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!


Making Remote IT Support A Little Easier

Does this kind of conversation ring any bells? “It says it’s connecting now…oh hang on…are you in yet? No? I’m sure it said it was connecting…let me try this, wait a second…are you in?”


The Top 5 Rules For Mobile Security

Mobile security ultimately relies on a mixture of smart technology choices and well-communicated policies. These are the key rules you need to remember.


Should You Let Staff Choose Their Own Devices?

One of the most fundamental questions facing any business looking to update its mobile strategy is this: should you let your staff choose whatever technology they like and offer to support it, or instead force them to pick from a more restricted list? Let’s weigh up the pros and cons of each approach.


The Simple Solution To Big Data Challenges: Ask Your Customers Instead

We hear a lot about the challenges inherent with big data. If that seems like too hard a way to identify market opportunities, a simpler strategy might work: ask your customers what they want.