In our free half day workshop in the Czech Republic we’ll be covering how to automate the maintenance of multiple infrastructure diagrams and spreadsheets. We’ll cover Visio automation techniques normally covered in our Visio Training courses and show how automation can reduce the numbers of documents to maintain. The end results are increased productivity of …Read more →
By Robert Cowham
In this article I want to look at some of the problems with Excel which applies “helpful” formatting and ends up corrupting your data (if you are not careful!).
Excel has a lot of intelligence which tries to interpret the values in particular columns and to automatically format that data in the …Read more →
In this free half day seminar, run by BICSI Czech Republic, we’ll be covering how to quickly map and maintain understanding of data centre and technical infrastructure.
David Cuthbertson of Square Mile Systems (also on the BICSI UK committee) will cover techniques and practices that improve the accuracy and reduce the burden to maintain infrastructure …Read more →
By Robert Cowham
This post is the first in a series of lessons learned working with customers and helping them document their infrastructures. Probably the most common tool used for documenting infrastructures is the humble spreadsheet, and of course the majority are in Excel. And for simple needs it usually does a good job.
The …Read more →
In our latest SMS Visio Utils V1.4 we’ve added “drill down” capability that links 10s or 100s of diagrams together – simply and easily! You can drill down from a floor plan to cabinets, from a campus to a building, a WAN to a LAN, a device to a chassis layout, etc. This is the …Read more →
In our free half day seminar we’ll be covering how to quickly map and maintain understanding of data centre and technical infrastructure. Our speakers cover a range of skills and approaches – with data centre mapping forming part of their work.
This seminar will focus on better ways of documenting critical data centre infrastructure and …Read more →
“The course brought home to me the power already embedded in Visio, and gave me the ability to understand and use that power much more effectively in my job.” – Dave Davis, Xyratex (7 years experience with Visio prior to the course)
We will be running our public Visio for IT Professionals training course …Read more →
In this full day workshop we’ll be showing techniques and tips on how to get the best out of MS Visio for documenting IT systems and infrastructure. While many IT specialists use MS Visio, few have ever had any training in automation techniques so valuable engineer’s time is wasted.
We will cover Visio techniques that: …Read more →
This free half day seminar is being run by David Cuthbertson and Phil Spring. It is a joint event between Square Mile Systems and Idealphil sprl.
Axis Parc Conference Centre,
Rue Fond Cattelain, 1
There are two sessions to choose from:
Morning session: …Read more →
We are pleased to announce an integration between AssetGen and SolarWinds Orion.
- Complete tasks faster – such as trouble shooting
- Understanding the causes of service disruption – for planning and capacity management as well as decision making
- Understand manage risks and dependencies – information is up-to-date and validate discovered nodes (and missing ones!)