Client virtualization payoffs worth the effort for SMBs

In IT's never-ending search for efficiency improvements, client virtualization and its subsets -- presentation, application and desktop virtualization -- must be considered.Client virtualization reduces IT management costs by centralizing applications in a data

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 5th, 2011 Kathi Grumke

Twitter tightens grip on third-party developers

Developers working on client applications that replicate Twitter.com's basic user functionality should turn their efforts elsewhere, because the company doesn't want any more such apps on the market.Moreover, developers of existing client applications

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 15th, 2011 Juan Carlos Perez

Automated security software brings respite to three-person IT dept

Automated security software for both file server and client machines brought much needed relief to harried IT staff at a Quebec farm equipment distributor.Instead of constantly "putting out fires", the trio -- who

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 22nd, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Bccthis Outlook plug-in and BlackBerry app makes e-mail better

Social media apps may be the cat's meow, but e-mail is still the reliable Internet communications medium that has stood the test of time.In fact, it was invented at the Massachusetts Institute of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 19th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Usher helps develop app for artists to share, sell their work online

Montreal-based musician David Usher is spearheading the development of a new social media application specifically tailored to help artists manage online communities and share or sell their work online. Emblazoned on the right-hand

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 15th, 2009 Brian Jackson

TweetDeck vs. Seesmic Desktop – what’s best for business?

“What are you doing?” the question atop Twitter.com asks. The obvious answer is reading the never-ending flow of tweets rolling past your eyeballs. The micro-blog messages may only be 140 characters in length,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 15th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Why Vista failed businesses and how Microsoft hopes to make up for it

About a year ago on its Redmond, Washington, campus, a member of Microsoft's Windows Vista team met with a group of journalists to face some tough questions about the OS.At the time, it

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 11th, 2009 Elizabeth Montalbano

Twitterfall – the coolest thing since sliced bread

Twitter is the place to go for idle Internet chatter -- for example, what could be more fun than following a Congressional representative who twitters about President Obama's speech in real time? However,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 5th, 2009 Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols and Abbie Lundberg

Expert tips on how to negotiate your way to success

Sitting down at the negotiating table to hammer out final details of an outsourcing contract is important to fulfill the needs of both client and the vendor, experts say.Having a healthy negotiation process

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 15th, 2008 Brian Jackson