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Replace passwords with a biometric security key

Replace passwords with a biometric security key

Hi everyone, I am deeply passionate about keeping my customers secure.  We are on a mission to eliminate passwords since they can be easily shared, leaked, or cracked.  Our goal is to replace them with strong authentication methods such as ... continue reading
The Case Of The Capture Media Not Working Or Tsmbautorun.Exe Not Working

The Case Of The Capture Media Not Working Or Tsmbautorun.Exe Not Working

First published on TECHNET on Aug 09, 2012 Authored by Santos Martinez TSMBAutoRun.exe is the tool used to Capture Images with System Center 2012 Configuration Manager This week I was working with a customer on capture their main operating system ... continue reading
Microsoft passwordless partnership leads to innovation and great customer experiences

Microsoft passwordless partnership leads to innovation and great customer experiences

Hello! In this Voice of the Independent Software Vendor (ISV) blog series post, we'll talk about passwords—or rather, moving beyond passwords to incorporate security into a passwordless world. The only people who like passwords are bad actors who use them ... continue reading
PPKGs Part 2 - Testing and deploying provisioning packages for Windows 10 1607

PPKGs Part 2 – Testing and deploying provisioning packages for Windows 10 1607

First published on TECHNET on Feb 20, 2017Hello again, is it really a week since I wrote Part 1 ?Without further ado, let's get cracking.So in Part 1 we created a simple provisioning package. Now we want to test that ... continue reading
Enabling Data Deduplication on Windows Server 2019 Volumes

Enabling Data Deduplication on Windows Server 2019 Volumes

I was recently asked to help out our friends at Channel 9 with a storage problem. They capture large video files as part of their recordings and have to have them local for fast access in order to edit them ... continue reading

Forcepoint DLP integration with Microsoft Information Protection—protecting your critical data

Many organizations are undergoing a rapid digital transformation that is challenging their traditional approach to data security. Organizations in highly regulated industries or who partner with organizations in regulated industries are often faced with accelerated timelines and requirements to protect ... continue reading
Discrete Device Assignment -- Description and background

Discrete Device Assignment — Description and background

First published on TECHNET on Nov 19, 2015 With Windows Server 2016, we're introducing a new feature, called Discrete Device Assignment, in Hyper-V.  Users can now take some of the PCI Express devices in their systems and pass them through ... continue reading
Discrete Device Assignment -- Machines and devices

Discrete Device Assignment — Machines and devices

First published on TECHNET on Nov 20, 2015 In my last post , I talked about a new feature of Windows Server 2016, Discrete Device Assignment. This post will discuss the machines and devices necessary for making this feature work ... continue reading
Virtual Machine Storage Resiliency in Windows Server 2016

Virtual Machine Storage Resiliency in Windows Server 2016

First published on TECHNET on Sep 08, 2015 We live in an imperfect world, where things will go wrong. When they do, you need a private cloud which is designed to be highly available and resilient to failures in the ... continue reading
Out-of-band Initial Replication (OOB IR) and Deduplication

Out-of-band Initial Replication (OOB IR) and Deduplication

First published on TECHNET on Jul 11, 2014 A recent conversation with a customer brought out the question: What is the best way to create an entire Replica site from scratch? At the surface this seems simple enough – configure ... continue reading