We’re always looking for great resources to share with the community, so here’s your chance to share what’s in your own bag of tricks! Share your favorite IT blogs or Twitter personalities, what they write about, or a link to a post that taught you something you’ll never forget. Don’t have a favorite tech blog? [...]
Answer Question | August 23, 2011 4:25 PM
AS/400, Channel, CIO, CRM, Database, DataCenter, Development, Exchange, ITKE, ITKE Contests, Linux, Lotus Domino, Microsoft Windows, Mobile, Networking, Open IT Forum, Oracle, SAP, Security, SQL Server, Storage, Virtualization, VoIP, Windows Server
Question to all one of my clients thinking to upgrade /update hardware mobile workforce. his in house IT recommended Ipad I recommend Acer Netbook dual core … in my opinion Ipad is not ready for wide Ent. road warrior adoption… any one have experience with 150 to 200 ipads got successfully implemented for the mobile [...]
Answer Question | March 25, 2011 4:31 AM
Acer, Enterprise Administrator, Hardware Upgrade, iPad Application Compatibility, iPads, Netbooks, Open IT Forum
Everyone has their own reasons for not wanting to experiment in the cloud, but more and more the enterprise is trusting mission critical applications to the cloud. What are your major security concerns for 2011 regarding the cloud, if any? How have those concerns changed or evolved since 2010? We’ll give you 100 knowledge points [...]
Answer Question | December 16, 2011 9:44 PM
Cloud Computing, cloud computing management, Cloud computing security, Cloud Security, Open IT Forum, Security, Security management
Have you always been curious with how things work behind the scenes, or did you realize later in your career that IT was where you belonged? We’d love to hear what inspired you to pursue whatever pocket of IT you’re in. We’ll give you 50 knowledge points just for sharing your story, which will be [...]
Answer Question | March 6, 2012 8:45 PM
Giveaways, iPads, IT career development, IT career planning, IT careers, Knowledge Points, Open IT Forum
Below is a list of the conferences IT Knowledge Exchange is planning on attending in 2011. If you or your company is planning on attending any of them, we’d love to see you there. Let us know if our schedules match up, or tell us which conferences you are going to. RSA Conference, February 14-18 [...]
Answer Question | February 9, 2011 7:38 PM
IT conferences, IT conferences and events, Open IT Forum, RSA, TechEd
What are some variables to keep in mind when deploying a virtual desktop infrastructure? How do you anticipate possible roadblocks?
Answer Question | February 2, 2011 3:56 PM
Desktop virtualization, Infrastructure management, Open IT Forum, VDI, Virtualization Performance, Virtualization platforms
Can anyone share their experience with enterprise-wide desktop virtualization implementations? How many workstations were involved? What types of problems/difficulties did you experience? How did you address them? Any ideas as to how to broach the subject with execs would be appreciated as well.
Answer Question | January 20, 2011 6:43 PM
Desktop virtualization, Desktop Virtualization Implementation, Desktop virtualization software, Open IT Forum, Workstations
Last year, Brian Madden talked about the ways to get traditional desktop administrators to start getting their feet wet in desktop virtualization, and we were wondering what it took for you to satisfy your curiosity about the technology. What customized ways have you adopted desktop virtualization? Was it difficult to convince you or your desktop [...]
Answer Question | January 25, 2011 8:47 PM
Desktop administration, Desktop virtualization, Desktop Virtualization Implementation, Open IT Forum, Virtualization strategies, Virtualization technologies
In the still maturing technology of desktop virtualization, VDI-in-a-box is heralded as a cost-effective solution for specific applications or users that can reap the benefits of virtualization. Are you currently deploying or considering deploying VDI-in-a-box? What are the pros & cons you’ve experienced? The best answers get 50 knowledge points toward our iPad contest!
Answer Question | January 18, 2011 8:22 PM
Desktop virtualization, Desktop Virtualization Implementation, Open IT Forum, VDI, Virtualization, Virtualization strategies, Virtualization technologies
Big companies are not working in php. so what is the future of php?
Answer Question | January 14, 2011 5:13 AM
MySQL, Open IT Forum, PHP, PHP Coding
Are you deploying desktop virtualization in the enterprise? If not, why not? If so, what hardware and software are you using/do you recommend?
Answer Question | January 11, 2011 5:58 PM
Desktop virtualization, Desktop Virtualization Implementation, Desktop virtualization software, Open IT Forum, Virtualization strategies
There’s a lot of hype about Microsoft’s App-V as an alternative to XenApp. What are the differences and pros and cons? Any opinions or experiences in the community?
Answer Question | January 5, 2011 5:31 PM
App-V, Desktop virtualization, Desktop Virtualization Implementation, Desktop virtualization software, Open IT Forum, Virtualization, Virtualization software, XenApp
We’re compiling a list of the best desktop virtualization resources, from books to software to hardware. What are your top picks (or least favorites)?
Answer Question | January 10, 2011 8:35 PM
Desktop virtualization, Desktop Virtualization Implementation, Desktop virtualization software, ITKE Community, ITKE Feedback, Open IT Forum, Virtualization software, Virtualization technologies
Antivirus software and PC protection are comforts of the past. These days the biggest threats come from the Internet, and we’re wondering how you protect yourself and your hardware against Internet threats and the less knowledgeable users on your network. We’d love to hear about solutions you’ve tried and liked or disliked. As a thanks [...]
Answer Question | January 3, 2011 3:29 PM
Internet security, Internet Security Systems, Network security, Network Security Management, Open IT Forum
What is your limit for how much of your information security program you outsource to contractors? Is it better to develop information security expertise solely in your employees or is it acceptable to outsource to an external expert? Hiring security service providers and contractors to manage portions of your enterprise information security program (incident response, [...]
Answer Question | January 4, 2011 9:21 PM
Network security, Network Security Management, Network Security Policies, Open IT Forum, Outsourcing, Outsourcing services
What are some of the security issues people have run into with Windows 7? Do you have any advice for prevention or preparation when migrating?
Answer Question | December 17, 2010 5:44 PM
Network security, Network Security Management, Open IT Forum, Windows 7, Windows 7 deployment, Windows 7 security
I’m compiling a list of the best books on network security. What are some of your favorites, perhaps with a brief description? All contributors to the list will receive 100 knowledge points!
Answer Question | December 17, 2010 3:13 PM
IT Books, Network security, Network Security Management, Open IT Forum, Security management
We’ve gotten your opinions on network security from the hardware and software side, but now we want to know what you’re doing for compliance. From what your compliance policies are to the creative ways you raise awareness about those policies, share your stories and you might get 100 knowledge points in time for the final [...]
Answer Question | December 17, 2010 5:48 PM
Compliance, compliance management, Network security, Network Security Management, Network Security Policies, Open IT Forum, Security compliance
How can I convince a client that taking tapes home in the car is risky, even if they are encrpted?
Answer Question | December 21, 2010 6:55 PM
Backup and restore, Backup encryption, Data Encryption, Open IT Forum, Tape Backups
Do you have a checklist or a favorite set of server hardening tools in your arsenal? Share with us what you think are the most important considerations when creating a server security baseline. Be sure to include what hardware and software you’re using! Helpful suggestions and innovative ideas will you earn you a whopping 100 [...]
Answer Question | December 13, 2010 3:27 PM
Network security, Network Security Management, Network Security Policies, Open IT Forum, Server Hardware, Server Security