Monthly Archive:: February 2015

CTO: Tech fanboy or customer advocate?

For the CTO of a technology services vendor, life is fraught with conflicting interests. First there are the vendors. Some entrenched, but many disruptive startups, all competing for mindshare with you and your customers. Some really want to work with you and …

Citrix Announces New Class of Citrix Technology Professionals

Eleven names were added to the prestigious Citrix Technology Professionals (CTP) list as announced by Citrix earlier this week. According to Citrix, “CTPs engage with Citrix leaders to help shape the future of cloud computing technologies that enable mobile workstyles, providing valuable …

Don’t Trade Hyperconvergence for Cardboard Castles

What does it say about traditional IT vendors in 2015 that they are still obsessed with cardboard over the benefits of hyperconvergence? We recently had a long conversation with an account manager from one of the biggies that eventually turned to the …

US-CERT Issues Windows Server 2003 End of Life Alert

With the clock winding down to the Windows Server 2003 end of life, it’s a good time to review the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) alert issued late last year  on what end of life for the popular product means. …