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  • Podcasts // Mar 2011

    Windows 7 Deployment - I Want My MDT

    Is any one unsure of how to get the perfect Windows 7 image built with all one's applications? Is any one tired of searching through dozens of images for the right one when people deploy a new computer, wishing one could reclaim all that disk space that they use? Join...

    Provided By Microsoft Corporation

  • Podcasts // Jul 2010

    How Do I: Forecast Table Analysis Tool?

    In this tutorial one will learn how to use the Forecast Table Analysis Tool for Excel. The Forecast tool uses the Microsoft time series algorithm to predict future values based on trends in existing time series data.

    Provided By Microsoft Corporation

  • Podcasts // Apr 2011

    TechNet Radio: Deployment Fundamentals 101 With Mikael Nystrom and Johan Arwidmark

    In this podcast, the speaker welcomes two Microsoft Setup and Deployment MVPs - Mikael Nystrom and Johan Arwidmark. Listen in as they chat about Windows Deployment Services, the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit as well as their book Deployment Fundamentals Volume 1.

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Nov 2009

    Reduce Your IT Costs With Microsoft

    IT departments are under intense pressure to reduce costs while continuing to enable new business scenarios and help the business compete in difficult market conditions. To achieve this, customers must drive down the operational cost of running their IT infrastructure and align more resources to delivering business value. In this...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Oct 2009

    Unlock Value and Savings With Microsoft Virtualization

    In this podcast the speaker speaks about the Microsoft-led webinar, Unlock Value and Savings with Microsoft Virtualization, which will cover: Microsoft's end-to-end approach to Virtualization, which brings server, desktop and application virtualization together The latest features of Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V and Microsoft System Center Virtual Machines Manager 2008...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Oct 2009

    Introduction to Windows PowerShell

    In this podcast the speaker speaks about an Introduction to PowerShell for IT professional to automate Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista client administrative activities. The speaker speaks about the features and capabilities of PowerShell, customer scenarios to manage day-to-day server and client administration activities, and Command Line syntax usage.

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Nov 2009

    Dynamic Data Center Toolkit for Hosters: Foundation for a Partner-Hosted Cloud

    Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V and Microsoft System Center empower hosters to deliver managed hosting, cloud services, and on-demand virtualized IT infrastructures. The Dynamic Data Center Toolkit for Hosters makes it easy for hosters to get on this inevitable path. In this podcast the speaker speaks about what the toolkit is...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Oct 2009

    Technical Chalk Talks With Tim Vander Kooi - Windows Server 2008 R2

    In the previous Technical Chalk Talk podcast, the speaker spoke about the changes that the Windows 7 operating system brings to the desktop. The speaker speaks about the changes that Windows Server 2008 R2 operating system brings to the server environment and what these changes mean with regard to existing...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Oct 2009

    Managing Web Infrastructure Systems With Windows PowerShell 2.0

    In this podcast the speaker speaks how Windows Powershell v2.0 can automate administrative tasks to manage critical web infrastructure systems in the data center. The speaker speaks about topics on how to monitor and manage Windows Server 2008 systems. The speaker speaks about how to use Windows Powershell cmdlets and...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Sep 2009

    Windows Firestarter Events (Part 5 of 5): Windows 2008 R2 - Diving In!

    In this podcast the speaker speaks about Windows 7 and Windows 2008 R2 introduce fantastic new technologies to streamline the business, enhance security and save ones money. The speaker speaks about new BitLocker, AppLocker and User Account Control Features that are designed to protect the data no matter where it...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Sep 2009

    IT Manager Community Chat with Kevin: Virtualization

    In this podcast the speaker Sr. IT Professional and General Manager in the Server & Tools Division on the US team at Microsoft, as they discuss how IT organizations use virtualization as a strategy to drive much more than physical server consolidation and data center cost cutting. The speaker speaks...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Aug 2009

    Microsoft Certification Coaching Session: Preparing for Your PRO: Windows Server 2008, Server Administrator / PRO: Windows Server 2008, Enterprise Administrator Exams (70-646/647)

    In this podcast the speaker speaks about IT Professionals preparing for the 70-646 PRO: Windows Server 2008, Server Administrator and 70-647 PRO: Windows Server 2008, Enterprise Administrator exams. In this podcast the speaker speaks about key exam topics including planning for server deployment and management, monitoring and maintaining servers, planning...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Aug 2009

    Windows 7 and Hyper-V Deep Dive

    In this podcast the speaker speaks about interested in boosting the business by combining the power of the Windows 7 Operating System with Hyper-V Virtualization? If so, the speaker speaks about the Microsoft-led webinar, Windows 7 and Hyper-V Deep Dive, and one will find out how Windows 7, Windows Server...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Jun 2009

    Windows Server 2008 R2 Technical Overview (Part 1 of 2)

    In this podcast the speaker speaks about the Windows Server 2008 R2 operating system. The podcast are aimed at IT professionals who have experience with Windows Server 2008, and the one who focus on the technical updates and changes that were introduced in Windows Server 2008 R2. In this first...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // May 2009

    County Government Cuts Costs 91 Percent With Mainframe-to-.NET Migration

    The mainframe for the property tax system in Marin County, California, was outdated, expensive to maintain, and tough to integrate with other systems. So, the county migrated its existing COBOL code to an environment running Windows Server and the Microsoft .NET Framework. To accomplish this, it turned to Tiburon Technologies,...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Jul 2009

    NAP and NPS in Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7

    In this podcast the speaker speaks about how Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 are better together. The speaker speaks about NPS deployment improvements in Windows Server 2008 R2. The topics will include configuration templates, Automated NPS SQL logging setup, accounting improvements, multiple SHV policy, and IAS migration. The...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Jul 2009

    Saving IT Costs With Windows Server 2008 R2 and Virtualization Technologies

    In this podcast, the speaker speaks about how Windows Server 2008 R2 saves IT costs by using Virtualization technologies to consolidate servers, improve availability, improve manageability of Hyper-V servers, and simplified deployment methods for virtual machines and physical machine deployments. The speaker speaks about Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V features...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Jul 2009

    Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 Group Policy Changes

    In this podcast the speaker speaks about Group Policy enhancements in Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7. The speaker speaks about how Administrative template improvements make it easier to configure and Group Policy preference improvements to configure defaults for non-Group Policy-aware Windows components.

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Jul 2009

    Windows Server 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Services Technical Overview

    In this podcast, the speaker will speaks about Remote Desktop Services for Windows Server 2008 R2.the speaker will begin by discussing user experience improvements in RemoteApp and Remote Desktop. Then the speaker will speaks about remote application improvements by integrating Applications in start menu. Next, the speaker will speak about...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Jul 2009

    Active Directory Domain Services in Windows Server 2008 R2 Technical Overview

    Discover the Windows Server 2008 R2 Active Directory features that enhance identity management and simplified management capabilities that provide more control of management resources. In this podcast, the speaker speaks about the improved management capabilities that automate Active Directory tasks using Windows PowerShell and improved administrative tasks using Administrative Center...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Jun 2009

    Understanding Activation and Validation in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

    In this podcast the speaker speaks about how volume activation supports new types of license keys and several new modes of activation for customers in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Jan 2010

    Thrive Live! IT Pro Virtualization Tour (Part 2 of 4): VHD Native Boot

    In this podcast the speaker kick off the afternoon by exploring VHD Native Boot, which is a new feature for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. VHD Native Boot can be used as the running operating system on designated hardware - without a parent operating system, virtual machine, or...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Jan 2010

    Maximizing Hyper-V iSCSI Performance with Microsoft and Intel

    Intel and Microsoft solutions give IT organizations the means to maximize the value of iSCSI as they implement Storage Area Networks (SANs). In this podcast, the speaker speaks about how the combination of Intel Ethernet Server Adapters, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2, and Intel Xeon processor 5500 series-based servers provide...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Dec 2009

    Thrive Live! IT Professional Virtualization Tour

    In this podcast the speaker IT professional evangelists as they highlight four specific Microsoft virtualization features and technologies, going from the desktop to the enterprise. The speaker explains how easy it is to install and run multiple Windows XP productivity applications directly from a computer running Windows 7. Yung Chou...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Dec 2009

    IT Manager Community Chat With Kevin Remde: Windows Server 2008 Power Efficiency, Measurement, and Management

    Windows Server 2008 R2 provides a productive server operating system platform because it offers cost-effective virtualization, power saving capabilities, and a superior experience for end users. In this podcast the speaker senior IT professional at Microsoft, and his guests for this podcast in which they address how Windows Server 2008...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Jun 2009

    Windows Server 2008 R2 Technical Overview (Part 2 of 2)

    In this podcast the speaker speaks about the technical overview of the Windows Server 2008 R2 operating system. One look at scalability, failover clustering, Web, and Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 better together features. The speaker also covered the changes in Windows Server 2008 R2 that improve scalability...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Jan 2010

    Thrive Live! IT Pro Virtualization Tour (Part 1 of 4): Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V

    It's time to focus on enterprise with an overview of Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V. In this podcast, the speaker speaks about how to create virtual machines in Hyper-V and demonstrate how the snapshot feature can easily revert the virtual machine to a previous state.

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Jan 2010

    How to Use the File Classification Infrastructure to Solve Common Problems

    Data contained in file servers is completely opaque to administrators. The requirements introduced by corporate governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) rules require administrators to understand what kind of data they have and set up automatic policies. With the Windows Server 2008 R2 File Classification Infrastructure, administrators now have a tool...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Dec 2009

    Windows Server 2008 R2 AD RMS and FCI Better Together

    Windows Server 2008 R2 and the new wave of 2010 server products introduce powerful new usage scenarios, features, and tools for AD Rights Management Services (RMS). In this podcast, the speaker explains what features and capabilities are new for AD RMS on Windows Server 2008 R2. The speaker speaks about...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Dec 2009

    Windows Server 2008 R2 AD RMS and Exchange Server 2010 Better Together

    Windows Server 2008 R2 and the new wave of 2010 server products introduce powerful new usage scenarios, features, and tools for AD Rights Management Services (AD RMS). In this podcast, the speaker speaks about how AD RMS integrates with Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 for information protection and compliance.

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Dec 2009

    What's New in Windows Server 2008 R2 AD RMS?

    In this podcast, the speaker discusses the new features of Windows Server 2008 R2 Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS). The speaker tells about features such as Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) group expansion, Windows PowerShell, and Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 integration.

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Dec 2009

    Site Recovery for Hyper-V With Citrix Essentials

    Citrix Essentials for Microsoft Hyper-V adds new disaster recovery capabilities to Hyper-V with Storage Link Site Recovery technology. In this podcast the speaker speaks about an up-close view of the new solution. Product experts from Citrix demonstrate how Storage Link Site Recovery brings one simple disaster recovery controls while tapping...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Nov 2009

    Windows File Services in Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Storage Server

    Microsoft has delivered state-of-the-art file services functionality since the inception of the Windows Server operating system, and through the years the file services capabilities have evolved with the operating system to meet customers' ongoing needs. In this podcast the speaker speaks about the new enhanced file services capabilities in Windows...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Dec 2010

    A Powerful Platform for Virtualization

    So many IT Managers are trying to lower power and cooling cost, simplify administration, and conserve data center floor space which is why many businesses of every size are turning to virtualized infrastructures, and the next generation of HP ProLiant servers powered by the AMD Opteron 6100 series processor. The...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Podcasts // Oct 2010

    Determining the Value of Software Assurance Renewal for Your Organization

    This podcast is designed for growing and mid-sized organizations that have a Microsoft Software Assurance (SA) agreement through the Open Business, Open Value, Select, or Enterprise Agreement (EA) programs. This podcast speaks about how the organization can benefit from renewing the Microsoft SA agreement. One can learn from this podcast...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Sep 2009

    Developing With IBM Rational DOORS and Team Foundation Server

    Business needs and user requirements provide the business direction for what to develop and why. In addition to those goals and objectives, one may also need to comply with industry regulations and standards. It is much easier to design software solutions that meet the customer's needs and are compliant with...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Jul 2009

    Breakthroughs With Windows 7

    Interested in the impact of Windows 7 on the business? This podcast speaks about Breakthroughs with Windows 7, and one will gain: an insider's view on the hottest new capabilities in Windows 7. The power to unlock key functionality in Windows Server and SharePoint, such as "Access Anywhere" capabilities secrets...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Jul 2009

    Unleashing SQL Server 2008

    Want to tap into the power of SQL Server 2008? Through this podcast one will discover: Real-life strategies for reducing the workload with SQL Server 2008, such as filtered indexes, plan freezes, policy-based administration and the popular Resource Governor Ways to work smarter with the built-in expertise of Intellisense, automatic...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Aug 2009

    Reasons to Migrate Visual Basic 6 to .NET and Migration Options

    Does one have business-critical applications that were written in Microsoft Visual Basic 6? Is one concerned about the termination of all development support for Visual Basic 6? Does one want to move ahead while preserving the capital invested in the applications? Is one concerned about cutting costs while not falling...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Podcasts // Nov 2010

    Deploying SharePoint 2010 for Internet Sites With Social Media Features

    How do the launch a uniquely designed, full-featured, social-media enabled Internet site in a month? It is fast and easy with Microsoft SharePoint 2010 for Internet Sites. Podcast will help the to learn how Blue Rooster partnered with the Windows 7 Professional marketing team to launch an edgy, public-facing website...

    Provided By Microsoft