The demand for IT freelancers increasing

As the demand for IT professionals increases, job seekers will have no problem finding a position with a company. However, some people are not interested in a regular 9-to-5 job. But, that doesn’t mean they have to switch fields. Freelancing is becoming a popular opportunity for IT workers who want more independence.   Many people…

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Making a career change: Why you should choose tech

Changing careers is a major life decision, and it can be a stressful time of one’s life. People switch careers for a variety of reasons – maybe they aren’t happy in their current career or maybe there are not enough job opportunities for making a decent living. The idea of returning to school for several more…

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One trick to speed up slow file operations between servers

Moving or copying files between servers may sometimes be unreasonably slow or even come to halt. Unfortunately, any server slowness can affect a lot of people. One common culprit is that something may be going wrong with a feature in network interface cards (NIC) called TCP offload engine (TOE). TOE is supposed to help performance…

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What is Microsoft Azure?

In short, Azure is Microsoft’s cloud platform: a growing collection of integrated services—compute, storage, data, networking, and app—that help you move faster, do more, and save money. But that’s just scratching the surface…                            “With Microsoft Azure, we gain velocity because we can…

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Top 4 Benefits of Azure HDInsight

Apache Hadoop is open-source software for storing and analyzing massive amounts of structured and unstructured data–terabytes or more of everything from emails to sensor readings to server logs to Twitter feeds to GPS signals to just about anything else you can think of. Hadoop can process big, messy data sets for insights and answers–which helps…

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The MCSA: Office 365 Is Now A Path to 3 MCSEs

The Office 365 MCSA Certification Opens Doors to Three Other MCSEs To better align with how technology professionals deploy Lync, Exchange and SharePoint, the Microsoft certification team has updated the following MCSE Certifications: 1. MCSE: Communication (Lync Server) 2. MCSE: Messaging (Exchange Server) 3. MCSE: SharePoint Candidates can now satisfy the prerequisites for pursuing three…

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VMware Certifications Increasingly Valuable Assets

The way in which people work is changing every day. Much of this has to do with concepts like the cloud and virtualization. If there’s any company out there that understands these things, it’s VMware. VMware first made a name for itself in the virtualization market. While it has gotten its hands into several other…

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What does Cloud Computing Mean for Project Managers?

Project Management & Cloud Computing Whether software development or infrastructure, the manner in which cloud computing projects are delivered is altered enough to require a slightly different approach to project management. While the same elements exist on cloud computing projects as any other, the sequence in which they need to be done is a bit…

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Top 5 Ways Businesses Benefit from Server Virtualization

Reap the Benefits of Server Virtualization Virtualization is not an IT trend. It is also not new, but it is new in many organizations, as companies of all sizes invest in virtualization technologies to reap it’s many benefits: energy savings, server and desktop provisioning, reduction in physical servers, increased uptime and availability, better disaster recovery…and…

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How To Build an All-Star Virtualization Team

Building A Virtualization Dream Team If your organization understands all of the many compelling benefits that virtual apps and desktops provide, and is mobilizing your team to move from physical to virtual desktops, then this article is perfect for you. You may have been involved in big IT projects and migrations before, but virtualization is…

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Telehealth market grows, signaling job growth for IT professionals

A study recently released by BCC Research has found the telehealth market is growing and is expected to reach $43.4 billion by 2019. The recent implementation of the Affordable Care Act has intensified the focus on finding ways to provide underserved populations with reliable and effective healthcare services, and telehealth technology is one solution. Telemedicine and…

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4 Key Benefits of Desktop Virtualization

Desktop Virtualization Can Help Solve Business Problems Desktop virtualization is an increasingly important technology for many organizations. As businesses face restrictive budgets, uncertain funding, demands for BYOD  strategies and pressures to collaborate over a dispersed workforce, desktop virtualization allows companies to provide a simple, cost-effective and secure way for employees to access applications and resources…

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