Two Things You Need To Know From Microsoft

Microsoft held its Worldwide Partner Conference in Toronto last week and there were a couple of important announcements that I wanted to let you know about.

The one that received the most attention was Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's Windows 8 announcement.

Worried About Power Outages Blowing Up Your Computer Network?

Many people understand the benefits of a surge suppressor power strip in protecting their electronic equipment. The concept of a power spike damaging things is common knowledge.

What happens however, when the opposite occurs and you have a brownout? This is where an Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) becomes important.

Is The End Of The Desktop Near?

I have to admit, I haven't been anywhere near as gung-ho about Cloud Computing as many of my colleagues south of the border.

Sure, I believe the more our clients can host things externally in a data centre the better it is for them. But there's a big difference between having a few parts of your IT infrastructure "in the Cloud" and having the entire thing.