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They hound you day after day, they try every trick in the book to get you on the phone and if one of these poor souls are lucky enough to get through they talk AT you like you care what they say. IT sales people more often than not are not a welcome interruption for the IT Manager. On average an IT Manager will get 12-14 calls a day from … Read more

  With a refreshing article presented few weeks back about IoT’ present scenario and how it is evolving with the proliferation of technology, better deal of interaction amongst people, entities, things, and the associated personal data; the entire IT ecosystem has accelerated from Big Data to Analytics. However, in order to let IoT evolve, it becomes important to focus on the key challenges, threats, and the opportunities that lie ahead. … Read more

More than 10 million servers all around the globe are running on Windows Server 2003. Support for the most used server OS is going to end on 14 July 2015. Afterwards, Microsoft will not release any service pack or update for this Operating System and will not provide any support to fix the technical issues you may face. It means the Windows Server currently being employed in an organization will … Read more

Microsoft has significantly enhanced its cloud portfolio with the release of Windows Azure Active Directory. Available in three editions—Free, Basic, and Premium—Azure AD starts where Windows Server AD leaves off, providing identity and access management capabilities for a wide range of applications and services across on-premises, hybrid, and cloud environments. With Azure AD, administrators can centrally manage users and groups, control what information is stored in the directory, specify who … Read more

Welcome to a new world, where billions of objects are interconnected over public or private IP (Internet Protocol) networks, a virtual space where the data is regularly connected, analyzed, and used in order to initiate an action and offering a wealth of intelligence for planning, implementing, managing, and making better decisions. This is the world of Internet of Things (IoT). These “things” of the real world shall seamlessly integrate into … Read more

In the first part of this article, we created and enabled Dynamic Access control, configured claim types and also configured resource property list. In this part, we will continue with the configuration of Central Access Rule and configure Central Access Policy. Once Central Access Policy is configured, we need to create a new group policy to publish Central Access Rule and configure the shared folder with the necessary classifications. And … Read more

Not everything seems to be working right for Sony Corporation on the Cyber security front. The company has been once again attacked by the hackers and confidential company data and employees’ data has been left bare open for misuse. This particular incidence can result in massive loss for corporation, which could run into hundreds of millions. The point to note here is, if a corporation of the size of Sony … Read more

It’s time to sip up coffee, welcome the New Year, and sneak peek some of the top futuristic technology trends for the year 2015. It’s not the first time that these technologies have come up for discussion here; we have been flirting with the idea of implementing them throughout 2014 as well. As the worldwide IT and telecommunication spending goes into trillions of dollars, a significant portion of this will … Read more

Dynamic Access Control (DAC) is a new feature introduced in Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8. It allows to apply access control and restricted permission based conditional rules for accessing files and folders dynamically. For Example, if a new user joins a department or if an employee moves from one department to another department or his role changes, then the file and folder permissions changes are dynamically added and removed … Read more