Green IT Magazine hosted their annual awards for Green IT in London last week. The evening started with a drinks reception which allowed everyone to catch up with old friends and start to make new ones. Following a short speech from Richard French from BCS The Chartered Institute for [...]
Now in their fourth year the Green IT Awards look to showcase and reward the technology, tools and solutions as well as the companies and organisations that have made a significant contribution to improving the IT industry's environmental performance over the past 12 months.
Also for the fourth year, 1E [...]
I recently discovered some rather worrying behaviour in SCCM 2012 SP1 regarding how the CM agent handles return codes from msiexec.
If you pass the /REALLYSUPPRESS switch to msixec then that means that if msixec determines that the installation needs a reboot (for example, if a required file was in [...]
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2012 SP1 includes a new feature named WOL Proxy. ConfigMgr (or SCCM) has had a wake-on-LAN solution since ConfigMgr 2007 for appropriately flagged deployments. ConfigMgr WOL runs in one of two modes: subnet-directed broadcast or unicast. ConfigMgr customers found that unicast did not work [...]
4 hours, 32 minutes and 22 seconds. You can do a lot in this amount of time. You could watch the extended blue ray version of Lord of The Rings: Return of the King. You could watch over a sixth of a season of 24. You could even squeeze [...]
I’m very pleased to announce the release of 1E’s globally renowned PC power management solution - NightWatchman Enterprise 6.5.
Version 6.5 officially supports Microsoft Systems 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 as well as Windows Server 2012, SQL 2012, Office 2013 and Windows 8.
Also included in this release is a unique new feature which looks [...]
How many times have you had the need to delete multiple packages in a ConfigMgr test site? In order to do this, you right-click on the package and select Delete. You get presented a welcome screen, then you are asked if you want to see more information. If you [...]
You can read the first part of of this series here.
A recent paper from the Center for Strategic and International Studies contains some striking cyber security statistics. It included the fact that more than 90% of successful corporate network breaches required only the most basic techniques and that 75% of [...]
In exactly a year’s time Microsoft ceases its extended support for Windows XP and many businesses, unless they have migrated to a new Operating System, will face costly custom support. With time ticking away IT departments now find themselves in what top analysts call the migration “danger zone”, with [...]
1E Academy Live is over and we're now on the Monday of MMS. It's was hard work but we're glad to have such amazing people on our team and an awesome community to have come to our session - we wouldn't change a thing.
We'd like to thank all of those [...]