Monthly Archives: May 2012

Session Summary – Desktop to Cloud Office 365 and Windows Intune deployment session

While the session focused on the larger issue of IT folk capitalising on their existing skill sets to streamline cloud deployments, the technologies at the heart of the discussion were Windows Intune as the application and update delivery platform, and the Office 365 Professional Plus installable components as the bits being delivered. The new Windows Intune user portal was highlighted for application deployment, with a real time download and installation kick off of Office Pro Plus which only took a

Catch at the Desktop to Cloud event on May 19, Sydney

I will be delivering a session on optimising Office 365 and Windows Intune deployments at the following event, my first public activity in a while, so forgive any rustiness… Details Date: Saturday, 19th of May 2012 Location: North Ryde RSL Club, 33 Magdala Rd, North Ryde NSW. 2113. Time: 8.30am – 5.30pm (doors open at 7.30am) Cost: $44 inc GST ($22 in GST prior to 5th May with promo code EARLYBIRD) Registration: Download Full Agenda Learn what the ‘cloud’

New Virtualization certification articles posted on Australian Microsoft Partner Blog

As mentioned in a previous post, I’ve been writing a series of articles for the Microsoft Australia Partner Team on certification strategies. The latest one on Virtualization is now live, and it’s full of information that’s useful whether you are building out an internal test environment for virtualization projects, or preparing for the related Microsoft exams. The build and test environment here at Intunedin is currently running on top of Windows Server 2008 R2, Hyper-V and System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008

New video posted – Windows Intune April 2012 Pre-Release Client Install and End User Portal

This video gives a short introduction to the client installation process, and includes some hints and tips for a smoother and faster client install procedure, and also gives a first glimpse at the self service portal for users where they can assign the device to their account, as well as choose which applications to install. Client Install and Self Service Portal

What’s been happening at

The last week has been a busy week here, with yours truly wirting a series of articles for the Microsoft Partner Blog, which you can see here and here, and several more queued up for publication. This motivated me to get around to sitting the three MCP Exams required to achieve the MCITP: Virtualization Administrator on Windows Server 2008 R2 certification, which is the next article that should appear on the MS site. Later this week intunedin will be back

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