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NOREX News section will be updated frequently with member alerts, news releases, helpful links, event notices, member gold nuggets, resource additions and helpful community building information. If it's new, you will find it here.

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New Article posted: (04/13/18)

Data Center Migration Stories

Planning a data center move?  For possibly the “most stressful event in an IT person’s career,” it is good to have feedback, best practices, and lessons learned from peers who have been there….and then THERE…..and done that.  

For some great responses from the NOREX community to a member planning an upcoming data center move…

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New Article posted: (04/10/18)

Endpoint security refers to a methodology of protecting corporate networks when accessed via remote devices such as laptops or other wireless and mobile phones and tablets. Each device with a remote connection to the network creates a potential entry point for security threats.

A recent WebForum on this topic focused on the specific tools designed to identify and remediate the threats.  

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New Article posted: (04/05/18)

Business Intelligence & Data Analytics involves the methodologies, processes, architectures and technologies that collect, compile and deliver data to reveal insights and help businesses make faster decisions and operate more efficiently.  NOREX members recently discussed best practice and tools for establishing a BI practice in their organizations.

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New Article posted: (03/27/18)

Recently, a member used NOREX DirectConnect  to query the community regarding products to consider when replacing their Enterprise Monitoring and Alerting System.  NOREX peers responded with valuable experience and unbiased reviews:   Read more
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New Article posted: (03/22/18)

How is your company dealing with employee smartphone data usage?  Here’s a great Direct Connect discussion among members sharing experience and solutions.  Different member perspectives give a few options to consider:   

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New Article posted: (03/13/18)

Identity Access Management (IAM) is the security and business discipline that "enables the right individuals to access the right resources at the right times and for the right reasons."  Authentication is the act of confirming the truth of an attribute of a single piece of data claimed true by an entity.

In a recent NOREX WebForum on this topic, members exchanged solutions and best practice on different aspects of this challenge. 

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New Article posted: (02/16/18)

Are you a small to mid-size company looking for an IT Asset Management solution?

During our recent Asset Management WebForum, a member provided a comprehensive list of options that you might consider...

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New Article posted: (01/17/18)

Our first WebForum of the new year was held recently, focusing on IT Security Initiatives. More than 120 members shared their strategies and recommendations.  Read more
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New Article posted: (12/13/17)

The recently announced bundled licensing program called “Microsoft365” seems to be every bit as confusing as other Microsoft licensing options, according to several CIOs who participated in a recent NOREX WebForum.   Read more
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New Article posted: (10/19/17)

An important aspect of the migration to Windows 10 involves which of the many new Microsoft features should be disabled. Members shared opinions during a recent Windows 10 Rollout WebForum.  Read more