Upcoming Edu Webcast and on-demand webcasts

Live webcasts: -Successful BI for Educational Institutions 26-Mar 4PM – https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032545749&Culture=en-US&community=0 On demand Webcasts: -Getting Students College and Career Ready – Microsoft IT Academy and Microsoft Certifications – https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032545657&Culture=en-US&community=0 -Windows Server 2012: A Technical Overview for Education – https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032546360&Culture=en-US&community=0 -Improving Educational Outcomes with Windows 8 for K-12 institutions  (Tech & Learning) – http://engage.vevent.com/index.jsp?eid=1681&seid=166 -Windows 8:…


Windows Server 2012 Event in CT and MA 10/23 & 10/24

Your local Account Team would like to invite you to a learning session with our Northeast region Server 2012 expert. Windows Server 2012 launched on September 4th and is an exciting new datacenter OS that provides major enhancements in virtualization and private cloud, datacenter management, secure remote access, and a host of new features that…


Windows Event in Waltham 2/4 10-2 Waltham

I am speaking at this event.  Hope to see you there. Featured Products/Topics: Windows 7, Windows 7 Professional, Microsoft Hyper-V, Windows Server 2008 R2 Recommended Audience: IT Managers 2 good reasons to upgrade your network…Windows 7 & Windows 2008 R2Windows Server 2008 R2 offers some compelling reasons for upgrading your network: HyperV v2, Remote desktop…


Microsoft new environmental site

http://www.microsoft.com/environment/   1,350 lbs of greenhouse emission or a Server CAL for .53 cents???  How about joining all campus machines to Active Directory (allows power saving settings via group policy).   http://www.microsoft.com/whdc/system/pnppwr/powermgmt/PM_apps.mspx  


Windows Server 2008 + Core Infrastructure Litany

This email links to some of the information available to help you understand, prepare for and leverage our Core Infrastructure technologies and Windows Server 2008 in you institution.   General Information: Windows Server 2008 Technologies – http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserver2008/en/us/technologies.aspx Learn about the technologies behind Windows Server 2008, and get specifics on how each area can support your…


Edu Webacst – Windows Server 2008 and server virtualization with Hyper-V, May 8th, 2008, 9:30-10:30EST

During this session we will look at Windows Server 2008 and Server virtualization, also known as hardware virtualization.  Server virtualization is a hot topic in the IT world because of the potential for reduced costs, improve management and the opportunity to have a truly dynamic infrastructure.  Server virtualization enables multiple operating systems to run on…


Running Moodle on Windows Server

Great updated whipepaper.  Thanks to Microsoft Education Support Centre Germany – Matthias Wachs – www.ESCde.net   http://www.escde.net/KnowledgeBank/Public.aspx?language=de-DE&kboId=385   This is a much improved version, especially caring about installing php as an ISAPI filter and the php configuration and security.  This paper is not limited to a special php or freetds version.


Volume Activation of Windows Server 2008

There have been some updates to the Software Protection Platform with Windows Server 2008 that you may not be aware of.  Below I will summarize the changes.   Volume License Product Keys While there is no change to how customers obtain their volume license product keys (visit the Volume License Service Center), product keys for…


{Hero’s Happen Here} – 2008 Product Launch Events – Boston 3/18 and NYC 3/5

If you missed it Microsoft is launching several important products formally in Feb 2008.  Most notibly – Windows Server 2008, SQL Server 2008 and Visual Studio 2008. Here’s a rundown of local Launch Events.  You will most likely get some good swag including NRF copies of Windows Server 2008. http://www.microsoft.com/heroeshappenhere/default.mspx Boston March 18th:https://microsoft.crgevents.com/heroeshappenhere/Register/Login/Boston.aspx New York…


Update: Windows Server 2008 Higher Education Feature shout out – Fine grained password policy

Here’s an update to this feature shout-out.  My customer is already running Windows Server 2008 AD and below a description of the solution:   Today we are actually implementing Complex passwords.  Our goal for Server 2008 and complex passwords was the ability and flexibility of setting different password policies for different populations of people based…