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Jeffrey Powers hands the microphone to Chris Evans of LangtonBlue for an interview with Lee Johns. The topic is the newest version of storage in HP – Converged Storage. Bringing storage in a data center through converged utility storage. Merging IT as a service so customers can get scalable storage. Then you have convergance for […]
Five years ago, to put a project together was a pain. You had to figure out the servers, what type of network connection you need and how it was going to be programmed. Sometimes you got the project out on time and had little change. Other times, parameters changed, dates got set back and even […]
Being an IT Admin in my life, I know how tough it was to manage a one-man shop. Sometimes a problem would come up where I might not be able to solve it. That is why I would want Greg and Chris Tinker involved. They are part of the escalation team. There are many levels […]
LibreOffice is a fork of OpenOffice. That requires a bit of explanation for those not familiar with open source slang. A decade ago, Sun Microsystems donated the code for their office program, StarOffice, to the open source community as the Open Office office suite. They contintued to develop proprietary components for OpenOffice, while OO took […]
“I was just wondering if you wanted to chase this tornado, or if you just wanted to catch the next one.” — Beltzer – Twister (Warner Bros, 1996) Larry Ellison (Oracle’s CEO) was right! The computer/communications industry is really just a huge fashion industry. When Grace Hopper (the Navy’s computing genius) couldn’t explain what was […]