SCCM 2007

Surface Pro 3 Launch – Same Old Surface

May 20, 2014 // 0 Comments

This was a live blog post that I wrote using the online feed. Prologue: Some might say that this post is too snarky. I respond with The definition of insanity is “doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results” – Albert Einstein. Satya Nadella wants to talk about the [...]

System Center Update Catalogs for Third Party Products

June 2, 2011 // 2 Comments

Ever notice how many problems are caused by drivers or firmware?  Ever notice how often Adobe releases a new version of Reader or Flash to solve a security issue, and how many legacy versions are running on your network – thus making your Windows Updates process pretty irrelevant?  Ever [...]

Visio 2010 Add-Ins – Pay Attention System Center People!

June 2, 2011 // 1 Comment

You may have wondered how to crate pretty pictures to share on a big screen that depict some health information about stuff that you manage using System Center.  Here’s how … I was mucking around with the Visio plug-ins for Operations Manager for the first time today, adding monitored [...]

System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R3 RTM

October 15, 2010 // 0 Comments

Microsoft announced last night that ConfigMgr (SCCM) 2007 R3 had RTM’d.  R3, like R2 before it, is not a service pack.  It is a new release level that requires new licensing (covered by software assurance).  The deployment will require an update, described in KB977384.  This [...]

Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 2 Released

October 27, 2009 // 0 Comments

You now have Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 support for ConfigMgr 2007 and 2007 R2.  Service Pack 2 has been released and adds a bunch of new functionality: “Service Pack 2 for Configuration Manager 2007 delivers new platform support for Windows 7 client, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server [...]

System Center Essentials 2010 Beta

October 8, 2009 // 0 Comments

The beta (pre release testing) program of SCE 2010 has started.  SCE is the product that includes some of the key features of System Center Configuration Manager and Operations Manager in an integrated package.  Some of the new features included are: Integrated server virtualization management [...]

Configuration Manager 2007 R3 Is Announced

September 9, 2009 // 0 Comments

Microsoft announced the future for ConfigMgr (SCCM) with a 2007 R3 release.  The focus appears to be squarely on power conservation on the desktop.  Expect a beta at the end of October and a RTM in Q1 2010.  More details of features will be released later. Please follow and like [...]

ConfigMgr Out of Band Management

March 18, 2009 // 0 Comments

Microsoft has published the first part of an article on out of band management using System Center Configuration Manager 2007. “Out of Band Management is a management technology that does not rely on an operating system to manage target machines. Currently, both Intel Active Management Technology [...]
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