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Here at PDQ, we recognize that the performance of both Deploy and Inventory has not been up to par. In a nutshell, we’ve dropped the ball. In the upcoming weeks and months, our focus will be on improving speed. We’ve already added improvements in the release of PDQ Inventory 15 and will continue to improve […]

Have you already failed to keep your New Year’s Resolutions? It’s only been 9 days, and if you’re like the rest of us, your resolutions have already been broken (or will be soon). New Year’s resolutions are often too large and can be overwhelming. Let’s face it, they are probably the same resolutions you’ve had […]

Sadly, the world (and we mean the whole world) is faced with two newly identified hardware vulnerabilities, this time with Meltdown and Spectre. These vulnerabilities are OS agnostic, being a vulnerability in modern CPU architecture (thanks Parallel Processing!). Both are able to access memory (information) from other applications and processes (control) other than their own. […]

It’s that time of year, when we all drink a little too much eggnog, gain a little too much weight, and spend way too much money. But by the time the New Year comes, we all stop to reflect on just how much we really mean to one another. Without our fellow Sys Admin’s we […]

Intel has released the INTEL-SA-00086 Detection Tool so you can identify which computers are vulnerable to the recently found Intel® Management Engine (ME) security vulnerabilities. For those that have been living under a rock, a number of vulnerabilities have been discovered in Intel chips, yes, physical chips. Here’s how you can use PDQ Deploy and Inventory […]

Introducing Our Newsletter To all of our loyal PDQ followers and you soon to be followers (hint, hint, and yes Mike, I’m talking to you!). We have just released our very first ever PDQ Newsletter. We know newsletters are usually brought to you in print, but to accommodate Lex, who dun’ never learnt to read […]

Did you know about 74 percent of young girls express interest in STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) and computer science? Did you know 57 percent (aka the majority) of women participate in the workforce in the US? These large numbers make me so happy until I’m smacked with the realization that women only make up 26 percent […]

We recently started this new series to bring you delightful little nuggets of information for PDQ Deploy. Last time we brought you details on the Copy Mode, today we bring you the Run As options. There are situations when you need to change up how PDQ Deploy will run deployments. For the most part, running […]

So, you’ve been using PDQ Deploy for a while now and you’ve got the basics down, but you might not have explored all the smaller items that make it all the more powerful. In this new series, we will bring to you some nuggets of useful tips, tricks, and helpful information that will help you […]