Microsoft Ignite New Zealand 2016 Highlights and Session Downloader

Microsoft Ignite New Zealand 2016 Highlights and Session Downloader

Thanks to my employer Equinox Limited , I was able to attend my 5th Microsoft Ignite 2016 (previously known as Microsoft TechEd) conference up here in Auckland. Every TechEd / Ignite conference that I have attended had some unique flavour it dished out to all of its delegates every year, and this year was no exception, but deep down I felt there was something missing. Don’t get me wrong here, the “missing” part was not a bad thing, it was rather the new focus or vision that Microsoft today wants its consumers, partners to embrace. Let me explain. (more…)

Office 365 Client Performance Analyzer

Office 365 Client Performance Analyzer

As the name suggests, the tool has been released to identify issues that affect network performance between End User devices and Office 365 in particular Workstations that access Office 365. The tool is not intrusive in any manner and does not collect any personally identifiable information (PII) data. The tool can help identify and in some scenarios troubleshoot connectivity issues as well. (more…)

Office Shared Activation Installation

Office Shared Activation Installation

Deploying a Remote Desktop that required Office 2013 to be part of the software that are installed for your users? Office 2013 and in specific Office 2013 Pro Plus can be deployed onto this Remote Server / Desktop using a new installation Technology called Click-To-Run. This method can also be used to deploy Office locally within a network as well. (more…)

SharePoint 2013 Distributed Cache Timeout Issue: Resolved

SharePoint 2013 Distributed Cache Timeout Issue: Resolved

This issue has been previously discussed within this post First Post on DCache Issues and Fix. After being buried within that project on Azure for a while, I forgot to post some updates to the fix discussed on that post. Basically it didn’t fix the whole problem.

Currently in the process of building a similar SharePoint 2013 platform on Azure and I noticed that Distributed Cache has risen from the ashes to give me some sleepless nights again. (more…)