CSI Now Offers More Timely Technical Information On-Line And In The Classroom

A few months ago a number of our clients were surveyed in depth by a third party firm about what they thought about CSI.   We are happy to report that the reviews were extremely favorable.   Our thanks to everyone who shared their thoughts.  When asked what CSI could do better, many respondents said that they wished they could essentially crawl into our brains and leverage even more of our technical expertise to help them with their technology problems.

CSI Monitors Our Client’s Networks Through Hurricane Irene

As Hurricane Irene approached New York, CSI used our 24x7x365 Paladin Monitoring service to help our clients prepare their computers and networks for the impending hurricane.  We were able to quickly identify all the uninterruptible power  supplies (aka batteries) under management which had bad batteries or other hardware issues.

Windows 8 – BSOD Sad Face

Dead is still dead, but in Windows 8 the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) will be friendlier "sad" face!

http://www.networkworld.com/community/blog/blue-screen-death-gets-new-life-windows-8

QR Codes

QR Codes are those square bar codes you see popping up on billboards and advertising.   If you have a smart phone and download a QR reader application, you can take a picture of the QR code.  The QR code will be converted to text.  This might be a web page.

Controversal Facebook Change

With Google trying to break into the mainstream social networking market with Google Plus, Facebook has been busy with a number of changes of their own.    One of the most controversal is a new feature in the top right side of the screen which allows you to eavesdrop on your friends and see things they are sharing with others on Facebook that have nothing to do with you.

Novell GroupWise Upgrade – Coming Soon

Here's an article from Novell on the features added to the new version of GroupWise coming in the fourth quarter. It sounds like there are some nice features being added.

http://www.novell.com/communities/node/13309/groupwise-ascot-coming-soon