Business

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Lessons Learned: Rack Enclosures: PDUs, PDU Cables, and Cable Ties

This is what one of our Proof-of-Concept (PoC) rack enclosures looked like before we were finished buttoning things up: Four Node Storage Spaces Direct Cluster with Mellanox 40GbE RoCE Fabric In the end, we did a decent job of wrapping and coiling the massive 40GbE cables and the 250V PDU […]

Data Leak: 1.2B Unique People’s Worth

This news is more than disappointing: Personal and Social information of 1.2 billion people Discovered in Massive Data Leak The old cliché: Ignorance is Bliss Anyone else out there not know what “Data Enrichment” is and that there are companies out there that do this and then sell that information? […]

Microsoft Ignite 2019: Some Session and Attendee Tips

Attending Microsoft Ignite events over the last number of years have always been very rewarding. This year, we’re knee deep into building out a new business that includes Azure Stack HCI certifying custom platforms. We’ve invested all of our R&D budget and time into this process so no go on […]

Business Tip: Office Lens Those Receipts

Throughout the day we can process quite a few credit card and debit transactions. Getting those receipts into our bookkeeping system can be a challenge. Enter Microsoft’s Office Lens app. Office Lens on iPhone – Co-op Albany Fuel Receipt Start the app and point it at the receipt in question. […]

Office 365: Outlook App Error: Something went wrong and Outlook couldn’t set up your account.

When clicking on the Outlook App (2019) to get it set up with our Office365 account we hit this: Outlook: Something went wrong and Outlook couldn’t set up your account. Please try again. Well, nothing worked. With Office365 we can’t set up our Outlook client manually either. Logging in to […]

Security: Client E-mail Warning for Current Malware Campaigns

The first place in any “security strategy” should be to train the human. Most malware infections today are caused by a user clicking through when they should not have. The posters below give a very clear set of workflows for an infection. Excellent posters via MALWARE-TRAFFIC-ANALYSIS.NET Note the STEP IN […]

I want to get started in IT in a Cloud First World. What do I do?

The following were drawn up during a mentoring session this morning. How do I start? The first thing we need to do is get the business essentials in place. A business identity and a professional presentation are very important. An @Hotmail.Com address, or other such generic e-mail services, is definitely […]