Ken Hess

Kenneth 'Ken' Hess is a full-time Windows and Linux system administrator with 20 years of experience with Mac, Linux, UNIX, and Windows systems in large multi-data center environments.

My full-time employer is HP. I write as a freelancer for ZDNet. The postings and opinions on this blog are my own and don't necessarily represent HP's, their subsidiaries or affiliates positions, strategies or opinions. I own no investments or direct financial instruments in the companies I write about nor do I serve as an officer or board member of any publicly traded company or concern.

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Workspot ushers in the age of VDI 2.0

Workspot ushers in the age of VDI 2.0

Virtual desktop infrastructure projects have failed miserably since the first incarnations appeared on the IT scene in 2008, but now Workspot might have solved the unsolvable that they call VDI 2.0.

January 25, 2016 by

The real-time data disconnect: A survey of reality vs. perception

The real-time data disconnect: A survey of reality vs. perception

While most CXOs can agree that real-time streaming data analysis has a positive impact and that their companies can perform it, the reality is that most of them cannot. There's a disconnect somewhere. Finding out the true state of your company's real-time analytic capability will surprise you.

December 28, 2015 by

Security 2016: Taking back the network

Security 2016: Taking back the network

If you're tired of being threatened by identity theft, credit card hacks, social engineering, service station skimming, and malware-a-plenty, you're not alone. IT people are angry and are about to open a large can of old-fashioned whoop ass in the ongoing battle of good vs. evil.

December 15, 2015 by

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