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Windows 7 to Windows 10 migrations, Part two: Hardships and complexities in the process

In our previous blog, we discussed why you need to upgrade Windows 7 after the end-of-life period. Windows 7 machines can be upgraded to either Windows 8.1 or to Windows 10 operating systems (OS). Although Microsoft ended mainstream support …

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ManageEngine makes its mark in the Unified Endpoint Management (UEM) segment once again!

ManageEngine named a Major Player in the 2019 Forrester Wave for Unified Endpoint Management (UEM)

We are ecstatic that ManageEngine has been named a Contender in the Forrester Wave™: Unified Endpoint Management (UEM), Q4 2019 report. We’ve recently focused on improving the employee experience by working directly with customers to develop a deep understanding …

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How many domain admins is too many? 

Administrative accounts and groups have powerful rights, privileges, and permissions to perform critical actions in Active Directory (AD), member servers, and workstations. There are four main built-in administrative groups in AD: Enterprise Admins, Domain Admins, Schema Admins, and the Administrators. …

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Windows 7 to Windows 10 migrations, Part one: Windows 7 end of life

Over 26 percent of the world’s computers are at risk of exposing themselves to critical vulnerabilities; this is how many computers that are still running on the Windows 7 operating system. Are you among this 26 percent? Are you compromising …

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Phishing hoax following the Windows 10 feature pack roll out

Hackers using trending events to manipulate end-users into falling for cyberattacks is nothing new. So when Windows rolled-out its Vanadium 1909 feature pack update, it was only a matter of time before this was leveraged by cybercriminals to launch phishing …

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Our Active Directory and IT security virtual seminars are back. Register now!

We’re happy to announce that our popular Active Directory (AD) and IT security virtual seminar is back, better than ever, bringing the closest feel yet to an actual seminar by allowing attendees to see the presenters. There are two back-to-back …

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Why businesses need to suit up against cyberattacks in 2020

Cyberattacks are never going away; in fact, things appear to be getting worse. The complexity of attacks has escalated, resulting in more sophisticated, targeted takedowns. Just look at the attacks in Baltimore, Atlanta, Florida, and Spain within the past few …

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The Vanadium: Windows 10 1909 feature pack rollout

The bi-annual feature update of Windows 10 has officially rolled out to mainstream users. With all the prerequisites met, the feature pack can be automatically downloaded and synchronized from Microsoft Update, Windows Update, and the Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) …

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Fast-track bulk Office 365 object creation with O365 Manager Plus

User account creation is a long-winded process that involves various configurations. Such a tiresome, manual process is naturally prone to errors, especially while creating user accounts in bulk. Errors made in the user provisioning process will result in frustrated users …

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