A Tale of Three Pages in SharePoint 2013

An important decision that SharePoint 2013 administrators need to make when planning and implementing a Web Content Management (WCM) system is which … [Read more...]

Top 20 Microsoft Classes – Are You Up to Speed?

As the year if halfway gone, and you are evaluating the remainder of your plans for training, I wanted to share with you the most recent list of Top … [Read more...]

Cryptic Code Commanders Rejoice with Windows PowerShell

Graphical User Interfaces a.k.a. GUIs (gooeys) are familiar to most business computer users. Modern day operating systems present users with a … [Read more...]

3 Ways to Make More Money & Advance Your Career in IT

Let’s say you've been in IT for a while. You dig working with technology and you don't despise the users who call in with their crazy questions. But … [Read more...]

Automate Common Tasks with Quick Steps

Quick Steps apply multiple actions at the same time to email messages. This helps you quickly manage your mailbox. For example, if you frequently move … [Read more...]

I want to go into IT – Where do I start?

Ah yes, an age-old question asked by young go-getters right out of junior college, massively in-debt graduates from universities, and folks who have … [Read more...]

Introducing Digital Textbook Updates

Always have access to the latest edition of a digital textbook! When you take a course from Directions Training using Microsoft Official Curriculum … [Read more...]

3 Reasons Why the Surface Pro 3 Will Change the IT Game

The laptop is dead. Long live the laptop! The desktop is dead. Long live the desktop! The tablet is dead. Long live the tablet! No, … [Read more...]

Create Your Own In-House Dropbox: Work Folders in Windows Server 2012 R2

Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive…There’s a lot of get-your-files-from-anywhere kind of services out there, but seriously, do you love the idea of … [Read more...]

Directions Training to Provide Scholarships for 2014 Fifty for the Future® Awardees and their Faculty Sponsors

We are happy to announce that for the 2nd year in a row, Directions Training will provide each Fifty for the Future awardee a $1,000 scholarship and a … [Read more...]

System Center 2012 R2 Requirements

One of Directions Training’s Microsoft Technical training experts wanted you to know… Now that System Center 2012 R2 is fully released and being … [Read more...]

Microsoft OneDrive

Starting April 1, 2014, Microsoft will be offering OneDrive, their cloud storage technology for new business users. It is already part of the Office … [Read more...]

Exchange 2013 Mailbox Migration Error

One of Directions Training’s Microsoft Technical training experts wanted you to know… During a recent Exchange 2010 to 2013 migration, I ran into a … [Read more...]

5 Reasons Why You Should Upgrade to Windows 8.1

Less is More Windows 8.1 takes up less space than Windows 8. In fact, it will give you back 8-15% more storage space on your … [Read more...]

Hyper-V Virtual Switches

Virtual switches, in Hyper-V, are used to segment and isolate, as needed, network traffic between Hyper-V guests, the Hyper-V host and the external … [Read more...]

3 Surprising Reasons to Get Certified in Microsoft Server (or any other technology)

So you've heard the banter and the opposing opinions about certification. Some folks are all about certification, and others are practically … [Read more...]

How to Get “Intune” with Your Enterprise Network – No Matter Where It Is

With the advent of the cloud, tablets, and smart phone revolutions, administrators have an increasing need to administer devices that are all over the … [Read more...]

Determining Drive Letters in Use by SQL

Problem Auditing a SQL Server environment and determine what drive letters are in use by each instance. You can query sys.database_files for each … [Read more...]

Why Cloud Computing?

One of Directions Training’s Microsoft Technical training experts wanted you to know… With businesses ever increasing investment in information … [Read more...]

What is Cloud Computing?

It has been our experience lately that there is some confusion by many in the general public of just exactly what is Cloud Computing and how do I … [Read more...]