Group Policy Blog

Consolidating & Cleaning Up Group Policy — Best Practices

A fair bit of what we do here at SDM Software is helping folks get a handle on their Group Policy environments. Using products such as our GPO Reporting Pak, we’ve had lots of customers clean up and reduce the clutter (not to mention improve desktop performance) of their Windows desktop environments. We also do … Read More.

Need Help With Your Group Policy Consolidations and Redesigns?

Just a quick note to let folks know that we’ve recently added a new Services offering to our extensive offering of Group Policy Management capabilities. So if you are looking at optimizing, consolidating or migrating your Group Policy environment, or need help with a new Group Policy design, we not only provide the products that … Read More.

Group Policy Design Webinar this Wednesday!

Don’t forget to register for our upcoming Group Policy design webinar this Wednesday, January 30th, at 9am Pacific Time (GMT-8). Details at the link below, but here is a quick synopsis: Title Optimizing Group Policy Design and Performance with SDM Software Description In this Webinar, Group Policy MVP Derek Melber and MVP and CTO & … Read More.

New Article Posted on “Best Practices for Group Policy Design”

Just a quick FYI to let folks know that my latest article for Windows IT Pro MagazineĀ is now posted on their website. In this article, I cover some of the fundamental issues around AD design as it relates to Group Policy, as well as talk about performance-related issues as they pertain to your GPOs. Check … Read More.

Best Practices for Group Policy Design Talk — Slides Posted

Last Tuesday, I gave a talk locally in San Francisco at the Pacific IT Pros monthly meeting, on “Best Practices for Group Policy Design”. It was largely based on the talk I gave at TechEd 2012 this past June, related to how to make good decisions around your GPO deployments. For those that missed my … Read More.

Best Practices for GroupPolicy Design Talk from TechEd

Well, TechEd was great as usual–lots of Win8 info sloshing around as well as Azure everywhere, including the recent announcement that Microsoft will be offering “Infrastructure-as-a-Service” (IaaS) instances in Azure now, ala Amazon EC2. It will be interesting to see how that does, but could be a great option for Windows workloads in the cloud. … Read More.