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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Is Apple trying to discourage BYOD?

Is Apple trying to discourage BYOD?

Apple moved the VPN settings in iOS 5 from the main screen to General settings in iOS 6 and even farther down the list of General settings in iOS 7. Why would Apple make this strange move unless it actually wants to discourage BYOD for its product users?

October 7, 2013 by in Apple

Happy 5th birthday, Proxmox

Happy 5th birthday, Proxmox

Hold up five fingers, Proxmox, and blow out your candles; today, you're five years old. Proxmox virtualization solution based on OpenVZ is one of the best virtualization platforms available.

April 15, 2013 by in Virtualization

iOS 7: first impressions of the Metro-ized iOS

iOS 7: first impressions of the Metro-ized iOS

I installed iOS 7 for my iPad and for my iPhone. My first thought was, 'OMG, it's Windows 8.' No 'live' tiles but still the look and feel of Windows 8. Looks like Apple is a fan of Metro, even if Windows users aren't.

September 19, 2013 by in Apple