Jan 06
Professional and Ultimate editions of Windows come with a built in Remote Desktop (RDP) feature that allows you to access your machine remotely while away from home or the office. Unfortunately, it is limited by default to one concurrent user per session, meaning that if someone remotely connects to the computer, whoever was logged in at the moment will be automatically logged off, even if the user is physically at the computer. This is not a technical limitation but rather a licensing one. Case in point, Remote Desktop in server editions of Windows by default supports two concurrent connections to remotely troubleshoot or administer a computer. More users can connect simultaneousl... [More]
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Dec 27
It's been a hell of a Christmas weekend for GoDaddy. The hosting and domain registrar company lost more than 37,000 domains in the past couple of days due to its shaky stance on the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act. According to information reported by The Domains, over 15,000 domains were transferred off Thursday and another 21,054 on Friday, despite GoDaddy's attempt to control damage by withdrawing its support to SOPA. The backlash against GoDaddy kicked off after the company appeared on an official list of companies supporting SOPA, a proposed bill that would allow the U.S. Department of Justice and copyright holders to block access to sites accused of infringing copyright... [More]
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Dec 20
Summary: More Big Data power, more data center power, more user power, more opportunities await organization in the year ahead. The year 2011 has been an interesting year in terms of SOA-cloud convergence, and the next year will see even more of it. Looking ahead, here are some half-baked ideas — or HBIs — on what appears to developing for the year ahead, and beyond: 1) SOA and cloud will underpin successful Big Data analytics deployments. There’s quite a bit of excitement these days around Big Data, it’s management implications, and the opportunities it presents to organizations hungry for more insights on their customers and markets. This is all part of th... [More]
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Dec 17
Microsoft hopes to simplify the task of managing multiple passwords with the next major release of its popular operating system. According to a post on the company's Building Windows 8 blog, a new feature will allow users to put an unlimited number of individual passwords behind one master password, and have them synchronize across all other Windows 8 machines they use. Since the Live ID is the only password you'll need to know, you can set complex and unique passwords for multiple websites -- so if one site gets hacked and your credentials are stolen from their servers, you entire digital lives won't be at risk. Windows 8 will automatically enter your login information when visit... [More]
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Dec 17
Microsoft hopes to simplify the task of managing multiple passwords with the next major release of its popular operating system. According to a post on the company's Building Windows 8 blog, a new feature will allow users to put an unlimited number of individual passwords behind one master password, and have them synchronize across all other Windows 8 machines they use. Since the Live ID is the only password you'll need to know, you can set complex and unique passwords for multiple websites -- so if one site gets hacked and your credentials are stolen from their servers, you entire digital lives won't be at risk. Windows 8 will automatically enter your login information when visit... [More]
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Dec 13
Technology experts have trained their guns on Hong Kong for its data center strategy stating that it is lacking in long term vision. The local tech pros have criticized the country’s reservation of 2 hectares of land in Tseung Kwan O for use by data centers. According to Samson Tam, legislative councilor this is a good beginning but 2 hectares is too small a plot. Tam is convinced that 20 hectares should have been the size of land and in fact this is what he had recommended to the Chief Executive. 20 hectares according to Tam would be the land needed to help the country meet demands of data center services for the next few years. Apart from this region, there is also Northe... [More]
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Dec 13
Choosing the right web hosting server for your small business can be intimidating job and even when you have a hosting server in place there are times when the server host is just not working for you. If you are searching for affordable yet wide-ranging server hosting solution then why not consider a Virtual Private Server (VPS) Hosting.It is a perfect solution for those looking to host a virtual private server with the security, affordability and privacy of a separate physical computer server. Each Virtual Private Server (VPS) can use it's own operating system and has the possibility of independent rebooting. Virtual Private Server's are mainly useful set-ups for web designers, ho... [More]
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Nov 25
  Virtual private server (VPS) refers to cloud services that allow small businesses, medium enterprises, solution providers and web professionals to utilize and control a partition of a server at a fraction of the cost of a fully dedicated server. VPS emphasizes that the virtual machine, although running in software on the same physical computer as other customers’ virtual machines, is functionally equivalent to a separate physical computer, is dedicated to the individual customer’s needs, has the privacy of a separate physical computer, and can be configured to run as a server.  In short, you get the control and flexibility of a server but at a very reasonable price. ... [More]
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Nov 25
  DAILYHOSTNEWS, October 3, 2011—Datalink Corp., a data center infrastructure and services provider indicated on Monday that it had taken control of basically the entire operations of Midwave Corp. Midwave is an IT services and solutions firm that deals with optimization of data centers and IT infrastructure of enterprise companies. Both Datalink and Midwave have an outstanding track record of success in helping organizations achieve their business value of IT. The purchase of Midwave amounted to $17.6 million. This value is comprised of a cash payment of roughly $16.1 million and $1.5 million in Datalink common stock. Meanwhile, Datalink assumes approximately $11.0 million of c... [More]
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Nov 25
    GlobalSign (www.globalsign.co.uk), SSL certificates provider, announced on Monday its new OneClickSSL reselling automation technology has been integrated into the latest version of WHMCS’s (www.whmcs.com) billing platform. With OneClickSSL, WHMCS offers the complete GlobalSign SSL portfolio. GlobalSign and WHMCS have worked closely together in developing the module to incorporate GlobalSign’s full range of SSL Certificates, including basic level Domain Validated SSL, to the most advanced Extended Validation (EV) SSLCertificates, opening up many new opportunities for GlobalSign SSL Resellers. WHMCS partnership has allowed  GlobalSign’s S... [More]
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