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Photo Library On the Cloud

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It is the middle of 2015 and by now I always thought I would have my photo library on the cloud.   I have tried most, if not all, of the sites out there:  Flickr, Shutterfly, SmugMug, Google Photos, Amazon Photos, and many of the cloud file-sync services (DropBox, OneDrive).    But they just do not cut […]

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Five Reasons to use CRM in your Business

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You need to do all you can to give your business the edge within the marketplace.  Customer Relationship Management  (CRM) software allows you to keep, maintain, search and centralize information about your customers which in turn increases your ability to focus on business for success.   More information means better relationships.  When you use CRM […]

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Some people on the TSA lines..

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So you are late for a flight, yes you cut it too close, but you think you are ok because you are in the TSA lane.   WRONG!  Lately, I have noticed tons of folks that are not frequent travelers use the TSA lane, and they have no idea shoes can stay on, laptops can stay […]

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Lync Mobile Deployment Considerations

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Article Written by:  Rob West If you are a Lync system administrator or IT Pro, you’ve probably heard about Lync Mobility clients being released. Such a cool thing. One-click conference joining, mobile presence, etc. Why wouldn’t you just roll it out, organization wide to everyone with a mobile phone or tablet? Well, just slow down […]

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MCU in the Cloud

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Article written by Rob West If you’ve got Lync, or another Voice over IP and collaboration solution in your organization, you’ve likely also got another video conferencing solution. Or, let’s say that you only have one, but your clients and partners have another one or two or three. What happens when you want to bridge […]

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Hello world! WordPress.org site…

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Welcome to WordPress. Today I  moved my wordpress.com hosted  blog.jorgep.com  into my own hosted version. More to come on my experience, but it has been exceptionally good.. It is an amazing product! — I have not figured out yet how to reroute old links into the new links, but I am working on it…

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[TechCrunch] SPICEWORKS the new Facebook for IT Pros?

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via TechCrunch Spiceworks, a startup that develops Web-connected social IT management software, has raised $16 million in Series C funding round led by Institutional Venture Partners with Austin Ventures and Shasta Venturesparticipating. This brings the startup’s total funding to $29 million. Spiceworks develops a desktop software suite that helps a company’s IT staff collaborate with […]

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[SOA World] is your App Infrastructure based on a the Postal Service’s Model?

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Article written by Rob West This is a thought-provoking article from LORI MACVITTIE on SOAWorld Magazine that poses an interesting point-of-view: …the US postal service doesn’t determine whether postage may be due or not until the package arrives at its destination. If the addressee isn’t willing/able to pay that postage due, the package is of course […]

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SCCM SP2 R2 – it must of have been the Turkey

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Article by Danny Knox It must have been “feast induced drowsiness” that cause me to miss this.  Had to be. I was trolling for technology webcasts and found one from thanksgiving week (2009) for SCCM – Technical Overview: System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2 and R3 (Level 200) that among other things covers these gems: […]

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