Student Select – Electronic Delivery Pilot

Effective immediately, access to popular Student Select software via secure Electronic Software Delivery (ESD) has been made available on all e-academy managed Student Select software distribution centers. Contact your Sales Account Manager or reseller for a grant letter which allows the secure download option to be implemented without an amendment to the Microsoft Student Select enrollment. This…

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Distributing Office 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 first post in this vein is the Microsoft Office System.  First, you can always order student media kits.  Student media kits are nice since…

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Windows 7 Availability for Education

Just a quick note since we have been getting a ton of questions.   -Education customers with a CA or SA will be granted Win 7 Enterprise Edition -MVLS customers can download Win 7 in English as of 8/7/09.  MAK keys are available on the portal or email MAKADD@microsoft.com. -Other languages will follow approximately 2 week…

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Baking FCS into your image

Here’s some reache we did to help customers deploy Forefont Client Seurity via imaging process.    1.       If you want the FCS clients in managed mode (go to your WSUS for updates and report to your MOM console: Install FCS via the command line to the image: Clientsetup.exe /MS xxx /CG xxxxx   MOM installation parameters:…

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IE8 RTW very soon

IE8 is going to release to the web very soon.  It wil not come down via Windows Update for several weeks.  Just like IE7 there is a blocker toolkit for when it does.  Contact matthic for more information. IE8 launch is coming soon. Get your public site ready today.   Windows® Internet Explorer® 8 is…

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Sender ID / SPF wizard

Here’s a relatively new standard that helps your University fight SPAM.  Sender ID is one of the easiest ways to reduce SPAM locally and worldwide.  This wizard helps you create DNS SPF records which enable Sender ID.  The Sender ID Framework is an e-mail authentication technology protocol that helps address the problem of spoofing and phishing by verifying the domain…

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IT Academy LiveMeeting 12/10

12/10/08 11:00 EST https://www.livemeeting.com/lrs/microsoft1/Registration.aspx?pageName=r9wh9xj91p0sb3z6   At times like this when we’re all looking at ways to save precious dollars and time across our institutions and communities, I want to alert you to an important learning and professional development resource for schools, Microsoft IT Academy. The Microsoft IT Academy program is exclusively available to academic institutions…

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Wicked Cool – Sysinternals Live

http://live.sysinternals.com/ Access (in Vista/2008) – ex.: open cmd, type \\live.sysinternals.com\tools\procexp.exe  

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Cool video – Higher Education landscape BI/Analytics

Dan Venedem, VP of Sales, iStrategy Solutions sat down with Rob Curtin, Industry Solutions Specialist, and Cameron|e to talk about the Higher Education landscape. The focus of this conversation is how BI and Analytics help universities and colleges build powerful brands and learning experiences for their students.click here. 

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Messenger for Mac v7 released

Messenger for Mac 7 was released for download from our website today:  http://www.microsoft.com/mac/products/messenger/default.mspx     Corporate Features: •    For corporate Mac users, increased support for Office Communications Server 2007 make it easy to search a corporate address book from within Messenger and quickly find internal contacts.•    Corporate Mac users with Office Communications Server and Messenger for…

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