Posted by: kurtsh | March 25, 2005

WEBCAST: “How Microsoft IT does “

This is an AMAZING site.  Microsoft IT is publicizing how they deploy certain technologies, and not all of them are ‘ours’.  I strongly recommend people take a look at this site for products that they may be interested in hearing "best practices" for:

Here are some examples of what’s coming up:

How Microsoft IT Deployed Office Live Communications Server 2005

Tuesday, March 8th 8:00AM – 9:00 AM Pacific Time
Indheran Pillay, Microsoft IT Service Manager
Discussion about how Microsoft IT designed and deployed the live communications platform at Microsoft. Microsoft Office Live Communications Server uses industry standard Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) to provide presence information, encrypted real-time communications, a single namespace across trusted forests, and integration with Microsoft Office and other collaboration programs.


How Microsoft IT Microsoft Develops an Operations Manager 2005 Custom Management Pack (Level 200)

Tuesday, March 22nd 8:00AM – 9:00 AM Pacific Time
Mark Pohto, IT Senior Technologist, Microsoft Corporation
The Microsoft Information Technology (Microsoft IT) group supports internal line of business (LOB) applications. To improve monitoring of these applications and to help reduce downtime, Microsoft develops custom management packs for the LOB applications and deploys them to Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM) servers inside Microsoft IT. This session examines the process that Microsoft IT uses and recommends to plan, develop, and deploy custom MOM management packs.


How Microsoft IT Does Security Enhancements for Remote Access (Level 300)

Tuesday, March 29th 9:00AM – 10:00 AM Pacific Time
Patrick Garwood, IT Senior Systems Engineer, Microsoft Corporation, and Brent Atkison, Remote Access Manager, Microsoft Corporation
How can you improve the remote access security in your Windows–based IT infrastructure? Join this webcast to learn how Microsoft IT has dealt with remote access security with the latest generation of Microsoft products – Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003, Internet Authentication Service, Internet Security Accelerator 2004, Microsoft Operations Manager 2005, SQL Server 2000, Public Key Infrastructure & Certificate Services, and Connection Manager. The solution deployed, called Secure Remote User (SRU), enables Microsoft IT to manage specific remote desktop configurations, ensuring that all established security requirements are met when remote users access corporate network resources.


For more information please visit the How Microsoft Does IT Webcasts landing page





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