Office 365 (O365) Groups have existed for a while now and have began to reach a level of maturity that supports broader usage. In addition, many newer features in O365 depend on O365 Groups. What are Office 365 Groups O365 Groups are a Service-only capability that is very reminiscent of the Site Mailbox integration that … Continue reading Getting Started with Office 365 Groups
Community colleges serve a great purpose in our country by offering affordable options for students to being their higher education and equip them for jobs that don't necessarily require a four-year degree. Many community colleges have taken great strides to get closer to students by offering evening courses at local schools and have online course … Continue reading Ending Community College Real Estate
It is easy to dismiss the sizing of your Active Directory infrastructure simply based on CPU and RAM resource consumption; the resources generally appear to have minimal usage. However, Active Directory [Domain Services] is a little more complicated than that and Exchange Server is the canary in the coal mine, so to speak. There are … Continue reading Active Directory Sizing for Exchange
It is quite easy for security professionals to get aggressive with introducing controls into systems. I should know, I have worked with so many and I hold a CISSP, myself. But the overall intent of security is to make sure that systems are available for legitimate purposes. The old notion that the only secure system … Continue reading An Overly Aggressive Security Posture?
In the past, I was into hypermiling. I have a 2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI that I purchased back in 2012. The previous owner treated it very roughly and it needed some good maintenance to get it back to proper performance. I replaced the tires with a Goodyear low rolling resistence model, the windshield wipers with … Continue reading Hypermiling App
WARNING: This is a bit of rant. I am frustrated with residential offerings for Internet service. This is an effort to explain how LTE should be a viable and equal cost option to existing DSL service that is out there. I need reliable Internet service, bottom line. I have limited offerings available to me where … Continue reading Offering Home LTE: Time for Telcos to Grow Up
After completing a migration to Exchange Online, it is common to have questions like: 1) What is the best practice for provisioning mailboxes? 2) How do I provision mailboxes? 3) Why should I keep this Exchange server around? Well, these are good questions. Let's start with the last question. When an organization migrates to Exchange … Continue reading How to Provision Exchange Online Mailboxes