Four basics to get .NET unit tests working in Visual Studio

Microsoft Visual Studio has built-in unit-testing features, which allow you to write procedures to call various parts of your .NET code and check that the results are what you expect. Typically, the testing procedures make use of the Assert object; if an assertion fails, then the test fails; otherwise, the test succeeds as long as…

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Quick “Save As” workaround to help your Office 2013 users

If you support users who have Office 2013, you may occasionally find them complaining about usability issues that inhibit their productivity. Fortunately, many of the peculiarities of Office 2013 can be disabled by going to File | Options. Nevertheless, this still leaves a particular problem with “Save As” unsolved. The issue is the seeming inability…

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The Value of IT Management Training

IT Management and Leadership Certifications To help your company become more competitive, innovative, and profitable, IT leaders are being asked to step out of the comfort zone of technology and become leaders, managers and savvy business people. Why not help them be as successful as leaders as they are as technologists? New Horizons and our…

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Top 5 Reasons to Migrate to Windows 8.1

Windows 8.1: A Platform for the Modern Enterprise With users calling for anytime, anywhere connectivity and the ability to access business data and core tools across multiple devices, the stakes around corporate computing have never been higher. To meet these next-generation demands, IT organizations need a platform that can deliver on the productivity requirements of…

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Benefits of System Center 2012 – Service Manager

What are the Benefits of SCSM 2012? Service Manager is the component of System Center 2012 cloud and data center management solutions that helps standardize service delivery across your organization. These solutions provide a common management toolset for your private and public cloud applications and services, and help you deliver IT as a Service to…

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Seven IT Certifications that Pay

There has long been a debate among IT professionals about the true value of certifications. Are they just a way for vendors to milk you for more money? Or do they really benefit your career? In a recent survey of 700 network professionals, jointly conducted by Network World and SolarWinds, of the 74% that held…

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3 Reasons Your Company Needs ITIL®

Implementing ITIL® (Information Technology Infrastructure Library) Implementing ITIL can be an intimidating initiative for both business leaders, as well as technology leaders. Why should any business undergo this effort? How do you know if your business needs ITIL? How should your business begin an ITIL project? The following list should address those questions:   #1.…

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Pros and cons of router-on-a-stick architecture

Inter-VLAN routing, also known as “router on a stick,” involves multiple VLANs connected with switches via trunks, using a single router to allow a degree of communication between the VLANs and access to the Internet. Since the separation of networks is virtual, the router isn’t placed between them; rather, it’s typically off to the side…

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ITIL® and System Center for Better Service Management

The Link Between System Center & ITIL® ITIL (IT Infrastructure Library) is synonymous with Service Management and has transformed IT departments worldwide for decades. It is the most widely adopted approach to IT Service Management in the world and is applicable to IT departments of any size. The ITIL Service Lifecycle approach and best practices…

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The New World of Tech Is Built On Linux

Everyone’s a tech company these days. From new-school video streaming services like Netflix to old-school grocery businesses and government agencies, technology increasingly drives business productivity. At the heart of this movement is Linux, resulting in exceptional, highly paid job opportunities for Linux professionals. Software Developers’ Increased Currency Software developers are the new kingmakers, according to…

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What’s New in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (RHEL7) After six+ months of public beta testing and more than three years after its previous major point release, Red Hat Enterprise Linux Version 7 (RHEL7) debuted in June 2014. Red Hat’s latest release of its flagship platform delivered some dramatic improvements in reliability, performance and scalability. A wealth of…

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Run your infrastructure smarter and more efficiently with IBM Tivoli

Tivoli Software is the branch of IBM solutions for cloud and smarter infrastructure which enables organizations across industries to run smarter, more efficiently and with greater agility. This systems management software and services allows companied to track and improve processed through IT Operations Management software. IBM Tivoli software includes storage manager, productivity center, asset manager,…

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Learn more about Best Practices for IBM Cognos Through Proper Training

Remaining competitive in today’s rapidly evolving and expanding business landscape requires organizations to apply analytics to data- both big and small. IBM’s Cognos suite of products is uniquely designed to assist organizations in making decisions with speed and precision using both traditional analytics and big data. Cognos streamlines the ever increasing amount of data to…

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The Benefits of IBM WebSphere

IBM WebSphere: A Case Study IBM WebSphere enables dynamic, interconnected business processes, and delivers highly effective application infrastructures for all business situations.WebSphere is the leading software for on-demand business, delivering business integration, applications, transaction infrastructure, portals, application transformation, mobile/speech middleware, product information management and e-commerce.When using WebSphere applications to developing large and complex applications using…

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IBM Training Will Maximize Tivoli Software

IBM Tivoli: Cloud Infrastructure Tivoli Software is the branch of IBM solutions for cloud and smarter infrastructure which enables organizations across industries to run smarter, more efficiently and with greater agility. This systems management software and services allows companies to track and improve processed through IT Operations Management software. IBM Tivoli software includes storage manager,…

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