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Fixing IE cookie trouble with RES WM

July 27, 2014

By: Max Ranzauwww.resguru.com From the Worlds Greatest Browser (Right…) Dept: In Internet Explorer 10 and up, the WebCacheV01.dat file was introduced. This file lives in %LocalAppdata%\Microsoft\Windows\WebCache. The webcache folder is hidden. The issue at hand is that the webcache file is always in use, which makes for a rainy day « Read More

Understanding Automation Manager Traffic

July 27, 2014

By: Max Ranzauwww.resguru.com From the Nuts, Bolts and Bandwidth Dept. As some of you noticed, a while back RES released the Reference Architecture document for RES Automation Manager, so now we have one for both the core products, great. If you have no idea what I’m talking about, go read the « Read More

Hello, I’m a Mac

May 28, 2014

By:  Pål Aaserudseter If you’re a Mac fan boy like me then you probably remember those funny Apple commercials from a few years ago including, the PC Innovation Lab. (For a refresher, check it out below.) Now my reason for referring to this video has nothing to do with mocking « Read More

Zero Day Vulnerability – 5 Proven Methods to Protect Federal Organizations

April 29, 2014

By: Sean Donahue What On Saturday April 26th, Microsoft released a security advisory regarding a new vulnerability affecting every version of Internet Explorer released since 2001. This is true regardless of the underlying operating system version, but especially detrimental to those still using the unprotected Windows XP operating system. There are « Read More

Ogres, Onions and Securing Patient Health Records

March 28, 2014

A few great weeks on the road have just come to an end; and with a chance to breathe, comes a chance to reflect. Two things I found myself thinking about on my plane ride from HIMSS were ogres and onions. Keep reading…it makes sense. The Value of Stolen EHR « Read More

3 Easy MBO’s for every IT Pro

February 26, 2014

By: Sean Donahue Now that the @ressoftware IT Store has launched, our annual kickoff event has ended, and my duties as Master of Ceremonies (emcee) are complete, I am looking to define my Management by Objectives or MBO’s for 2014. After all, don’t we all love writing our MBO’s every new « Read More

Top IT Solutions Breaking Ground in 2014

January 28, 2014

By: Sean Donahue Hello world, I have some top-secret information to share. If you have not signed your RES Software NDA, please stop reading. Now! Turn away. Go look at YouTube videos on how to open wine bottles without a corkscrew. When I look at release calendars for 2014, I noticed « Read More

Is Healthcare.gov Just the Tip of the Healthcare IT Iceberg?

November 26, 2013

Healthcare.gov has been a hotbed for political cartoonists looking for enough material to populate an entire Google search. If you don’t believe me, go to Google, enter “healthcare.gov website cartoon” click on images, and prepare to waste a morning alternately laughing and cursing. Everyone, or what appears to be everyone given « Read More

The VDIdealist – Complexity Killed VDI

November 18, 2013

By: Sean Donahue by Guest Blogger Dave Cusack (A persona of Sean Donahue) The Beginning In the beginning, there was a simple Microsoft stack…a single car to drive…a single trusted vendor. Nothing could be better…and I got it all for “free”! I deployed it in my PoC — my test environment. « Read More

The Misadventures of Updates – A VMware Story

October 2, 2013

“Thou shalt not apply software updates to production systems…” was one of the 10 commandments of IT that Ross Perot brought down from Mount EDS (Electronic Data Systems) in the early days of “Data Systems.” As preached, a recent article by The Register, would lead us to believe that customers are negatively impacted by applying the VMware vSphere replication update. In fact, according to the article as well as a post in the VMware Knowledge Base, this update is so detrimental that it would require a VR rebuild and for replication to be created from scratch. « Read More