Catapult, a Quisitive company, is a Microsoft-focused solutions and services firm that specializes in imagining, building and sustaining digital transformation and cloud-based solutions that people love to use. Catapult has consistently been recognized as a leading Microsoft Partner with 10 Advanced Specializations and 17 Microsoft competencies. Recent accolades include 2020 MSUS Partner Award Winner Azure – DevOps, Top Microsoft 365 Security Partner for FY20, and being named a finalist of the Data Analytics 2020 Microsoft Partner of the Year Award. Catapult has offices nationwide.

Award Recognizes Outstanding Use of Microsoft Technology, Deep Industry Expertise and Exemplary Customer Satisfaction

Austin, TX — August 08, 2012 — Catapult Systems, a Microsoft IT consulting firm, today announced its recognition as a 2012 Microsoft U.S. Public Sector Partner of the Year. The award honors Catapult Systems’ innovative use of Microsoft technology in support of Public Sector Agencies and Organizations.  Winners and finalists were nominated and selected by…

Exchange 2010 OpsMgr MP Update: Unable to update Management Pack

The Exchange 2010 MP was just recently pulled from the download site for various reasons including a quarantined mailbox situation noted below: http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2012/06/28/mailboxes-on-a-database-are-quarantined-in-an-environment-with-system-center-operations-manager.aspx The latest MP was just re-released yesterday, but I find that it cannot be updated with the latest changes (changes are not noted in the MP Guide). http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=692 Notes during import: I just…

People say there are all kinds of costs associated with doing business: soft, hard, variable, and fixed. I say soft costs can have hard financial implications.

Just like in The Brady Bunch where it was always, “Marcia, Marcia, Marcia!” hard costs seem to get all the press. Hard costs can easily be associated with a break/fix model, while soft costs can impact your business severely, but are rather difficult to calculate. Soft costs include things like the cost of downtime,…

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ConfigMgr Folder Structure

  I’ve seen a lot of environments and the one typical commonality is that there simply was no planning or forethought put into where to store everything like source files, packages, downloads, etc. Chaos reigns and it ain’t pretty. For all of my lab builds and production rollouts, I use a simple script to build…

SQL Server: Using Table-valued Functions

In some cases, I like to use SQL Server Functions to encapsulate some of my SQL Server logic into reusable and maintainable components. Recently, I have found the use of Table-valued Functions to be extremely helpful.  With Table-valued functions, you can return multiple values, which is useful enough in itself, or even entire result sets.…