FREE IT Camps Coming to a Location Near YOU!

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmNear you, that is, if you live in any of the most major cities in the United States. Our team of 11 Technical Evangelists (IT Pro Evangelists) are once again on the road and delivering live, FREE IT Camps for you!  We’re bringing you three very compelling topics: What’s new in System Center 2012 SP1, … Continue reading FREE IT Camps Coming to a Location Near YOU!

We Need to Lock These Down! – Migration and Deployment (Part 19 of 19)

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmIt’s the end of February, and the end of what I hope you will agree was a very satisfying series of 19 “Migration and Deployment” articles by my teammates and me – the U.S. based IT Pro Technology Evangelists.“So what’s the last topic?”I’m glad you asked.  Now that you know (or have the resources to … Continue reading We Need to Lock These Down! – Migration and Deployment (Part 19 of 19)

(Episode 8) Windows 8: System Center 2012 SP1 Configuration Manager – Mobility Support Overview

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmIn this episode I welcome back Sr. Technical Product Manager Martin Booth for Part 2 of our System Center 2012 SP1 for Windows 8 series.  We discuss device support improvements made in Configuration Manager as well as improvements to support user mobility.Enjoy!https://channel9.msdn.com/Series/Reimagining-Windows-An-In-Depth-Look-at-Windows-8-for-the-Enterprise/Episode-8-Windows-8-System-Center-2012-SP1-Configuration-Manager--Mobility-Support-Overview/player?w=512&h=288Download the Windows 8 Enterprise Evaluation today and test your applications, hardware and deployment … Continue reading (Episode 8) Windows 8: System Center 2012 SP1 Configuration Manager – Mobility Support Overview

Can I Manage Windows 8 App Upgrades? – Migration and Deployment (Part 18 of 19)

“Hey Kevin, I’m responsible for applying company policies around applications.  If we deploy an internal Windows 8 app, or use a purchased App from the Store, how do I apply updates or roll out upgrades for the new style applications?” http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmThat’s an excellent question.  And it’s one that my friend Chris Avis answers for us … Continue reading Can I Manage Windows 8 App Upgrades? – Migration and Deployment (Part 18 of 19)

Side load Windows 8 Apps without Configuration Manager – Migration and Deployment (Part 17 of 19)

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmDid you know, with the right policy and certificate in place, that you can deploy Windows 8 applications very easily?  In fact, once the pieces are in place, it’s as easy as running a script or launching an install from a file share.“Basically as easy as most all older Windows applications, without the store?”Exactly.  This … Continue reading Side load Windows 8 Apps without Configuration Manager – Migration and Deployment (Part 17 of 19)

Deploy Windows 8 Apps with System Center – Migration and Deployment (Part 16 of 19)

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmWe’re in the home stretch!  It’s the last week in February, and we only have a few more days of our “Migration and Deployment” series of articles left.  And wrapping out our final four, we’re going to tackle the topic of Windows 8 applications.  What options do we have, and what infrastructure choices (or changes) … Continue reading Deploy Windows 8 Apps with System Center – Migration and Deployment (Part 16 of 19)

Build a lab for free on Windows Azure–Migration and Deployment (Part 15 of 19)

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmI’m pretty sure that if you have been following my (or any of my teammates) blogs recently, you know a little something about Windows Azure.  You probably also know that you can get a free 90-day trial of Windows Azure very easily, with no obligation.  The benefit of that is that it becomes very easy … Continue reading Build a lab for free on Windows Azure–Migration and Deployment (Part 15 of 19)

Migration and Deployment – The Full Series

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmIn February of 2013, the US-based IT Pro Technology Evangelists wrote up 20 articles in our 19-part series, “Migration and Deployment”.  “Huh?  20 of 19?” Well.. I provided a series introduction in part 0.  (Don’t computer people always start counting at zero?)  But as it was just an intro, I didn’t think it needed to … Continue reading Migration and Deployment – The Full Series

Cloud from a single pane of glass – Migration and Deployment (Part 13 of 19)

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htm System Center 2012 App Controller is a component and part of the self-service portal solution in System Center 2012 SP1.  By connecting to System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) servers, Windows Azure subscriptions, and 3rd-party host services, App Controller offers a vehicle that enables an authorized user to administer resources deployed to private cloud, … Continue reading Cloud from a single pane of glass – Migration and Deployment (Part 13 of 19)

How Windows Azure Plays Into the Equation – Migration and Deployment (Part 12 of 19)

http://mschnlnine.vo.llnwd.net/d1/inetpub/kevinremde/KROmniture.htmAs you may remember, last month my team blogged an entire month on using Windows Azure as Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS – pronounced “EYE-yazz”) in our “31 Days of Servers in the Cloud” series.  As part 12 of our 19-part "Migration and Deployment” Series, Tommy Patterson returns to this topic with a good summary and links to … Continue reading How Windows Azure Plays Into the Equation – Migration and Deployment (Part 12 of 19)