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Nathan Lasnoski

Nathan Lasnoski is the Director of Concurrency’s Solutions, a Datacenter MVP and a recognized leader in Core Infrastructure Design, SharePoint Infrastructure, Virtualization, and Unified Communications technologies.


Configuration Management v3: Getting Started

So, you’ve decided that you want to move to Configuration Management v3 as we discussed here?  How do you get started and make DSC a competitive advantage for your business? Define the “What” and “Why” What are the components within […]

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Would you hire your IT department?

A few years ago our family went into an ice cream shop in a small upper peninsula town of Escanaba.  We went up to the counter and asked the clerk, “what kind of ice cream do you have?”  She looked […]

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PowerBI Pricing: How’s Free?

Microsoft just announced the pricing on PowerBI, which is now leaving preview and going into a production state.  The big news was, PowerBI is now “free”.  That’s shocking, as the base cost was initially $20.00 per any user in the […]

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Configuration Management Generation 3 – What is it and why do I need it?

When I first engaged in the IT Service Management and DevOps community I started going to local ITSMF meetings.  My first meeting was about configuration management, the title being, “maintaining your CMDB”.  The presenter talked about how their 40,000+ user […]

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System Center with PowerBI and PowerView

At the Midwest Management Summit we talked through how you can use PowerView and PowerBI to configure visualization engines for your System Center data without third party tools.   To start, check out these queries and techniques from Christopher Mank.   […]

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DPM to Azure Backup. What it means to you.

Today Microsoft announced that you can now do long term backups to Azure with DPM and UR3.  Previously to UR3 you could only use DPM for short term backups.  This is powerful because it allows a business to fully replace […]

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