Microsoft Exchange Server

Microsoft Exchange Server critical patches

Microsoft announcement Microsoft has recently identified zero-day exploits and vulnerabilities in all active Exchange Server on-premise released and has announced (March 2021) that a series of critical patches have been released for all Exchange Server on-premise versions (2013, 2016, 2019) which mitigate the vulnerabilities. Exchange Server Online is not affected. […]


Interxion acquires Greece-based Lamda Hellix

AMSTERDAM, Nov. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ –Interxion, a Digital Realty (NYSE: DLR) company and a leading European provider of carrier- and cloud-neutral colocation data centre solutions, announced today it has acquired Lamda Hellix, Southeastern Europe’s leading colocation and interconnection provider.  The acquisition provides Digital Realty access to one of the region’s fastest-growing markets and a gateway […]

New research collaboration will accelerate the path to a commercial-scale quantum computer

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced today the creation of several multidisciplinary Quantum Information Science Research Centers in support of the National Quantum Initiative. Today marks one of the U.S. government’s largest investments in this field. It is also a noteworthy moment for Microsoft, which is providing scientific leadership, […]

windows user profiles and folder redirection

Windows User Profiles and Folder Redirection options

This post is also available in my podcast. Introduction There are various technologies available in Windows client and server operating systems for managing user profiles and folder redirection in an Active Directory environment. User profiles and folder redirection are methodologies used for accomplishing User State virtualization, also most recently called […]

Recommended services for on-prem virtualization infrastructures

This post is also available in my podcast. When deploying an on-premises virtualization infrastructure (which could also be thought of as a private cloud with the sole customer being the enterprise/organization itself) the following services and server roles should be considered in order to achieve a complete virtualization solution. Directory […]

Windows 10 kits and tools

This post is also available in my podcast. Microsoft has released a series of kits and tools which are made available for use with Windows 10 for desktop editions (Home, Pro, Enterprise, and Education), Windows 10 Mobile for development and manufacturing and Azure Cloud IoT for IoT applications. The following […]

Citrix Business Continuity Resources

Citrix Business continuity resources to use today. Business continuity planning has become increasingly more critical and partners and customers are asking for guidance. These resources will help guide these important conversations: BCP Resource Page Business Continuity Planning Conversations ECC Course BCP KickStart Campaign, “Guidelines for Maintaining Business Continuity for your […]