Convenience benefits the system administrator

Convenience benefits the system administrator

With automation, you can have the computer do the boring and repetitive work and save time by using these helpful apps and methods. Then you can get on with the really important stuff. If you visit the subreddit /r/sysadmin, you can read all about automating boring and sometimes time-consuming tasks. One user wrote that he

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3 ways to save on IT management

3 ways to save on IT management

As IT manager, it’s an ongoing challenge to manage your IT resources. Do you know how many different applications are used in your organisation for example? Or how many licences you hold for various software? And do you have a complete overview of the endpoints in your organisation? We can explain how these insights can

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Your essential Windows toolkit

Your essential Windows toolkit

As a system administrator, you’ve developed your own way of working. This includes the software tools you need to make your work as easy as possible. In our opinion, the following tools should be a standard part of your toolbox. 1. Remote control To prevent you from having to go to a user’s workspace to

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All apps in the cloud? Not yet!

All apps in the cloud? Not yet!

More and more apps work in the browser. Microsoft made the switch a few years ago with Microsoft 365, and since then desktop applications have existed side by side with the online versions. Google Apps have never even had a desktop version. Is it time to switch completely to online apps? As software developers, we’d

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Software distribution or software deployment?

Software distribution or software deployment?

Some people will think this is a strange title. They’re the same thing, aren’t they? Nope, they’re not the same. In fact, deployment goes a lot further than just distribution. It’s not surprising that these terms are often used interchangeably. Developers often make no distinction at all. Once the software is ready, it can be

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Azure AD & Software Deployment

Azure AD & Software Deployment

Azure AD – what can I do with it in software deployment? As a system administrator, you can hardly avoid using Active Directory to manage your users and computers. But there’s also such a thing as Azure Active Directory. What are the differences? And how can it help in rolling out software? Access control First,

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Cloud: at your service

Cloud: at your service

Welcome to the world of Xaas. If there’s one development in ICT that has revolutionized the way we work, it’s the cloud. The idea that your own organization no longer has to manage everything is really revolutionary, and that means you no longer have to house all the servers in your own building either. Everything

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The best free Windows apps

The best free Windows apps

You don’t get something for nothing (except for these free applications) Computer users have grown up with the idea that software is free. Shareware, later open source: why should you pay for software? Of course, you don’t get something for nothing because innovation is hardly possible without good investments. Nevertheless, excellent free applications can be

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How can I easily install software on multiple computers?

How can I easily install software on multiple computers?

System administrators have been asking this question for decades. You might want to take a look at our series of blogs entitled what is software deployment. We’ve also written about installing patches, but today we want to get back to the core task: rolling out a software package on multiple computers. The basics are very

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