Monday, 8 April 2013

[TechRepublic] Getting started in IT consulting

IT Consultant

TechRepublic Member | April 08, 2013

Two questions about getting started in IT consulting

Read advice on where to find the best troubleshooting tools and how-to guides, and how to determine what to charge for IT consulting services. Read more

Resource of the day

Live Webcast: Affordable and Secure Data Storage for the Mid-Market

Don't miss this webcast that will examine the importance of data storage solutions for the mid-market, including best practice tips for gathering and storing data safely and inexpensively.

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The great browser shake-up of 2013

In a jam-packed 24 hours, Google announces it is forking WebKit, and Samsung teams up with Mozilla to develop a new engine. Read more

Use HangPay for billable video conferencing

A new service called HangPay allows you to bill participants for time spent on Google+ Hangouts. Find out how this can come in handy for your business. Read more

Google Apps v. Office 365 summary: Which is better?

Ian Hardenburgh sums up his research on the Google Apps and Office 365 suites. He has a preference, but it still comes down to individual needs and your number of users. Read more

Twitter demonstrates troubleshooting capacity in tech crisis

Erik Eckel recounts how his IT consultancy used Twitter with great success during a tech crises, thanks to the real-time assistance and collaboration with other consultants. Read more

10 things you should know about Open Compute

The Open Compute Project is breaking new ground with its goal of developing efficient, low-cost servers and data centers that follow the open source model. Read more

Create your VMware test lab using AutoLab

AutoLab is a way to bring up a VMware environment through scripted installs to create test/lab environments. Read why Lauren Malhoit calls this tool awesome. Read more

Review: SiSoftware Sandra 2013 performance testing suite

SiSoftware Sandra 2013 is a single tool that can bring every benchmark and testing routine under the same roof. Read more

How to create a bootable USB to install OS X

Jesus Vigo goes over the steps to create a bootable USB to install OS X 10.7-10.8 and OS X 10.5-10.6, as well as how to put multiple versions on the same USB. Read more

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Five more alternatives to Microsoft Outlook

Jack Wallen suggests some alternative and cheaper email clients that make migration away from Outlook a possibility. View on site

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Cloud Integration: A Comprehensive Solution (Oracle)

Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud (Oracle)

On-demand Webcast: How to Keep Up With Data (SAP)

Oracle Tuxedo 12c Datasheet (Oracle)

Best Practice Tips on Building a Unified Communications Business Case (ShoreTel)

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