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  • Blog Post: The Internet Explorer 6 Countdown

    Save the world...rid thee Internet Explorer 6... Usage of social media now to aid in retirements. Would never have thought of that 10 years back... http://www.ie6countdown.com/
  • Blog Post: Nostalgic memories of my first smart device

    I was going through very old emails and stumbled across something I posted almost 8 years ago. It intrigues me how owning a pda now immediately sends you on a free trip back to the prehistoric cretaceous period. Judging from how fast I sold it (after 4 months) may suggest my unhappiness with it but I...
  • Blog Post: Happy New Year 2011 with January 2011 Bulletins!

    First and foremost, I would like to wish everyone reading a happy new year although I'm about 10 days late but better late than never!! 2010 flew by in a blink of an eye for me and one of the milestones of the year was starting this blog, and getting to know Rob M tonnes better, with LFD2 shoot outs...
  • Blog Post: The Cloud that saved the Amazon.

    Unless you have been living in a cave, you should have heard about the global upheaval concerning WikiLeaks. The resulting backlash has actually rather ironically, for the first time put a critical cloud infrastructure to the test. Many ordinary folks may not know what Cloud Computing is but these recent...
  • Blog Post: Opalis

    Microsoft acquired the Canadian based Opalis Software in December 2009, a market leader that provides software for IT process automation. Opalis integrates with Microsoft's System Center and enables administrators access to a single end to end solution to perform a wide range of management tasks...
  • Blog Post: Happy 25th Birthday Windows [1.0] !

    [Informational] Windows 3.11 was my first Operating System I used way back in 1995 as a kid. Windows to me then was this really cool looking application with nice buttons to point, click, and execute applications through file manager, check my e-mail with Eudora and wait in great anticipation as my...
  • Blog Post: Maximum Characters for an Advertisement Name

    [Informational] I recently noticed something interesting with the SCCM console and the Database, so I have decided to post it here for everyone's information. Note that this usually does not happen often in most SCCM environments but worth noting nonetheless! So here goes, apparently there is...
  • Blog Post: Information on the ConfigMgr 2007 client side process for Software Updates

    [Informational] I saw this on the Configuration Manager Support Team Blog and think it is an excellent piece done up by jchornbe. I enjoyed reading the post and also realise at the same time, that this can better empower you with knowledge on where and what to look at when troubleshooting related...
  • Blog Post: November 2010 Security Patches / 2010 YTD Trend

    [Informational] It's going to be a quiet patching month for November with the patches targeting Office products this time around. There are no patches to address any issue in the Operating Systems supported by MS so let's hope all goes well! I'm just intrigued with the trend seen through...
  • Blog Post: Catastrophic Failure - SCCM Reporting

    [Informational] It's friday, a new weekend beckons and I'll end the work week with this rather hilarious one. A CATASTROPHIC failure. Dictionary.com defines catastrophe as the following: 1. a sudden and widespread disaster: the catastrophe of war. 2. any misfortune, mishap, or...
  • Blog Post: October 2010 Security Patches

    [Informational] Hey, why are we not surprised? The pattern continues... Rock on and have fun with this month's releases.
  • Blog Post: Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 Launch Event

    [Informational] Take note of the following times today! Steve Ballmer will be the keynote speaker at the launch in New York together with a concurrent press conference in London as well. Scheduled to last 3 1/2 hours, this event will showcase MS's latest offerings and tie ins with AT&T and...
  • Blog Post: SCCM 2007 Management Point install fails on Windows Server 2008 with “The error code is 800CC801”

    [Informational] We should see more and more installations of the SCCM Management Point on Windows Server 2008 in the business environment, so this information will be of great help to prevent anyone going around in circles wondering why the installing is failing. Always remember, logs are your best...
  • Blog Post: Google Transparency Report

    [Informational] Just thought I share an interesting piece of information from Google's latest transparency reports. It's up to each one of you to decipher this information his or her own way... :) http://www.google.com/transparencyreport/governmentrequests/
  • Blog Post: Is Adobe doing a Microsoft?

    [Informational] Last week, I did up a simple graph detailing the pattern of MS bulletin releases for the year 2010 to date. You can see it here together with the September 2010 MS Security Patches post. This week, I thought it would be interesting to see how the MS bulletins relate to that of Adobe's...
  • Blog Post: New Social Engineering Virus Threat discovered

    [Informational] A few days ago on September the 9th, a newly discovered social engineering virus was detected by several anti-virus companies. This has also been reported through various media agencies. The virus spreads through email with the following email subjects: "Just for You"...
  • Blog Post: Cloud Computing and Windows Intune

    [Informational] This year has seen tremendous growth in the cloud computing arena... HP's particularly been aggresive in acquiring 3PAR and also at this moment have 3 global labs focusing primarily on cloud software platforms, the latest being HP Labs Singapore, which was opened in Feb 2010. Read...
  • Blog Post: September 2010 Security Patches

    [Informational] The special tuesday of the month is around the corner yet again! This month MS plans to release NINE security bulletins for the month of September, a decrease from August's FOURTEEN. These are scheduled to be made available on the 14th of September. Microsoft Security Bulletin...
  • Blog Post: The Configuration Manager 2007 Client Installation and Assignment SuperFlow is now available

    [Informational] This SuperFlow sounds interesting and may be worth checking out especially if you find yourself constantly troubleshooting configmgr clients. Personally I have not fiddled with this yet but will put in some time soon to see its good. The Client Installation and Assignment SuperFlow...
  • Blog Post: origins

    [Informational] My journey with configmgr has spanned half a decade, and it has now brought me 11,000km here to this cold country called the netherlands, where the sun shines just for a while. Most importantly, it created the opportunity to work even closer with my fellow configmgr professionals and...