All posts tagged Mastering System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager

Thanks to our publisher Sybex, Santos Martinez and me are able to give away a number of Mastering System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager books during TechEd North America. Yesterday we already signed and gave away some books at the Microsoft Premier Services booth in the Expo Hall. But there are more books to give away 🙂


Tomorrow at 11am Santos and me will be giving away more books at the MyITForum Lounge in the Expo Hall. So if you are at TechEd NA and you want a signed copy of the book Mastering System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager be sure to be there on time 🙂

See you tomorrow!

mdm seriesUnfortunately my Windows IT Pro sessions about the Microsoft’s Mobile Device Management solutions were cancelled due the lack of booked “seats” in the virtual classroom. Sad that it won’t go through, I put a lot of effort in it. But the good thing about that it is cancelled is that I am able to share everything with you on my blog. 🙂

So what I am planning to do is to write a series of blogs and record a series of short webcasts to show you how to build a complete Mobile Device Management solution with Exchange 2013, Configuration Manager 2012 R2 and Windows Intune. All together managed from Configuration Manager 2012 R2.

In this blog I will give an overview of the Exchange ActiveSync Connector and refer a lot to earlier blogs about this feature within Configuration Manager 2012 R2.

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Sybex-LogoMonths and months of writing and hard work, even during my holidays, is almost paying off! The editing process of my second book, Mastering System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager
is almost finished and so almost ready to hit the presses! I am so excited, this book which I wrote together with Microsoft Premier Field Engineers Santos Martinez and Brett Bennett, is covering all the new cool features of System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager, including;

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2014First of all I would like to wish everybody a healthy and successful 2014! Let’s hope that all of your and your families whishes may come true!

Like every year I want take this moment to look back at another exceptional System Center and community year!

The year 2013 was again a superb year for me, it was the year of….


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Sybex-LogoWe are still very busy revising the book and adding the SP1 and R2 content to it, but on Amazon you are already able to pre-order the new Mastering System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager book. With the releases of Service Pack 1 and the upcoming release 2 Sybex decided that it is time to update the book with all the features that are added to Configuration Manager 2012.

We will be adding all the new features of Configuration Manager 2012 SP1/R2 like, support for Mac OS X, support for mobile devices via Windows Intune, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Powershell and lots more. 🙂

The scheduled release is set for March 17, 2014. The paperback will be around 816 pages.

Pre-order the book here!

If you do not want to or cannot wait, Mastering System Center 2012 Configuration Manager can still be ordered at Amazon, find more information here. Keep you up to date about the progress of the new book!