Device Management Strategy Planning: More Questions Than Answers

  Within the last few years, while in meeting discussing a Mobile Device Management (MDM) strategies, I have been frequently told the following by clientele when inquiring about business requirements:  “I want to be able to do all my tasks on my iPad that I currently do on my desktop.” The request itself spikes after every winter…

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Device Management Strategy Planning: Defining the Opportunity

To this day, many organizations still struggle with regards to device management strategy. While email security is still a top priority, businesses are attempting to do more with these devices to further enable their employees. This post series entitled “Device Management Strategy Planning” will endeavour to provide a planning framework in regards to device management…

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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 hardened security enabled above and beyond the traditional Android stack. Microsoft…

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Test Your Skills at Defending Your Data Center

A little while ago I got an email from a friend of mine who works at Dell Canada.  It talked about a game they developed in conjunction with us (Microsoft) and Intel  that allows you to test your skills and knowledge at protecting a data center from security and other threats.  The new Data Center…

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Vista Tips for All (and more)

Typically the things we chat about on this blog are aimed at the more experienced PC user and most IT Pros know a thing or two about computers.  I came across this blog recently and have added it to my RSS feed as it is a great mix of hardware, software, Windows and Linux tips,…

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TechDays Virtualization Track Infrastructure

Well as I look over at my TechDays Countdown gadget I am reading 4 days, 15 hours, 14 minutes and 12 seconds to go before the start of TechDays!  About time I got the hardware set up for the virtualization track don’t you think?  I’ve been working on getting this all set up and testing the demos…

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Vista on an Eee PC?

I am sure you have all heard of the Asus Eee PC series of netbooks.  They seem to be the hot gadget lately and not one to miss out on a gadget trend I picked up an Eee PC 901 the other day.  It arrived on Tuesday and I’ve been toying around with it all…

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[Review] Samsung ACE Mobile 6 Device

Every once in a while we end up getting hardware to take a look for and try out.  The latest gadget to cross our path was the Samsung ACE Mobile 6 device from Bell.  I asked Paul Laberge on our team to take it for a spin and share his impressions.  Check out his blog…

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Home Server Hits It's Stride

  Graham Jones (Surrey, British Columbia, IT Pro) I have been enthused about WHS ever since it became available as a beta program. As an MVP we enjoy the privilege of MVP beta programs where, because we are under a NDA with Microsoft, we get a little closer to the “action” which perhaps adds some…

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[Funnies] Home Server vs. Real Server

I am giving Sean the day off this week as I wanted to share some serions news with you all.  It must be serious as it could not wait until Friday to post this “funny” news.  There has been a lot of news flying around here and elsewhere about Windows Home Server and with the upcoming availability…

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