As 2018 draws to a close, we thought we'd take a moment to look back on our content highlights of 2018. We wrote about compelling reports & network statistics in our #DiscoverIT Series, reported on Vulnerability & Patch Tuesday updates, released several engaging lists and a variety of other fascinating content. Last but not least: we had some serious fun through our Friday Fun posts on Facebook & Twitter.
7 IT Tools Every SysAdmin Should Use
Knowing the right tool for the right job is something that can save you hours of extra work. To help system administrators get their jobs done better and more easily, we've listed 7 of the SysAdmin communities' favorites.
"Why I Paid for Lansweeper Out of My Own Pocket"
We receive thousands of emails every month, but this one in particular really blew our mind. Tom, a Senior Network Administrator who had been in contact with our customer service, was personally sold to Lansweeper but he couldn't get his company to agree. So he just paid for a Lansweeper license out of his own pocket.
Can You Beat A 16-Year Device Uptime?
A few years back, a story went viral when a guy had to decommission his old server. The uptime was 16 years. 16 years, equivalent to 6014 days 5 hours and 21 minutes. Has one of your servers beaten this long-lived machine?
Top 5 Ways to Prevent End Users Showing Up at Your Desk
Knock-Knock. People who somehow figure out exactly when you are at your most productive moment and they intercept it by showing up at your desk. Sounds familiar? They want to see if you got the email they sent earlier or if you can help them later on. Here are five ways to halt the "end-user intruder".
ITAM: A Critical First Step in Every IT Security Program
You can't protect what you don't know exists. The top 5 Critical Security Controls of the Center for Internet Security's highlight how crucial it is to know what devices you have and which software is running on them.