Hardware

Do the HP & RIM Tablet Failures Impact on Windows 8?

August 19, 2011 // 0 Comments

Considering the failure of HP’s WebOS powered TouchPad, and RIM’s Blackberry tablet, one could consider that there is no space for other contenders behind Apple’s iPad and Google’s Android OS.  I’m not sure that I agree. The executives of HP and RIM were naive at best, and plain stupid [...]

System Center Update Catalogs for Third Party Products

June 2, 2011 // 2 Comments

Ever notice how many problems are caused by drivers or firmware?  Ever notice how often Adobe releases a new version of Reader or Flash to solve a security issue, and how many legacy versions are running on your network – thus making your Windows Updates process pretty irrelevant?  Ever [...]

EMC VPLEX & Hyper-V CSV

May 13, 2010 // 0 Comments

Ben Armstrong posted about EMC’s new VPLEX for spreading storage across multiple sites, e.g. a multi-site Hyper-V cluster.  It sounds kinda like the functionality you get from HP Lefthand or Compellent but I’m no EMC expert. Technorati Tags: Hyper-V,Hardware,Virtualisation Please follow [...]

Irish Tax Breaks on Energy Efficient Dell Servers

April 22, 2010 // 0 Comments

IrishDev reports that the Irish government has added 5 Dell servers to the Accelerated Capital Allowance (ACA) scheme.  This allows the purchaser to write off 100% of the purchase price of energy efficient servers against the profits of that year.  The models in question (there are limited [...]
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