Microsoft Intune: November 2014 Update

Microsoft released a major update to Intune with its November 2014 update. This update redesigned the admin interface, while adding a few additional features. The account and admin portals have been redesigned to have a more Azure look and feel. Most of the underlying functions are still the same. One of the biggest changes is that it is now referred...

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Enterprise Mobility Suite Overview

The last few posts have been about Azure Active Directory Premium, and there was an earlier series about Microsoft Intune. Both of these products are part of a larger suite called the Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS). This Suite of products, which also includes Azure Rights Management, it Microsoft’s answer to BYOD and SaaS. These tools allow enterprises to manage, to...

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Canon Scanner – Unable to Open TWAIN Source

By Garth Jones Recently I replaced my laptop and one of the important things that I needed to get working on it was my Canon LiDE25 scanner. Each time I replace my laptop (which happens frequently enough) I encounter the same problem, so I thought that I would share with all of you how to solve this issue because it...

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End of the World as We Know It!

By Garth Jones In an October blog post, I talked about getting rid of my last Windows Server 2003. Within that blog post I also talked about my friend @pierreroman who gave a presentation at TechEd North America 2014 called, “DCIM-B367 It’s the End of the World As You Know It… Windows Server 2003 End of Life: Infrastructure Migration.” You...

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Microsoft Developer Network Licensing– Taming the Beast

By Mandi Sue Bleau You buy a Microsoft Development Network (MSDN) subscription, you register your name on the MSDN subscription website and viola, you can start using your license entitlements. But is there something more you should know? YES! You need someone on your team that has a good knowledge of managing MSDN subscriptions, or it can get very costly. First, registering the person on the MSDN subscription website in the Volume Licensing Service Center (VLSC) is a good a place to start, making sure to choose the edition of MSDN that was purchased. Registering on the VLSC will allow…

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