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Five Points for Good VBScript Style

A few basic rules can help you avoid the most common scripting mistakes....More
in Scripting Blog 09/27/2010 - 10:52pm

PowerShell's Popularity Is Growing in the SharePoint Community

To help the SharePoint community learn and use PowerShell as well as find and fix performance problems in SharePoint pages, Idera is rolling out its new SharePoint productivity toolbox today....More
in Networking and Hardware Blog 02/01/2012 - 1:20pm

Network Automation Launches AutoMate 9

Network Automation released its latest automation software solutions, AutoMate 9 and AutoMate BPA Server 9. The release marks the expansion of the no-code platform’s enhanced offerings....More

PKI - Certificate Chain Validation

Certificate validation is one of those obscure topics that most network admins don't pay much attention to but a basic understanding of how it works will help them troubleshoot PKI issues in their workplace....More

What Twitter and Facebook Learned about Developing Windows Phone 7 Apps

Top tips from the Facebook and Twitter teams about Windows Phone 7 development....More

Mike Danseglio

Mike Danseglio has worked in the IT field for more than 20 years and is a CISSP and MCT instructor. He's an author, public speaker, and instructor on topics including security,...

in Windows IT Pro Archived Blogs 12/13/2010 - 12:42pm

What Really is a Private Cloud?

Not long ago an attendee came up to me at a conference and asked, “Isn’t Private Cloud just a fancy term for my existing data center?” I had no ready answer for him as it would depend on multiple factors, most of which would require detailed discussion about his IT infrastructure and service delivery model....More

Sean Deuby

Sean Deuby, technical director for Windows IT Pro and SQL Server Pro, has over 25 years' experience in enterprise IT. He began his IT career running Texas Instruments' IBM VM systems, then helped design, deploy, and support TI's first Windows NT 3.5 worldwide...

in Windows IT Pro Archived Blogs 10/07/2011 - 10:53am

Microsoft TechNet Gallery: TechNet's New IT Pro Scripting Center (Plus A Little More)

The Microsoft TechNet Gallery is a big improvement over previous incarnations of a scripting center on the TechNet site....More

Staying Current and Avoiding the Double Bounce

Recently I encountered a situation with a client who wanted to upgrade a critical piece of software present in their infrastructure.It was a classic thick client/server accounting application utilizing SQL Server on the backend. The organization considered this to be a legacy application, albeit one that was still key and in heavy use,....More
in Windows IT Pro Archived Blogs 03/09/2010 - 2:12pm

Did TippingPoint Take Things Too Far?

Over at Dark Reading you'll find a story entitled "Smartphone Weather App Builds A Mobile Botnet." The story reveals how a couple of researchers (Derek Brown and Daniel Tijerina) who work for TippingPoint thought it would be a good idea to build and release a rogue mobile phone application....More
in Scripting Blog 12/18/2012 - 3:22pm

Idera Makes PowerShell Plus Available to the Community for Free

Idera has made PowerShell Plus available to download for free. In addition, learn why PowerShell is a must-have skill for IT professionals in their environments....More
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