Binary Research International (BRI) released FastTrack Scripting Host version 6.4, a pseudo-language designed to handle scripting needs in a Windows network. A highlight of FastTrack Scripting Host 6.4 is the ability to compile scripts into executable files with a single mouse click....More
Most of the time, migrating environments means learning how to find a balance between your messaging platforms. IBM and Microsoft provide tools to reduce the impact of using both systems, however this is not enough to proactively manage both environments....More
Last time we talked about a few areas where an admin can bring a lot of value to the table such as revenue, business intelligence, and more. It’s easy to overlook a lot of these areas, but they’re important to think about as you determine exactly what you’ll say to get the resources you need, whether its headcount, budget, or approval on....More
Although Microsoft has delivered numerous improvements throughout the years, it is still very challenging for administrators to ensure a good quality of service for Lync, especially for audio/video calls....More
There’s no debating IT pros are stretched thin. Likewise, there’s no debating that patch management, while a mundane job, is a business priority. ControlNow Security Lead Ian Trump offers five easy tips to help IT pros better handle this priority....More
When most people think of cloud computing, they generally don't associate the phrase with a muscle car with more than 400 horsepower. That's clearly the case with Microsoft 'Project Detroit', a custom car concept developed in conjunction with famous tuner West Coast Customs....More
My workload has recently gotten so tight that I'm no longer able to commit to even a semi-regular blogging schedule. Rather than letting myself get lazy, I've decided to formally end my blogging career over here, at least for the time being....More
PowerShell is the definitive command line interface and scripting solution for Windows, Hyper-V, System Center, Microsoft solutions and beyond. In this Master Class, we will start from the ground up, walking you through the basics of PowerShell, how to create basic scripts and building towards creating custom modules to achieve amazing results in your environment, in non-Microsoft environments, and in Azure.