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ScumDum

Posted by BPuhl on February 7, 2008

So my latest “hobby” at work, has been working with the System Center Mobile Device Management (SCMDM, or ScumDum as we sometimes call it).  It’s actually fairly cool, the ability to join Windows Mobile 6 phones to a domain, provide some VPN-like connectivity to get to internal line of business applications, and apply policy (via GPO’s in AD) to mobile devices.

I’ll post more on our internal deployment as it progresses, but just saw that Technet Edge has an interview with a program manager from the product team, you can find it here.

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3 Responses to “ScumDum”

  1. Laura said

    So how have you acronym-ized System Center Configuration Manager internally? Left to my own devices I’ve been alternating between just “SCUM”, and “SCICUM” with a short ‘i’ sound.

  2. BPuhl said

    Actually, internally we don’t even use ScumDum, instead we use the development codename Yona. Of course, that keeps us singing, Yona…Yo, yo, yo, yona…

  3. Laura said

    “I met him in a swamp down in Dagoba, where he bubbles all the time like a giant carbonated soda.
    S O D A so-o-da
    I saw the little runt sitting there on a log
    I asked him his name and in a raspy voice he said YODA
    Yo yo yo yoyo-da”

    Damn you. 😉

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