George Chetcuti’s Blog

Last Updated on 16 Sept. 2014, Total: 548 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
22 Monitoring 26 Aug. 2014
173 News 12 Sept. 2014
94 Products 28 Aug. 2014
40 Security 16 Sept. 2014
5 Troubleshooting 2 May 2012
16 Virtualization 23 June 2014
  1. Try Search Commands from Microsoft’s Office Labs

    Search Commands is an Office Labs experiment designed to quickly find the commands you need in Microsoft Office 2007 and 2010. It works with Word, Excel and PowerPoint only. Office Labs is a group within Microsoft and experiments with ideas by building prototypes to shape future research and development in the productivity space for both work and home. To install... Read More

  2. How Has Surface Changed?

    The latest 40 inch Samsung SUR40 for Microsoft Surface takes the touchscreen technology to new levels. The 40-inch touchscreen can feel 50 'touches' at once, including pens, pointers or anything else placed on the table unlike other devices that can only feel fingers. The new Full HD screen has a high-powered Windows PC built in, which features some exciting changes... Read More

  3. Seagate and Samsung combined strength!

    Seagate claims that its acquisition of Samsung's hard drive business will allow them to offer a more extensive portfolio of innovative storage solutions. The acquisition was completed on December 19th, 2011 and the deal includes assets, infrastructure and employees. Also, Seagate will supply disk drives to Samsung for PCs, notebooks and consumer devices while, Samsung will supply Seagate with chips... Read More

  4. CAN-SPAM Act

    The following are seven important things to remember if your organization is required to comply with the US CAN-SPAM Act. The CAN-SPAM Act sets the rules and establishes requirements for commercial email messages while; it sets out tough penalties for violations - non-compliance can cost your organization thousands of dollars! FTC has put together a handy video outlining seven simple... Read More

  5. Active Directory Change Auditing

    Active Directory is critical to your organization and assessing configuration changes is a recommended best practice to safeguard this valuable asset. NetWrix has released an updated freeware version of their Active Directory Change Reporter product with significantly improved Active Directory change tracking and advanced reporting technologies. The tool simply keeps tabs on what's going on inside your Active Directory, tracks... Read More

  6. EnergyCore Architecture by Calxeda

    Calxeda Inc. has developed a super-efficient server that leverages the ultra-low power technology of the ARM processor architecture. Calxeda servers will consume a fraction of the power and space of today's servers. Calxeda aims to be the first company to take basic ARM technology and adapt it for the demands of the powerful computers that run in data centers and... Read More

  7. Zero-email Policy

    According to a former French finance minister and present CEO of Atos tech firm, email is polluting the working environment and invading the personal lives of all. In order to stop this trend, Atos CEO has put in place a 'zero email' policy. The company employees use instant message and a Facebook-style interface instead when communicating internally and use emails... Read More

  8. Productivity Future Prediction by Microsoft

    A very reasonably view of the future technology is presented by Microsoft's Office Labs where the overall concept integrates information flow, gadgets and everyday surrounding objects seamlessly together. Glass walls turn into huge displays and tables into tablets! Plausible sci-fi as some of the technology shown in these videos already exists; some has reached the level of prototypes while, some... Read More

  9. Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Feature Pack

    Download MS SQL Server feature pack and benefit from a collection of additional components that add value to your SQL platform! You can get enhanced reporting capabilities, tools that integrate with Excel and SharePoint, and even policy based management that helps you follow SQL Server best practices. System requirements for these packages may vary according to the specific package, and... Read More

  10. 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

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