Bear and Fish, Mark II

I made an earlier post about Sonicwall wireless issues here, this is a bit of a follow up to that post (or follow on). All Sonicwall firewalls come with a number of predefined security Zones that get applied to individual…

O365: Do I get stuff that I don’t get on-premise?

This is a post that I decided to write after listening to a few customers that obviously got the wrong end of the stick in terms of information about Office365.  It seems there is some confusion out there so let…

Remote Web Access vs Remote Desktop Server

I had a customer ask me about this the other day and I thought it might be useful to have a quick discussion about the differences between these two desktop access technologies. While we are all rushing to embrace the…

Is it possible to live without a server? Office365 and the Cloud as your server

OK, this is the “biggie”!  I’ve had a few customers ask this question so I thought it would be worth exploring as I’m sure there are lots of people scratching their heads about this. For purposes of this post I’m…

A few tips to make the most of Office365–Tip 2–InfoPath

In my last post in this series I highlighted OneNote and SharePoint as being tools provided with O365 that can significantly enhance communications within any organization.   This post will focus on InfoPath and SharePoint and on the ongoing themes of…

A few tips to make the most of Office365 – Tip 1 – OneNote

In other posts I have hammered away on the point that Office365 is much more than just email (the usual driver for organizations to switch to O365) and I have talked about the various components such as SharePoint and Lync.  …

Some days you are the bear and others you are the fish …

Today, I’m the fish.  Let me explain … I’m a fan of Sonicwall firewalls, that’s pretty plain to see if you have read much of this blog.  And I have been something of a fan of their wireless extensions, the…

On premise servers or O365? Ask Uncle Rob!

Hey, Uncle Rob!  How do I decide if I should go with on-premise servers or Office365?  I’m confused! Well, that’s a good (if loaded) question and I’m glad you asked.  I’ll do my best to give some sort of coherent…

Using OEM supplied Windows 2012 /2012 R2 for ESXi VM creation

I haven’t written about ESXi in quote some time as I’ve been concentrating on Hyper-V but ESXi still creeps in to my builds every now and then (and there still is nothing like vConvert that is easily available in the…