George Chetcuti’s Blog

Last Updated on 22 April 2014, Total: 482 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 www.windows7library.com.

9 Command-line 10 Sept. 2013
149 General 17 April 2014
36 Implementation 15 Jan. 2014
19 Monitoring 10 March 2014
141 News 4 April 2014
86 Products 7 April 2014
22 Security 21 April 2014
5 Troubleshooting 2 May 2012
15 Virtualization 22 April 2014
  1. Sharing Responsibilities in Cloud Environments

    Cloud Computing elements such as, guest operating systems, physical platforms and others are easily associated with one party (provider or customer) being responsible for both management and security but what about responsibilities when elements overlap boundaries between the provider and the customer? Cloud Computing has brought about new challenges and most importantly, a distributed control environment. Although, some argue that... Read More

  2. Simple script to email users when Quotas are met

    PSotD: Emailing Users When Quota Warning Met... Read More

  3. Skype is reading everything you write

    According to the German security firm Heise Security, Microsoft monitors users’ instant messages and SMSs on Skype... Read More

  4. SmartStyle Private Cloud

    SmartStyle Computing by Zenith Infotech Ltd is a private cloud solution targeting ITaaS (IT as a Service) VARs and IT service providers. The solution is based around cloud servers, advanced storage and virtualized technology. VARs can combine an array of resources to form a resilient setup which can be marketed as business continuity solution. Zenith Infotech provides additional add-ons on... Read More

  5. Software Asset Management

    Keeping an inventory of all software licenses is not just an exercise that helps organizations controlling software costs and adjusting future purchases, but it is a necessity for compliance requirements. A business may fail a software license audit and is asked to pay hefty sums, let alone the potential embarrassment if the news goes public! It is a good business... Read More

  6. Software Defined Networking

    The key characteristic of Software Defined Networking is the separation of the virtual network from the physical network, through a layer of software that hides the physical topology from the applications... Read More

  7. Software architect accused of stealing Microsoft trade secrets

    Ex-Microsoft employee charged with passing blogger trade secrets... Read More

  8. SolarWinds Contest – win an iPad

    One of WindowsNetworking.com sponsors SolarWinds is holding a trivia challenge which started on June 7, 2011 and ends on July 7, 2011. One potential winner will be drawn every week to win an iPad2. You can take the quiz multiple times, and for each quiz you answer adequately, you will receive a sweepstakes entry. They are giving 7 iPads, movie... Read More

  9. Special Offers at IT Governance EU

    See the latest offers from IT Governance EU, including exlusive discounts and value-added promotions... Read More

  10. Spiceworks Gets Another $25 Million in Funding

    Spiceworks will expand its business with a $25 Million investment from new investors Adams Street Partners and Tenaya Capital. Thanks to the new and some existing investors, Spiceworks will include integrated commerce within its social network business model for IT professionals and technology vendors. IT Professionals will now benefit from added functionality from the rapidly growing Facebook-like platform. Read the... Read More

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