Seize FSMO Roles with PowerShell

In AD environment, FSMO role seize process only should use in a disaster where you cannot recover the FSMO role holder. It should be using for day to day operations. Some of the FSMO roles (RID, Domain Naming Master, Schema Master) can still afford few hours’ downtime with minimum business impacts. There for do not […]

Keep Outlook Emails as Unread until after you actually read them

Keep Outlook Emails as Unread until after you actually read them For Outlook 2016/2013/2010: Click on File > Options Click on Mail from the left side column Click on the Reading Pane button on the right On the Reading Pane dailog box, tick the checkbox for “Mark items as read when viewed in the Reading Pane“ Enter a time in the box beside “Wait XX seconds before making item […]

Facebook Chooses Montreal, Canada, for Artificial Intelligence Lab

Facebook will create an artificial intelligence research lab in Montréal, Canada. The company plans to hire about thirty scientists over time to do R&D in AI and in machine learning. “Greater Montréal is an AI hub. The city has the highest concentration of researchers in the world and it’s home to the largest and most distinguished group […]

Check spelling using Arabic strict spelling rules

Check spelling using Arabic strict spelling rules Applies To: Excel 2016 Word 2016 Outlook 2016 PowerPoint 2016 OneNote 2016 More… You can check the spelling of Arabic by using strict spelling rules. To do this, you must be using the Arabic version of Microsoft Office or configure your Office programs to use the Arabic language, and then configure them to use […]

What is The Difference between VMware vSphere, ESXi and vCenter

This post is not a deep dive, and it’s not even much technical. We’ll focus on VMware terminology. It’ is just a quick post for folks unsure about the differences between the base VMware products. Almost anyone knows ESXi, but the difference between vSphere and vCenter? People are often confused and unsure, but those answers […]

IBM launches practice dedicated to Cognitive Business

IBM has launched Cognitive Business Solutions, a new practice aimed at developing cognitive computing expertise and solutions for the coming demand from a wide range of industries. The new practice will leverage IBM Watson, involve more than 2,000 consultants and spans across both computational as well as transformation and business units at IBM. ‘Cognitive’ is […]

What is VMware NSX?

VMware NSX is the network virtualization and security platform that emerged from VMware after they acquired Nicira in 2012. This acquisition launched VMware into the software-defined networking (SDN)  and network functions virtualization (NFV) world. The solution de-couples the network functions from the physical devices, in a way that is analogous to de-coupling virtual servers (VMs) from physical servers. In order to de-couple the new virtual […]

Microsoft and BMW team up to bring Skype for Business to the new BMW 5 series

BMW today announced during their “Innovation Days” event in Chicago that they will be teaming up with Microsoft to bring Skype for Business to the new BMW 5 series. This all comes after Microsoft and BMW previously partnered with the technology giant in 2016 to create the Open Mobility platform and help drivers who rely on Office 365 at work to […]

10 Top Open Source Artificial Intelligence Tools for Linux

In this post, we shall cover a few of the top, open-source artificial intelligence (AI) tools for the Linux ecosystem. Currently, AI is one of the ever advancing fields in science and technology, with a major focus geared towards building software and hardware to solve every day life challenges in areas such as health care, education, security, […]

IBM launches 4 new data centers in the U.S.

IBM, which has been putting a lot of emphasis on its cloud services and infrastructure lately, today announced that it is opening four new data centers in the United States. These new facilities — two in Dallas, Texas and two in Washington, DC — bring IBM’s total number of data centers for its cloud to 55. […]