Are You Too Busy To Improve Your IT Infrastructure?

In our “N-1: Where IT Departments S….?” blog post we share our observations and describe some common issues that companies are having in their IT infrastructures. We also explain how to avoid these problems by taking proactive steps. Unfortunately, sometimes we see situations where… Hang on, let’s not describe those…

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.NET 4.5.2 Update on Exchange Servers?

Microsoft Windows Update is now offering the .NET Framework 4.5.2 update as an “Important” update to Windows computers. Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 for x64-based Systems (KB2934520) Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 for Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems (KB2901983) First of all,…

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N-1: Where IT Departments S….?

Being named as one of the best IT experts in Canada, iRangers team is often involved in various assessments, discoveries and troubleshooting engagements. While analyzing these cases from several past years, we found some interesting commonalities. No matter which technology is being deployed, assessed or troubleshot, whether it is Microsoft,…

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No More SSL 3.0 at Azure Storage Starting Feb. 20, 2015

Microsoft plans to disable Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) 3.0 encryption support in its Azure Storage service next month. Azure Storage won’t support the SSL 3.0 security protocol starting on Feb. 20, 2015, the company announced this week. If organizations still have browsers using that that protocol after February 20, then…

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Why SharePoint Projects Fail?

I was chatting with a colleague a few days ago and he asked a very simple question: “Why does SharePoint fail?”. Now, with him being in IT, the context of the question was aimed specifically at SharePoint; not at all the generic reasons why an IT project might fail. Well,…

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