The Risks And Benefits Of Outsourcing IT

It is increasingly common for businesses to consider outsourcing some or all of their IT operations.  As with any strategic decision, it is essential to weigh the potential benefits against the risks.  For most businesses the benefits are far greater, however there are some limitations which may affect overall business operations. Accessibility Can Be Limited…

How To Manage The Cost Of A Server

The buzz surrounding cloud computing is beginning to get a little annoying now. Everyone is jumping up and down, ruddy faced and declaring breathlessly that companies no longer have to spend loads of money to increase their computational capabilities in a major way. In the midst of all this bluster about large data centers and…

Tech Checklist for Students

Tech Checklist For Students

Technology has completely changed the way students of all ages interact and learn in the classroom. Teachers now depend on smart boards rather than chalkboards, and students have replaced their trusty pencil cases and notebooks with laptops and tablets. The integration of technology can help create an interactive and engaging classroom environment, and it can…

Enfocus Switch 11 Update #4

New features:  Web Services Module The sample that is delivered with the Web Services Module has been reorganized and improved to make it easier for integrators and users to re-use the sample code for their own purposes. Documentation includes a Step-by-step installation guide for Mac OS X and Windows. Easier to (re-)use file-structure. Editable settings…

Ingram Micro Now Offering Electronic Service Delivery for Microsoft Office Products

The world’s biggest wholesale technology distributor, Ingram Micro, announced today that they will be offering electronic service delivery for Microsoft Office products including Office 2013 and Windows 8 Pro Pack. Ingram Micro recently released their new proprietary Digital Locker, which allows users to instantly download and deploy Microsoft software to end users. This helps keep…

The 8 Things Cloud Computing Killed!

Cloud computing is a hot topic in the IT industry, moving from a somewhat esoteric and fantastical concept into a mainstream reality. It has made a major impact on many different areas, but there are also types of technology that it has either killed off completely or is in the process of rendering irrelevant. Here…

Tips For Effective Data Integration

Data integration is all about combining all the right data from different sources to provide users with unified view. Data is very diverse and depending on the business, a certain number of tools are needed for everything to work correctly. Data integration can address many problems by adding solutions and sources to any system. Data…

3 Questions To Ask Your SQL Consultant

SQL (Structured Query Language) is special-purpose programming language designed for managing data repositories. SQL supplies both declarative language and procedural command to database management protocols. The SQL program is algebra and calculus scripted, and can be used for statistical relational database management systems. SQL programming language consists of data definition language and data manipulation language.…

3 Useful Tips for Microsoft Excel 2013

Aside from MS Word, Excel is probably the most commonly used software application from the Microsoft Office family. This family has been the most prominent productivity suite for a very long time, and this can be seen from the fact that most companies from all over the world decide on using Microsoft Office as their…