The musings of an IT Consultant:

November, 2009

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November 30, 2009  11:55 PM

X marks the spot!

Raj Perumal Raj Perumal Profile: Raj Perumal

Hi folks, so what do you do when you use multiple workstations or are mixing your browsing on multiple browsers? Use xmarks! Xmarks is a program that allows you to synchronize your bookmarks between multiple browsers. With xmarks I can use Firefox and IE on my laptop and my desktop and on IE and...

November 30, 2009  5:37 AM

The importance of a management server

Raj Perumal Raj Perumal Profile: Raj Perumal

One of the things I've noticed in some network environments is the lack of a management server. What is my definition of a management server? This is a server that you use to manage the environment with all the things you need, such as management software and even backup software in smaller...


November 30, 2009  5:32 AM

Does your firewall do everything you need?

Raj Perumal Raj Perumal Profile: Raj Perumal

Hi folks! So as I've said before, not all network equipment is created equal. This includes firewalls. In my years of consulting I have had the pleasure of using countless hardware and software based firewall solutions. Everything seems to have it's advantages and disadvantages for certain...


November 30, 2009  5:26 AM

Take advantage of competitve trade-ins to upgrade your network

Raj Perumal Raj Perumal Profile: Raj Perumal

Hi folks! How many times have you found yourself in this situation? You buy all the latest and greatest gear and then a year later you find that you need to replace that equipment due to some reason or another in your business. What do you do? Competitive upgrades of course! Almost all vendors...


November 30, 2009  5:21 AM

Newest BlackBerry Messenger 5

Raj Perumal Raj Perumal Profile: Raj Perumal

Hi folks! RIM has come out with the latest version of BlackBerry Messenger and it is awesome! For those of you that don't know, BlackBerry Messenger is the app that allows you to use the BlackBerry PIN network to communicate with...


November 30, 2009  5:13 AM

Great app for BlackBerry, WiFi Hero

Raj Perumal Raj Perumal Profile: Raj Perumal

Hi BlackBerry fans! Another great app is out for the BlackBerry! What makes it so great? It saves your battery! If you're like me you're probably constantly using different apps and quickly running down your battery. One of the nice things about the latest BlackBerries is that you can use the...


November 30, 2009  5:07 AM

Use the CCENT certification to qualify junior techs

Raj Perumal Raj Perumal Profile: Raj Perumal

Hi folks! It's no secret that I'm a big fan of certification. I love it when I'm looking for new techs to hire and they have a great combination of certification and real world experience. But what do you do if you are just a budding juinor tech starting out in the network world? Well, enter...


November 30, 2009  4:55 AM

Great SAN solution from HP for the SMB

Raj Perumal Raj Perumal Profile: Raj Perumal

Hi folks! So you want to implement VMware vSphere in your environment and you realize you need a SAN. What the heck do you buy? Storage has become quite affordable these days and there are a lot of options to choose from. Well one of my favourite SANs is HP's LeftHand P4000 series. Why you ask?...


November 30, 2009  4:46 AM

Writing ISCW soon…..

Raj Perumal Raj Perumal Profile: Raj Perumal

Hello again folks! As you know I've been slowly and steadily working towards getting my CCNP certification. I had planned to have written the ISCW exam by now but just haven't been able to do it. Why you may ask? Well I have found most of the book extremely boring to tell you the truth. It goes...


November 30, 2009  4:42 AM

Want a nice VoIP recording solution?

Raj Perumal Raj Perumal Profile: Raj Perumal

Hello again folks! In this day and age of VoIP phone service, people what every bell and whistle they can get their hands on. By going to VoIP you can get a veritable barrage of features. One of the most common requests in the VoIP world is for access to some sort of voice recording solution....


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