System Center Adds Office 365 Management Tools

Managing a large Office 365 deployment just potentially became a little easier: Microsoft has released a management pack for System Center 2012 R2 so you can track Office 365 users and issues, and opened up an API that allows other management tools to track activities using Office 365.


Pyrus Organises Multiple Projects, Makes Working With Others Easier

Pyrus is a webapp that makes it easy to organise multiple projects at the same time, bring in others and have them collaborate with you, manage due dates and set deadlines, all from the same window. Think of it like Gmail for project management, with a dash of Google Wave for good measure.


Laptops, Convertibles, Tablets: Which Should You Choose?

Even if you’ve decided that mobile phones will only play a relatively minimal role in your environment (calls, texts, emails and basic browsing), your mobile choices have only just begun. The conventional laptop still plays a vital role, but now competes with tablet machines and hybrids (which can convert from tablet to laptop form as needed) for corporate attention. Here’s our take on when each form factor makes sense.


How To Save Money Buying Mobile Devices

While prices continue to drop thanks to Moore’s Law, investing in mobile devices — whether that’s for laptop PCs, tablets or phones — still represents a major capital outlay. Follow these guidelines to cut down on needless expenses.


How ECC Memory Improves Workstation Reliability

For high-performance computing, error-correcting code (ECC) memory is an essential requirement. Here’s how it works and why it helps.


Personalising Email Is Too Hard For Marketers

In an idealised world, electronic marketing was supposed to be able to draw on detailed information about individual customers, sending you a message which exactly matched your interests. In reality, it’s apparently all that most companies can manage to correctly attach your name to a bog-standard email template.


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How can you take advantage of the benefits mobile technology offers while minimising the security risks? Our new free ebook Making Mobility Real has the answers.


Conquer BYOD By Treating Everyone As External

Bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies are often focused on defining exactly what employees can and can’t do. In some cases, it may be more helpful to stop drawing that distinction between internal workers and external users.


Why Data Matters More Than Devices

Because individual mobile devices are often expensive, the focus for individuals is frequently on physical security. While this is understandable, it’s utterly meaningless from a business perspective.


Who Won The Two Dell Chromebook 11s From VMware And Lifehacker?

We asked you to devise creative challenges for the lucky Lifehacker reader who’ll soon blogging about using VMware Horizon 6 to work remotely while enjoying a trip to beautiful Magnetic Island. We had hundreds of great challenges, and our two favourites have each won a Dell Chromebook 11!