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Like so many technical people, I’m shifting a good bit of my focus to security. Reading about cybersecurity is one thing, but talking to the world’s leading experts is another! Last week I had my first exposure to Black Hat and its many security gurus. Here are a few of my takeaways. Everybody…(Read More)

One of the things that I love about the ConfigMgr community is that so many techies are creating resources that are answering problems in their own environments. Better yet, they make them free for the rest of us to use. I’ve complied a list of tools that I have used personally as a ConfigMgr…(Read More)

We have seen a lot of exciting new features in ConfigMgr Technical Preview this year so far. Traditionally, I blog about each release, but we are doing things a little different this time: a year-to-date rollup blog. As always, I highly recommend that you set up a technical preview lab. While you’re…(Read More)

At MMS, I presented a session with Johan Arwidmark called A Day in the Life of an OSD guru. Times certainly are changing, and unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that the way Operating Systems are traditionally deployed is facing some challenge. Our session attempted to address that challenge by conveying…(Read More)

Ami's Lab

Adaptiva’s Technical Evangelist, Ami Casto promises to “science the bits” out of everything from the latest ConfigMgr releases and Windows 10 OSD advances to tools and techniques from the community. Follow this blog series to separate the buzz from from the bytes with new tech by finding out how it behaved in Ami’s…(Read More)

Our ConfigMgr deep dive webinar on August 28 was a hit. I presented a two-hour long session with my partner in crime and CTO of TrueSec Inc, Johan Arwidmark. From Twitter, to Livestream, and email there was tons of community engagement and we are honored so many took the time to attend live. If…(Read More)

Ami's Lab

Adaptiva’s Technical Evangelist, Ami Casto promises to “science the bits” out of everything from the latest ConfigMgr releases and Windows 10 OSD advances to tools and techniques from the community. Follow this blog series to separate the buzz from from the bytes with new tech by finding out how it behaved in Ami’s…(Read More)

What the heck is UEFI?

One recurring topic I am met with when I’m presenting at user groups or conferences is that of UEFI vs BIOS. Or “why should I update my BIOS?” and even “why should I convert from BIOS to UEFI, can’t I worry about that later?”. This is always a tough topic of discussion, because…(Read More)

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