Have you ever had a deployment or maybe a security change that happened with no one noticing? Maybe you’re working with a team and someone accidentally deployed to the wrong collection. We all have busy schedules, it’s not easy stay on top of changes or deployments in Configuration Manager. Therefore, we need to take advantage of the built-in status system. This post will walk you through creating a status filter rule that sends an email whenever a security setting is created, modified, or deleted in ConfigMgr.
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In today’s RCT Builder demo we’re creating a tool to move a device into a collection and automate the update/application of the associated machine policies. For this tool, I want to be able to select the collection and let SCCM take care of the rest. Be sure to watch the video below for a complete run-through. Continue reading “RCT Builder Demo: Collection and Update”
RCT Builder is a powerful automation tool, and for today’s demonstration we’re creating a tool designed to assist in automating how we deal with disabled accounts.
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A Look at How to Deliver a Rich and Cost Effective Video Wall Project
Video walls are digital signage installations that comprise more than a single display. Content is typically displayed seamlessly across the displays, providing a large format and immersive experience that can deliver diverse types of content. While videos and informational overlays are a popular content choice, they can also be utilized to show multiple zones of mixed types of content. Continue reading “Captivating a Crowd”
Now Micro, Inc, Named CRN® Triple Crown Award Winner
Fourth Annual Award Program Recognizes Standout Solution Providers
St Paul, MN, October 2, 2017 – Now Micro, Inc, today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has honored Now Micro, Inc with its esteemed 2017 Triple Crown Award. Forty North American solution providers had the necessary revenue, growth and technical expertise to be recognized on three of CRN’s pre-eminent solution provider lists, earning them the Triple Crown Award this year.
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I’ve been a fan of the Raspberry Pi since its first release and have used them for various small-scale server tasks throughout the years in personal projects in my lab. When Windows 10 IoT Core was announced, I was excited to finally have an inexpensive embedded Windows test bed. I ended up buying a Raspberry Pi 3b, the 7″ touch screen and a case to contain it all. Continue reading “Raspberry Pi 3 and Windows 10 IoT Core For Digital Signage”
Inc. Magazine Unveils 36th Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000
Now Micro, Inc Ranks No. 4710 on the 2017 Inc. 5000
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In a previous blog post IoT Security Considerations, I detailed a number of considerations important to IoT security and keeping your organization from being a statistic or news item. Since then, there have been a constant barrage of world-wide incidents of ransomware, worms and “content abuse” of IoT and other infrastructure systems in a number of public facing organizations. Continue reading “IoT Security Scorecard”
Now Micro, Inc Named to 2017 CRN Fast Growth 150 List
List Recognizes Thriving Solution Providers in the IT Channel
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As traditional digital signage is subsumed under the concept of Internet of Things (IoT) in the mind of end-users, the industry must develop solutions with increased awareness of total solution security while still delivering 21st century consumer driven experiences. High profile security events have elevated the importance of device security to the forefront when end-users choose devices. Low power, HTML5 digital signage devices can deliver a simple consumer interface and increased device security with a low total cost of ownership. We will examine these industry trends and give some goal posts to guide product development and solution selection in this changing environment. Continue reading “Navigating the HTML5 Digital Signage Operating System Ecosystem”