Network installation with the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit – Part 1: Guidelines, preparation and setup

Editorial

For many smaller companies and organizations, operating system deployment is always a small to medium problem. Some use the pre-installed operating system, some install by hand, others clone the hard drives and a few use other tools. There are many methods and reasons. I compare the different methods and a few tools in the article “Possibilities of computer installations for companies“.

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Microsoft identified a critical vulnerability and closed it via the Microsoft Store

I have already addressed the question of the correct handling of the Microsoft Store several times, for example in the article “Windows 10 and the Microsoft Store“. Now it is all more important that the IT departments deal with the topic again.

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Changes in the LifeCycle of Microsoft products due to Corona

Changes in the life cycle of Microsoft products due to Corona / COVID-19.

Microsoft is extending the current lifecycle for some products to relieve the burden on IT departments. I took this opportunity to update the LifeCycle Diagrams from the articles “Microsoft Lifecycle Diagrams” and “Other Lifecycle Diagrams” from last year.
This time I translated them directly into English.

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New names for Office 365 and Microsoft 365

Microsoft is once again changing something in the Office 365 product portfolio. But this time, in my opinion, for the better. There are also new products for private persons, more about that later, but more important are the changes for companies. These are primarily name changes, whether for good or bad is a matter of personal opinion. Already in the past, customers have often mixed up the names.

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Merry Christmas and a happy new Year

Ich wünsche allen ein frohes Weihnachtsfest unI wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. I hope you can enjoy the quieter days with family and friends.

Between the holidays nothing will happen here, we will read each other again in the new year. Then articles will appear here a little more often.

The Christmas card was created by my wife Kerstin.

End User Computing MeetUp – Bonn / Koblenz Area (Germany)

For a long time, I have been planning a MeetUp on the topic of End User Computing, which I am starting to organize and regularly offering now. Many can’t imagine much about End-User Computing (EuC), in general, it’s about working on the end device, i.e. the computer, tablet, mobile phone and Co.

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Ignite day 2 – Modern Management recap

Today was day 2 of the Microsoft Ignite in Orlando. Today I was in the focus in sessions about modern management on the move. That means, for example, Microsoft Intune, but especially the newly announced function of the “Microsoft Endpoint Manager”.

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Heading to Microsoft Ignite

For a while, it was a bit quieter here in the blog. Last weeks I was a bit busy with Infrastructureheroes.org. Infrastrukturhelden.de also profited from that. This page was also improved, but all links should work. If you find something that doesn’t work, please let me know. The first translations are now coming online in Infrastructureheroes. As you see, I try to publish a new article directly in both languages.

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