New Release Spotlight: Backup Exec 2012 V-RAY Edition

Symantec Backup Exec 2012 V-Ray Edition is designed to completely protect your VMware or Hyper-V virtual
environments. With advanced host-based virtual protection and integrated deduplication, the V-Ray Edition gives you worry-free backup and recovery for virtual machines and virtualized applications. It also gives you granular recovery of entire virtual machines, single files, Active Directory objects, Exchange emails, or SharePoint documents from a single-pass, host-level backup.

Symantec Backup Exec 2012 V-Ray Edition is targeted at customers who are fully or primarily virtualized – that is, have all their file servers, print servers, application servers, etc. moved into a VMware or Microsoft Hyper-V virtual environment.

With support for Windows and Linux virtual machines, included advanced integrated deduplication, and virtualized application protection, the V-Ray Edition really hits the sweet spot of power, simplicity, and ease of use that demanding IT administrators require.

Windows 8 Release Inches Closer

Last week Microsoft introduced Windows 8 to the public via a developer preview build . Featuring the new Metro UI, Windows 8 definitely embraces touch technology. Despite the generally glowing reviews available all over the internet (especially for a pre-beta build), people want more. The question on everyone’s lips is, “When is the Windows 8 release date?”

Symantec Endpoint Protection CleanWipe Removal Tool

A must in any IT arsenal is the ability to completely remove whatever software is installed on their systems. As anyone in IT can tell you, at times you just need to start over. Removing Symantec Endpoint Protection may be one of those scenarios. Rumor has it that Symantec has a removal tool to make deleting the program easier than getting a BSOD in Windows ME. Is it true, or another fantasy like a network printer working upon plugging in the CAT-5 cable?

Comparative Study: CA ARCserve Backup r15 vs Symantec Backup Exec 2010

Any business and IT manager knows the absolute necessity to have all data backed up. This article goes over the specifics of ARCserver Backup r15 and Backup Exec 2010. In it, we delve into the top features of each product and tell the results of our comparison of both backup programs. Here you will see the pros and cons of each and be able to make an informed decision on which backup software is right for your business.

Oracle Primavera Review

Oracle Primavera P6 offers best-in-class solutions focused on the mission critical Professional Project Management (PPM) requirements of key vertical industries including engineering and construction, public sector, aerospace and defense, utilities, oil and gas, manufacturing, IT & services.

Primavera is focused exclusively on helping project-intensive businesses manage their entire project portfolio lifecycle, including projects of all sizes. It is estimated that projects totaling more than $6 trillion in value have been managed with Primavera products. Companies turn to Primavera project portfolio management solutions to help them make better portfolio management decisions, evaluate the risks and rewards associated with projects and determine whether there are sufficient resources with the right skills to accomplish the work. These best-in-class solutions provide the project execution and control capabilities needed to successfully deliver projects on time, within budget and with the intended quality and design.

Oracle Primavera P6 Tutorial

The Oracle Primavera P6 Project Management module is comprehensive, scalable, multi- project planning and control software, built on Oracle or Microsoft SQL databases for organization-wide project management. Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management is an integrated project portfolio management (PPM) solution comprising role-specific functionality to satisfy each team member’s needs, responsibilities and skills.

Microsoft Office on Mac App Store?

Microsoft Office 2010 and Office for Mac 2011 are in full-swing. In addition to the traditional retail boxes found at your local brick and mortar or online discount software retailer, Microsoft is weighing its options with other venues. Senior director Jason Bunge commented on the future of Microsoft Office: “You can absolutely expect Office to expand its presence across other platforms.” The question many consumers are asking is, “does that mean Microsoft Office on the Apple App Store?

Top 19 Worst Software Programs of All Time

There is some truly amazing software out there. Revolutionary products that have changed the way we live, interact and do business. However, there are also some real stinkers. Programs which are long past due, riddled with security issues and malware, software that holds innovation back, and, in short, are just plain bad.

Here is a subjective list of the twenty worst. Settle down Microsoft-haters, Bill Gates’ creations only appear 5 times on this list. Even the usually squeaky-clean Apple gets a few drubbings too.

Find a List of Computer Software Brands at SoftwareMedia.com

Are you looking for a comprehensive grouping of the world’s top computer software companies? Find a comprehensive list of software manufacturers available at SoftwareMedia.com. This list contains manufacturers from a to z. The publishers on the list vary – from those who have developed niche software programs like Final Draft scriptwriting software, to some of the world’s largest and most well-known brands like Microsoft Corporation. And as always, SoftwareMedia carries the newest releases in addition to older, harder to find versions.

7 For 7: 7 Useful Gadgets for Windows 7

Next up in our 7 for 7 series  is a spotlight on some really useful Desktop Gadgets that you can download free for Windows 7. If you are not too familiar with Desktop Gadgets, they are basically widgets, or small programs that run in the background that you can keep on your desktop. I use a variety of gadgets to monitor information, get updates from social networks, and keep up to date on news. Below are 7 gadgets I found that I can see being very useful.