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The Last Thing You Need is a Windows 10 Migration Headache

Workspot
Windows 10: Painful affliction or rare opportunity? Everyone knew that the Windows 10 release would be unique.  Initially driven by the offer of free upgrades from Windows 7 and 8, consumers were once again in the IT driver’s seat. Many of us thought this consumer momentum would force corporate IT departments to rush their OS […]

Download FREE Service Account Usage Tool from Wedel IT

Wedel IT
After a couple of feature requests, we have now included search for IIS Application Pool Identities. We have also added an improved Help form. The exports will now include date stamps and the application now has a new cleaner design. This tool makes it possible to search through your environment’s services, tasks and IIS AppPool […]

Citrix: Windows 8 & Server 2012 Optimization Guide

Citrix Systems
With the recent release of XenDesktop 7, we put together a list of recommended optimizations for Windows 8/8.1 and Server 2012 virtual desktops on XenDesktop 7.x. The purpose of this post is to provide a list of commonly applied optimizations and provide assistance with their implementation through a script — yes, you read that correctly, a […]

LoginVSI – VDI Reference Architecture Monthly

Login VSI
Here we are again with another post for the Reference Architecture Monthly. I’m finding that there is a lot of great information with respect to proofs of claim and sizing, which is incredibly useful if you are trying to architect your own solution. In most cases these documents will carry this information, but what is […]

Getting started with Microsoft OMS Service Map and Wire Data 2.0

IT Blog by Marius Sandbu
Today Microsoft announced the public availability of Service Map (Previously known as Application Dependency Monitor) and a rewamped Wire Data 2.0 solution pack which is now available in Microsoft OMS. I’ve blogged about Wire Data solution pack before which is a great way to get an overview of what kind of  traffic is going in […]

New Secunia Research at Flexera Software Country Report: Windows Operating Systems vs. Non-Microsoft Applications – A Tale of Contrasting Vulnerability Risk

Flexera Software
The percentage of unpatched Microsoft Windows operating systems on private PCs seems to be stabilizing after a year of steady decline. But the level of unpatched non-Microsoft applications on private PCs continues to rise. These conclusions can be drawn from just-released Country Reports covering Q3 2016 for 12 countries, published by Secunia Research at Flexera […]

New Secunia Research at Flexera Software Country Report: Windows Operating Systems vs. Non-Windows Applications – A Tale of Contrasting Vulnerability Risk

Flexera Software
Microsoft® Windows OS vulnerabilities appear to be stabilizing after year-long decrease, while non-Windows application vulnerabilities still on the rise The percentage of unpatched Microsoft Windows operating systems on private PCs seems to be stabilizing after a year of steady decline.  But the level of unpatched non-Windows applications on private PCs continues to rise. These conclusions […]

Microsoft: Configuration Manager and Simplified Windows Servicing on Down Level Operating Systems

Microsoft
Applicable Windows versions: Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows Server 2012, and Windows Server 2012 R2 As you are probably aware, Microsoft previously announced Windows servicing changes on down level operating systems aiming to have a more consistent and simplified servicing experience to down level operating systems.  There is a […]

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