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October 29, 2013  5:59 AM

BBM takes off on rival devices!



Posted by: Raj Perumal
IT consultant

Hi folks! BBM has been released for iPhone and Android and it has really taken off.

Reports mention 20 million new users in the first week based on amount of downloads. BlackBerry said they will monitor how many people will continue to use BBM as the months go by.

It should be...

October 18, 2013  7:11 AM

Nimble Storage IPO



Posted by: Raj Perumal
IT consultant

Hi folks! So if you read my blog, you've heard of Nimble Storage. Nimble Storage is one of the newer storage vendors on the market that has been taking the world by storm with it's flash based approach. Nimble Storage has filed for an IPO of up to $150 million. Here's hoping they do well, I...


October 17, 2013  3:15 PM

VMware DaaS



Posted by: Raj Perumal
IT consultant

Hi folks! So VMware just recently acquired the company Desktone! What's that? It's a Desktop as a Service provider that fits well within the VMware portfolio. VMware is hoping to capitalize on everything cloud with this latest acquisition and keep the momentum rolling. This is a great...


October 14, 2013  3:18 PM

Windows 8.1 for IT Professionals



Posted by: Raj Perumal
IT consultant

Hi folks! It's always nice when things are released for free. Well I especially like it when I can get my hands on free IT learning material! Apparently you can get a free eBook for Windows 8.1! The book is called "Introducing Windows 8.1 for IT Professionals.". It comes in the following...


October 7, 2013  7:06 AM

SharePoint 2013



Posted by: Raj Perumal
IT consultant

Hi folks! So are you using a mapped drive to access all of your files at work? Do you find it hard to search and find the right documents? Impossible to do revision control? Well SharePoint 2013 is the answer to all of that. SharePoint 2013 is a great collaborative tool for offices whether they...


October 5, 2013  6:55 AM

Cloud WiFi



Posted by: Raj Perumal
IT consultant

Hi folks! So you're interested in a centralized wireless solution, but you don't want to invest in on premise gear?

Luckily there are options with the cloud! There are many cloud providers out there that can offer you acccess points for your business but with no need to purchase anything....


October 3, 2013  6:49 AM

HTC One Rogers Update



Posted by: Raj Perumal
IT consultant

Hi folks! So I ran the latest update last month from Rogers for my HTC One as I spoke about in my previous blog. I've been using my phone for some time now and things are going well. The phone is working great as usual and my battery life is still good. If you haven't had a chance to do it,...


October 1, 2013  6:42 AM

BlackBerry’s Downfall



Posted by: Raj Perumal
IT consultant

Hi folks! So the Globe and Mail has written a story on BlackBerry's downfall. There is some real interesting tidbits in there on how decisions were made leading up to the various public events we've all been following. It's an interesting read, and it may help shed light on the process for some...


September 30, 2013  9:32 PM

Rogers HTC One Update Rolling



Posted by: Raj Perumal
IT consultant

rogers Hi folks! So great news!...


September 29, 2013  11:56 PM

vSphere Data Protection (VDP)



Posted by: Raj Perumal
IT consultant

Hi folks! So in the virtualization backup world you may have heard me mention VDP before. vSphere data protection is VMware's answer to virtual machine backups and file level restores. The confusion happens to be around VDP versions and I wanted to clear that up. There is regular VDP which sits...


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