Mark Warren is Product Marketing Manager for Windows 10 Now at 1E. Mark has over 25 years’ experience of software development and configuration management as a vendor and customer.
Mark Warren
Friday, 24 March 2017 / Published in 1E News, Featured, Help Desk, IT Security, Windows 10
 About this time last year (March 2016) Gartner published the results of their survey into Windows 10 migration plans in the business sector. Their key finding was that companies expected to be able to complete their migration in “only 23 months.” 23 months now looks like an age. Businesses need a much quicker deployment to maintain security
Mark Warren
Tuesday, 21 March 2017 / Published in Featured, Help Desk, OS Deployment, Webinars, Windows 10
In the first of the three-part webinar series on Windows 10 deployment, 1E experts Troy Martin and Jim Bezdan reviewed the high-level issues surrounding rapid migration to the new OS. The second part looked into the update process in more detail. It started by examining the importance of peer-to-peer (P2P) content distribution. P2P has many benefits
Today 1E unveils its new Windows 10 Migration Report. Based on an online survey completed by more than 500 U.S. IT decision makers, the report gives a unique insight into the Windows 10 migration methods currently being employed by today’s enterprises, as well as the intentions and motivations behind them. You can download the report
Happy New Year! Perhaps you’re just returning to work after a well-deserved holiday break. Or maybe you’ve been working through the holidays fire-fighting or getting those infrastructure jobs done that are only possible while the rest of the company is on vacation. Either way, it’s time to get back to whatever resembles a normal work
Mark Warren
Thursday, 15 December 2016 / Published in Nomad, SCCM, Uncategorized
One third of organizations have already adopted Office 365. Perhaps it’s on your radar for 2017? It’s a very tempting prospect, certainly – cloud-based services that make sharing and collaboration easier, cross-device synchronization practically seamless, and remove a lot of IT overhead in managing versions and licenses. It looks like a no-brainer if you’re already
Mark Warren
Tuesday, 08 November 2016 / Published in Nomad, Software Lifecycle Automation, Uncategorized, Windows 10
In fact, if you’re an IT administrator you’re probably a super hero already, whether or not you’re recognized as such by your business. IT admin is a much under-valued role – not only are you keeping your business running but you’re keeping customers happy, preventing accidental or malicious attacks and constantly striving to add value
Mark Warren
Thursday, 13 October 2016 / Published in Software Lifecycle Automation, Uncategorized
In the previous parts of this series I’ve talked about budget planning and preparing for Sales Kick-Off. Those are both one-off activities. Important, no doubt, but once they’re done, they’re done. It’s also worth thinking about your on-going activities and looking at how they can be simplified and automated leaving more time and resources available
That’s a pretty tricky title to get right. I wanted to find something that didn’t disrespect Systems Center Configuration (SCCM) – after all, it is the de facto standard for systems management in the Windows world and it does a great job. It’s used by a phenomenal number of companies around the world. At the
Mark Warren
Friday, 07 October 2016 / Published in Software Lifecycle Automation, Uncategorized, Windows 10
In the first part of this short series I considered how we’re rapidly heading towards the end of 2016 and planning for 2017 is starting. As a Product Marketing Manager, one of the items on my list is preparation for our annual Sales Kick Off (SKO) as it would in many companies. SKO will also
Mark Warren
Wednesday, 05 October 2016 / Published in Software Lifecycle Automation, Uncategorized, Windows 10
The first in a three-part series by Mark Warren on preparing for your 2017 Windows 10 deployment. We’ve just passed the autumn (or fall) equinox and the days are getting shorter. Before you know it Halloween, Bonfire Night, Thanksgiving, Christmas (depending on where you’re reading this) and the New Year will be upon us. Meanwhile,