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Client Computing | May 14, 2013 by Jason McNeill
Companies who jump into implementing a collaboration solution get so bogged down with project specs, purchasing and implementation concerns that they forget the most important factor: end-user adoption. Hans Hwang, VP of Advanced Services at Cisco says “…the high cost of low adoption really kicks [in] when under-adoption stops collaboration-enabled strategic initiatives in their tracks.” Basically, […]
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A single spreadsheet, containing the names and birthdays of your customers, accidentally published by a contractor. Cost: $20 million. Unencrypted backup tapes with over 20 years of data, lifted from the back of a truck. Cost: $4.9 billion. The hindsight of needing a better compliancy plan: absolutely worthless. This is no MasterCard commercial. It’s just […]
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At the risk of oversimplifying, one of the biggest points of contention when it comes to deploying or expanding a unified communications (UC) solution comes down to a question of direction: Which way should you go: Microsoft or Cisco – or both? At Softchoice, we believe you can’t make technology decisions without a solid understanding […]
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From the experts | December 7, 2012 by Jason McNeill
This article originally appeared on Stephen’s personal blog. You can visit it here. The future of client computing has a very different look and feel.  There are a couple of driving forces and they are driving hard and fast. Always on connectivity is actually finally pervading.  Smartphones with 8MB/s data connections have been here for approximately […]
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From the experts | November 12, 2012 by Jason McNeill
Most hear “server virtualization” and think: efficiency, ease of management, high availability and flexibility. But these benefits – the aim of sound IT planning – really only extend to the server (and in some cases application) layer. Administration, it turns out, is a whole other kettle of fish. That’s because the complexities of introducing server […]
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There’s no denying it: employee-owned mobile devices, with frequent off-site network access, are the new normal for the next generation of workers. Although adoption of BYOD programs is steadily climbing, security concerns for IT leaders continue to deepen. A 2012 Forrester survey of senior IT executives confirms security is their Number 1 concern regarding BYOD. And a 2012 Economist […]
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NetApp FAS2000: A new storage system to help mid-sized businesses rein in their Exchange and SharePoint infrastructure. There’s little doubt that applications like Microsoft® Exchange and Microsoft SharePoint have made it easier and more affordable for businesses large, mid and small to better connect, collaborate and compete. But it isn’t all a bed of roses, of […]
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If you are an organization with Microsoft Exchange and/or SharePoint in your environment, you are continually managing availability requirements, a proliferation of Exchange Server databases and a huge amount of SharePoint data. You may be considering an upgrade to the latest versions to take advantage of the technology improvements. But did you know that both Exchange […]