ClientClient Resources

The architecture of VDI

The architecture for VDI is really very simple and the basics do not differ between the various VDI vendors. 

   
SecurityClient

PDF Security: obfuscated code, hackers and other threats

Hackers are finding increasingly inventive ways of exploiting holes in Acrobat.
The same rich content that makes PDF so useful to businesses can also make it a security risk. Embedding links, images, tables and media uses JavaScript and that allows PDF files to be exploited as an attack vector for hackers.

   
ServerSecurityNetwork

Security in the Virtual world

Many organisations need help expanding their data security policies to embrace virtual IT environments

   
SecurityClient

Get better security with Vista by implementing best practices for using User Account Control - UAC

Operating your PC when you’re logged in with an Administrator account is an inherently insecure thing to do. If you’re a user with highly-elevated privileges across multiple machines or an entire Active Directory domain, running your everyday processing with these privileges can be dangerous to the point of negligence.

   
ServerClient

Getting to grips with VDI

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) is being promoted as the solution to all that ails the desktop. The truth is somewhat different.

   
The Business

Social networking for your business

Once considered a fad for teenagers, social media tools have become accepted components of any business’s marketing strategy. Dell is on Facebook; SAP is on LinkedIn; IBM has a large presence on the animated virtual world Second Life. Should you be there, too?

   
Business Continuity

Designing a backup plan

Work through these steps when you first engage with a customer over a backup plan.

   
Fluff

The Case of the Headless Corpses, Part 2

In which a crime is solved – and then unsolved again thanks to a piece of mouse fluff.

   
Server

Considerations when installing or upgrading SharePoint

Choosing a server
SharePoint in all its forms has several dependencies, including ASP.NET, IIS and SQL Server. It becomes the default Web site on the server where it is located.

   
The BusinessThe Business Resources

Leasing Tax Breaks

The main reason companies lease high-value equipment is to spread the cost and to preserve capital. But there are also tax advantages to leasing equipment.

   

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