Federating Exchange with Microsoft Federation Gateway

Federation, federating, Exchange, Microsoft Federation Gateway

By Ryan Skarra-Gallagher Senior Systems Engineer Say you want to share scheduling and free/busy availability calendar data with one of your partner organizations. How can you create the trust relationship that will enable this to take place? One option is to integrate your organizations using a Cross-Forest Trust. However, creating a Cross-Forest Trust requires all… read more

Seamlessly Managing Releases from One Tool set

Seamlessly Managing Releases from One Tool set By: Dave Theodore  Seamlessly managing releases from one tool set is the dream of every Product Owner, Project Manager and Executive. Most software teams face the same challenges How do you trace everything from design all the way through to code commit? How do you communicate status? How do… read more

Whats Ahead in 2016?

Security, Atlassian, Microsoft, Economy

By: Mike Faster President In my last blog post I took a look back at 2015, which was a record year for Coyote Creek. Now I’d like to look ahead, and make my annual forecasts of what the new year will bring. Here’s what I predict: Everyone will be focused on security – There were… read more

Looking Back on 2015

Cloud, Atlassian Software Tools, Contract Services, Atlassian Platinum Expert, Microsoft, Cross Training

By Mike Faster President 2015 was a record year for us here at Coyote Creek! Our business saw growth in every service category: project services, managed services and contract staffing services. Here’s a recap of what took place… Cloud adoption became the norm – It was not that long ago that the general expectation was… read more

Avoid Computer Interruptus

Midnight.   You almost wish you could be left in the dark.  But miles away in your data center, an overflowing log volume, stopped service, or a benign change, brought your system down. And when the system breaks down, it’s you or your staff they call up.  Or sometimes the problem isn’t discovered until Monday morning. … read more

Bamboo Security Advisory

Bamboo Security Advisory & Web Interface On Wed 21 Oct 2015, Atlassian announced a significant vulnerability in Bamboo.  If you are running a Bamboo version from 2.2 through 5.8.4 or versions from 5.9.0 through 5.9.6, this affects you. Versions 5.8.5 and 5.9.7 are not vulnerable. Atlassian Confluence Full Details Atlassian Jira Issue CVE Article This… read more

Managed Services for Your Bay Area Business

In our last blog, we addressed five benefits of having managed services provider to help with your information technology for your Bay Area business. In this blog, we will address five additional benefits for your company so you can continue growing. Pour your Money Into Growing – Since managed service can allow you to save… read more

5 Benefits of Employing Managed Services in Your Bay Area Company

Finding ways of reducing the cost for your IT department can seem impossible at times. New technology is rolling out all the time and keeping up with new software updates and all your networking maintenance takes time, effort and money to pay your employees to keep your system rolling 24/7 can get expensive. Take the… read more

What Does it Mean to Have Managed Services?

There is a movement among companies to move to “managed services”, but what does that actually mean and would it work for your company? By definition, managed services is an outside IT support for your company so you don’t have to employ staff for 24-hour monitoring. The managed services isn’t just responsible for monitoring, but… read more