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Download Microsoft BitLocker Administration And Monitoring Management Pack

Microsoft System Center Operations Manager Management Pack for Microsoft BitLocker Administration and Monitoring now available for free download from Microsoft Download Center.

Management Pack for MDOP MBAM helps you monitors the critical interactions within the server-side infrastructure, such as the connections between the three web services and the two databases, the operational calls …

MDOP 2011 R2 Generally Availablility In August – Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) Update Released

WPC 2011, Microsoft announced the updates to the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) suite, and also revealed that the MDOP 2011 R2 will be generally available for download in August with the following updates:

  • Microsoft BitLocker Administration & Monitoring (MBAM) 1.0: Adds BitLocker Administration & Monitoring capabilities to the suite, which simplifies …

Asset Inventory Service (AIS) Version 2.0 Released

Version 2.0 of the Asset Inventory Service (AIS) has now been released.

“For those of you not familiar with AIS, it provides a comprehensive view of your enterprise’s desktop software and hardware environment. AIS helps reduce total cost of ownership (TCO) and improve license compliance through advanced software inventory scanning and by translating …

Springboard Series Tour 2011 Presentation Slides Decks

Microsoft Windows team published the decks of the 2011 Springboard Series Tour events. Here are all the decks the team presented:

New Version of Asset Inventory Service (AIS) Cloud-based Asset Intelligence Solution Released

Well, if you have MDOP, you already have this tool called the “Asset Inventory Service (AIS)” and today Microsoft announced a new version of the tool is now available.

“AIS is a cloud based asset intelligence solution that provides a comprehensive inventory collection of your Windows software and hardware.”

“New AIS …

Springboard Series Landed at Indianapolis, Indiana [Video]

The Springboard Series reached Indianapolis, Indiana, home to the 2011 Superbowl, as well as the Colts, Pacers and of course, one of the most famous races in the world, The Indianapolis 500 celebrating it’s 100th anniversary this year.

Check out todays video to see what local IT pros thought about the sessions on …

Springboard Series Tour Now In Chicago, Illinois

The Springboard Series Tour reached Chicago, Illinois. Check out the video see see the great time we had! Next stop, the home of the Indy 500, Indianapolis, Indiana.

Springboard Series Tour Took On Detroit, Michigan [Video]

The Springboard Series Tour now reached to Detroit, Michigan. As has been the standard on this tour, tons of great folks with lots of questions around Windows, Office, and MDOP showed up to see us present and weren’t disappointed.

Check out the video and join for Indianapolis, Dallas or Columbus.

Proof of Concept (PoC) Jumpstart Kit v2.0 for Windows 7 Available for Free Download

The PoC Jumpstart provides resources to deploy a desktop PoC with Windows 7, Office 2010, Internet Explorer 8, and Application Virtualization with Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack technology.

This self-contained, self-service kit will help you complete a Proof-of -Concept (PoC) at your organization, allowing you to quickly evaluate the new Microsoft desktop technologies, including …

Video: Springboard Series 2011 Tour in Toronto, Canada

The third Springboard Series Tour in Toronto, Canada was kicked off yesterday.

“We had a great group of IT pros show up to hear all the sessions on Windows slates and managing 3rd party consumer devices in the workplace, as well as Windows Intune, IE 9, Office 365, MDOP, Office 2010 and Windows …

Windows XP End of Support Countdown Gadget; Tips to Move to Windows 7

Are you looking to get off Windows XP? Use this handy gadget to count down the number of days until Windows XP End of Support (EOS) in 2014. As of April 21st, 2011 there is exactly 1082 days till Windows XP End Of Support.

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Here’re 10 ways to help …

WhitePaper: Expanding Business Benefit and Lowering Costs Through Desktop Optimization

Microsoft sponsored an IDC white paper in February to explain how businesses can save money using Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) tools. Titled “Expanding Business Benefit and Lowering Costs Through Desktop Optimization”, is a succinct and useful white paper for business decision makers.

First, IDC sees Windows 7 migration as more than just …

The Springboard Series Tour Schedule – Reserve Your Spot Today!

Microsoft’s Springboard Series Tour is back! Here’re the upcoming tour stops:

  • May 2nd – Toronto, Canada
  • May 4th – Detroit, Michigan
  • May 6th – Chicago, Illinois
  • May 9th – Indianapolis, IN
  • May 11th – Dallas, TX
  • May 13th – Columbus, OH

Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset (DaRT) 7 Beta Now Available on Microsoft Connect

Microsoft released the new version of the Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset (DaRT). This new version of DaRT is focused on remote recovery and enhanced deployment scenarios. MBAM builds on BitLocker in Windows 7 and helps simplify BitLocker provisioning and deployments, improves compliance and reporting, and reduces support costs through streamlining the key recovery process.

Webcast: Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset (DaRT) 7 with Paul MacKnight

The Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset, is one of the tools in the Microsoft Desktop and Optimization Pack, DOP. When you boot a machine from a DaRT boot device, you get all the regular Windows Recovery Environment (WinRE) tools, plus several additional tools for things like resetting the local admin password, or recovering deleted files.