Category: Systems

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Networks Systems

Old Tech, New Name?

January 17, 2020

The marketing machines of today often paint new technologies to suggest they’re the best thing since sliced bread. Sometimes though, the new products are just a rehash of an existing technology. In this blog post, I’ll look at some of these. As some of …


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Systems

A POwerful SHortcut to Automating Operations

December 23, 2019

A few years back I was working at a SaaS provider when we had an internal hackathon. The guidelines were simple: As part of your project you had to learn something, and you had to choose a framework/methodology beneficial to the organization. I was …


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Systems

How to Configure an Office 365 Tenant

December 11, 2019

Introduction I’m going to look at the basic steps required for setting up an Office 365 tenant. There are a few ways you can purchase Office 365. There’s the good old credit card on a monthly subscription, bought directly from Microsoft. This is the …



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Systems

Maximize Your Microsoft Ecosystem Performance

November 5, 2019

Microsoft offers some of its own monitoring options, such as System Center and Windows Admin Center. Federal IT pros can optimize performance by including additional monitoring strategies such as monitoring Windows servers, Microsoft applications, databases, Hyper-V, Azure, and Office 365. Monitoring Strategies Windows Servers …



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Systems

I’m Still On-Premises, Is That OK?

October 25, 2019

Following up on Will I Save Money by Moving to the Cloud? This post is part two of taking an atypical look at the public cloud and why you may or may not want to leverage it. If you stop and think for a …




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Systems

SolarWinds at Microsoft Ignite 2019

October 22, 2019

Microsoft Ignite is taking place November 4 – 8 in Orlando, and SolarWinds will be there to share the latest in IT management, from IT operations to outsourced IT and cloud management. Stop by booth 935 to chat with product experts, Head Geek Patrick …