Managing Drivers for Operating System Deployments

Deployment gurus Michael "Knowledge House" Niehaus and Johan Arwidmark are on stage now for a discussion on incorporating drivers within your operating system deployment process. One of the biggest challenges with operating system deployment today involves correctly deploying drivers for all models of machines in your organization. The issues that stand in the way include…

Empty’n the noggin – MMS Day 1

  Headed down to registration around 0800 – HOLY COW, the line was long!  It took about an hour to get through registration.  The Shwag is pretty nice:  The shirt is a gray Nike polo, the bag is pretty understated and functional – good stuff. I started my day first thing with SD-IL306 System Center…

MMS 2012 Keynote 4/17: Summary for Geeks

The first keynote of MMS 2012 represented the 10 year anniversary for MMS! Specific points from the keynote include the following items: Announcements: System Center 2012 was officially announced: A USB Key provided for MMS attendees with all of the System Center 2012 software Windows Server 2012 name announced! (Previously referred to as "Windows Server…

Getting Past Legacy Applications

It’s been a few years since I’ve met Chris Jackson, who in my humble, opinion is one of the smartest guys at Microsoft. Also known as the AppCompat guy, Chris Jackson is the primary developer for the application compatibility toolkit. While everyone else at MMS goes to lunch, we diehards sit here in a meeting…

MMS 2012 [Day 1]

Today started off as you would image, with registration. Let me first off say that the event staff and everyone working from Microsoft did an excellent job. But even with the best efforts of all these fine people the registration process took forever! No worries though, I spent the time chatting up one of my…