Contact Us

|

Careers

|

Change Locale
close

Posts by James Shirriff

Featured Article
Businesses that use tape as their primary backup media are spending too much time on backup and recovery – and not enough investing in projects to move IT, and the business, forward. Organizations must contemplate making the transition from tape to a more efficient disk-based backup approach. Many organizations are making the transition to disk […]
Featured Article
Culture | April 5, 2012 by James Shirriff
Many companies give back to their communities using the same approach: decisions are generally made by one team or department managing the company’s overall philanthropic activities. Very few involve employees in deciding where their efforts should be focused or even encourage them to get involved. According to an Imagine Canada survey, in 2009 only 18% […]
Featured Article
Managing a virtualized environment to achieve agility, flexibility and availability, without losing control, requires solutions designed specifically for dynamic virtualized and cloud environments. Virtualization and cloud management solutions provide increased levels of automation and policy-based service assurance at every layer of a modern IT architecture. This automated, intelligent, policy-driven management is an intrinsic part of […]
Featured Article
As IT organizations shift to providing services through an elastic, self-service, pay-as-you-go cloud computing model, they must still continue to support applications running in bare-metal and virtualized environments. We have identified three major problems that are key to overcoming data center infrastructure challenges. 1.)    Too many devices need setting up, management, power, cooling, and cabling Rack-mount […]
Featured Article
Culture | March 9, 2012 by James Shirriff
Did you know that the first documented recipe for chili dates back to 1519?!?! Since then people have been battling for the best chili bragging rights at cook-offs all over the world! Jason Rand is one of those people. As Softchoice’s very own chili champion for three years straight, Jason secured his title last month […]
Featured Article
Culture | February 29, 2012 by James Shirriff
Traditions are a valuable way to strengthen families and create lasting memories. Often passed on through generations, many rituals can be quite unique; yet also bridge divides and boost the spirit of a family unit. When it comes to the larger corporate family, traditions are also a fantastic way to drive engagement and strengthen coworker relationships. In fact, Human Resources […]