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January 10, 2012
by sjvn01
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Winners and Losers in Business Open-Source Software

We all know that Linux, Apache and Samba are vital for business data center servers, Web servers and file and print servers respectively in businesses both large and small. What you may not know though what’s trending below the top-tier … Continue reading

April 21, 2011
by sjvn01
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Who has, and who doesn’t have, IPv6 Support

First things first. If you work in a small office/home office (SOHO) or are just interested in IPv6 at home, you don’t need to start switching over yet. Big businesses and large organizations are the ones that really need to … Continue reading

February 27, 2011
by sjvn01
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Wires? We don’t need no stinking Wires! Gigabit Wi-Fi

I think Intel’s Thunderbolt technology with its 10Gbps (Gigabit per second) speeds and support for both for data transfer and displays sounds wonderful. And, yes, I like the idea of cutting down the number of wires coming out of my … Continue reading