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Entries from July 2011

Windows Intune Part 2

July 27th, 2011 · No Comments

In Part 1 of this article I covered what Windows Intune was and some of the features. In this concluding article I would like to go over the financial benefits or non-benefits of Intune. So financially let’s see what we have, Intune cost $132 per year per computer. If you don’t pay you cannot access […]

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Tags: Purchasing · Software

Microsoft Windows Intune, Part 1

July 21st, 2011 · No Comments

Windows Intune is a “cloud” and PC based product that includes Windows 7 Enterprise for your computers and cloud based management of those computers. The idea is fairly simple and honestly a good one. You get Windows 7 for any PC you have (even though most if not all PC’s already come with an operating […]

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Tags: Internet · Malware · Purchasing

Microsoft Office 365: The cloud vs. your wallet

July 8th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Over the years Microsoft and others have offered cloud based services, software, data and security that is located on a server somewhere “out there”. In theory you don’t have to worry about updates, security patches and backing up. Such offers include Google Doc’s and Gmail as well as what we are going over here, Microsoft […]

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Tags: Purchasing · Soap Box · Software