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January 28, 2009  3:43 PM

Lotus Notes to Sharepoint Blog

Posted by: David Vasta
David on Lotus, Lotus Development, Lotus Notes, Microsoft, Migrations, Sharepoint

I have been reading as much as I can about Sharepoint and why it just is no comparison to Lotus Domino Application Development. There is a blog out there that is pointing all this out and I think the person posting is at the end of his or her rope and posted this recently: "My time is either...

January 27, 2009  3:08 PM

Moving from Lotus to Exchange is costly and a step backwards

Posted by: David Vasta
Cost Cutting, David on IT, Fools move to Microsoft, Lotus Domino, Lotus Notes, Lower Cost, Microsoft, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Outlook, ROI

You don't need to tell me anything about how much a move from Lotus Domino/Note to Microsoft Exchange/Outlook is going to cost these days. It's going to be expensive. Even with a light investment in Lotus and only  few production DBs, an average company is not prepared for the cost involved. I...

January 2, 2009  4:21 PM

Biased CIOs spend more money and don’t solve problems, they create them

Posted by: David Vasta
Bad CIO, Bias, Consolidation, David on IBM i, David on Windows, i on Power, IBM, IBM i, Linux in System i, Linux on POWER, Microsoft, Microsoft Windows, Save Money, Stupid CIO, System i

What happens when an IBM AS/400, iSeries, System i, i5/OS, POWER System, Lotus Domino/Notes) IT shop doing fine, keeping the company running and is stable, has happy employees, happy users and then out of no where a new CIO or IT Manager is hired who:

  1. Does not understand IBMs offering...

August 8, 2008  2:08 PM

Windows Vista’s Security Rendered Completely Useless by New Exploit

Posted by: David Vasta
Microsoft, Microsoft Windows, Security, Windows Vista

Mark Dowd of IBM Internet Security Systems (ISS) and Alexander Sotirov, of VMware Inc. have discovered a technique that can be used to bypass all memory protection safeguards that Microsoft...

July 28, 2008  2:20 PM

Microsoft looks to ‘Mojave’ to revive Vista’s image

Posted by: David Vasta
Microsoft, Microsoft Windows, Windows Vista

Link to Article After months of searching for ways to defend its oft-maligned Windows operating system, Microsoft may just have found its best weapon: Vista's skeptics. Spurred by an e-mail from someone deep in...

April 16, 2008  3:13 PM

Offtopic : Is Windows Vista the new Windows ME?

Posted by: David Vasta
Microsoft, Microsoft Windows, Offtopic, Windows Vista

I was talking to a few people in a store and then around the office and started to wonder to myself is Windows Vista the new Windows ME? If you think about it the cycle would be right. (1)Windows95(Decent) (2)Windows98(Little Better) (3)WindowsME(Crap) (1)Windows2000(oh not...


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