SMS_HEIRARCHY_MANAGER_ERROR 3353

I recently found an unusual way that this error can manifest itself in a site. I was deploying sites successfully except one of them cropped up with the SMS_HEIRARCHY_MANAGER_ERROR 3353. If you look at the error message below it makes the issue out to be a SQL...

Disabling SMB 1.0

So some of you might be curious about SMB 1.0 and weather you can turn off the protocol. The bad news is that if you are still running Windows XP or Windows Server 2003 there is a need to still run that protocol. If you are running filers it would be important to...

April / May Windows Devices

Here is the latest list of devices:https://onedrive.live.com/redir?resid=D1376BA87A35887F%215462A Note from the Author: Kalvin Falconar @ MicrosoftThe attached Windows Device Choices – April 2014spreadsheet contains many new mobile devices.  It has been reorganized...

New Windows Tablets for March (yes, I’,m late)

Just a FYI here is another list of new Windows tablets being made available.https://onedrive.live.com/redir?resid=D1376BA87A35887F%214480Also if you are curious about business cases I have a total economic impact report on using Windows tablets in...

New Windows Tablets for February 2014

Kalvin Falconar over at Microsoft Canada sends out some regular updates as to new devices coming out in the Windows tablet category. Since the information is free to share you can find February’s update over here. http://sdrv.ms/1eslAk5

Calgary: Cloud OS MVP Roadshow

On February 25th the Calgary IT Pro, Calgary Systems Management User Group and the Calgary Virtualization user group are getting together for the Cloud OS MVP Roadshow event in Calgary. There will be lunch, refreshments and an Xbox One giveaway. Below is an overview...

HOW I GET IT DONE WITH OFFICE 365

I’ve been a skeptic about cloud and mostly writing it off as a fad but once in a while you see where different types of cloud infrastructure can come together to form a beautiful solution that empowers the end user. Keep in mind that Office 365 is more than just...