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11
Jan

Model Technology Solutions Welcomes Steve Bowman as Vice President of Sales

Posted by | | News

Model Technology Solutions, a St. Louis-based consulting and managed services provider specializing in IT automation, announces the addition of Steve Bowman as vice president of sales. Bowman will lead Model’s sales strategy and execution, with a key focus on expanding the company’s proven managed services offering locally and regionally.   “Our primary goal in selecting […]

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27
Jun

Patch or Petya: There Are Only Two Choices When It Comes to Security

Posted by | · · · · | PowerShell · SCCM · Windows 10

Cyberattacks don’t appear to be going away anytime soon. This is what businesses need to do to mitigate IT security threats.

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30
May

Conquer Remote Workforce Challenges with the Right Technology

Posted by | · · · | Azure · Microsoft Intune · Windows 10

43% of employees report working remotely at times. How do you deal with tech-related remote workforce problems? Here are some thoughts:

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17
May

The 3 Biggest Lessons to be Learned from WannaCrypt

Posted by | · · | Windows 10

Last week’s “WannaCrypt” ransomware attack not only exploited serious vulnerabilities and caused catastrophe for big name businesses around the globe, but it also highlighted some important lessons in IT environment security that a lot of organizations learn the hard way.   The level of disaster that attacks like these can cause for businesses is unfortunate […]

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21
Dec

The 12 tips of SCCM

Posted by | No Tags | Uncategorized

    Jason RutherfordManaging Partner – Model Technology Solutions With over 15 years of Systems Management experience, Jason’s focus on people, process, and delivery has shaped Model into the consulting practice that it has become today. His approach to creating a consulting organization focused on creating IT efficiencies has led to strategic partnerships with Model’s […]

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03
Nov

Configuration Manager Current Branch: Non-Trusted Domains

Posted by | · · · · | SCCM

Howdy! I’m going to make this blog short and to the point because this topic can be cumbersome and intimidating to approach. It was difficult finding a concise blog giving me all the answers I needed. The scenario is a customer was wanting to manage SCCM agents across non-trusted domains, potentially across firewalls, while using System Discovery, […]

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29
Jul

Azure Automation Runbook to interact with On-Prem SQL via Hybrid Runbook Worker

Posted by | · · · · · · · | Azure

Hi all, I’ve been spending several of my minutes lately reading and writing to an on-prem SQL DB via a Hybrid Runbook Worker from Azure Auotmation; so I figured I’d share some learnings. In our custom developed solutions such as, our Automated Server Patching Solution for example, we’ll use custom SQL DB’s to track the workflows. This […]

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03
Jun

Server 2016 TP5

Posted by | No Tags | Uncategorized

Server 2016 is right around the corner and I’m sure everyone has copious amounts of free time to learn about the new features in Server 2016…No? This post can serve as a 101 list of features in Server 2016. Below you’ll find a small list of interesting features to get your learning path started in […]

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15
Jan

2012 R2 DirectAccess

Posted by | No Tags | DirectAccess

Looking to do 2012 R2 DirecAccess? You only want a single nic? And you want to use a NAT? Well read on then!     Recently we implemented DirectAccess for our internal infrastructure. A couple of items to note is that I’m not publishing the final configuration that’s been updated with the proper certificates, but […]

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30
Sep

CRM Outlook Plug-in with Office 365

Posted by | No Tags | Office 365

Recently I ran across an issue getting my outlook 2013 CRM plug-in connecting to our Office 365 CRM instance. I ran through the typical solutions: Repairing the CRM installation Reinstalling the Windows Foundation 3.5 Windows feature Downloading a different version of the CRM plugin Entering in the URL for CRM manually Choosing the CRM Online […]

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