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Remote Work: Top 5 Challenges (and Solutions) for IT Admins

Discover the top 5 challenges facing IT admins managing remote operations, alongside the best practice solutions from Microsoft and other service providers Read the post here: Remote Work: Top 5 Challenges (and Solutions) for IT Admins … [Read more...]

How to protect against stalkerware, a murky but dangerous mobile threat

Last week, we pledged that—in honor of National Cybersecurity Awareness and Domestic Violence Awareness months—we would continue the fight against the online scourge known as stalkerware, or applications used to track and spy on victims without their knowing consent. We told readers that, despite working to protect against stalkerware programs for more than five years, it was time to take our … [Read more...]

Future Proofing Your Data Archiving Strategy

Data archiving is an odd practice at times. When big data is focused on every last bit of information, the idea of relegating any amount of it to outdated media can seem like a waste of resources. Add the cloud and you begin to see how out of place this concept can be. … [Read more...]

3 Awesome Uses for the Get-VMHostStatus PowerShell Function

PowerShell master Jeff Hicks dishes up 3 ways to use the same custom command that gets status details of your Hyper-V Hosts. Lots of code for you to try! Read the post here: 3 Awesome Uses for the Get-VMHostStatus PowerShell Function … [Read more...]

Podcast: Have You Met? David Perkins, Level 8 Solutions

Level 8 Solutions called into the Defrag This - Have You Met? podcast studio to provide some insight into how they are implementing IT solutions in the UK. … [Read more...]

Podcast: How DevOps Teams Use Network Monitoring Tools

Many companies that never dreamed they’d be developing their own software are having to “roll their own.” Sometimes it’s an internal-use-only, as a custom layer over an existing platform like Salesforce, sometimes as a product they’re selling. This is what has driven the DevOps methodology over the past several years. … [Read more...]

Network Bandwidth Usage: How to Optimize Your Network

Company bandwidth usage has, for reasons other than expected growth, increased dramatically and continues to do so every year. Over time this usage is going to increase beyond your workforce's limitations, which poses an important challenge for IT teams. … [Read more...]

Podcast: Have You Met? Chris Payne, Advanced Cyber Solutions

For the first episode of the Have You Met? podcast series, Chris Payne from Advanced Cyber Solutions joined us on the phone. We got to chat with Chris about what exactly Advanced Cyber Solutions does as a company and how they are helping support and sell Ipswitch's solutions. … [Read more...]

Podcast: 2018 Ipswitch EMEA Partner Awards

In this new Defrag This - Have You Met? offshoot series, Ipswitch EMEA Sales Director, Sebastien Roques announces the Ipswitch EMEA Partner Awards for 2018. … [Read more...]

Four Ways Network Monitoring Can Strengthen Your Security

The following is an excerpt from our Network Monitoring blog at whatsupgold.com/blog. For most IT organizations, network monitoring is an essential tool. Network monitoring tools play an important role in letting IT pros get complete visibility into the status of network devices, systems, and applications, keeping the IT team aware of problems with services, networks, application … [Read more...]