Falling in Love [with Tech]

By April Cole Worley “It’s a funny story,” Eva says when asked about how she got into IT. “I was drawn into it, really.” Eva had been working at Verizon for six years when she met Jarrett, the Service Delivery Supervisor for TekTegrity’s SLO headquarters. They started chatting. “Jarrett was a Verizon client,” she says. “So we… Read more »

3 Tips for Weathering the Storm

By Russ Levanway Obstacles Ahead In this new year, we will all experience obstacles; some that are meant to be overcome, and others that are not. El Niño is a good example of an immovable obstacle that is currently upon us. Here in California, we’ve eagerly anticipated these storms for a long time, but a… Read more »

SilverPeak Optimizing Nimble Storage Replication – Real World Results from a Private Cloud Environment

Disclaimer: We are a Nimble Storage partner. At the time of this writing we are not a Silver Peak partner. Summary – Our environment received a 60% data reduction when using Silver Peak to Optimize a Nimble Storage to Nimble Storage replication traffic. In addition our low latency(10ms) 100Mbs WAN could not push more than… Read more »

The Life and Technology Interface

In the middle of February, I attended a conference celebrating the “impossible.” Cochlear Celebration 2013 brought together 1,000 people whose lives have been affected by cochlear implants, devices that rely on technology once deemed impossible. Luckily for 80,000 people like me, Professor Graeme Clark ignored the naysayers and devoted his life to creating the technology… Read more »

Windows 8 Review

                      What’s the deal with       ? You might have heard about Microsoft’s new Operating System Windows 8 and now you are wondering if you should upgrade? Microsoft has made substantial changes to their product compared to previous versions. The most noticeable thing for every user… Read more »