November, 2012

  • Password Insecurity...

    Security is one of my focus areas and is one area that often falls short but more often than not it is not due to poor policy and not poor programing. That’s right I said it. Yes, I do work for a software company… Yes I often blame hardware...
  • What NICs should I use in Server 2012?

    To NIC or not to NIC – that really isn’t the question. The real question is what NICs do I use? The answer is classic – it depends… In Windows Server 2012 there are new features to increase network bandwidth, lower CPU utilization...
  • Virtual Desktop configuration and managment in Windows Server 2012

    It is very exciting to see that in Windows Server 2012 Microsoft has greatly improved the ease of management of Remote Desktop Services (RDS) including Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI). Have you read about our new tool, Server Manager ? Server...
  • BranchCache in Microsoft Windowws Server 2012

    What is BranchCache? BranchCache is a WAN optimization technology that is built into Server 2012. It enables remote offices to access centralized file-shares over the wide area network at faster speeds and using less bandwidth. This type of solution to...
  • How to info on Windows 8

    There are lots of new things to explore in Microsoft Windows 8. Here are a few of my favorite things: Start screen: Your favorite things Pin apps, websites, and people to Start to easily get to what you use most. Tiles and notifications show...
  • Dynamic Access Control in Server 2012

    Data continues to grow at an exponential pace in our businesses and our analysis show that over 80% of this data still resides on file servers. Often it is challenging to take your business needs and match them up to Windows security and authorization...
  • PowerShell 3.0 Download

    It is hard to find the PowerShell 3.0 download. That is because the only way to get it is to download the Windows Management Framework 3.0. PowerShell 3.0 is part of that. Windows Management Framework 3.0 http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details...