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09/25/17

The importance of a standard desktop image

A member is looking for feedback from others on the importance or economics of a standard desktop image. … read more ›

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09/25/17

Twin Cities: ethernet cabling companies?

Twin Cities Folks, We are looking to select a low voltage/Ethernet cabling company to take over our cable pulls, etc. Who do you use and … read more ›

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09/13/17

Downtime Reporting: Planned vs. Unplanned

I was hoping to see if anyone has suggestions for how we might be able to report on planned vs unplanned downtime for business critical … read more ›

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09/18/17

Manufacturing Floor and Warehouse IT Communication Closets

How is your organization designing and building communication closets on your manufacturing floors and warehouses? Are you using small cabinets accessible only by ladder or … read more ›

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09/14/17

Active Directory contractor accounts

Can anyone share written policies that pertain to the creation and administration of contractor accounts in Active Directory? … read more ›

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08/30/17

Active Directory Tools

What tools is your organization using for Active Directory? How was your implementation process? What do you know now that you didn't before? … read more ›

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09/15/17

Smart Deploy Imaging Software

Anyone using Smart Deploy as an OS imaging tool? Any feedback? … read more ›

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09/14/17

Smart Cities

A city member is seeking information on smart cities. Does anyone have a smart city strategic plan, RFP or RFI they can share? Or any … read more ›

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09/08/17

Office 365 File Sharing

Will moving to Office 365 allow me to no longer have a file share/file server in the office network? … read more ›

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09/11/17

IT Staffing Roles and Levels

We are looking to provide our helpdesk and infrastructure team members with a more defined career path. Our current titles and levels are fairly flat. … read more ›

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09/08/17

SQL Server Performance Issue after SQL Server 2014 upgrade

Since upgrading our PeopleSoft environments from SQL Server 2012 to SQL Server 2014 we have had issues with the performance in general, and a set … read more ›

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08/30/17

ReliaQuest

Is anyone using ReliaQuest as a MSSP or a co-manager for security devices and services and if so, what has your experience been? … read more ›

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08/31/17

RFP to outsource bringing up new locations

I am looking for an RFP to outsource bringing up new locations for a business from the site set up, obtaining telecom, ordering equipment and … read more ›

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08/31/17

VDI Documentation

Looking for any materials on technologies other companies are using for VDI and how they are being utilized. … read more ›

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08/30/17

Policies and Procedures needed

Looking for some policies/procedures for the following: Policies, procedures, and standards/guidelines related to application software acquisition Policies, procedures, and standards/guidelines related to operating and utility … read more ›

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08/24/17

IP Faxing Solutions

We are looking at IP based faxing solutions, moving away from traditional faxing hardware and communication lines and use of internet connect to do this … read more ›

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08/28/17

Best Practices for Data Management

A member is looking for best practices documents for the following items: 1) Backing up workstation to user drives 2) How to best manage backup … read more ›

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08/24/17

Server Patch Management Process

For Server Patch Management process - We are primarily concerned with Microsoft Patching on Servers as it relates to CRITICAL and HIGH releases. How are … read more ›

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08/03/17

VDI Implementation Vendor Recommendations

Has anyone used any of the companies below for a VDI Implementation? • Heartland Business Systems • Digicorp, Inc • MTM Technologies • Emergent Networks … read more ›

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08/16/17

Building security video in the cloud

Anyone have experience with uploading their building security in the could vs onsite? Any drawbacks? Any changes/upgrades needed in bandwidth? … read more ›

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08/17/17

Security Certificate Management

How are other organizations handling security certificate management? Any information on tools or services would be appreciated. … read more ›

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07/31/17

Measuring Return on Investment

Can anyone share their knowledge of quick ways to estimate ROI for backup solutions and network monitoring (both on-premise). … read more ›

3 Comments
08/21/17

Getting out of a contract with VoIP provider

Seeking feedback from others that have experience getting out of their contract with a VoIP provider. Were you required to go to arbitration? What steps … read more ›

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08/08/17

From EMC VNX SAN to a Pure Storage SAN?

Looking for any information or network opportunity with someone who has moved from an EMC VNX SAN to a Pure Storage SAN? … read more ›

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08/16/17

Best Practices Document for Developers

Do you have any “Best Practices” document for developers on how to manage/organize their work on servers? Something like • Do not create any user … read more ›

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