I was reading a ZDNet article this morning which observed that more and more executives think about making BYOD mandatory. I know that some of my clients are thinking about it, and if you read the article it makes sense, in a certain way - it's less expensive to companies if …read more
I was reading a post by Tobias Zimmergren on how to render your sharepoint taxonomy in a Visual Web Part (great article, thanks Tobias!) and decided to try it out for a client Sharepoint; it worked rather well for small taxonomies, but I started seeing a few issues when working …read more
If you've ever designed a website, it's likely that you'll be familiar with the frustration of browser compatibility. Yes, things like HTML and CSS are supposed to be standards and yet, every browser has its own way of rendering its pages. Annoying, I know.
But perhaps this can turn your …read more
I've been looking into netflow visualization tools since my little experiment last week and have seen a couple of interesting visualization tools. I checked out an article on IT World on visualizing netflow, which pointed to AfterGlow and GraphViz; I also looked at Plixer Labs' blog; they offer commercial netflow …read more
Ubuntu is a free server operating system that is easy to maintain and build on. I'm a big fan; and recently, I've been using it to run our development environments at the office. If, like us, you're looking to build a low-cost environment for non-production work, here's an article that …read more
I've been working on Kace more and more recently, and I have come to realise that once you upload a binary file for a managed installation, you can't download it again... At least, not easily. The following is one possible way for you to extract your binary back out of …read more
Back in September, I wrote a script to grab Dell machines' warranty information based on their service tags, which I had retrieved from Kaseya or LANSweeper. A pretty nifty trick, or so I thought...
Since then, I've been introduced to Kace -- a suite of Dell tools for inventory management, scripting …read more
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