Application Virtualization is Driving Application Strategy

An educational software company “reduced cost of deploying customized applications across the enterprise, by allowing internal staff to perform some tasks rather than outsourcing all workload to expensive external package providers. Repackaging executables as Microsoft Installer projects, creating Transforms and testing compatibility. AdminStudio has a simple and effective interface, yet detailed levels of control possible.”

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UI++ Updated to version 2.1.0.0

That’s right, version 2.1.0.0 of UI++ is ready. This is still considered a beta, beta 2 to be exact, but I’m getting closer to slapping the non-beta label on it. What’s New: Added basic App Tree functionality Added Registry Write capabilities Added Required attribute for user input Updated icons Minor bugfixes Included non-debug exes in download What’s still coming: Advanced AppTree functionality like includes, excludes, hidden, required, and tooltips Folder browsing and selection Desktop injection AD group discovery Application and package mapping based on ARP data and AD group membership

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An Enterprise AppStore Should Deliver More Than Just Apps

If your enterprise app store is only delivering apps, your missing out on huge opportunities to improve license compliance and reduce costs. Besides speedy delivery of applications to your end user community, an app store should be a control point to ensure software license compliance and to reclaim those expensive licenses after end users no longer need them.

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How Long Does it Take to Prepare for a Microsoft Sftware Audit?

By Randy Littleson “30 minutes” was the answer provided by one FlexNet Manager Suite customer that has been using the product for 18 months. He added “that was the time it would take for the reports to run and print.” How long does it take you to prepare for a Microsoft software audit? If you have a proactive process to automate and manage Software License Optimization, you too can be waiting at the printer.

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Are You Ready for the Internet Explorer 11 Upgrade?

Industry estimates suggest that Internet Explorer version 8 is used on 20% of all desktop computers. If your organization has standardized on IE8, it is time to start planning your upgrade strategy. Microsoft is encouraging customers to run the latest browser available for each operating system and beginning January 12, 2016, Microsoft will only support the following combination of operating systems and browser versions: Windows Platform Internet Explorer Version Windows Vista SP2 Internet Explorer 9 Windows Server 2008 SP2 Internet Explorer 9 Windows 7 SP1 Internet Explorer 11 Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Internet Explorer 11 Windows 8.1 Internet Explorer…

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ConfigMgr SSRS Browser and Script Issues

By Garth Jones Recently I was working at a client’s site and I ran across this error message: This page might not function correctly because either your browser does not support scripts or active scripting is disabled. The solution to this problem is simple. All you need to do is to add the CM 2012 / CM 2007 SSRS reporting...

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Excitement Building for Next Month’s IT/Dev Connections!

Going to IT Dev/Connections this year? You should, and btw, don’t miss signing up for the ConfigMgr 2012 R2 workshop with Johan Arwidmark and Kent Agerlund. An extra full day with deep technical content and notes from the field. More info at: http://devconnections.com IT/Dev Connections is less than a month away! Held at the Aria hotel in Las Vegas, the conference...

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Reminder to Vote for September’s Free SSRS Report

The report choices in this month’s poll are: Computer Software Update Status OR List of PCs by Manufacturer (System Enclosure). Currently, Computer Software Update Status has 76% of the vote. Can it hang onto this lead? Only you can determine the outcome! VOTE HERE! a) Computer Software Update Status provides the overall software update compliant status for a PC. This...

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