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2020—The Rise of the Machines?

I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about the Internet of Things recently. Well, I’ve spent the last seven years thinking about IoT. Seven years ago, I bought my first…

Government Hyperconverged Infrastructures Require Continuous Monitoring

It’s no surprise hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) has been embraced by a growing number of government IT managers, since HCI merges storage, compute, and networking into a much smaller and more…

Old Tech, New Name?

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…

A POwerful SHortcut to Automating Operations

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…

How to Configure an Office 365 Tenant

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…

Who’s the Boss? 5 Things to Ask Yourself Before Making the Leap Into Management

We talk a lot about professional development these days—how to develop your speaking or writing skills to make you a better practitioner. But what if you’ve reached a certain point…

Maximize Your Microsoft Ecosystem Performance

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…

Beyond IaaS, Cloud for the SMB, the Enterprise, and Beyond!

We come to you today with a late-breaking breaking postscript! When we last left our IT hero, they were asking themselves deep and probing questions like Will I Save Money…

I’m Still On-Premises, Is That OK?

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…

Don’t Shut Your Pi-Hole, Monitor It! (part 2 of 2)

In my last post I gave some background on one of my recent side projects: setting up and then monitoring a Raspberry Pi running Pi-Hole. In this post, I’m going to…

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