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Nathan Lasnoski

Nathan Lasnoski

Nathan Lasnoski is the Vice President of Concurrency’s Solutions, a Datacenter MVP and a recognized leader in Core Infrastructure Design, SharePoint Infrastructure, Virtualization, and Unified Communications technologies.

Contributions by Nathan Lasnoski

Tenants of Modern IT Management - 10 Part Video Series

The transformation of IT organizations into competitive advantages of their businesses has driven the adoption of Modern IT Management tenants and we've produced a 10 part video series detailing them.  You'll find below the 10 part series which walks through each tenant.

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Auditing Office365 File Access Data with Operations Management Suite (OMS)

Microsoft recently released the preview of the Office365 solution for the Operations Management Suite (OMS).  The ability to audit much of this information has been in Office365 for some time, but the presence in OMS brings a capability to bring automation to the operational security process, as well as analytics around Office365 usage. 

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Modern IT Management Explainer Video

A few weeks ago we recorded a Modern Management explainer video with the intention of further breaking out the qualities of how IT Service Management has changed in the last few years. 

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Modern IT Management Defined: DevOps, ITIL, Cloud, Agile, or All of the Above?

What if I told you that you had to take your management platforms and start over, but this time you needed to plan for the next generation of how you'd work with your teams.  What if I told you that you needed to re-address how you dealt with your operational lifecycle, development, and release management.  This is what my team and I did over the last several months.  We decided that we'd look at what the management landscape will look like years from now and apply those concepts to the tools being released by Microsoft for the cloud-centric world. 

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What the Visual Studio Online (VSO) rename to Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) means

Last week at Connect() Microsoft announced the transition of its Visual Studio Online (VSO) service to the name Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) which better describes the role that it has as the platform for DevOps delivery.  The toolset is intended to be an end-to-end framework for delivering modern applications to customers.  Microsoft is serious about DevOps and this toolset is fully built to engage in the complete developmentt – operations lifecycle.  Here are the things to learn about:

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Viewing and Applying Configurations in Azure Automation DSC

I’ve recently been talking about declarative configuration management using PowerShell DSC (platform) and Azure Automation DSC (tooling).  In the previous post we discussed how to get started learning about these concepts, as well as how to spin up your Azure Automation DSC instance.  In this post we’ll cover the capabilities of adding new Azure virtual machines, applying configurations, and viewing configurations.

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Real Time Performance Analysis with Operations Management Suite (OMS)

This week the Operations Management Suite team at Microsoft released a new feature for real-time performance analysis to understand both hourly and historical performance from servers within your managed cloud or on-premise infrastructure.  The usage of the feature will drastically speed up understanding the performance challenges on target servers especially because System Center Operations Manager has historically been rather slow at providing that information for consumption.  The Operations Management Suite has made visualizing performance data easy and fast.

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Error Code 0x8007232B Windows 10 Solution

I received an Error Code 0x8007232B that I was unable to activate my Windows 10 enterprise installation.  Upon selecting "change product key" it also locked up my computer and prevented me from selec...

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