Tag Archives: management

No more excuses, sort out your IT management basics!

I am fed up. This is a bit of a rant, but with good reason: companies and services that I and all of us pay good money for are not being managed properly. I say: Enough, no more excuses. The … Continue reading

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PowerShell script to update RDMS server list

Remote Desktop Services in Windows Server 2012 is great in many ways, but it has some serious flaws. One of these is the pretty terrible so-called Remote Desktop Management Server concept. This is actually just some functionality built into Server … Continue reading

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Why I’m not deploying Windows desktops using Remote Desktop Services

…even though some of the improvements in the¬†Remote Desktop¬†technology are excellent. Background I’ve been running hundreds of thin client Windows desktops from Citrix for well over ten years, starting with Metaframe 1.8 on Windows NT4 Terminal Server Edition right through … Continue reading

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Bring Your Own WHAT?

BYOD: This is a trend that doesn’t seem to be going away. AKA consumerisation of IT. I first came across it talking to somebody from Citrix at the launch event for Windows Server 2008 R2. A company was giving employees … Continue reading

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