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
Friday, 20 January 2017 / Published in 1E Community, 1E News, 1E Partners, MVP Monday, SCCM, Windows 10
Here’s what you need to know to join our MVP Monday program There’s a lot happening over here at 1E and something we are excited to unveil today is a new program called MVP Monday. Just as it sounds, we will be showcasing MVP’s on Mondays for the remainder of the year. You’re an MVP?
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
Keith Garner
Friday, 09 December 2016 / Published in IT Security, OS Deployment, Uncategorized, Windows 10
  As regular readers will know, we are very proud round these parts of the four – count ’em –  distinguished Microsoft MVPs we have in-house. So, as 2016 comes to an end, we have asked them to offer us their New Year reflections. First of all, we’ve got Keith Garner, Solutions Architect, 1E &