Improving Desktop Performance with the Risk and Health Assessment Program for Windows Desktop

Microsoft IT Showcase is pleased to announce the publication of Improving Desktop Performance with the Risk and Health Assessment Program for Windows Desktop, which discusses how through a cooperative Windows Desktop Risk Assessment Program engagement with Premier Field Engineering, Microsoft IT completed a comprehensive assessment on internal Windows 7 desktops and found ways to substantially…

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Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool

Hi All, The Windows 7 USB/DVD Download tool allows you to create a copy of your Windows 7 ISO file on a USB flash drive or a DVD. To create a bootable DVD or USB flash drive, download the ISO file and then run the Windows 7 USB/DVD Download tool. Once this is done, you…

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Windows Management Framework is here!

Hi All, Windows Management Framework, which includes Windows PowerShell 2.0, WinRM 2.0, and BITS 4.0, was officially released to the world this morning. By providing a consistent management interface across the various flavours of Windows, we are making our platform that much more attractive to deploy. IT Professionals can now easily manage their Windows XP,…

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Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 and Windows Vista Service Pack 2 Released to Web

Hi All, Service Pack 2, the latest service pack for both Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista, supports new types of hardware and emerging hardware standards, includes all of the updates that have been delivered since SP1, and simplifies deployment, for consumers, developers, and IT professionals. Download Info: Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 and…

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Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 Customer Preview Program

Hi All, In late October Mike Nash announced the Beta  of Service Pack 2 for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 – beginning with a small group of Technology Adoption Program customers. This week we’re opening up the beta to a broader audience. Starting today, MSDN and TechNet subscribers will have access to the Windows…

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Deployment Planning for BitLocker Drive Encryption for Windows Vista

Microsoft IT Showcase is pleased to announce the publication of Deployment Planning for BitLocker Drive Encryption for Windows Vista, which discusses how Microsoft IT is deploying BitLocker Drive Encryption to increase data security on laptop and desktop computers.  To increase data security on laptop and desktop PCs, the Microsoft Information Security team is deploying functionality…

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Green IT and the Environment

Hi All, The environment is high on the agenda of many corporate board rooms.   With this in mind and with IT services highlighted as a contributor to the company carbon footprint it seemed relevant to highlight the Microsoft website devoted to this subject. Microsoft Environment – Innovating to improve the planet You will find on…

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Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 3.1 (MAP) Solution Accelerator NOW AVAILABLE!

Officially released on 30-June-2008 to the general public, this tool could be very useful to you to perform hardware inventory, compatibility analysis and readiness reporting on our newest products. If you are interested in assessing your IT infrastructure and planning to migrate to Windows Server 2008, Hyper-V, Virtual Server 2005 R2, SQL Server, Windows Vista,…

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The New, Windows Client TechCenter

Hi All, We recently launched the new Windows Client TechCenter, merging the Windows XP and Windows Vista TechCenters with the Springboard Series lifecycle approach to give IT pros a one-stop source for all of the Windows Client guidance, downloads, and community resources they need to adopt and manage Windows in a desktop environment. Key features…

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