System Center 2012 – An Overview

System Center 2012 can transform your IT Infrastructure, from your Desktops, to your Data Centre and out to the Cloud. View this recording of our recent Webcast, presented by Gordon Mckenna of Inframon, to understand what System Center 2012 can do for you. This session will provide a good overview of the capabilities of the…

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Building School Networks for the Future - with System Centre and Hyper-V

One of our (many) friends over at EduGeek has recently done some work with Marine Academy Plymouth taking over their systems in May 2011. We have now a series which charts the process of systems modernisation from analysis, to planning, then implementation before finally evaluation. This first article will deal with a summary of that…

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New academic year brings fresh new technology to Havant Academy

I recently spoke to Richard Markey IT Director at Havant Academy, formerly Sport Staunton Community Sports College, to understand a bit more about how and why they refreshed their IT Infrastructure to meet the changing needs of their transition to become an Academy. “Good communication is a base component of success in life and communication…

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System Center for education - webinar recordings from end of November

At the end of November, Rich Lane the resident techie of the education team ran a couple of webinars. If you want to have a listen in, you can view the recordings below. Secrets of successful desktop virtualisation: The Optimised Desktop VDI is a hot topic at the moment but what actually is it? When…

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This week’s webinars for school network managers 16th-18th November

There  are a couple of webinars during this week that if you have time in your diary, come along and take a listen. System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 webinar System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) lets you see how your IT system is running, from your servers right down to individual desktop computers enabling Operations…

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Webinars for school network managers - coming up this month

We’ve had about 300 attendees so far for the first three webinars for school network managers, and we’ve got five more coming up on System Center for network management, and then Richard is changing the topics and we’re heading towards some cloud-services for network management (intrigued?). Here’s the next ones in the System Center series…

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Saving money by saving power - an action plan

Last week I spoke to a group of schools about money saving strategies (based on this info), and I do plan to shortly record the whole presentation, so that I can share it. But when I got to the bit about making sure that you do something about desktop power savings, there were a few…

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Webinar recordings for download - System Center for Education

Richard Lane, our trusty team techie, has been running a series of System Center webinars, specifically for education customers in the UK. Although we’ve had over a hundred attendees at many of them, I know that there are others that can’t join at the time of the event. So we’ve now made the recordings of…

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Cost saving with Microsoft System Center

I’ve just heard about another free event, on Friday 5th November, focused on cost saving with ICT. Although it isn’t specifically education focused, I think that there will be a lot of readers that would appreciate a whole day full of network management tools (oh, and a lot who could imagine nothing worse ). The…

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Upcoming Live Meetings - System Center in Education

After the success of the last few Live Meetings, with over 100 attendees at each, the ‘System Center in Education’ series Continues with a closer look at each of the products and what they mean to Education Customers. They have been scheduled as a series in advance, on Tuesday and Thursday mornings, at 10:30, until…

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