20 juin 2013

Windows 8.1 will add MDM-based management options, confirming Active Directory is not for device management anymore?

A year ago I wrote an article called The REAL reason Microsoft Windows RT devices won't be able to join AD domains. (Hint: AD is not about systems management anymore!) My belief at the time (and now) is that the whole Windows domain structure as a concept for desktop management is anachronistic in today's world, and that ultimately AD will only be used for authentication, authorization, and identity management, not for systems and device management. I haven't thought too much about this since then until a few weeks ago when... [Lire la suite]
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28 février 2013

The Rise of the Multi-Device Workspace

The IT world never stands still. External forces are always conspiring to ensure that change is the only constant for IT organizations. It seems like just yesterday that IT spent most of its time focusing on only managing – employees. IT supported desktops that were owned by the company and were running company owned software. Those desktops traversed company-owned networks to company-developed applications, running on a company-owned server in a datacenter owned and operated at the company. It was in this more centralized world... [Lire la suite]
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22 février 2013

Citrix annonce son MDM XenMobile pour les terminaux iOS et Android

  Citrix a lancé sa suite XenMobile MDM pour accompagner les entreprises qui désirent autoriser leurs employés à accéder à leur réseau en toute sécurité à partir de plusieurs terminaux. Crédit D.R. Pour contrer VMware et sa plate-forme Horizon Mobile, Citrix annonce sa suite XenMobile MDM pour gérer avec sécurité des flottes de terminaux iOS et Android. Citrix a dévoilé son gestionnaire de plateformes mobiles XenMobile MDM directement issu de l'acquisition de Zenprise, l'année dernière.  « Nous avons intégré des... [Lire la suite]
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21 décembre 2011

Lync en mobilité et Clients Lync Mobile

rès avoir été attendu pendant plusieurs mois, après avoir répondu maintes fois à la question, je peux maintenant vous annoncer la disponibilité des clients Lync Mobile et la disponibilité du service associé ! Cette semaine (c’est à dire à partire du 12 Décembre 2011) les clients Lync mobiles seront mis à disposition pour toutes les plateformes ! A savoir : Windows Phone 7.5 (via Windows Phone Marketplace) iPhone (via Apple iTune App Store) iPad (via Apple iTune App Store) Nokia Symbian (via le Ovi Store et les mises à... [Lire la suite]
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29 novembre 2011

Exchange ActiveSync: What is the Allow/Block/Quarantine List?

If you’re an Exchange admin happy about how Exchange ActiveSync just hums along with mobile devices supporting the EAS protocol, and the multitude of devices that can now access Exchange without any admin intervention (OTA device activation and all that…), but also unhappy about the multitude of devices that can now access Exchange without any admin intervention, there’s news for you. Yes, you can enable or disable EAS per-device. Yes, you also prevent unprovisionable devices (you know the ones… )... [Lire la suite]
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08 mars 2010

Get Device Manager to show nonpresent devices as hidden devices

Start a command prompt and set the following variable:set devmgr_show_nonpresent_devices=1Start Device manager from the command line:devmgmt.mscOn the view menu, click Show hidden devices. More info here:http://support.microsoft.com/kb/315539 http://cs.thefoleyhouse.co.uk/blogs/karl/archive/2010/03/05/get-device-manager-to-show-nonpresent-devices-as-hidden-devices.aspx
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08 novembre 2009

How to access USB and Other PCI Devices in VMware ESXi4 VMs with VMDirectPath

Introduction to VMDirectPath Although hardware independence is fundamental to many of the advantages of virtualization it also creates a problem when you need to connect a specific hardware device to a virtual machine. Although SCSI passthrough has been available in ESX for some time accessing other types of device, especially USB, has always required alternative solutions such as USB over IP hubs. With the release of vSphere4 VMware have introduced a new feature called VMDirectPath I/O which allows up to two PCI(e) devices on the... [Lire la suite]
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