FullArmor AppPortal for Education 11/20 10:30AM

This session will demonstrate FullArmor’s use of the latest Microsoft technologies to provide a public and private cloud based management of App-V deployments.  Utilizing Windows Azure for the public cloud storage and service and Server 2008 with SCCM integration for the private cloud service, FullArmor will demonstrate App-V based virtual application deployment, self service subscription,…

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5th Annual Windows in Higher Education Conference 4/12 – 4/14 Redmond, WA

The 5th Annual Windows in Higher Education Conference is set for April 12 – 14 2010. More details are soon to follow including a request for session recommendations, peer sessions, conference web site, etc. For those new to this list and Conference, you can get an idea of what to expect by reviewing previous conference details here:(click…

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AppV hosted for you in the cloud

I think this could be huge for Higher Ed.  Delivering streaming applications to students wherever whenever.  We will be working on a presentation/demo for new England schools in the near future.   AppPortal is a Software + Service offering built on top of Windows Azure that provides scalable AppV application deployment. Designed for the enterprise and consumer…

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OCS for Blackboard Learning Platform

Enabling Technologies wrote a really cool app that lights up Office Communication Server Instant Messaging and Presence within Blackboard.  See the attached datasheet. For more information contact:info@enablingtechcorp.comwww.enablingtechcorp.com  OCS for Blackboard Learn DataSheet.pdf

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Distributing Windows to students

With so many schools signing up for NERCOMP and other site licenses, we have been fielding lots of questions about how to get the goods in student’s grubby little hands.   The is the second post in this vein.  Mid August we bloged about Office distribution.   Here’s the official line: http://www.microsoft.com/education/license/manage/workathome_studentmedia.aspx   Here’s what schools are doing: 1.      …

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US Public Sector Virtual Launch 11/10

On November 10th at 9 am (PST)/12 pm (EST) you are invited to join Microsoft U.S. Public Sector Vice President Curt Kolcun and top technology leaders at “The New Efficiency” virtual launch event for government, education, and health. The new efficiency virtual launch experience is happening now. Learn how cost savings and productivity come together…

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OCS – New PIC Licensing and XMPP Gateway released

We are excited to announce changes to the Office Communications Server Public IM Connectivity (PIC) license that provides instant messaging and presence federation to the Windows Live, AOL and Yahoo! public IM networks.  A PIC License will no longer be required for federation with American Online (AOL).  Customers qualify for federation with AOL if they…

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