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How 1 Person’s iPad Sync Brought Down Our Exchange Server

How 1 Person’s iPad Sync Brought Down Our Exchange Server

At Coyote Creek, we’ve deployed iPads here to all employees. We all love our iPads, including the convenience of being able to use them for sending and receiving emails, calendar items, etc. However, we’ve recently experienced a pretty serious problem that we wanted to warn you about. Best as we can tell, this problem is [...]

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How Running an IT Shop is Like Running a Baseball Team

How Running an IT Shop is Like Running a Baseball Team

While I know a lot more about running an IT shop than running a baseball team, when I stop to think about it I realize that the two really do have a lot in common. Here are some of the important things you need to do in either situation. Download Whitepaper

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Selection Criteria for Choosing Mobile Device Management Software

Selection Criteria for Choosing Mobile Device Management Software

Thanks to the “bring your own device” movement, many organizations now have the need for mobile device management solutions that can manage the employee-owned devices that are accessing their corporate networks. The good news is there are numerous providers in the mobile device management solution arena, many options to choose from, and a known set [...]

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Integrating SharePoint into your Information Governance Strategy

Integrating SharePoint into your Information Governance Strategy

SharePoint is now an important element of the information management infrastructure in many of the world’s largest organizations. In many cases, these organizations must now consider how SharePoint, and the massive (and growing) amount of content it creates, will be managed as well as how it will integrate within the broader information infrastructure. Michael Noel, [...]

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Electronic Arts Embraces Social Networking to Create Better Games on Tight Timelines

This is a Microsoft SharePoint Server case study. "We know that employee collaboration saves money by reducing duplicated effort and increasing information sharing.  Our SharePoint portal definitely enhances that team collaboration by leveraging "social networking" for our own internal purposes." Director of Product Development, Electronic Arts Electronic Arts(EA), one of the world’s top interactive game [...]

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Shavlik Statement on June Patch Tuesday

"Today’s Patch Tuesday could be one of the more challenging ones for IT administrators this year. Today, Microsoft has released 10 new security bulletins for the June 2010 edition of patch Tuesday. These 10 bulletins address a total of 34 vulnerabilities. Two security advisories have been closed by Microsoft as the vulnerabilities have been addressed [...]

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Deploying SharePoint in a Customer’s Environment

The most difficult and therefore most important part in a SharePoint project is deploying SharePoint in the customers’ environment. There are a lot of challenges waiting for every IT service provider. Here are a few examples: 1. Why does a customer want to use SharePoint? If it’s driven by management you need to bring the [...]

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SharePoint Development and Virtualization Challenges – Part 2

In the first part of this series the situation of a SharePoint developer was described needing a recreation of the customer’s environment in order to implement a solution which runs on his staging server as well as on the customer’s production environment. You can create complex environments using a remote environment used by different developers [...]

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SharePoint Development and Virtualization Challenges – Part 1

SharePoint isn’t a tool you can install and forget about. It requires a certain degree of knowledge for proper implementation. Technically SharePoint is a server running on top of Windows Server using SQL Server. SharePoint has to be integrated in an existing customers environment composed of Active Directory, Exchange Server or ISA Server just to [...]

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Budgeting for SharePoint 2010

Today, if your organization is invested in Microsoft technologies, specifically SharePoint (Microsoft’s collaboration and content management product) you have probably started thinking about SharePoint 2010 (the next version scheduled for RTM in the first half of 2010). What does that budget figure look like?

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