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  • Blog Post: Microsoft Intune Policies For Samsung Knox Enabled Devices

    While delivering last week’s CANITPRO Business Mobility Camp in Calgary, a question was brought forth in regards to what specific policies can be enforced on A Samsung KNOX enabled device via Microsoft Intune. For those unaware, Samsung’s KNOX offering is additional software & hardware...
  • Blog Post: Getting the communication you want

    Hello folks, I was in Toronto this week and I meet with some IT pros.  At one point one of them asked me “Why do I keep getting the US flash and not the Canadian one?”. So we started to look into it. I knew it was somehow related to their Microsoft Account Profile info. It’s really important for...
  • Blog Post: Summer is approaching, don't just plan to work on your tan.

    I love this time of year. The days are getting longer, warmer and the deck is calling my name. (these are my feet….) At my house, summer months are very busy. The kids are home, my wife is at home (she’s a teacher) so I tend to hide in my office with the door shut so I can get work done...
  • Blog Post: Step-By-Step: Deploying Active Directory to Azure

    Hello Folks, IT Pros are always expected to support the company applications and to ensure that these applications are always up. One way to increase up-time is to move the application to the cloud, and avoid all the potential hardware failure you may have to deal with. Let Microsoft Azure worry about...
  • Blog Post: The Top 5 Learning Resources to Brush Up on Your Skills This Summer

    Summer is a great time of year. The weather is nice, the sun shines, there’s no snow to shovel or try to drive through. It’s also a time of year when the traffic on the roads gets a little lighter and the office is a less busy. You might even get the chance to leave a few hours early on a...
  • Blog Post: Help Protect Your Friends And Family From Phone Scams – Part deux

    Last May, Chris Di Lullo posted a great note regarding a phone scam that had been going around. Well, they are back at it.  (I'm wondering if they ever stopped). I received 3 calls this weekend from someone posing as a Microsoft employee offering to help me fix my machine.  So I thought to...
  • Blog Post: Protégez vos amis et votre famille des fraudes téléphoniques

    Avez-vous d’autres conseils utiles pour les personnes qui veulent éviter ce type de fraudes? À ma grande surprise, il y a quelques semaines, j’ai reçu un appel de Microsoft m’offrant de « réparer ma fenêtre ( window ) ». J’étais...
  • Blog Post: Help Protect Your Friends And Family From Phone Scams

    A few weeks ago, I was surprised to get a call from Microsoft offering to help “fix my window”. This was surprising because: My window wasn’t broken and having worked at Microsoft for a while, I’m pretty sure we don’t do home repairs. Microsoft doesn’t...
  • Blog Post: A new look–after 25 years, it’s about time!

    Today the new logo for our company was unveiled and I must say that I like what I see. Clean lines, more modern but friendly. Nice! Old logo: New logo: What do you think?
  • Blog Post: Monthly Online learning opportunity listing

    Hello folks, This is my compilation of some of the online resource available to you in April 2012 . This list featuring both live and on-demand content including webcasts, videos, virtual labs, and podcasts by product and topic. this is not the WHOLE list of the available content. but these are the ones...
  • Blog Post: Tick, Tock…Getting Close to the End of the XP Clock

    April 8, 2014 . No it’s not the predicted end of the world, thought it may seem that way for some. It’s the end of support for Windows XP SP3. Windows XP has been a great Operating System and feedback I get is that it’s stable and who doesn’t like stable. In fact, I remember...