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How to get started with ITSM

To implement any new change requires certain efforts. Many organizations delay the implementation of an IT Service Management processes only because it seems complex and time-consuming. But in reality, to get started with ITSM isn’t that tough. It is a fact that...

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Three advantages of implementing ITSM

To implement ITIL-supported ITSM in an organization whether big or small is highly recommended. You will hardly find a big firm who hasn’t successfully executed ITSM within an Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) framework and as a result reaped...

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Aruba PAPI Vulnerability Announced

Yesterday Aruba Networks announced a vulnerability regarding the PAPI protocol used in some products.  For more information on how to remain protected, contact Advanticom.  412-385-5000 Details from Aruba below: "Overview: This advisory is a reminder to customers that...

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A seamless wireless network – Webinar

A Seamless Wireless Network with Aruba Networks Advanticom's webinar with Aruba shows you how to keep #GenMobile connected - when, where, and how they want it!  This webinar is an overview on how to achieve a seamless wireless network with Aruba. We have removed the...

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Pros and Cons of Moving to the Cloud

  Pros and Cons of Moving to the Cloud As you read this section, keep in mind there is no “perfect” solution. All options – be it an in-house, on-premise server or a cloud solution – have upsides and downsides that need to be evaluated on a case-by-case scenario....

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What Is Cloud Computing?

What is cloud computing? Wikipedia defines cloud computing as “the use and access of multiple server-based computational resources via a digital network (WAN, Internet connection using the World Wide Web, etc.).” But what the heck does that mean? The easiest way to...

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I can see clearly now….But can my radio?

Last week I talked about the importance of doing site surveys. You may be saying that it makes sense given all the possible obstacles, but I’m installing a wireless bridge outside and I don’t need one. Not so fast. While granted a short point to point connection...

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Upgrade Server 2008 R2 Standard to Enterprise

By Rob Rech Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard includes the libraries built in for Enterprise and Datacenter. This means that the upgrade can be done online and only requires a restart. The upgrade process is not limited to only Server 2008 R2; it also applies to Windows...

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Pay me now or Pay me later

Why you shouldn’t skip a wireless site survey. By Mike Zeigler The catch line from a 1980’s Fram commercial sums it all up. Time, money and effort spent up front can save you from spending a lot more time, money and effort after the install. A site survey is basically...

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