Category Archives: SMS 2003

New System Center Webcasts for June

Thanks to Eileen for this info. TechNet Webcast: System Center Operations Manager 2007 Technical Overview (Level 200)Monday, June 11, 2007 – 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Pacific TimeChris Avis, IT Pro Evangelist, Microsoft Corporationhttp://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032340807&Culture=en-US TechNet Webcast: Client Monitoring with System Center Operations Manager 2007 (Level 200)Monday, June 18, 2007 – 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM …

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Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack for Software Assurance

Just announced today is the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack for Software Assurance which will be available in January 2007 and contains 4 tools. Microsoft SoftGrid Microsoft Asset Inventory Services (looks like AssetMetrix as it is hosted) Microsoft Advanced Group Policy Management (change management of GPOs and role-based delegation) Microsoft Diagnostic and Recovery Toolset (from Winternals …

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Microsoft Softricity

As Microsoft has now purchased Softricity (http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2006/jul06/07-17SoftricityPR.mspx) I thought I should take a look at it. If it works as well as they show on the web and on their demos then I wonder why all companies would not want to use virtualised application deployment rather than deploying apps the traditional way or using Terminal …

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