Tanium: Modern systems management


The post Tanium: Modern systems management appeared first on CTOvision.com. Tanium is a new approach to endpoint management. An enterprise solution that allows you to query and modify your managed computer assets in seconds, regardless of the size of your network.

System Integration Morphs To Cloud Service Integration

Cloud Musings

Cloud Service Brokerage is changing from an industry footnote toward becoming a major system integration play. As the cloud service brokers market matures, they are destined to replace the traditional system integrator.

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Cisco Pushes Unique Hyperconverged Infrastructure File System

Data Center Knowledge

Cisco Convergence Storage Cisco HyperFlex distributed file systems distributed storage hyperconverged infrastructure Springpath Todd BrannonOne thing hyperconverged infrastructure architectures clearly are not doing is converging. Read More.

Remove AD Disabled Systems from SCCM

Mick's IT Blog

Recently, I wanted to clean up SCCM of a bunch of systems that still reside in active directory, but are also disabled. The first thing I did was to try and query SCCM for a list of systems that were populated via AD, but have a userAccountControl attribute of 4098. The script below queries the designated $SCCMCollection, preferably 'All Systems', for a list of all systems in the All Systems collection. The deleted systems did not return in SCCM.

Future of the server operating system

Computer Weekly

We look at the evolution of the server operating system, and how the next generation is moving into the cloud

New ISACA Guide Explores Turbulent Cybersecurity Environment For Industrial Control Systems


ISACA, a global professional association serving 140,000 professionals, has published a new guide about the current cybersecurity threat for industrial control systems (ICS). Regardless of their differences, threat agents and attack vectors are the same for both systems.

Understanding the Partnership Between OMS and System Center Configuration Manager


Microsoft is currently evolving the two-decade old System Center Configuration Manager (ConfigMgr) offering into a “As a Service” model with multiple updates per year. In order to have custom client agent settings for a group of systems, you would need to stand up another SMS or SCCM site.

Delta System Failure Marks Wake-Up Call for Airline Industry

Data Center Knowledge

Each major US carrier sustained disruptions during the last year due to outdated information systems Read More. Disaster Recovery Downtime Enterprise Infrastructure Power

Manufacturers collaborate to secure process control systems

Computer Weekly

Nearly 100 companies are working together to develop open standards for process control systems that will bring prices down and improve their resilience to cyber attacks

System Center Tips: Fixing SCOM To OMS Connection Issues


With the newly released System Center Operations Manager Technical Preview 3 now available, I decided to have a go at enabling the integration between Operations Manager (SCOM) and the new Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS) which was formerly.(

Dell Designs Custom Liquid Cooling System for eBay Data Centers

Data Center Knowledge

Triton system developed specifically for customized high-power Intel chips Read More. Cooling Data Center Design Dell eBay Featured Infrastructure

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Systems of insight light way ahead for data

Computer Weekly

Computer Weekly looks at why data management must become oriented towards business outcomes, not technology management outcomes

Step-by-Step: Build Your Cloud with System Center 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012 R2, Hyper-V and Microsoft Azure

IT Pros Rock!

My fellow Technical Evangelists and I have authored a content series that steps through building your very own Cloud by leveraging Windows Server 2012 R2 , our FREE Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 , Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Services ( IaaS ) and System Center 2012 R2.

How New Home Automation Systems Are Disrupting The Security Business


For a long time, the home security industry has been dominated by big companies that offered an all-inclusive home security system. The wholesome security system was ideal for many consumers with various security needs. The companies integrate technology such as Wi-Fi, cameras and smart phones into their security systems , which makes it easy for the consumer to operate. In 2014, the company introduced a cloud-based smart home system. Jeremy Sutter.

the future of the Operating System - LinuxCon 2015 keynote


The Future of the Operating System. What is an Operating System ? Operating Systems & Apps Over Time. OS in 1960s • IBM OS/360 – First OS that kept track of system resources (program, memory, storage) • CTSS – Introduce scheduling • Univac Exec 8, Burrows MCP, Multics. OS in 1980s & 1990s • UNIX dominates mainframes/servers • PC emerges & brings lots of users (expanded reach) –DOS & Windows –Mac System Software –OS2, Amiga OS & BeOS.

Improving the USMC’s Legacy Logistics System (GCSS-MC): A Business Opportunity


Industries that are interested in helping SPAWAR System Center Atlantic (SSC LANT) improve a bloated old legacy system will be interested in the Global Command Support System Marine Corps (GCSS-MC). SSC LANT has been hired by Marine Corps to make this system faster. CTO Cyber Security DoD and IC Government Organizations Research GCSS-MC Marine Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command SSC LANT

Free Ebook: Hybrid Cloud Management with System Center 2012 R2 App Controller

IT Pros Rock!

This month, Yung Chou , Mitch Tulloch and I have published a new book on Hybrid Cloud Management with System Center 2012 R2 App Controller, titled Microsoft System Center: Cloud Management with App Controller. Windows Azure System Center 2012 R2

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Protecting Your VoIP System from Security Threats

IT Toolbox

Let's take a look at some of the common issues that arise with cloud-based phone systems and how you can protect your VoIP system from security threats. In today's technology-driven world, a major concern for many IT departments is securing confidential and important business data. Breaches are common and can be a disaster for companies, and securing VoIP lines is no exception.


Hackers: The Internet's Immune System

IT Toolbox

In an increasingly digital world, crime has moved from the streets to cyberspace, and many businesses have been caught unprepared

Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) Acquires Open Data Leader Pentaho


Hitachi Data Systems Announces Intent to Acquire Pentaho to Deliver More Value From Big Data and the Internet of Things That Matter. Hitachi Data Systems Corporation (HDS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. Find out about Hitachi Data Systems solutions at WWW.HDS.COM.

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Trends in Systems Migration to the Cloud

Data Center Knowledge

In looking to the year of IT transformation ahead, the rate of technology abstraction promises to increase systems migration and hybrid IT complexity, requiring you and your business to be prepared for the shift in management and monitoring requirements.

Top Support Solutions for Windows Server 2012 and System Center 2012

IT Pros Rock!

In particular, you may find the articles on Windows Server 2012 and System Center 2012 useful as you begin to Build Your Private Cloud using our free article series. Windows Server 2012 R2 Windows Server 2012 System Center 2012 R2 System Center 2012 Our support team has recently started a new Top Solutions from Microsoft Support blog that rolls up the top support issues and their resolutions on a quarterly basis.

Managing App-V 5 Virtual Applications with System Center 2012.

IT Pros Rock!

Be an Early Expert on Windows Server 2012, Hyper-V Server, System Center 2012, Azure and Windows 8. Hyper-V.nu - Powered by System Center. System Center 2012. Managing App-V 5 Virtual Applications with System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1. Managing App-V 5 Virtual Applications with System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1. Managing App-V 5 Virtual Applications with System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Service Pack 1.

Step-by-Step: Build Your Private Cloud in a Month with System.

IT Pros Rock!

Be an Early Expert on Windows Server 2012, Hyper-V Server, System Center 2012, Azure and Windows 8. Hyper-V.nu - Powered by System Center. System Center 2012. DO IT: Download System Center 2012 SP1. DO IT: Download System Center 2012 SP1. Sign in. IT Pros ROCK!

IPSLA: Your IT Early Warning System


What we really need is an early warning system. The system doesn’t need to be smart enough to tell us exactly what’s wrong or how to fix it. IPSLA is best used together with the network management system (NMS) you already own. Nathaniel Crocker. Some things never change!

How BI is Changing in ERP Systems

IT Toolbox

As Silicon Valley increasingly looks like the center of the business world, so too are businesses the world over starting to resemble the technology firms that dot the Valley. Business has never been more driven by information technology, and competitive advantage now often rests more on effective technology than on any other factor. Key among good information technology use

Systemic cybersecurity crisis looms

Network World

The number of large-scale, highly damaging data breaches over the past few years has led some to believe the market is on its way to another systemic crisis, similar to the Great Recession. Likewise, the perception that cybersecurity is just another cost center coupled with organizations’ tendencies to implement bare minimum security measures could be paving the way for a systemic cybersecurity crisis. + Also on Network World: How CISOs should address their boards about security +.

Step-By-Step: Building a System Center Virtual Machine Manager Lab - Part 1


Curiosity has gotten the best of me recently and this time around System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) has peaked my interest. SQL Server 2012 Step-By-Step Windows Server 2012 R2 System Center 2012 SP1 SQL Server Windows Server 2012 System Center 2012 MVP Windows Server how-to

Tips for buying hyper-converged systems

Computer Weekly

Hyper-converged infrastructure has become a commonly used term. But what is it? And is it necessary for your organisation

Machine learning automates Unit4 ERP system

IT Toolbox

A new digital assistant adds machine learning technology to the spring release of Unit4’s ERP system for professional services organizations, universities and charities. Called “Wanda,” the natural language digital assistant acts as a gateway to data to simplify the user experience within the Business World On! ERP software so that it can suggest actions and complete

Step-by-Step: Build Your Cloud with System Center 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012 R2, Hyper-V and Windows Azure

IT Pros Rock!

Module 0: Added links for New FREE EBOOKS and Documentation for Windows Server 2012 R2, System Center 2012 R2 VMM and Windows Azure Pack. Azure Windows Server 2012 Windows Azure System Center 2012 Private Cloud December 23rd, 2013: Updated to include additional resources.

Defining the New Data Center Operating System

Data Center Knowledge

The abstraction of the hardware layer within the data center means we are able to utilize new types of controls around our data center. New technologies are being deployed within the data center at a very fast pace. Bill Kleyman looks at how the future data center environment will be managed.

Insurers face same legacy system battle as retail banks

Computer Weekly

The biggest barrier to insurance companies adopting digital technology is their heavy reliance on legacy IT systems