Thirty-four years - Building out Disaster Recovery (Part 6)

Thirty-four years – Building out Disaster Recovery (Part 6)

In the mid-2000's, our organization started to get serious about disaster recovery. By that time our core application was an e-learning application that was heavily used (a hundred thousand students on a ...
Thirty-four years - The System Office, Novell Directories, and Building a State Backbone (Part 3)

Thirty-four years – The System Office, Novell Directories, and Building a State Backbone (Part 3)

Unfortunately nearly all the work we put into administrative and academic technology had to be abandoned. As a part of a larger initiative across the state, the various colleges and universities were ...
free system management in a purple galaxy

Free System Management

As the world shifts to cross-platform system environments with macOS® and Linux® systems in addition to Windows® machines, a pressing challenge for IT admins is how to manage this heterogeneous system environment ...
Free Endpoint Management

Free Endpoint Management

Managing Windows®, macOS®, and Linux® endpoints can be a challenge. Historically, IT networks have largely been homogenous Windows environments. Therefore, management of the infrastructure has been generally handled with Microsoft®-based tools. But, ...
mobile device management

Intune® vs Jamf®

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With more Mac® systems making their way into organizations, IT organizations and MSPs are looking for how they can best manage not only their Macs, but their Windows® and Linux® systems. The ...
Serverless System Management

Serverless System Management

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System management used to be a fairly straight-forward aspect for most IT admins. The majority of IT organizations would employ a tool like Microsoft® Active Directory® and leverage its group policy objects ...
Mobile Device Management MDM

Intune® Competitor

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With Microsoft® putting so much emphasis on their IT management tool set based in Azure®, many IT organizations and MSPs are wondering if there is a valid Intune® competitor. Short answer: there ...
Okta Intune and JumpCloud Comparison

Comparing JumpCloud® vs Okta® and Intune®

IT organizations are starting to cobble together solutions to manage their infrastructure from the cloud. The primary concern is access to web applications as well as device management. That’s why IT admins ...
SCCM ConfigMgr

Intune® Alternative

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With a great deal of fanfare from Microsoft® around Azure®, there is no doubt that many IT admins are considering every service that Azure offers. Among those services, one that is drawing ...
ConfigMgr

SCCM Alternative

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As IT organizations continue to struggle with system management in the era of mixed-platform environments, many IT organizations are wondering if there is an SCCM alternative that could fill the job. Ideally, ...
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