The musings of an IT Consultant:

May, 2013


May 30, 2013  3:43 AM

Intel wins tablet deal!

Raj Perumal Raj Perumal Profile: Raj Perumal

Hi folks! Rumor has it that Intel has won a major deal! Apparently Intel will be supplying the processors for the next Samsung tablet! As you may know, the tablet and smartphone market are full of processors that are not made by Intel. Intel however looks like it's trying to play catch up and...

May 30, 2013  2:57 AM

Xbox One

Raj Perumal Raj Perumal Profile: Raj Perumal

Hi folks! So we all waited with much anticipation and the Xbox One was finally announced! I wasn't expecting that for the name, but whatever, I can live with it. Sounds a lot like they ripped off the name of the HTC One though. Anyways, as a big Xbox 360 fan, I am very happy with the features...


May 29, 2013  3:39 AM

Microsoft Azure to the rescue!

Raj Perumal Raj Perumal Profile: Raj Perumal

Hi folks! So Microsoft has decided to come to our rescue with Azure! Microsoft is using their powerful cloud platform to help us take down botnets! Microsoft is using their cloud power to battle the bots and make the IT world a better place. Hats off to Microsoft for helping everyone out! You...


May 20, 2013  3:47 AM

Apple’s World Wide Devloper’s Conference Possible Announcements

Raj Perumal Raj Perumal Profile: Raj Perumal

Hi folks! so the Apple WWDC is coming soon and there are bound to be some great announcements as usual. Some people have predicted announcements about new devices, but experts say that this doesn't make sense because Apple would probably have separate launch events if they were launching new...


May 9, 2013  3:30 AM

Cisco unhappy about Microsoft/Skype deal

Raj Perumal Raj Perumal Profile: Raj Perumal

Hi folks! So you may have heard that recently Cisco has been vocal about the Microsoft and Skype deal. Cisco is taking exception to the fact that Microsoft will be taking over the market with the market penetration that Skype has. I find this highly amusing coming from Cisco, considering how...


May 8, 2013  3:28 AM

Interesting article on 802.11AC

Raj Perumal Raj Perumal Profile: Raj Perumal

Hi folks! If you haven't heard the new upcoming wireless standard is called 802.11AC. This is the standard that promises gigabit wireless. Unfortunately, most current WiFi vendors are not adequately prepared for it at this time. Meru Networks has a blog where they explain the details of the...


May 7, 2013  3:19 AM

COPE or BYOD?

Raj Perumal Raj Perumal Profile: Raj Perumal

Hi folks! So most of you are aware of BYOD "Bring Your Own Device". But do you know about COPE? COPE stands for "Corporately Owned Personally Enabled". It's supposed to be the answer to BYOD for administrators that don't want users to bring their own devices to the office. Instead you let users...


May 6, 2013  3:12 AM

My thoughts on 10 GbE

Raj Perumal Raj Perumal Profile: Raj Perumal

Hi folks! So you may have noticed that in the network space that more and more 10 GbE options are becoming available! This is great as it's pushed it's way into all sorts of products such as switches, routers and firewalls. However, I have had a lot of people ask me if they really need 10 GbE....


May 5, 2013  3:07 AM

Mini USB A/B/G/N WiFi Adapter?

Raj Perumal Raj Perumal Profile: Raj Perumal

Hi folks! So with the horrible showing for A/B/G/N built-in capability in ultrabooks, does anyone have a good recommendation for a mini USB WiFi adapter that supports A/B/G/N? I can find 2.4 ghz adapters with no problem, but not ones that support both in a small form factor. All of the ones out...


May 4, 2013  3:02 AM

Sub-par wireless from Ultrabooks

Raj Perumal Raj Perumal Profile: Raj Perumal

Hi folks! So with the plethora of ultrabook options out there, I'm still dissapointed in the majority of ultrabooks not having great wireless options! This is a request to all ultrabook makers, please add A/B/G/N WiFi! Most ultrabooks only support 2.4 ghz and don't support 5 ghz. This is...


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