George Chetcuti’s Blog

Last Updated on 23 Oct. 2014, Total: 563 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
38 Implementation 23 Oct. 2014
23 Monitoring 16 Oct. 2014
181 News 20 Oct. 2014
94 Products 28 Aug. 2014
45 Security 10 Oct. 2014
5 Troubleshooting 2 May 2012
16 Virtualization 23 June 2014
  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Microsoft and Motorola fight over patents!

    At the moment a court trial is taking place in Germany that will establish if Microsoft's Windows 7, Internet Explorer 9, Windows Media Player and Xbox 360 are actually infringing two patents - about video compression and decompression technology, which helps in reducing the amount of bandwidth used during video streaming. The case was filed by General Instrument Corporation, a... Read More

  9. Penalizing success!

    What's going on in the UK? 'constant attacks on success; an absurd belief that fixed pay is a better system than variable pay and that politicians can determine what a "fair" wage is; the government's failure to deregulate labour markets; high income and other taxes; an energy policy which is killing manufacturing; the tax raid on the North Sea; an... Read More

  10. The ‘Masquerade’ Behind ACTA

    The appointed rapporteur for ACTA in the European Parliament resigns and explains the situation, Mr. Kader Arif says: "I want to denounce in the strongest possible manner the entire process that led to the signature of this agreement: no inclusion of civil society organizations, a lack of transparency from the start of the negotiations, repeated postponing of the signature of... Read More

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