Gokul Raju
Wednesday, 26 April 2017 / Published in Featured, OS Deployment, Windows 10, Windows Servicing Suite
Moving house can be one of the most stressful projects anyone faces. There’s a lot of preparation needed to find the property, get funding, complete all the necessary paperwork, etc.  Then the time comes to actually make the move and the challenges are around packing up what furniture and cherished belongings you want to take
We are all thrilled about the release of The Creators Update (CB). It’s one of those announcements that is “very interesting” to the industry.  Ironically, it’s called the Creators Update, yet you will be hard pressed to find articles about the new creation aspects.  For Enterprise IT, there are several items that immediately catch your attention
Emile Cabot is a Microsoft MVP who will be speaking on April 20th at the Windows 10 Workshop event in Toronto. Don’t miss his session called, ‘Why moving to Win 10 is important to all organizations’.  For the majority of organizations, Windows 10 adoption can’t happen soon enough.  The security enhancements bring on a sigh
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.
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
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.
Wednesday, 15 February 2017 / Published in Featured, SCCM, Webinars, Windows 10
Last week, experts and MVPs Mike Terrill and Kent Agerlund defined success with Configuration Manager in 2017. They took us through the highlights from 2016 and showed us what to look for when planning for this year. If you are working with a blank slate and haven’t upgraded to Configuration Manager 1610, you’ll have to download version
If you can recall the days of lifecycle management in 2007 and 2012, Configuration Manager (CM) was not always as straightforward as many CM administrators wanted it to be. Typically, after the initial implementation, (as an admin) you had to deal with hotfixes, updates, and service packs on a regular basis. Applying these was a