Preparing for the BYOD aftermath

![](http://www.thomasduryea.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/ipad_hero-300×124.jpg “mobiledevices”) Apple’s iPad 3 was released in March to much fanfare. While some commentators suggested that users wouldn’t upgrade and that the device was unlikely to shift in great numbers, in fact 3 million units were purchased on its opening weekend – a staggering number of devices ending up in the hands of both ...

Microsoft Management Summit 2012 – Update: Day 2

![](http://www.thomasduryea.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/mms2012im-300×118.png “mms2012im”) Hello from the Microsoft Management Summit (MMS) 2012 in Las Vegas! It’s only half way through the second day of the conference and already there have been some exciting announcements! The opening Keynote of MMS 2012 was held this morning (Wednesday 18th April) and was presented by Brad Anderson who is the Corporate ...

Microsoft Management Summit 2012 – Update: Day 2

![](http://www.thomasduryea.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/mms2012im-300×118.png “mms2012im”) Hello from the Microsoft Management Summit (MMS) 2012 in Las Vegas! It’s only half way through the second day of the conference and already there have been some exciting announcements! The opening Keynote of MMS 2012 was held this morning (Wednesday 18th April) and was presented by Brad Anderson who is the Corporate Vice ...

Microsoft Management Summit 2012 – Update

![](http://www.thomasduryea.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/mms2012im-300×118.png “mms2012im”) Hi, I am writing this update from the Microsoft Management Summit in Las Vegas. Microsoft Management Summit (MMS) 2012 has begun and we are so excited to be here! The primary reason we are here is for the release of Microsoft System Center 2012. We all know the immense value of operating system deployment ...

Configuration Manager gets a well awaited refresh, and it’s huge

***Jarrod Vassallo, Solution Architect, TD*** ![](http://www.thomasduryea.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/sccm2012-logo.png “sccm2012-logo”) Many of our clients have had a long history around the right (and sometimes quirky) way to manage Windows in their environment. The product that we also use internally at Thomas Duryea (TD) to deploy, patch & manage our Windows Operating Systems, ConfigMgr 2007, is getting a refresh ...

Configuration Manager gets a well awaited refresh, and it’s huge

***Jarrod Vassallo, Solution Architect, TD*** ![](http://www.thomasduryea.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/sccm2012-logo.png “sccm2012-logo”) Many of our clients have had a long history around the right (and sometimes quirky) way to manage Windows in their environment. The product that we also use internally at Thomas Duryea (TD) to deploy, patch & manage our Windows Operating Systems, ConfigMgr 2007, is getting a refresh ...

Don’t wait for Windows 8

07. February 2012 Uncategorized 0
***Rhys Evans, National Practice Manager – Enterprise Information Systems, TD*** It may be tempting to leap from XP to Windows 8, but the devil’s in the detail. [![](http://www.thomasduryea.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/win7.jpg “win7”)](http://www.thomasduryea.com.au/?attachment_id=975) Windows XP is 10 years old, yet a substantial number of businesses are still using it. They’re not really at fault. Upgrading to Windows Vista was ...

Don’t wait for Windows 8

07. February 2012 Uncategorized 0
***Rhys Evans, National Practice Manager – Enterprise Information Systems, TD*** It may be tempting to leap from XP to Windows 8, but the devil’s in the detail. [![](http://www.thomasduryea.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/win7.jpg “win7”)](http://www.thomasduryea.com.au/?attachment_id=975) Windows XP is 10 years old, yet a substantial number of businesses are still using it. They’re not really at fault. Upgrading to Windows Vista was ...

IT disaster recovery that’s fit for purpose

05. December 2011 Uncategorized 0
*David Danher – Principal Consultant, Data Management Consulting, TD* The Macmillian Dictionary defines the term “fit for purpose”, as something being “good enough to do the job it was designed to do”. With the lack of Disaster Recovery (DR) standards, how can we measure if an IT DR programme is good enough to do the ...