Rod Trent

Rod
Trent
IT Community Manager,
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Rod Trent is the IT Community Manager for Windows IT Pro and myITforum.com. He is a leading expert on Microsoft System Center and Cloud technologies and has more than 25 years of IT experience. Rod has written many books, thousands of articles, and speaks at various conferences and user groups. His professional focus is evangelizing technical community on the web and in person. Rod was a Microsoft MVP for 10 years and is a charter member of the Dell TechCenter Rockstar program. He's an avid gadget fan, a die-hard old television show and cartoon buff, a health and exercise freak, comic book aficionado, and a part-time missionary to the Chinese people. Follow Rod on Twitter

Articles
Creating App and Device Specific Passwords for Your Google Account
Better secure your Google apps and devices by creating passwords for each specific instance.
Fixing Display Problems in Office 2013 Applications 2
If you suspect an update has caused display issues in Office 2013 applications, here's a fix.
Microsoft OneNote Developer Releases Update to Must-have OneNote Add-on, Onetastic
This powerful OneNote add-on gets new powerful sorting features.
Some Surface Pro 3 Wi-Fi Issues to be Fixed Tomorrow
Keeping its promise, an update for Surface Pro 3 will be available on Wednesday in an attempt to fix some existing Wi-Fi issues.
Four Microsoft Azure Improvements Happening During WPC 2014
With WPC 2014 in full swing, Microsoft is making adjustments to Azure services to stoke Partner excitement.
Microsoft Azure Cost Estimator Tool Released in Beta
A new tool in beta allows companies to profile the local environment to produce a report showing the cost to migrate operations to Microsoft Azure.
Google's Increased Security Causes Email Clients Stop Synching Gmail 2
Google has made a change, effective today, that disables email clients using Basic Authentication to connect.
Microsoft Sticks ConfigMgr 2012 Servicing Extension Beta on Connect 2
A new beta extension adds available update information, client versioning, and a built-in RSS reader.
Is a $99 Windows Tablet the Right Move?
Can a $99 tablet help Windows wrench the device crown away from Android?
WPC 2014 Opens with New Programs Designed for Partner Cloud Success
Microsoft kicked off WPC 2014 with a number of new Partner program announcements.
No-IP versus Microsoft: The Net Result 9
Despite 1.8 million customers going dark for a few days, Microsoft was able to save almost 4.7 million PCs.
Is this the Start Menu You Were Looking For? 4
The latest Windows 8/9 Start Menu screenshot leak shows only that people remain interested in it.
Virtual Machines Now Available in the Microsoft Azure Gallery
Now integrated into the Azure Gallery, VMs can be quickly created to manage application instances.
Back to the Future: Click-to-Run Woes Causing Customer Angst 2
Click-to-Run technology is an awesome software delivery technology - when it works.
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