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August 4, 2008  1:15 AM

Virtualization and the Mac

Posted by: JohnWilder
IT department, Macintosh, Microsoft Windows, Virtualization

As I mentioned in my previous post I'm in the midst of migrating to a MacBook Pro for my day-to-day computer, and virtualization is a big part of my making the move. I'm running VMWare's Fusion, and it's helping make the transition easier by keeping some of my Windows apps close by. As a company,...

July 31, 2008  4:02 PM

Migrating to a Mac?

Posted by: JohnWilder
IT department, Macintosh, Microsoft Windows, Virtualization

A few years ago I spoke at an IT in the Advertising Business event, and I made the case that IT Directors in this business really need to live in both worlds. I suggested that we should have both Windows and Mac platforms on our desks, and that we should use them both on a daily basis. I still...

March 28, 2008  7:01 PM

Mac vs. PC – Round 1

Posted by: JohnWilder
IT department, Macintosh, Microsoft Windows

It's about time that I got around to this one, and if any of you have been wondering which side of the argument I might come down on, you might be disappointed to find out that I sit firmly on the fence on this issue. I'm a firm believer that both platforms deliver on their particular strengths,...

March 21, 2008  8:26 PM

Instant Messaging vs E-Mail

Posted by: JohnWilder
Microsoft Windows, Networking

How many of you are currently utilizing Instant Messaging as a legitimate business tool in your organizations? We're currently planning an implementation of Microsoft's Unified Communications system, and their IM product – Office Communicator forms the center piece of this offering, providing...


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