George Chetcuti’s Blog

Last Updated on 24 Nov. 2015, Total: 754 Blog Posts

With a career spanning more than 23 years in IT, George Chetcuti has hands-on experience on HP high-end UNIX setups, Windows high-availability clusters and cloud computing. He has overseen various network projects and managed IT departments. The aim of this blog is to address various network related issues and topics from networking concepts to hands-on tasks for the community of network administrators, where your comments and suggestions are always welcome. He also writes about Windows 7 in the little free time he has at

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168 General
46 Implementation
27 Monitoring
286 News
99 Products
97 Security
5 Troubleshooting
16 Virtualization
  1. Intelligent Thermostats!

    Nest Labs, a one year old venture of 100 experts and based in Palo Alto, California. Founded by former Apple executives, Nest Labs claims to have built the world's first learning thermostat. The intelligent and stylish device is intended to save energy costs by adjusting the consumption according to the house or room needs. Whereas, traditional devices keep a constant... Read More

  2. Internet Explorer 9 and Compatibility View

    The new look and feel experience of IE 9 and other benefits I was enjoying were cut short as I started to encounter various problems during my day-to-day work. There are many web applications that are not fully compatible with the latest html standards and hence, I had to switch IE 9 to compatibility mode many times and in some... Read More

  3. Internet’s impact on Africa’s economy

    Big opportunities for cost savings as businesses shift to enterprise systems powered by the Internet... Read More

  4. Interoute Virtual Data Centre expands its on-demand security services

    Interoute becomes Check Point’s first Partner platform to deliver its market-leading virtual security gateways in the cloud... Read More

  5. Intralinks Expands Capabilities of Intralinks VIA with Productivity-Enhancing Tools

    Intralinks VIA improves user productivity with new organizational and Work Stream alert features and expanded local language support... Read More

  6. Investigating and Prosecuting Cyber Crime

    In order to overcome barriers to investigations and prosecutions targeting cybercrime offending, solutions are urgently needed... Read More

  7. Iot - more devices to secure against hackers

    IoT is likely to disrupt business models and ecosystems across a range of industries... Read More

  8. Is IE11 paving the way towards a more secure web browsing?

    IE11 makes 39% of Web sites more secure by discouraging the use of vulnerable RC4 based cipher suites and increases security on 16% of Web sites by negotiating TLS 1.2, the most secure version of TLS... Read More

  9. Is Windows Azure feasible?

    The answer to this question is not easy and I reckon that no one should try to answer it for you without having full knowhow and understanding of your present IT infrastructure! Your organization needs to research the Cloud Infrastructure and related costs and finally compare the results against the on-premise setup. The research should include hands-on experience and test... Read More

  10. Is your Helpdesk Solution Social Media Friendly?

    Organizations that provide online support services to their customers, and have so far relied on the traditional helpdesk systems need to go back to the drawing board and redesign their customer support process to include social media functionality. Customers spend long hours on social media and having the ability to interact with your support reps using twitter or Facebook will... Read More

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