Monthly Archives: June 2013

Vendors Are Listening

There isn’t a day that goes by where someone on Twitter isn’t complaining about some vendor. I do it myself. Sometimes it seems as if we are all shouting about the same thing and nothing is ever done about it. … Continue reading

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This Job Isn’t For Everyone

The longer I spend on the value added reseller(VAR) side of the house, the more I realize this job isn’t for everyone. If you stop and think about it, it can be downright depressing at times due to the following … Continue reading

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If you hang around various IT departments long enough, you are bound to run into “shelfware“. That’s the term used to describe software that is purchased, but is either never used, or used for a brief period and then forgotten. … Continue reading

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A Different Way To Understand RF

I came across this article tonight which shows a proof of concept system that can allow you to control devices in your home based on body movement and gestures that are detected by wireless client devices working in conjunction with … Continue reading

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Another Big Shiny Switch

At the Interop Las Vegas show in May, I got an up close look at the new HP12910 switch. I thought I would post some pictures I took and give my take on this new platform. First, I should point … Continue reading

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