+1 (866) 930-8356
Real Microsoft expertise. Real business value.

Shannon Fritz

Infrastructure Architect and Server Team Lead at Concurrency. Shannon is an MVP in Forefront and Enterprise Security, MCSE in Private Cloud and MCSA Windows Server 2012. He's also a self-professed media junkie. Just ask him about MediaCenter!

September 10, 2015 | Infrastructure

DNS Aliases with HTTP Redirection

I sometimes want an easy way to remember a long URL without relying on bookmarks or saved favorites.  NameCheap.com, my favorite registrar and name service provider, offers something called a “URL Redirect (301)” in their external DNS manager which is […]

0 read more
June 29, 2015 | Infrastructure

Windows 10 Preview Event Video

I had the chance to do a 6-city tour presenting a Preview of Windows 10 about a month before the official release.  It was one of our best attended events as of late, and many people were asking for a […]

0 read more
May 30, 2015 | Infrastructure

Windows Hello is in 10130

Microsoft just released Windows 10 build 10130 to the Fast ring of Windows Update and they’ve enabled some of the new biometric and gesture based unlocking features called Windows Hello. If you haven’t heard about this before, check out the […]

0 read more
September 01, 2014 | Azure, Events, Infrastructure

Windows Server 2003 Migration Event Video

With the impending end of support for Windows Server 2003 less than a year away, we hosted several events to help start the planning process to migrate away from the platform that many of us have ben using fore more […]

0 read more
June 21, 2014 | Infrastructure

Web Application Proxy fails with Error Code 0x8007520C

I recently needed to move my lab environment to a new location, which meant a slightly extended downtime (I’m pretty busy) and a new set of public IP’s. I’m uncertain if it’s related, but one side effect of the move […]

12 read more
May 26, 2014 | Infrastructure

Windows Update hangs in Audit Mode on Windows Server 2012 R2

I have long been a fan of using Sysprep’s Audit Mode for building my “poor man’s” Windows VHD Templates.  Over the last year or so, I have had problems with Windows Update not working. No matter what I did, the […]

0 read more