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August 1, 2013 by

Virtualizing the Enterprise: An overview

Server, storage, network, desktop and application virtualization allows the creation of flexible, scalable, manageable and secure IT infrastructure that utilises the underlying hardware to maximum efficiency. Some of these technologies are in the early stages of development while others are mature and widely deployed.

March 17, 2011 by

ZENworks 11

A comprehensive endpoint management suite, ZENworks 11 can manage a mix of Windows and Linux systems from a single console using just one client agent. It takes time to deploy, but once up and running is easy to use.

March 4, 2010 by

IBM's new eX5 server design: can you cope?

So IBM, inventor of the PC, with Tuesday's launch of the eX5 range, has finally decided that it's moving its nominally PC-based servers one more step away from the standard x86 PC architecture. In doing so, it has put clear blue water between it and the rest of the x86 server market, a gap that was narrowing as other players gained share through economies of scale.

December 14, 2008 by

10 most influential biztech leaders of 2008

Technology continues to be a powerful force for transforming business, when used wisely and correctly. Here is a list of the top 10 visionaries and executives who made the biggest impact on the business technology world in 2008.

October 28, 2008 by

Fun with IBM's Z10 numbers

As far as I'm concerned, when an organization buys an IBM mainframe to run Linux somebody should be fired - but not the DP guy who bought it: his boss: the non technical guy who approved it without carefully reviewing the alternatives.

May 6, 2008 by

Dell and Virtualization

Dell issued a press release today saying "Dell is driving the next wave of virtualization solutions beyond hypervisors and hardware consolidation with end-to-end solutions tuned to the speed of businesses of all sizes." While there are sufficient catch phrases, buzz words and industry jargon in that statement to statisfy most marketing folks, what does this really mean?

April 2, 2007 by

Symantec Backup Exec 11d

Symantec Backup Exec 11d performs well, installation is a breeze and considering the ability to backup and restore individual database records and substantially reduce downtime, it isn't difficult to justify the price.

November 17, 2006 by

Gates on Vista, Linux and more

In the second part of his interview with, Bill Gates talks about his favorite feature in Vista, why he'll keep pushing for a new file system and the role of open-source software.

October 19, 2006 by

Industry dept outlines MS CRM plans

The federal Department of Industry, Tourism and Resources (DITR) has detailed plans to implement at least three new customer relationship management (CRM) systems based on Microsoft software. DITR is a department broadly focused on Australian industry but with a number of smaller and very diverse responsibilities.

August 15, 2006 by

How and why to use Sun Ray

I've just moved from Ontario back to my home province of Alberta - where the Sun shines, the air is clean, and the economy is booming. During the move we ran a series of eight chapter summaries, or notes to myself, for a possible book on how and why to use Sun's Sun Ray thin clients and smart displays along with a guest blog written by frequent contributor Roger Ramjet.


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