Douglas R. Spindler

Douglas R.

Douglas R. Spindler is a technology consultant and technical trainer living in the San Francisco Bay Area. He is president of the San Francisco Networking Technologies Users Group and a Microsoft MVP.

Windows Security Vulnerability You Should Know About 3
There's a Windows zero-day vulnerability all IT pros should know about. This zero-day exploit has been out there for at least 10 years and may go all the way back to NT. It turns out there is a subtle error in the way the Windows shell (which displays icons, Start Bars, menus, shortcuts, etc.) parses the icons of .LNK files or shortcuts.
netOctopus Enterprise Systems Manager
Athough this product might be a good choice for a small business that needs help with asset management, software distribution, and remote configuration, larger businesses will want to look elsewhere.
LANDesk Management Suite 8
Thorough and easy to use, this management tool offers features that many others don't.
Microsoft Systems Management Server 2003 SP1 1
Read our reviewer's take on this Windows-only management program.
Novell ZENworks 6.5
Find out what our reviewer thinks of this multiplatform client-management suite.
My Horror-to-Glory DNS Tale 2
IT Hero Douglas R. Spindler spins a DNS success tale.
Start Clustering! 7
It's not just for the enterprise anymore. Learn how to set up a simple high-availability cluster and why you should do so.
iSCSI Essentials
iSCSI, the standard for encapsulating SCSI commands in TCP/IP packets, is the low-budget solution for clustering and load balancing.
John Savill Windows 10 Training

Developing and Implementing a Windows 10 Business Strategy​
Live Online Training on Tuesday, October 25th 
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Many organizations today are exploring adoption of Windows 10. Often touted as the last version of Windows, it is now a constantly evolving Windows as a Service solution. In this one-day training, you'll find out what this new model for Windows really means to your organization and what the benefits are once you've made the move to Windows 10.


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