Thin, bloated or otherwise–what’s the right IT mix?

There is a lot of talk nowadays about “IT bloat”, usually by the guys that are in the forefront of delivering Cloud services.  And they have a point, IT can bloat like mad if you don’t keep things under control. …

Office 365 and the “fear” of having data hosted in the US

Many years ago, Scott McNealy, former CEO of Sun Microsystems and a “human quote machine” made the comment, “You have zero privacy anyway. Get over it.”  The comment was made in reference to questions about security and privacy on the…

Veeam–remote backup and replication for SMB’s–two case studies

Before I get rolling on this post let me just say this … I am unapologetic about it, I think Veeam is one of the best applications to come down the pike in a long, long time.  And, no, I’m…