• 17 Feb 2017

    Securing your Active Directory Environment from the Inside Out. (Part 4)

    Step 4: Control and simplify Group Policy management . Using GPOADmin, you can be very granular with who is allowed to do what with a particular Group Policy. Much like Active Roles, GPOAdmin allows you to grant specific rights to your Administrators and make the changes through a service account. Thus greatly reducing the need to grant the rights natively. Finally, we have secured Active Directory literally from...
    • 17 Feb 2017

    How to limit the amount of Cache memory used by Exchange Servers using PowerShell with applications to Rapid Recovery (post 1 of 3)

    A few days ago, I was working with a MSP customer that had the same issue on multiple Exchange servers hosted by his own customers. Specifically, in that particular setup, due to the memory-hog behavior of Exchange, other applications including our own Rapid Recovery agent were not performing properly. I suggested that we may attempt reducing the Exchange memory consumption and he offered me his own company environment...
    • 15 Feb 2017

    Conquer the challenges of Office 365, Azure AD and Hybrid AD management

    Organizations are sprinting to Office 365 . In fact, tech research firm, the Radicati Group, forecasts 5x growth by 2019. For sure, some organizations will be 100-percent cloud, but many are so heavily invested in legacy infrastructure that they will...
    • 15 Feb 2017

    Stat Logging Levels and Their Effect? Affect? Impact!

    Stat Logging Levels can have a major affect on migration performance… { Hmm… Doesn’t look right. } Stat Logging Levels can have a major effect on migration performance... { Nope… Sounds wrong. } Stat Logging Levels can have a major impact on migration performance… {Lazy… I’ll change it later…} Affect? Effect? Ugh… I’m pretty sure I missed class when...
    • 14 Feb 2017

    Shared LOVE between Toad and Toad Intelligence Central – The Power Couple

    It’s Valentine’s Day, and power couples everywhere are celebrating. Have you noticed how the biggest power couples share the love by dedicating themselves to a worthy cause? Mark and Priscilla focus on human potential and equality . Beyonc...
    • 14 Feb 2017

    Getting Organized Using Toad

    Toad has so many features and RDBMS' have so many objects it can sometimes be difficult to mesh them together to accomplish the tasks at hand. Wouldn't it be great if there were ways to have these organized in the way you need vs ...
    • 13 Feb 2017

    One Identity User Conference in Lisbon, Portugal

    Join us for the One Identity User Conference April 5-6th, 2017| Lisbon, Portugal Register Now Build on Your Identity Manager and Privileged Management Knowledge Attend this informative and educational event to learn, share and collaborate. Plus this event will give you the latest insights into Identity Manager and our Privileged Management solutions, as well as expose you to lively discussions about key industry...
    • 13 Feb 2017

    Managing Identities in the Hybrid World of Azure AD

    By Tim Eichmann, Head of Infrastructure & Cloud Services, Core Technology Systems (UK) Limited Whatever your opinion is on the cloud and how secure it is for data storage, one thing that holds true is that a lot of cloud services are now moving into cheap ‘commodity’ territory. We are seeing around a 90 per cent adoption rate by businesses of cloud-based systems. This number continues to grow as the...
    • 13 Feb 2017

    Securing your Active Directory Environment from the Inside Out. (Part 3)

    Okay, we have identified our privileged users and determined what rights are needed for them to do their jobs. Now we need a way to enforce these new roles. Step 3: Simplify the security of your Active Directory Active Roles is an AD proxy. It will sit between the user and Active Directory and determine if the user should be performing the task or not. Since the Active Roles service account is actually making the...
    • 13 Feb 2017

    Bringing Order to Chaos

    I was working with a new customer and showing him some of the features of Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition . I was going through the Capacity Manager section and showing him how he can use it to help manage the growth of his virtualize...
    • 9 Feb 2017

    Save Time, Money and Accelerate the Integration of Cloud Apps With One Identity's Connect for Cloud

    As a product manager, I have the luxury of meeting customers from all around the globe and from all types of organizations. I’ve learned from these experiences that as the competitive landscape evolves, speed of adoption and adaption is paramount. Today, organization must launch new services and cloud applications quickly to stay competitive. As we all know, Identity and Access Management (IAM) is the platform to...
    • 9 Feb 2017

    Foglight for Databases (SQL Server and Oracle): New Release - Version 5.7.5.35

    We are pleased to announce the general availability of Foglight for SQL Server and Foglight for Oracle versions 5.7.5.35. This release provides the following significant enhancements: Performance Investigator (PI) Advisories - Fully automated engine that continually analyzes database performance to identify performance inefficiencies. Advisories contain detailed descriptions of the detected problem, along with actionable...