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Articles by Matthew McKenzie
posted in January 2010
A recent agreement involving three major IT vendors is good news for companies with lingering concerns about virtualization security.
Many IT professionals are relieved that the worst of the recession appears to be over. Their help-desk colleagues, however, don't share their optimism.
So, which virtualization product is absolutely, positively the best option for running Windows on a Mac? Sorry -- you didn't really think the answer would be that easy, did you?
A new review takes a look at two of the most popular applications designed to give iPhone users remote access to their desktop PCs.
Want more proof that there is a downside to social networking? Look no further than the latest nitwit banking industry scheme to determine your creditworthiness.
Virtualizing your company's database servers can be an especially tricky process. Here are some tips on what to do -- and what not to do -- in order to get the results you want.
According to a recent survey, most SMBs are prepared to let employees work from home. Unfortunately, the employees themselves often see the matter differently.
When a company employs server virtualization, the rules of the software licensing game can change dramatically. In this case, what your IT staff doesn't know can definitely hurt you.
Over the past few weeks, several vendors have released new or updated remote access tools of particular interest to Mac users.
A new survey offers some insights into why companies are -- or are not -- jumping on the server virtualization bandwagon.
Desktop remote access tools are an important part of a company's telecommuting strategy. But even if they are the stars of the show, they still need a strong supporting cast.
Treating server virtualization as a miracle cure for your IT department's management headaches is a big mistake. And treating it as a cure-all for an IT budget crunch is a recipe for disaster.
If you're a Windows Remote Desktop user, then sooner of later you're likely to hit a glitch during a remote access session. Here are a couple of the most common issues, along with pointers to quick and easy fixes.
The FTC is taking a closer look at how cloud computing service providers handle data privacy issues. Is this really a step in the right direction, or another bureaucratic exercise in futility?
Sometimes, there is just no substitute for a face-to-face business meeting, even if it means traveling across the country. Or is there?
As we enter 2010, Intel's Nehalem processors are sitting pretty in the server market sweet spot. For SMBs, this is good news for a number of reasons.
If your SMB goes looking for a remote support provider, you'll find plenty of options. But in this case, bigger definitely does not equal better.
Looking for a portable hard drive? Here's a pointer to a review roundup that can help you pick the right model for your small business.
Server virtualization was one of the hottest IT trends in 2009. Unfortunately, in the race to keep up, both vendors and their customers may be overlooking important security concerns.
Wondering how remote access technology can benefit your company's bottom line? Don't forget to factor the potential tax benefits into your calculations.