Thomas McGrath is a journalist, presenter and digital content specialist. He has written for the likes of Telecoms.com, Digital TV Europe and Business Cloud News, among others, covering topics such as apps, the Internet of Things and TV. He lives in London with his wife, son and cat.
Thomas McGrath
Thursday, 22 December 2016 / Published in 1E Partners, SCCM, Uncategorized
Here’s another (enterprise IT) end-o’-year round-up from one of our in-house Microsoft MVPs (this time stressing the present and future significance of getting to grips with Intune). Today, we have the esteemed Ed Aldrich. Most significant trend of 2016? I’ve been working in systems management since the late eighties. People like me, we’ve had to
Thomas McGrath
Tuesday, 20 December 2016 / Published in AppClarity, SAM, Software Lifecycle Automation, Uncategorized
In an unseasonal show of anti-Christmas spirit, Oracle is reported to have instigated a first-time global sweep for Java license fees, potentially leading to significant unexpected costs for those enterprises deploying Java-based tech across their endpoints. The technology multinational originally got its hands on Java – as part of its Sun Microsystems acquisitions – back
Few words can paint a harsher picture in the mind’s eye than orphanage. And before she visited New Delhi’s Manav Mandir Ashram for the first time, child psychologist Ritu Nagar admits that she, too, was wary of that word’s gloomy associations. Thankfully, these were very quickly swept away. “When I came here I saw the
Last week we shared 1E’s amazing experience in Austin, Texas, watching how Tableau utilized 1E’s advanced Configuration Manager solution Nomad to effectively spin up a 5000 machine company in just a couple of days. Today we have a second installment from Austin, starting with an interview with Configuration Manager sage Johan Arwidmark (Chief Technology Officer, TrueSec), who was flown in specially by Tableau
Texas, U.S.A. A small office on the third floor of the Austin Convention Centre, an unassuming hub out of which, for just one week only, almost 5000 endpoints are being managed –  the equivalent of a decent-sized enterprise, thrown up in a matter of days for the Tableau Conference 2016 (or, TC16). Thousands of Tableau
Thomas McGrath
Thursday, 01 December 2016 / Published in 1E Community
1E’s IT Advent Calendar
How great were advent calendars, right, back in the day? Well, we thought this year 1E would give our followers and friends a digital advent calendar, and one that takes our expanding adult waistlines in mind. With 1E’s Software Lifecycle Automation Advent Calendar, you can pick up 24 pieces of enterprise IT know-how that could
  Last year saw the thirtieth anniversary of Microsoft’s Windows, and today 1E unveils an exclusive, free new microsite, Windows through the years: The history of Microsoft’s IT revolution. It’s an interactive, multi-media and immensely fun history of Windows, all the way from Windows 1.0 to Windows 10, with every success, innovation and misstep covered
Thomas McGrath
Thursday, 17 November 2016 / Published in 1E Partners, BYOD / BYOPC, OS Deployment, SCCM, Uncategorized, Windows 10
Microsoft MVP Keith Garner is a Solutions Architect at 1E. Prior to joining us, however, Keith spent over twenty years as an IT consultant, working the Windows Product Group, the Surface Product Group, and the Configuration Manager Group, among others. He also worked for Microsoft IT, where he helped design and implement the Windows deployment
Thomas McGrath
Monday, 14 November 2016 / Published in 1E Community, Uncategorized
Funny things are afoot at 1E’s New York office. Due, perhaps, to its exposure to 1E’s new Tachyon technology. This trendy challenge has taken hold. Many things are afoot at 1E’s New York office. Due, perhaps, to its exposure to 1E’s new Tachyon technology, the space/time continuum appears to have been dangerously disrupted. There is, on
Thomas McGrath
Tuesday, 18 October 2016 / Published in Software Lifecycle Automation, Uncategorized
Tomorrow (12 PM EDT / 5 PM BST | October 19) the second webinar in our current series goes live, The Expert Guide to Scalable Windows 10 Migrations – Avoid the hidden pitfalls! It will include a full review of the end-to-end Windows 10 migration process for large organizations, identifying common roadblocks and (most importantly)