Monthly Archives: May 2013

Path to Windows 8 – London – 5th July 2013

Hi All, I will be speaking at an event in London UK called The Path To Windows 8.   The Path to Windows 8 event brings together the brightest IT professionals from around the world to talk about Windows 8 and how Microsoft can help you migrate your current desktop infrastructure to Windows 8. In addition, the team will demonstrate all aspects of a Windows migration and, with Windows XP life support ending april 2014, it is time to learn what and how you can do these tasks.   More information and registration here

New Blog

Hi All, this is my 1st blog post here…and let me start talking a bit about myself…. My name is Raphael Perez, I’m Brazilian (as English is not my 1st language, I apologize in advanced for any mistake I’ll make 🙂 ), and I’ve been working in IT field since 1994. Since 2000 I work with MS technologies, such as AD, WSUS, GPO, and so on and back in 2002/3 with Microsoft System Management (SMS 2003 SCCM 2007, etc). Today I can say that I’m SCCM expert. I’ve been helping the Brazilian community since 2005, writing blogs posts, articles, forums etc. and the english comunity with my old blog at wmug (www.wmug.co.uk/blogs/dotraphael). I’m an Enterprise Client Management MVP based in UK and specializes in System Center Configuration Manager (including OS Deployment). I’m a Community leader attending the physical and virtual meetings and engaging with the community across forums, twitter, LinkedIn and…

VDI is a HOT Topic

Indeed. Today I came accross a very interesting article about VDI, mostly focusing on why it is failing. That includes a link to a video from Brian Madden discussing the reason why VDI projects fail. Taking a step back and analyzing your current state and develop a solid desktop strategy is critical for a successful VDI or any desktop implementation/migration. We will discuss some of those aspects on the event Path to Windows 8. The event will take place on the 5th of July at the Microsoft London offices. Registration is free.