One of the perks of working for a technology company like 1E is having a lot of really smart co-workers. Like engineers of all persuasions everywhere, they do not like having a problem without an answer. They dig and dig until the truth is revealed! Occasionally, however, the answer evades them despite their best effort.
When you look at the role of a “company” in today’s world, the responsibility a business has towards its employees and customers now contains something that didn’t exist 50 years ago: an IT estate. With the advancement of technology comes the woes for when the technology fails. Because every company today is deemed a “digital”
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
Peter Daalmans
Monday, 20 March 2017 / Published in Featured, Help Desk, MVP Monday, SCCM
The version 1702 of Configuration Manager Current Branch is around the corner and the adoption of 1610 is enormous. If you are not on 1610 yet, you can wait until 1702 will ship but if you need some need new features that are shipped with 1610, upgrade now! In this post, I will describe some
A First Foray into THE CLOUD via Intune (#3 in a series)   The moving parts of Intune: Can any be mapped to Configuration Manager? My previous post in this series gave a basic introduction of Intune and provided several scenarios that described how to implement some of the features themselves. Those scenarios and others
Troy Martin
Tuesday, 28 February 2017 / Published in Free Tools, Help Desk, Webinars, Windows 10
Yesterday we provided you with some free tools to help you get started on your Windows 10 planning and execution. Today we are answering some of the questions from last week’s webinar. If there’s something we missed, please let us know and we will happily guide you through it. As always, you can always head
Troy Martin
Monday, 27 February 2017 / Published in Free Tools, Help Desk, Webinars, Windows 10
Last week during our webinar, Windows 10: A Roadmap for Rapid Success, I mentioned several tools and files that were key to understanding the fundamentals of Windows 10. Do you feel confident about your current plan? Hopefully, now you have an understanding of your environment and how that will affect the remainder of your planning.
Mike Terrill
Friday, 03 February 2017 / Published in Featured, Help Desk, Webinars
In part 2 of this webinar Q and A, you’ll learn the answers to the community’s burning questions about Configuration Manager. If you missed it, you can still re-watch the webinar here.  Question: Does the Cloud management gateway support multiple subscriptions of different azure tenants? Answer: Yes, you can have multiple instances of the CMG. Question:
Mike Terrill
Tuesday, 31 January 2017 / Published in 1E Support, Help Desk, SCCM, Software Lifecycle Automation, Webinars
It seems like it was not long ago that Kent and I presented Preparing for the Future of SCCM and Maximizing SCCM 1511 for Enterprise Client. But that was a year ago and so much has happened since then. We thought it was worth taking another look at where System Center Configuration Management is and where