Hi, Just would like to ask on how to enable or is it possible in XP Pro OS to be accessed from Mac remotely using remote desktop connection(RDC) using multiple accounts simultaneously? I’ve tried it but only one account can access, is there any way multiple access be available or enabled? Your inputs will be [...]
Answer Question | October 25, 2010 4:43 PM
Mac OS, Macintosh, RDC, Remote Desktop Connection, Windows XP
Our expert on SearchSystemsChannel.com thinks there are good reasons why Linux is gaining some ground in the enterprise. He also thinks there are some Linux service opportunities for VARs. Do you agree? How’s this playing out in your channel business?
Answer Question | May 25, 2008 3:32 PM
Channel, Linux, Systems Channel, VAR
Changes are in the offing for PCI-DSS. Are these changes for the better? How will it impact your channel business?
Answer Question | July 21, 2008 12:52 PM
Channel, Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard, PCI DSS, Security Channel
Our expert on SearchSystemsChannel.com says the best way for VARs to get into the hosted services market is to begin by building in-house hosted services for their own internal use, and then demonstrating those services to their clients. Has this been your experience? What other advice would you offer?
Answer Question | July 21, 2008 3:21 PM
Channel, Hosted services, Systems Channel
Our SearchNetworkingChannel.com expert says it’s a good for Cisco to embrace SIP as a networking protocol standard alongside SCCP, or their Skinny Client Control Protocol. Do you agree? Why or why not?
Answer Question | July 21, 2008 3:19 PM
Channel, Cisco, Networking Channel, Protocols, SCCP, SIP, Skinny Client Control Protocol, VoIP protocols
Next week on the SearchITChannel.com Partner News Podcast, one of Symantec’s top channel executives will be our guest. If you have a question about Symantec’s partner program, leave it here and we’ll make sure to ask when we record the podcast. This is your chance to have your voice heard! Once you post your question, [...]
Answer Question | July 21, 2008 7:48 PM
Channel partners, Symantec
Desktop and server virtualization aren’t right for every organization. At least that’s what our SearchSystemsChannel.com expert thinks. Is he right? Which organizations can benefit most from desktop and server virtualization, and which ones (if any) should steer clear?
Answer Question | June 26, 2008 2:26 PM
Channel, Desktop virtualization, Server virtualization, Systems Channel, Virtualization
Our SearchNetworkingChannel.com expert says that it might be best to hold off recommending Power over Ethernet to networking clients until the 802.3an standard gets widely adopted. What do you think? Is there any benefit to going with Power over Ethernet now?
Answer Question | July 23, 2008 2:18 PM
802.3an, Channel, Networking Channel, PoE, Power over Ethernet
We just purchased an iMac G5, and I copied all of the applications/documents/etc. from the old computer, a G4 running 9.2.2 over to it. I installed the Classic system folder on the iMac (running Tiger) and have no problems getting it to load. The problem is that all applications that were copied over from the [...]
Answer Question | May 10, 2008 1:54 PM
Data migration, iMac, Tiger Classic Environment, Unix
My company occupies a small self-contained, single-story business unit (of which they are the sole occupants) which is part of a larger business park. They employ 24 staff comprising of a CEO, 5 administrators, 2 business development managers and 16 specialist consultants. The administrators and business development managers use PCs but the CEO and consultants [...]
Answer Question | April 25, 2008 9:00 PM
Database, Digital Private Circuit, Internet service providers, ISPs, Network design, Network infrastructure, Project management, Remote access, Servers, Small business (smb) technology projects, Small businesses, SMB, Storage
Well, maybe. Our expert on SearchSecurityChannel.com just posted a response to a question about it. He says that future antimalware software solutions will use telemetry and behavioral analytics to detect and prevent malware. What do you think? Does antivirus (or antimalware) have a future? And can it do anything to stem concerns about virtual security?
Answer Question | April 21, 2009 2:45 PM
Antivirus software, Channel, Security Channel
I’ve been asked to ‘get the hardware and software specs’ from a vendor on their document imaging product (a COTS product). The application is currently being hosted in their environment and uses a web browser. When they respond, what information should I expect so that I know I received everything? Thank you.
Answer Question | July 22, 2008 6:28 PM
Product evaluation, Specifications, Vendor management
Our expert on SearchSystemsChannel.com says the advantages of Web services are that they’re “platform independent (your customers can essentially run any OS), secure and scalable. They’re also Web-based, so they run over Port 80, which many firewalls do not block.” Are you a fan of Web services? How is your company using them? Are they [...]
Answer Question | April 21, 2008 2:23 PM
Channel, Consulting, Systems Channel, VAR, Web services (software)
You’ve heard of SaaS, but how do you make money from it? Our SearchSystemsChannel.com expert has some advice on selling SaaS. Do you agree with his advice? Why or why not?
Answer Question | April 23, 2008 3:30 PM
Channel, SaaS, SaaS market trends, Systems Channel
Our expert on SearchSecurityChannel.com says the natural consolidation of both technology and solution providers means that competition for named accounts and big-ticket items is fierce. As a result, the SMB security market is becoming more popular than ever. Has that been your experience?
Answer Question | July 21, 2008 1:36 PM
Channel, Security Channel, Security for SMBs
What are the top reasons your clients should upgrade their network infrastructure? Our SearchNetworkingChannel.com expert says performance, reliability and security have to be at the top of the list. What do you think?
Answer Question | July 21, 2008 1:28 PM
Channel, Network infrastructure, Networking Channel
How can I send a form via outlook to Apple users and have it display correctly?
Answer Question | April 14, 2008 2:34 PM
Apple, Apple Mail, Email response management, Outlook
On SearchSystemsChannel.com, systems expert Hilary Cotter says that Microsoft has done its homework with Hyper-V to make it competitive with VMware ESX. But some VMware partners say Hyper-V has a lot of growing up to do before it can take on VMware. Who’s right? Which one should VARs recommend to their clients?
Answer Question | May 25, 2008 2:43 PM
Channel, Hyper-V, Systems Channel, Virtualization, VMware ESX
We all hear the horror stories about network projects gone wrong. But is success all down to black magic or the luck of the draw? On SearchNetworkingChannel.com, expert Matt Vlasach says there are some simple steps — Discovery, Design, Deployment and Maintenance — you can follow to make sure your network clients are happy clients [...]
Answer Question | July 21, 2008 1:59 PM
Channel, Networking Channel, Networking services
Some experts say that security VARs and consultants aren’t doing enough to help their clients formulate meaningful security metrics. The argument is that the typical security metrics aren’t business-focused enough (e.g., cost reduction), so most companies end up viewing security as just an overhead grudge purchase. Do you think more can be done to make [...]
Answer Question | July 21, 2008 6:40 PM
Security, Security Channel, VAR