Monthly Archives: December 2012

R.I.P. Windows Live Mesh, I will miss you

Windows Live Mesh may never have gained widespread notoriety, but like many Microsoft technologies that haven’t survived in recent times e.g. Small Business Server, Media Center (okay, it’s on life support, but I don’t trust the medical plan that it is on), Windows Home Server, it has still played an important role. Even though the demise of Live Mesh has been long discussed, it was an email message I received last week that really drove it home for me. I’ve

Windows Intune Webcast Recordings Now Available

There are three Windows Intune webcasts available for download now – please note that you will need to use your MPN sign in to access these… · Windows Intune: Building on top of your SCCM Practice – November recording· Windows Intune: Licensing attach to Configuration Manager EAs – November recording· Windows Intune: Managing Modern Devices – November recording

Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 8.0 Released

Over the past few years, one of the tools that I’ve been recommending highly is MAP, and now MAP 8.0 has been released and is ready for mass consumption. While I would normally shy away from recommending beta versions of software in a production environment, MAP is one of those tools that I think I think is an exception. There are a few reasons for this, firstly it means you have the chance to provide feedback on something that will

Windows Intune Licensing Readiness Training Sessions

  Microsoft is running some Windows Intune sessions this week for those of you in an APAC timezone… These Licensing Readiness sessions are designed to equip Microsoft partner licensing roles with the latest licensing information to help effectively engage with customers on Microsoft products and solutions. Date TOPICS TIME   11 Dec 2012 Getting Started – Windows Intune Product and Program Overview L100 – Learn more about the updated product features of Windows Intune and how your customers can benefit.

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