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 […]
Controversal Facebook Change
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. https://www.novell.com/communities/node/13309/groupwise-ascot-coming-soon
The Impact of FSMO Roles Being Unavailable
This is an excellent discussion of the impact Microsoft FSMO roles not being available on your Windows network: https://jorgequestforknowledge.wordpress.com/2011/07/11/the-impact-of-fsmo-roles-not-being-available/
Google Discontinues Google Desktop
I always liked Google Desktop and used it a lot. However, since Microsoft put a more robust desktop search function in Windows Vista and Windows 7, Google Desktop is being discontinued.
Ensuring Maximum Stability of Blackberry Enterprise Server
Blackberry Enterprise Server (BES) functionality is highly dependent upon the following: 1 – Exchange being alive 2 – The controlling domain controller (global catalog server) being alive 3 – BES being at the proper service pack level for the Exchange service pack level.
Unified Messaging for Microsoft Exchange Can Be Virtualized
When Exchange 2010 came out Microsoft stated that all the roles could be virtualized except for Unified Communications. As Exchange 2010 has been updated and evolved Microsoft now says that the Unified Messaging role can now be virtualized with Hyper-V or other approved third party virtualization platforms (aka VMware). https://www.
Small business owners. Do you have an IT plan?
In speaking with small business owners on a daily basis I have found that many of them have not put together either a short or long term plan for their company’s technology needs. Most times you’ll hear, “we’ll get it fixed later as long as it’s working”, or “maybe next year”. While there are always certain items that can […]
Why do people work in Panera Bread?
Since we have moved our office, I occassionally drive around the block for lunch at the local Panera Bread. There is always table after table of big meetings and small meetings with all these laptops and tablets and smartphones. Here’s an article on why all those folks might be working there.
Novell Discusses The Future of Directions of GroupWise
For our Novell GroupWise users here is an article from Novell talking about what is coming next (and not coming) for GroupWise. https://www.novell.com/communities/node/13263/groupwise-retiring-technologies%E2%80%A6
Future Directions of Adobe and Flash
All of us who have an iPad or an iPhone or even PCs have struggled with the love/hate relationship between Adobe Flash and surfing the web. Flash has lots of security updates. Flash blows up a lot for me now and again. On my iPad2 I keep looking at those “Install Adobe Flash” messages with […]