Our Most Popular Blogs of the Decade!

Each year we try to cover topics that are most important for our clients, whether that be Windows Server licensing to gaining a better understanding on how to navigate Microsoft Teams. Here are the top 10 most popular posts from our blog throughout the decade:

10. How to Create a GRE Tunnel within FortiGate

GRE Tunnel Overview Generic Routing Encapsulation (GRE) can provide a private, secure path for transporting packets through an otherwise public network. It does this by encapsulating the data packets and redirecting them to a … Read more.

9. Licensing Office 365 in a Remote Desktop Environment

Last month I wrote a post on licensing Office for a Remote Desktop Environment. In that post, I covered the basics and recommended you purchase a volume license of Office … Read more.

8. Understanding VMware’s Disk Types: Thin Disk vs. Thick Lazy Zeroed Disk vs. Thick Eager Zeroed Disk

When it comes to configuring your virtual environment, it’s very important that you select the right disk types for your needs or you could encounter outages, wasted storage or face … Read more.

7. Windows Server 2016 Licensing: Core, Versions, and Virtual Machines

The Good News:  Windows Server 2016 has been released! The Bad News: Things just got a lot more complicated. We’ve been receiving a number of questions recently about how to … Read more.

6. Microsoft User CALs vs Device CALs: Which Should I Buy?

We often get questions about the differences between User CALs and Device CALs, and which is more appropriate. What exactly do those terms mean and which type should you buy? When … Read more.

5. Windows Server 2016 Licensing: Calculating Your License Need

“How many licenses of Windows Server 2016 do I need for my environment?” Simple question, but getting an answer can be a daunting task. There are lots of factors to … Read more.

4. Licensing Microsoft Exchange: On Premise

Email. We all love it. We all hate it. For better or worse, it’s here to stay. So if you’re in charge of IT for your business, you need to … Read more.

3. Windows 10 Enterprise E3 & E5: User-Based Subscription for Windows

Windows as a subscription? Windows licensed per user? You just blew my mind. Microsoft continues to break paradigms that have been entrenched for decades. If you are familiar with Windows … Read more.

2. How is SQL Server 2016 Licensed? Part 1: The Basics

As of June 1, 2016, Microsoft SQL Server 2016 is available for purchase. In May, I published a preliminary report on SQL 2016 licensing. As promised, here is my full … Read more.

1. A Comprehensive Guide to Microsoft End of Support

Microsoft support. If you’re lucky, you’ve never had to call it and never will have to call it. Microsoft support for many people is the last resort, the punt after all other attempts have failed.  However, when you … Read more.

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