Non-profit? On SBS? Can’t go to O365? Here’s what to do! (Part 3)

In the first two posts of this series (Part 1  and Part 2) I discussed the system configuration we put in place at The Stan Hagen Centre for Families and then started exploring the details of the Server 2012 R2…

Non-profit? On SBS? Can’t go to O365? Here’s what to do! (Part 2)

In my last post I outlined the steps we had taken at the Stan Hagen Center for Families to replace their ageing SBS system with something modern and NOT Cloud based.  I then outlined the steps to follow in order to…

Non-profit? On SBS? Can’t go to O365? Here’s what to do! (Part 1)

OK, so you are a non-profit running on SBS (whatever version) and the time has come for you to replace systems.  As you probably already know, Microsoft stopped offering SBS a few years ago.  What do you do to replace…

Volunteer! It’s good for your soul!

We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give. – Winston Churchill   I volunteer with a couple of organizations, one of which I write about regularly on this blog, Swan Lake Christmas…

A (Non) Profitable Journey – Part 4

Things continue apace at Swan Lake.  I’ve been fooling around with various things and I’m slowly rolling in the changes that I and they want to see in place.  It’s a slow process as I have to grab time to…

A (Non) Profitable Journey–Part 2 C

In my last couple of posts I described the fun I was having with trying to set up a coupe of open source firewalls to work in a fashion similar to what I normally do for my “paying” customers.  The…

A (non) Profitable Journey–Part 2 B

Well, it would seem that the golden rule of “if you rush, it will break” has already kicked in … First, a correction:  I stated in my last post that the free edition of Veeam allows for individual fie restores,…

A (non) Profitable Journey–Part 2

As promised, this is the second post in a series of posts about work I’m doing at the Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary in Victoria.  As you may recall from my first post, I said that I would document…

A (Non)Profitable Journey — Part 1

I am embarking on a series of posts about how non-profits can benefit from Office 365, the Microsoft programs for non-profits and a bunch of other goodies on the side, all to better help non-profits squeeze every ounce of value…