Monitoring DMZ and Workgroup Systems with OMS, Part I

Posted by aeadmin on Feb 13, 2017 2:33:11 PM

Monitoring DMZ or isolated workgroup systems is one of the challenges we all face with System Center Operations Manager (SCOM). Until now, the only way to collect data and monitor these types of systems via SCOM was by installing a gateway to the management server. Anyone who has installed a gateway knows the pain I speak of.

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Tags: adaptivedge, IaaS, SQL, Technology, workgroup, DMZ, IoT, microsoft gold partner, OMS, system center

SQL Server in the Azure Cloud: IaaS versus PaaS

Posted by aeadmin on Dec 12, 2016 1:38:43 PM


In a
previous post, we discussed Windows Azure SQL Database, a Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) offering built on Microsoft SQL Server and hosted in the Azure cloud. Azure SQL Database provides a highly available database platform with predictable performance levels and built-in disaster recovery. It uses a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) deployment model to provide database services to applications.  

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Tags: adaptivedge, BYOL, IaaS, Private Cloud, SQL, Technology, Azure, Cloud, IoT, microsoft gold partner, PaaS

Migrating File Shares to Microsoft OneDrive and SharePoint Online, Part 2

Posted by aeadmin on Dec 1, 2016 9:28:10 AM


In
our last post, we began discussing the process for selecting an enterprise file-sharing platform and developing a strategy for migrating data. We examined the benefits and use cases of Microsoft OneDrive for Business and SharePoint Online, as well as on-premises SharePoint 2016 deployments. We also explained how automated tools can help you analyze your file shares, ensure your data is optimized for the cloud and troubleshoot any issues that arise.

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Tags: adaptivedge, Private Cloud, Technology, microsoft gold partner, Office 365, OneDrive, SharePoint

Migrating File Shares to OneDrive and SharePoint Online, Part 1

Posted by aeadmin on Nov 16, 2016 7:38:59 PM


In a
previous post, we explained why you need an enterprise-class file sync and share solution to support mobile users. That post focused on Microsoft OneDrive for Business, which provides Office 365 users with a convenient yet secure way of accessing and sharing files in the cloud. Another option is Microsoft SharePoint Online, which may be a more appropriate solution depending upon your business requirements and data.

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Tags: adaptivedge, Private Cloud, Technology, microsoft gold partner, Office 365, OneDrive, SharePoint

SharePoint Intranet: Seamless Collaboration for Mobile Workers

Posted by aeadmin on Oct 26, 2016 1:51:08 PM


How much of your job requires you to be physically present at work? What task cannot be performed with a mobile application? How much more productive can you be when you’re not tied to a desk? How does this flexibility improve your work-life balance and job satisfaction? The answers to these questions explain why IDC expects mobile workers to account for 72.3 percent of the U.S. workforce by 2020.

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Tags: adaptivedge, Technology, microsoft gold partner, mobile workforces, Office 365, SharePoint

Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity in the Microsoft Cloud

Posted by aeadmin on Jul 12, 2016 9:31:56 AM


A disaster recovery and business continuity plan is critical to any organization’s IT operations. By designing and implementing a viable strategy, organizations can ensure systems remain available during planned or unplanned maintenance and can be recovered in the event of a system failure.  Azure Site Recovery Services (ASR) allow organizations to extend their business continuity and disaster recovery strategies to the Microsoft Cloud. 

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Tags: Private Cloud, Technology, Azure, Cloud, Enterprise, microsoft gold partner

Getting Started with Azure

Posted by aeadmin on Jan 26, 2016 9:43:03 AM

Azure is Microsoft’s cloud computing platform, providing a variety of service that can be used without purchasing or provisioning hardware. Azure enables the rapid development of solutions and provides the resources to accomplish tasks that may not be feasible in an on-premise environment. Azure’s compute, storage, network and application services can also be used in a hybrid configuration, connecting on-premise infrastructure with the Microsoft Cloud.

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Tags: Cloud Computing, Datacenter, IaaS, SQL, Technology, Azure, Cloud, Enterprise Visual Studio, Infrastructure, microsoft azure, PaaS, SaaS, Virtualization, VM

Deleting SharePoint Online Site Collections from the Recycle Bin

Posted by aeadmin on Jan 22, 2016 9:23:38 AM

Have you deleted a site collection hoping to free up disk utilization only to find the deleted site collection lingering in the recycle bin?

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Tags: Technology, disk utilization, SharePoint

SCOM 2012 Channels and Subscriptions - Adding a Script to Log Alert Descriptions to a File

Posted by aeadmin on Oct 19, 2015 5:14:05 AM

Audience – Intermediate Level of Expertise with SCOM

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Tags: custom scripts, Servers, Technology, SCCM, system center

Using F8 for troubleshooting SCCM PXE OSD

Posted by aeadmin on Sep 10, 2015 5:01:33 AM

During most of our SCCM engagements, we are asked how to capture logs for troubleshooting PXE during the imaging process in SCCM. This is an easy reference to assist with the process.

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Tags: PXE, Technology, OSD, SCCM, system center