Friday, July 23, 2021

Drew Bird

Storage Area Network (SAN) Guide

Many IT organizations today are scratching their heads debating whether the advantages of implementing a SAN solution justify the associated costs. Others are trying to get a...

Think Spam Is Tough? Try Fighting Spim

It's hard to find any e-mail user that isn't tired of battling spam. The seemingly endless influx of junk e-mail has corporations and individuals alike looking for...

Finding the Right Certification for Your Resume

You may know that IT certifications can boost your resume and make you more desirable to hiring managers, but which certifications will help you the...

IT Job Market: Things Can Only Get Better

As recently as three years ago, if you were looking for an IT job and had Web development listed on your resume, you were almost guaranteed a...

Choosing an Instant Messaging System

This week, InstantMessagingPlanet is going back to the basics. We're pleased to bring you a series of articles covering the fundamentals of enterprise instant messaging...

Managing IM’s Role in Business

This week, InstantMessagingPlanet is going back to the basics. We're pleased to bring you a series of articles covering the fundamentals of enterprise instant messaging...

Why Buy New When Used Will Do?

Some time ago, for our sister site CrossNodes, I wrote an article about the availability of used networking equipment and how you (or your company)...

IT Careers: When Times Are Tough

Recently I got a call from a friend who had just escaped the latest round of layoffs where he works. His company, like many others, has fallen...

Deep Freeze Your Network’s PCs For Total Control

Of all the tasks related to PC desktop support, frequently the province of the network management team, by far the most time consuming is dealing...

Upgrading for Upgrade’s Sake

Quite why Microsoft considers the release of the next version of Windows worthy of a Y2K style countdown is unclear. What is clear is that once again...

Dealers’ Choice?

In an environment where margins are tight, competition is fierce, and customers want everything for nothing, being a reseller is tough. That's not to say that there...

Shrink-Wrapped Testing: A False Sense of Security?

I was chatting with a customer the other day when the topic of testing their firewall solution came up. During the conversation I asked who he was...

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In a world of big data, visualization is becoming a key skill set that every business must master.  Digital technology has transformed the way businesses...

Microsoft Data Portfolio Review

With a host of analytics services for almost any situation, Microsoft Azure’s data services have got just about every base covered.   In the world...