George Chetcuti’s Blog

Last Updated on 25 July 2014, Total: 526 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
152 General 23 June 2014
37 Implementation 10 July 2014
20 Monitoring 19 May 2014
161 News 24 July 2014
92 Products 17 July 2014
34 Security 25 July 2014
5 Troubleshooting 2 May 2012
16 Virtualization 23 June 2014
  1. Cloud Computing Challenge

    Amazon is working with the German University – Freie Universitat on the Plat_Forms contest of this year which will focus on cloud computing and scalability. The German contest has been going on a yearly basis since 2007, and it is based on a set of given requirements rather than allowing programmers to participate with all kinds of applications! But they... Read More

  2. Update for Windows Thin PC

    Microsoft has released an update that resolves an issue with VIA multi-core CPUs. Windows Thin PC allows users to repurposing existing PCs as thin clients. It enables customers to repurpose existing PCs as thin clients by providing a smaller footprint, locked down version of Windows 7. This provides organizations with significant benefits such as, reduced end point costs for VDI,... Read More

  3. Windows XP SP3 and Office 2003 will go out of support!

    Microsoft will stop supporting Windows XP SP3 and Office 2003 on April 8th, 2014 which means that after this date, there will be no new security updates, non-security hotfixes, free or paid assisted support options or online technical content updates. Microsoft recommends users and organizations to migrate to the latest systems and is providing a Deployment Toolkit to accelerate and... Read More

  4. Arbor Networks annual report

    Arbor Networks, a leader in network monitoring and security solutions, has released the seventh edition of its annual report. The report provides information about the latest challenges network operators face, and an insight on the latest IP technologies and infrastructures such as, IPv6. In fact, the report concludes that IPv6 is still immature when it comes to deter DDoS attacks!... Read More

  5. Lock down all USB ports!

    NetWrix USB Blocker enforces centralized access control to prevent unauthorized use of removable media that connects to computer USB ports, for example, memory sticks, removable hard disks, iPods, and more. USB port access control is a very important aspect of your endpoint security, no matter how good your antivirus and firewall are. NetWrix Corporation is a highly specialized provider of... Read More

  6. LG unveils its latest LTE device!

    LG, the global leader and technology innovator in consumer electronics, mobile communications and home appliances, introduces its latest LTE device – the Optimus Vu, a combination of smartphone portability and tablet-like viewing. The slimmest smartphone among all LTEs, it features a 5-inch 1024 x 768 IPS display, a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, and an 8-megapixel camera. The phone will come with... Read More

  7. Mobile-connected devices will exceed the world’s population…

    In 2012 there will be more mobile devices than people, according to Cisco. Cisco's Global Mobile Traffic Forecast report shows that there will be more than 10 billion mobile-connected devices by the end of 2012 which would exceed the world's population estimated to reach 7.3 billion at that time! Two-thirds of the world's mobile data traffic will be video while,... Read More

  8. Nessus 5.0 Released!

    Tenable Network Security has released version 5.0 of its vulnerability and configuration assessment product Nessus. Tenable Network Security is a major provider of Unified Security Monitoring tools, including Nessus, the well-known vulnerability scanner. Version 5 includes new plugin features, customized reporting with multiple filters and new report formats, new severity levels and much more. Read about the new features here... Read More

  9. The desktop is not dead!

    According to a senior analyst at IDC, the main reason behind the laptop success sales figures is price. They are leading the market because they are simply much cheaper than they used to be, and the price gap has gone. However, the desktop remains the first choice for resource hungry applications, durability, scalability and security where thieves are less attracted... Read More

  10. Development of new electronics based on molecules!

    Researchers at the Nano-Science Center at the University of Copenhagen have developed a new nano-technology platform for the development of molecule-based electronic components using the wonder material graphene. Read more - http://www.nanowerk.com/news/newsid=24231.php... Read More

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