Eric Embacher

Save the date: Windows 10 Summit virtual event, May 30 2019

Gain valuable insights from the Windows 10 Summit is a free virtual event. We’ll be presenting “Patching at full throttle: maintaining security, compliance, and compatibility while patching faster than ever before”

New Application Readiness Partner 1E: Interview

Readiness has teamed up with 1E! This is our interview with CEO Sumir Karayi about patching and security, something he unquestionably has quite a bit of expertise.

Patch Impact Assessment April 2019

With 74 reported vulnerabilities and significant updates to all Microsoft’s major platforms (Windows, Browsers, development platforms, Office and Exchange and of course Adobe Flash, getting these updates in a timely fashion will be hard work.

New Application Readiness Partner Zaptz: Interview

Application Readiness is delighted to announce we’ve teamed up with Zaptz Pty Ltd. Tasmania-based Zaptz will incorporate Readiness technology into their suite of proprietary products which automate Microsoft Server application migrations for their global customer base. I had a chance to speak with Zaptz’s Business Development Leader Stephen Burke about the most important factors he …

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Patch Impact Assessment March 2019

This is a large and urgent update to the Windows platforms and Microsoft Browsers (IE11 and Edge). With four publicly disclosed vulnerabilities, and two zero-day exploits, ensure that your browser and Windows updates are a top priority for this March Patch Tuesday.

Why Windows 10 Application Compatibility is a Bigger Problem Now Than 5 Years Ago

It is easy to get caught up in Microsoft’s marketing message that tells us application compatibility with Windows 10 isn’t an issue any more. In fact, Microsoft claims that 99% of all Windows 7 applications run on Windows 10 — based on its extensive telemetry data. As an IT manager responsible for migrating tens or even hundreds of thousands of users to Windows 10, you want to believe it because it would make our life so much easier. We all drank the Kool-Aid.