In the Scripting Guys’ own words ‘We are dedicated to the system administration scripters of the world. At the Microsoft Script Center, we focus on teaching people how to use Windows PowerShell and VBScript to reduce time spent performing mundane tasks.’
Check out the TechNet script centre to find out more about the Scripting Guys and get going with scripting, whether you’re a beginner or a little more advanced.
In yesterday’s Tech.Days online webcast we learnt all about Deployment with the Microsoft Desktop Optimisaton Pack (MDOP). If you missed it you can view the recording here and we’ll help you understand how MDOP helps Windows 7 deployment and management with practical uses . Be sure to also note the bit.ly link to so you can enter the competition (opens 7th June) at www.microsoft.com/uk/techdaysonline.
Up next in the series is the Virtual Desktop Infrastructure. Remote desktop services have provided virtualised desktops for many years, however these stateless desktops aren't suitable for all type of users and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) addresses this by providing individual virtual clients per user. In this session we will contrast the pros and cons of each of these and compare them to a physical optimised desktop. Sign up here.
You can see what else is coming up in the Tech.Days online series here.
In a change to usual proceedings, this fortnight’s newsletter is a special edition all about Office 365. We asked Simon May to tell us what’s in it for the IT pro, and he duly obliged.
Find out why you should be curious here.
Greater peace of mind, enhanced mobile device security and faster response to customers are among the benefits manufacturing company, Firetrace has gained from Windows Small Business Server 2011.
Read the full case study here.