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Earth Day 2014: 18 tips for greener IT

on April 22, 2014

Today we mark Earth Day, and hopefully remind everyone that they can play their part, not just today, but every day, to help preserve what is left of our planet and its natural resources. IT can do a lot to …


Running XP? Tick-Tock, You’re On the Clock

on January 10, 2014

How long would you drive a car built with parts the manufacturer decided to stop making? One day? One week? One month? One year? Whatever your answer, there’s a certain amount of risk you assume upon hopping behind the wheel.


An Introduction to E-Discovery (Part 2)

on January 8, 2014

In part two of this two-part series, I discuss the e-discovery process (EDRM) and highlight two common e-communications archiving architectures used by organizations today as part of their e-discovery strategy. If you missed part one, check it out here.


Snapchat Breach: Good, Bad or Just Plain Ugly?

on January 6, 2014

Looking for a technology story to follow in these first days of 2014? The suggestion here is the Snapchat data breach, specifically what comes of it. The leak of 4.6 million usernames and phone numbers occurred on New Year’s Eve, …


Social Media: The Job-Seeker’s Real-Time Resume

on January 6, 2014

The Internet is filled with stories of social media stupidity: rants, tantrums, snide remarks, racy images and pranks in poor taste that kept promising candidates from landing a job – or got employees fired. But can social media also get …


Top 10 Tech Stories of 2013

on January 3, 2014

’Twas the season for lists: grocery lists for holiday feasts, wish lists for holiday gifts and, of course, lists for the biggest stories of the past 12 months. In the spirit of counting down those final seconds of the year, …


2014: The Year of the Hybrid Cloud

on January 1, 2014

Every IT pundit on the Internet seems to be busy during the holiday season with making predictions about what’s going to happen to the industry in the upcoming year. To say 2014 will be the Year of the Cloud seems …


13 New Year’s Resolutions for Every SysAdmin

on December 30, 2013

As the year comes to an end and New Year’s Day is right around the corner, everyone starts to think about their resolutions for the New Year. Unlike those you are bound to break, like “I resolve to go to …


2013 – The Technology Year in Review

on December 27, 2013

2013 brought us some new technologies, and brought some existing technologies into the mainstream. As we look back at this past year, let’s take another look at some of the hottest technologies that made big splashes during 2013. We’re not …


The 13 Worst Security Threats of 2013

on December 26, 2013

As 2013 draws to a close, it is only natural to take a moment to look back on the year that was, and evaluate it for both the ups and the downs. Was 2013 a good year or a bad …


Having a Happy High Tech Holiday

on December 24, 2013

’Tis the season when all the geeks and nerds are standing in line at the local electronics stores or going online at Amazon, NewEgg and TigerDirect, buying each other (or themselves) the latest and greatest electronic gadgets. It’s funny – …