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August Webcast Line-Up

Every month we organize some exciting webcasts that cover a variety of topics – have a look at this month’s line-up and sign up for what best suits your needs!

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The 31 Worst Facepalm Moments in IT

You’ve probably heard the phrase “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly”. I want to introduce another in the same vein as that – “The Dumb, the Stupid, and the Unbelievable”. I’ve been an IT consultant for many years, and I’ve seen my customers do a variety of strange things. Some were shocking, some were […]

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Is IT too Important to Be Trusted to IT Pros?

You didn’t always have to go to medical school and get a license from the state to practice medicine. The first licensing laws in the U.S. were passed in the 1800s but then repealed in most states, and many states had never passed licensure laws by 1850. Aspiring physicians could apprentice with practicing doctors until […]

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Top 10 Free System Troubleshooting Tools for SysAdmins

To conclude our SysAdmin Week series, we thought of sharing 10 of the best free tools / packages for troubleshooting system issues – one of the biggest headaches for sys admins! These tools should help you, as an admin, to fix the problem or identify the root cause more quickly. You can either use these […]

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Happy SysAdmin Day! We’re giving away GFI Superhero T-shirts

Surprise, surprise! All the GFI sys admins started SysAdmin Day on a well-deserved happy note as the offices gave them a GFI Superhero T-shirt each.  Here’s a collage of the few who weren’t camera-shy:

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26 Ways to Say ‘Happy SysAdmin Day!’

Around the world and across the Internet, July 26 is known as SysAdmin Day. For 14 years, the last Friday in July has been set aside as a way for users to show a little appreciation for the SysAdmins that keep their systems running, their email free of spam, and their ability to Like comments […]

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The Top 20 Free File Management Tools for Sys Admins

Here are 20 of the best free tools for file comparison, archiving, encryption, renaming, de-duplication, merging, copying, syncing and search. This list is intended to supplement the list provided on 101 Free SysAdmin Tools. Even if you may have heard of some of these tools before, I’m confident that you’ll find a gem or two amongst […]

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SysAdmin Day: We’re Taking it to Another Level!

In case it wasn’t clear enough last year, we love sys admins and SysAdmin Day is very important to us. So we decided to turn SysAdmin Day into SysAdmin Week – because one day is really not enough! Throughout this week, we’ll be publishing a daily post designed specifically for you – from free tools, to […]

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The Endpoint Is a Moving Target

Once upon a time, when we talked about securing our networks from edge to endpoint, both ends of that route were pretty easy to define. Now not only has the perimeter blurred and blended so that it’s hard to determine where the local network begins, but the endpoint, too, has changed in nature. It’s no […]

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When Good Devices Go Bad

Unless you’ve been sleeping under a rock for the past month or so, you must have heard about the National Security Agency (NSA) contractor that allegedly leaked data from the NSA regarding surveillance programs being conducted by the agency. Edward Snowden may be considered by some to be a hero, others to be a traitor, […]

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