recent KB on the Update Rollup 1 for SP4 . Microsoft Watch in this article reports an upcoming update to the Update Rollup, maybe it'll be called Update...
  • Jumpstart Business Advantage with Sharepoint Templates

    If you are an SBS user you may not be getting all you can out of Sharepoint. Check out these new templates that can get you jumpstarted: Absence Request and Vacation Schedule Management The Employee Absence Cover application for Windows SharePoint...
  • Using Group Policy to Manage your Mid-sized Business IT Environment

    If you are not going to install SMS to automate your infrastructure management, then you will most likely be using GP. Read this paper to get some insight about how Microsoft IT uses GP inside Microsoft, including some insights into designing the infrastructure...
  • Infrastructure Optimization Blogcasts

    Blogcast Series: Infrastructure essentials Take a look at john's blogcast series setting up the essentials for a typical well-managed infrastructure. The demo network for the casts looks a lot like a typical midsize business IT infrastructure, with...