How to Protect Your Business From the “XPocalypse”

Support and updates for Windows XP will no longer be available. Don’t let your PC go unprotected. Now Micro offers tips for protecting your organization’s security as Windows XP approaches end of life on April 8, 2014.

Microsoft Windows XPAs Windows XP approaches end of life on April 8, 2014, organizations throughout the world are feeling the effects. Technical assistance will no longer be available, including security updates that protect personal computers.

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Powerful New SRC Solution Added to Now Micro Digital Signage Media Players

Now Micro Intelligent Systems with SRC BenefitsFirst-of-its-kind System Recovery Console (SRC) lets users quickly roll back to a previous day’s backup—saving customers time and resources.

Now Micro unveiled new functionality for its Intelligent Systems called the System Recovery Console (SRC). Unlike any other software on the market, Now Micro Intelligent Systems with SRC allow customers to backup and restore the system while the operating system is running. The new functionality saves customers the considerable time and resources associated with traditional backup and recovery.

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Now Micro Right Click Tools for ConfigMgr to be Unveiled at System Center Universe

Microsoft MVP, Kent Agerlund, will be divulging the details of Now Micro Right Click Tools for ConfigMgr at System Center Universe on Thursday, January 30, 2014.

During his highly-anticipated “Community Tools” session at the System Center Universe 2014 conference, Microsoft MVP, Kent Agerlund, will unveil the world premiere of the Now Micro Right Click Tools. Kent will be demonstrating how the Now Micro Right Click Tools supercharge the Configuration Manager console for help desk staff and systems administrators.

Originally created by Ryan Ephgrave as the PowerShell Right Click Tools, the Now Micro Right Click Tools enhance organizations’ value of System Center 2012 Configuration Manager.

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Giving Feedback on Microsoft Connect for ConfigMgr 2012

Help Yourself, Help the Community

As a consultant focused on helping organizations be more effective and efficient systems managers, one key principal I teach is to participate in the community. One of the major selling points of ConfigMgr is the community that comes with running a product that manages half of all managed devices on the planet. A key aspect of this community is sharing the most valuable thing a person has to offer: feedback.

During ConfigMgr 2012 engagements, every time I see pain and frustration about the way the product works or with a bug, I work with my customers to help them feel ownership for getting it resolved. If you are feeling pain, it is likely someone else is too, so why not check with the community for a solution?

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Now Micro Achieves VMware Enterprise Partner Status

Now Micro is excited to announce the achievement of reaching VMware Enterprise Partner Status.

VMware solution providers at the Enterprise level are required to help customers design, plan, and deploy sophisticated virtual infrastructures to meet the technical and business needs of customers. Strong technical knowledge, plan and design best practices, and a clear understanding of the technical capabilities of products are essential. Now Micro’s Enterprise level certification demonstrates the extensive expertise in working with VMware technologies by earning the Enterprise Partner status.

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