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  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Design and Implementation of Multiprocessor Communication In Embedded Processors for Real Time and Industrial Automation

    Multiprocessor implementation is gaining considerable significance in modern day embedded systems. In systems where more than one processor is used the need for multiprocessor communication occurs. The various motivations for using multiprocessor communication are increased performance, increased reliability, functional modularity, physical distribution of processing power. In this paper multiprocessor approach...

    Provided By SSRG

  • Podcasts // Jan 2014

    Unum Group DevOps Podcast

    Listen to the podcast on how employee benefits provider Unum Group has been building a DevOps continuum, and is further exploring the benefits of a better process around cloud-assisted applications development and deployment. Featured on the podcast are Tim Durgan, an Enterprise Application Architect at Unum Group, and Petri Maanonen,...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Virtual Desktops in the Cloud: Changing the Face of Desktop Security

    Desktops, virtualization and security: To many, these three terms may seem mutually exclusive as they are by historical perspective and traditional consideration, in opposition to one another. Desktops offer individuality, personalization and are based on distributed users. Virtualization is associated with flexibility, mobility and cost effectiveness. Security is perceived as...

    Provided By Desktone

  • Webcasts // Jan 2014

    On-demand Webcast: 5 Key Components to Improve Service & Maintenance Costs with a Standard Operating Environment (SOE)

    Enterprise IT organizations today require more flexible IT services, greater capacity, and tighter service-level agreements (SLAs). All while system management requirements are becoming more complex and associated compliance and audit overhead is increasing. It is more important than ever to increase IT operational efficiency by streamlining deployment and management of...

    Provided By Red Hat

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Cisco and VMware: Virtualizing the Desktop

    The traditional approach to managing desktops in a global enterprise has become untenable. Increasingly, geographically dispersed user endpoints, in the form of desktop and laptop computers and personal devices, are making “desktop” management and security nearly impossible. Operating costs are increasing dramatically as IT departments struggle with the security and...

    Provided By Cisco

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    OpenText Fax2Mail vs. Fax Machines

    An overview of a fax service that eliminates fax machines, enhances employee productivity and drives profitability.

    Provided By OpenText

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Upgrade keys to a Successful OS Migration

    April 8, 2014 marks the end of support for Windows XP, so the time is now to develop an OS migration strategy. Check out this infographic highlighting the Keys to an OS upgrade and learn more about the technology and resources available.

    Provided By Dell & Microsoft

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Ubiquitous Smart Home System Using Android Application

    In this paper, the author presents a flexible standalone, low cost smart home system, which is based on the Android app communicating with the micro-web server providing more than the switching functionalities. The Arduino Ethernet is used to eliminate the use of a Personal Computer (PC) keeping the cost of...

    Provided By Academy & Industry Research Collaboration Center

  • Webcasts // Jan 2014

    Vaccinating Android

    Number of mobile applications is rising and Android still holds large market share. In this webcast, the presenter discusses about some runtime techniques and a tool will be released that offers two approaches to analyze Android applications.

    Provided By SecurityTube.net

  • Webcasts // Jan 2014

    What's New in REMnux V4 for Malware Analysis?

    REMnux is a lightweight Linux distribution for assisting malware analysts with reverse-engineering malicious software. Release v4 of this popular distro came out in April 2013. It incorporates several new tools useful for analyzing malware in this Ubuntu-based environment.

    Provided By SecurityTube.net

  • Webcasts // Jan 2014

    Exploiting Symbian

    SymbianOS is one of the major smart phone operating system and has been around for many years still exploitation has not been researched yet. The lack of proper exploitation techniques is mostly due to the fact that until the recent introduction of PIPS/OpenC (a POSIX API port) SymbianOS did not...

    Provided By SecurityTube.net

  • Webcasts // Jan 2014

    Full-Disk-Encryption Crash-Course

    Full-Disk-Encryption (FDE) is an important aspect of data security and everyone should use an appropriate solution to protect their (especially mobile) systems and data. In this webcast, the presenter covers the technology behind Full-Disk-Encryption (FDE) software products.

    Provided By SecurityTube.net

  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Windows 8 End User Training Brochure

    Windows has been reimagined to be all about you and your style of working. Put what matters most right on your Start screen, and get instant access to your people, apps, sites, and more, so you can spend less time searching and more time doing. No matter what you want...

    Provided By Hewlett Packard

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Ensuring High Availability for Critical Systems and Applications

    This whitepaper explains how SharePlex can help organizations ensure high availability of their Oracle databases to improve overall system availability ensuring high availability for critical systems and applications

    Provided By Dell Software

  • Resource Center // Nov 2013

    IBM System and Software Engineering Solution trial sandbox

    The Rational solution for systems and software engineering is an integrated solution that helps teams specify, design, implement, and validate complex products and the software that powers them. The solution offers an integrated set of capabilities that enables you to predictably deliver competitive, high-quality products while meeting regulatory and compliance...

    Provided By IBM

  • Analyst Briefings // Nov 2013

    Analytics Trends 2013: The IT Perspective by Aberdeen Group

    The results of Aberdeen Group's 2013 Business Analytics surveys examine the shifting challenges IT professionals face as they harness an ever-deepening pool of data for analysis. It will also explore current trends in IT's role in successful BI solutions.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Pacific Blue Cross - Success Story

    Pacific Blue Cross (PBC) provides health, dental, life, disability and travel coverage for approximately 1.5 million British Columbians. PBC business was growing and with that came problems with existing manual processes, unnecessary high costs, redundant data, input errors and complete lack of integration. Read how PBC tackled these issues...

    Provided By OpenText

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Simple is Better: Overcoming the complexity that robs traditional data warehouses of their full potential

    Hundreds of organizations have escaped the frustrations of their first-generation data warehouses by replacing older database technologies with IBM data warehousing and analytic appliances. The systems that were replaced forced their users to deal with too much complexity; their warehouses demanded constant administration from highly trained specialists. This complexity is...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Case Study: The RTA saves costs, gains complete control and reduces carbon emissions

    The RTA had an aging printer, facsimile and photocopier fleet of about 2,100 devices, from different manufacturers and with different service levels. The RTA also required an office equipment overhaul to meet new government agency requirements, which stipulated the organisation couldn't have any capital expenditure on its service contracts or...

    Provided By Fuji Xerox

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Migration Insight

    The Migration Insight eGuide summarizes five IT Professional’s real-world advice about managing both client and server operating system migrations. Read this paper to learn more about these specific experiences and the positive impacts to businesses based on their decision to update OS options. Find out about the migration process, training...

    Provided By Dell & Microsoft

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    The Business Case–Migration to Windows Server®2012 with Lenovo ThinkServers®

    The latest major release of Microsoft Windows Server 2012 has numerous technical advances, but it is also focused on providing the foundation for helping businesses achieve success. This white paper will examine the key benefits that can be used to lower costs, increase security and improve the “speed to solution”...

    Provided By Lenovo

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    10 Reasons Why Windows® Server 2012 Upgrades Are Critical–And Why the Server You Choose Matters

    Just about everyone has heard stories extolling the benefits of cloud computing and virtualization, the twin forces behind the transformation of the way companies “do” computing. But to take part in this information revolution, it’s critical to have the right underpinnings. That means not only upgrading the decade-old Windows Server...

    Provided By Lenovo

  • Webcasts // Oct 2013

    3 Steps to Automating Windows Migrations and Application Compatibility

    The most compelling IT task facing many organizations today is the need to migrate from Windows XP. This doesn’t need to be a complex and time consuming task – automation tools and best practices can dramatically simplify system deployments. Register today for this informative live event, where you’ll learn...

    Provided By Dell Kace

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Achieve Continuous Data Protection with a Recycle Bin for File Servers

    “Help! I deleted a file off the network drive!” What if there were a recycle bin for file servers with self-service recovery? You’d never have to dig through backups to recover files, or run constant snapshots. Fill the gap between backups and the limitations of the Windows recycle bin, and...

    Provided By Condusiv Technologies

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Accelerating VDI Solutions for Modern Business with IBM PureFlex and IBM Flex System

    IBM’s SmartCloud VDI solution lev-erages the IBM PureFlex and Flex System portfolio, Cloud and Smarter Infrastructure prod-ucts and the company’s design/deploy services to deliver reliable, powerful and secure managed desktop infrastructures.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Three questions every CISO should ask himself about vulnerabilities

    Are you leaving your company exposed? Do you know how your team prioritizes vulnerabilities today and whether they are in fact dealing with the critical ones first? Ensuring that software vulnerabilities, and in particular the critical ones, are being handled should be at the top of the CISO agenda -...

    Provided By Secunia

  • Webcasts // Sep 2013

    Calculating ROI for PC hardware and Client OS Upgrades

    Nearly a quarter of all businesses are still using Windows XP, despite two current and effective Windows OS options. Now, with the end-of-support for Windows XP upcoming in 2014, many organizations are faced with the challenge of how to keep end users productive, while retaining necessary applications and security. The...

    Provided By Dell & Microsoft

  • Webcasts // Sep 2013

    Windows Upgrade: Key Processes And Resources Revealed

    Despite the end of Windows XP support, many organizations still heavily rely on Windows XP with legacy applications, though a timely change is a very good thing! View this webinar by Dell and discover how you can: Accelerate your migration to modern Windows Automate the migration...

    Provided By Dell & Microsoft

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    When did our API become so important?

    Ecommerce continues to grow at an exponential rate. Current predictions have US online shoppers spending $262 billion in 2013 alone. With this much money at stake, organizations are looking for ways to optimize their ecommerce processes, expand their online business and drive revenues. Download Dell Software’s white paper When Did...

    Provided By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Windows XP Compliance and Risk Nightmares WP

    Microsoft has announced that it will end active support and “end of support” Windows XP on April 8, 2014. Now, as that date fast approaches, the highly negative consequences of continuing to use Windows XP in enterprise environments are becoming much clearer. After that date, IT security risks and compliance...

    Provided By Lenovo

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Windows XP Ends Support in April 2014. How Will U.S. Businesses Be Affected?

    The end of support date for Windows XP-April 8, 2014-is rapidly approaching, after which the potential for security vulnerabilities will dramatically increase. Companies with lots of Windows XP machines still in use need help upgrading in this compressed timeframe. Lenovo has an answer, as its image Technology Center (ITC) services...

    Provided By Lenovo

  • Resource Center // Aug 2013

    Audit changes in Active Directory and Group Policy with Netwrix Auditor

    Uncontrolled changes in Active Directory and Group Policy can lead to unauthorized additions to groups, modifications to objects and permissions, or even worse, deletions of OUs. Netwrix Auditor provides complete visibility over changes in Active Directory and Group Policy, automatically auditing management of every object, giving answers to the questions...

    Provided By netwrix

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Quick & Effective Windows XP Migration Checklist - #2

    The end of support date for Windows XP – April 8, 2014 – is rapidly approaching, after which the potential for security vulnerabilities will dramatically increase. Companies with many Windows XP machines still in use likely will need help upgrading in this compressed timeframe. Download this checklist to learn about...

    Provided By Lenovo

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Comparing Security Issues Windows XP Comparison Guide - #3

    Windows 8, the most current version of Windows, has been designed with an understanding of the most modern threats and security issues that exist. As the end of life nears for Windows XP, moving to Windows 8 also alleviates a substantial corporate risk. Download this technology brief for a side-by-side...

    Provided By Lenovo

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Top Five Reasons Why You Must Migrate Away From Windows XP Today

    With the end of Windows XP support, a surprising number of organizations have yet to migrate to modern Windows. This white paper highlights some of the top reasons why now is the time to make changes to lower migration costs, assess key application testing and validation, and realize benefits of...

    Provided By Dell & Microsoft

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Best Practices For Migrating Healthcare Organizations From Windows XP To Windows 7

    The migration of an entire health enterprise from a highly-entrenched Windows XP to Windows 7 can pose a challenge, but the process can be much easier with a well-planned approach. Windows XP was designed before modern security threats. It is becoming less and less compatible with modern hardware and getting...

    Provided By Dell & Microsoft

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    A Prescription for IT Efficiency

    Ever-growing concerns over hospital and patient security should incite IT professionals in the healthcare sector to focus on reducing risk. Because of its age, Windows XP poses a measurable security risk on every desktop where it’s still deployed. A timely move to modern Windows brings with it enhanced security, faster...

    Provided By Dell & Microsoft

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    SANS Survey on Mobility/BYOD Security Policies and Practices

    In this new survey on BYOD policy and controls, more than 95% of the 650-plus respondents said that policy is a critical protection that needs to be integrated into overall risk management policy. Yet, 38% do not have the policies they feel are necessary.Learn why you need to implement stronger...

    Provided By McAfee

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Ensure a Valuable Notes-to-Exchange 2013/Office 365 Migration

    Scoping out a Lotus Notes to Exchange Server 2013 or Office 365 migration project? Just as important as the migration itself is the way you prepare for the move. A solid plan can positively impact migration adoption, perception and cost. In this white paper, Chad Lindley gives you the...

    Provided By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Squeeze more power from virtualization

    Like most promising new technologies, virtualization has its dark side. Production environments are far more complex - and herein lies the challenge for IT organizations traveling down the virtualization road. The typical IT infrastructure for a production environment involves a staggering amount of relationships and dependencies among IT elements that...

    Provided By HP US

  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Migrating From Fax Servers to the Cloud

    IT managers are faced with replacing fax servers when they have reached the end of life or no longer make sense due to a VOIP phone system upgrade Ten or twelve years ago, many of those managers probably expected faxing to be a thing of the past by However, people's...

    Provided By MyFax

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Windows 7: Tips and Best Practices for Simplified Migration

    Migration to Windows 7 is a future reality for most. With XP approaching its end of life, and many organizations choosing to skip Vista as an interim step, the new Windows 7 release holds the promise of new features and benefits that include added security, improved manageability and enhanced ease...

    Provided By KACE Networks

  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    Migration to the 2007 Microsoft Office System: A Roadmap for Success

    This white paper will examine the issues presented with a migration to the 2007 Microsoft Office system including which organizations should be first movers and why. Next, the unique nature of this migration along with best practices specific to migrating to the 2007 Microsoft Office system will be examined. Last,...

    Provided By KACE Networks

  • Downloads // May 2007

    SolutionBase: Setting up Apache as a Web server under Linux via GUI

    Doing things in Linux can present a large learning curve to a Windows-savvy network administrator. Jack Wallen shows the easy way to setup an Apache Web server under Linux.

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // May 2007

    SolutionBase: Configuring a DNS server with SuSE's YaST

    Linux can be intimidating for a Windows administrator because a lot of configuration for network services must be done from the command line. Jack Wallen shows how to configure a DNS server using GUI tools in Linux.

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // May 2007

    SolutionBase: Set up a Linux proxy server with ease using Webmin

    You want to control where your users can go on the Internet, but you don't want to buy an expensive proprietary solution. Nor do you want to fiddle with complex .conf files or Linux commands. What do you do? Check out this article by Jack Wallen.

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // Jul 2008

    10 keyboard shortcuts to improve your Linux experience

    A few simple keyboard shortcuts can make your work in Linux far more efficient. Jack Wallen runs through 10 of his favorites, for both desktop environments and window managers.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // Jul 2008

    10 ways to make Linux boot faster

    On those infrequent occasions when you need to reboot Linux, you may find that the process takes longer than you'd like. Jack Wallen shares a number of tricks you can use to reduce boot times.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // Sep 2008

    10 things Linux does better than Windows

    If you tallied up the strengths and weaknesses of Linux and Windows, which OS would come out ahead? According to Jack Wallen, superiority in security, flexibility, interoperability, community, and command-line power (among other things) put Linux well ahead. See if you agree with his assessment.This download is also available as...

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // Oct 2008

    10 must-have Linux office applications

    Does Linux have what it takes to meet the needs of the corporate desktop? Jack Wallen thinks so. Here's his list of office apps that can handle everything from word processing to project management to data backups.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // Oct 2008

    10 questions to ask before migrating to Linux

    If you're thinking about making the switch to Linux, Jack Wallen is all for it -- but only if you approach the migration with your eyes open. He recommends that you evaluate a number of key issues before taking this big step.This download is also available as an entry...

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // Oct 2008

    10 reasons for switching to a different Linux distribution

    Sooner or later, you're going to get the urge to switch distributions -- maybe for a change of pace or maybe out of more practical considerations. Here's a look at some of the most common reasons users feel compelled to make that jump.This download is also available as an...

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // Nov 2008

    10 Linux desktops you shouldn't overlook

    Even if you're happy with the Linux desktop you currently use, you might want to check out some alternatives to see what you could be missing. Jack Wallen highlights 10 of the best desktops and explains what makes them stand out.This download is also available as an entry in...

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // Nov 2008

    10 Linux replacements for iTunes

    Linux offers a variety of options for those who want an alternative to iTunes. Jack Wallen looks at the available choices and the features included in each one.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // Nov 2008

    The 10 most useful Linux commands

    Maybe the command line isn't your favorite place to hang out, but to be an effective Linux admin, you need to be able to wield a few essential commands. Jack Wallen says these 10 are guaranteed to simplify your Linux admin life -- and he explains why.This download is also...

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // Nov 2008

    10 mistakes new Linux administrators make

    If you're new to Linux, a few common mistakes are likely to get you into trouble. Learn about them up front so you can avoid major problems as you become increasingly Linux-savvy.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // Dec 2008

    10 ways to minimize removable media headaches in Linux

    If you've shied away from Linux because of the hassle of working with removable media, you may want to take another look. Thanks to automation -- and with the help of these tips -- you may find that removable media is downright user friendly.This download is also available as

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // Dec 2008

    10 things Linux does better than OS X

    OS X is heralded for its friendliness, but according to Jack Wallen, it falls short in many other respects. Find out why he says Linux is superior in everything from flexibility to portability to cost.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // Dec 2008

    Top Linux resources: Best of Jack Wallen

    Linux guru Jack Wallen has been a key contributor to our 10 Things blog over the past year, focusing on real-world Linux concerns ranging from security, network administration, and applications to decision-making topics, such as migration issues and platform comparisons. Here's a dozen of his most popular articles. You...

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // Jan 2009

    10 predictions for Linux and open source in 2009

    Jack Wallen believes that the new year holds a great deal of promise for the Linux OS and open source software -- from an explosion in the mobile arena to large-enterprise scalability to widespread adoption of OpenOffice 3 and the ascendancy of Firefox. See if you agree with his outlook.This...

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // Jan 2009

    10 things you should do to secure Apache

    If you think Apache and Linux will deflect all threats without extra security precautions, think again. As Jack Wallen explains, you need to take a number of steps to make sure Apache is a secure Web server.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // Jan 2009

    10 ways to help users transition to Linux

    There's no reason why switching to Linux should be traumatic for your users (or stressful for you). As Jack Wallen explains, you can set them up to succeed if you approach things the right way.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // Feb 2009

    10 obscure Linux applications you need to try

    With thousands of Linux tools out there, it stands to reason that some of the very best ones might get lost in the crowd. Jack Wallen introduces some excellent apps that more admins should know about.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // Feb 2009

    10 reasons why Linux will triumph over Windows

    Windows 7 may be generating some positive buzz, but Jack Wallen remains skeptical. In fact, he says it's only a matter of time before Linux takes its rightful spot at the top of the OS heap.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // Mar 2009

    10 ways to go green with Linux

    From reduced packaging to energy savings to extended equipment lifecycles, Linux can help you green up your tech environment. Jack Wallen looks at some of the eco-friendly benefits of running Linux.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // Mar 2009

    10 reasons why GNOME is better than KDE

    A new battle is playing out in the Linux desktop arena. See why Jack Wallen believes that today's GNOME has pulled ahead of today's KDE in terms of design, stability, and usability.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // Mar 2009

    10 Linux and open source developer tools you should not overlook

    To take advantage of the excellent Linux development environment, you need to have the right tools. Here's a rundown of some of the best ones out there and the features they have to offer.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // Mar 2009

    10 ways Microsoft could help Linux

    Stop the presses: Jack Wallen supports an alliance between Microsoft and Linux. Find out why he believes both camps could work together for the benefit of all concerned.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // Apr 2009

    10 must-have Linux Web-based tools

    There's no shortage of Web-centric Linux tools -- the trick if figuring out which ones are best for your needs. Jack Wallen offers a list of those he thinks are the cream of the crop.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // Apr 2009

    10 reasons you'll want to install Ubuntu 9.04

    Ubuntu's most recent release offers numerous improvements over an already solid OS. In fact, Jack Wallen says it could be the best overall release of a Linux distribution he's ever seen.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // May 2009

    10 solid Linux distributions for your netbook

    You don't have to settle for an OS that's a bad fit for your netbook -- there are numerous alternatives, some of which can provide a near-laptop experience. Jack Wallen runs through the pros and cons of 10 viable Linux distributions.This download is also available as an entry in...

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // Jun 2009

    10 ways the Linux desktop improves the user experience

    If you've always worked with a Windows or Mac desktop, you may not know what you're missing. Jack Wallen says the Linux desktop offers numerous advantages worth checking out -- from efficient and flexible design to superior update systems.This download is also available as an entry in our 10...

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // Jun 2009

    10 KDE 4 desktop widgets to make you more productive

    KDE 4 brought some big changes to the desktop, including timesaving widgets that do everything from popping you into Twitter to keeping tabs on your servers to providing on-the-fly spell-checking. Jack Wallen runs through 10 of these handy little labor-saving apps.This download is also available as an entry in...

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // Jun 2009

    10 reasons why open source makes sense on smart phones

    Open source brings a host of benefits to the mobile market, starting with cost savings. But as Jack Wallen explains, the advantages go much further - from better security to more customization options to more prolific application development. This download is also available as an entry in our 10...

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // Jul 2009

    10 Linux applications that are perfect for educational environments

    Teachers and school administrators are having to get creative about finding quality educational software they can afford. Jack Wallen introduces 10 topnotch open source solutions to help manage and administer educational programs and teach children of all ages.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // Jul 2009

    10 tools to connect to wireless networks in Linux

    Mobile Linux users have a variety of options when it comes to wireless connectivity tools. Jack Wallen outlines some of the best choices to help you find one that will work for you.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // Jul 2009

    10 IT flame wars that will never go away

    Anyone who has spent time in the TechRepublic forums is well acquainted with the ongoing skirmishes and philosophical conflagrations that IT pros often engage in. Jack Wallen looks at 10 of the most enduring battles being waged in the IT world.This download is also available as an entry in...

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // Aug 2009

    10 reasons Linux should be your netbook operating system

    Some users believe that Windows is the best netbook OS. But others - such as Jack Wallen - think Linux is a much better fit. Check out his reasons and see if you agree.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // Sep 2009

    10 Linux file managers worth checking out

    If you've never given your file manager much thought, maybe it's time to look at the wide range of features offered by Linux file management tools.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // Sep 2009

    10 reasons why Windows 7 could fail

    The reviews of Windows 7 have thus far been favorable -- so why does Jack Wallen think the new OS may tank? Here's his take on the impending release.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

    Provided By Jack Wallen