Category Archives: conference

Canadian Colleges Update – Dec 2009 Session 11 Security MS Strategy Overview

By | December 9, 2009

Tweet Session 11 Patrick Hevesi, Enterprise Technology Architect, WW CATM Security Lead Microsoft Forefront – Business Ready Security Solutions Evolving Threats 2 axes – threat and person Threats = Curiosity, Personal Fame, Personal Gain, National Interest Person = Script-Kiddy, Undergraduate, Expert, Specialist Results: Vandal (largest area by volume), Author, Trespasser, Thief (largest area by $… Read More »

Canadian Colleges Update – Dec 2009 Session 10 Live@edu Overview

By | December 9, 2009

Tweet Frank Chiappone, Sr Project Manager Live@edu Evolving Education Market – move to digital campus and manage IT costs and complexity Software + Services drives this model  (left on-site progress to right cloud services) Exchange Server – Exchange Online – Outlook Live (built on MS hosted Exchange – 10GB mailbox) SharePoint Server – SharePoint Online… Read More »

Canadian Colleges Update – Dec 2009 Session 9 Windows Server 2008 R2 Futures and Directions

By | December 9, 2009

Tweet Session 9 Kevin Lan, Senior Program Manager, Windows Server Division Windows Server Release History – every 2 to 3 years for a new release Technology Investment Areas virtualization – Hyper-V with Live Migration management – PowerShell scripting web – ASP .Net and WebDAV, IIS 7.5 component install scalability and reliability – 256 core support,… Read More »

Canadian Colleges Update – Dec 2009 Session 8 OCS Case Study

By | December 9, 2009

Tweet Session 8 – |OCS Case Study – Cambrian College, Sudbury, Ontario (Michael Alloy, CIO Cambrian College and Mauro Lollo, CTO UNIS LUMIN) Business Situation – before Nortel PBX with CallPilot Novell Groupwise Employees sharing phones limited phones in classrooms Needs increase classroom phones enhanced distance ed program add more phone extensions greater integration between… Read More »

Canadian Colleges Update – Dec 2009 Session 7 Unified Communications Overview

By | December 9, 2009

Tweet Session 7 Raj Gopalakrishnan, Enterprise Technology Strategist, Voice, Compete, Incubation Currently – silos of communication with multiple inbox, phone numbers, etc Future of Communications (centred around identity and presence) Unified Inbox & Presence Authentication – heavily leverage Active Directory Administration – uses Exchange Server Storage – SQLServer Compliance Unified Communications decreases costs by addressing… Read More »

Canadian Colleges Update – Dec 2009 Session 6 Microsoft Learning

By | December 9, 2009

Tweet Session 6 Chris Pirie, GM, Microsoft Learning Marketing and Sales Mgmt The Skills Imperative – bridging the skills gamp and increasing deployment – 3 pillars Digital Literacy – reaching the masses through technology readiness IT Academy Program – reaching future tech leaders through competency and career enablement Commercial Gold Certified Training – driving deployment… Read More »

Canadian Colleges Update – Dec 2009 Session 5 Microsoft’s Virtualization Strategy and Futures

By | December 9, 2009

Tweet Session 5 Rod Kruetzfeld, Team Software Process, Desk Virtualization, Incubation Desktop Virtualization with a twist (VDI) Why Virtualize? – drive costs down, increase IT efficiency, enable busines agility Why Microsoft? – its the platform you know, data centre to desktop, end-to-end management, best TCO/ROI * System Center can manage Microsoft virtualization and VMWare* Choice… Read More »

Canadian Colleges Update – Dec 2009 Session 4 Windows 7 and the Optimized Desktop

By | December 9, 2009

Tweet Session 4 – Jeremy Chapman, Senior Product Manager, Commercial Windows 7 and the Optimized Desktop 5 Trends in Commercial Desktop IT consumerism carbon neutral contingency costs compliance End User Computing Scenarios -separation Creates Flexibility – manageability maintains costs How do we get to Windows 7? Migration Analyzer Hardware Assessment Application Compatibility – collect, analyze,… Read More »

Canadian Colleges Update – Dec 2009 Session 3 Office System Futures

By | December 9, 2009

Tweet Session 3 – Tony Ollivier, Enterprise Technology Architect – Office Systems Futures – Office 14 The User Productivity Challenge – balance between Business and User Focus (economic efficiency) and CIO Focus (IT efficiency) common platform – with the goal of cost-effective platform heavy dependence on SharePoint 2010 Unified Business Platform Unified Communications Business Intelligence… Read More »

Canadian Colleges Update – Dec 2009 Session 2 Exchange 2010

By | December 9, 2009

Tweet Session 2 – Jim Lucey Senior Product Mgr, Exchange Product Mgmt deployment flexibility – on premises, Microsoft Online Services, Live@edu (range from control & flexibility->choice->student centric) SharePoint for free for academic institutions coming from Microsoft Demo of Web Exchange Admin functions – lots of new capabilities and flexibility Outlook Web Access (now called Outlook… Read More »