Remote Desktop User Experience (Terminal Server) – solving slow performance issues.

Summary Some companies and users experience performance problems in a Remote Desktop Environment (Terminal Server). One application which impact Remote Desktop Server’s processing appears to be Internet Explorer as websites are more graphical and cpu intensive than ever, at any given time it’s able to use up to 12% per Tab per user. Internet pages[…]

Are AWS and Azure the same?

  Microsoft’s Azure and Amazon’s Web Services are two most popular choices for business cloud computing. AWS got a head start, commencing operations in 2006, whereas Azure entered the market 2010. While Amazon gained a large head start through early entry into the market, Azure is slowly bridging the gap. Both Azure and AWS offer[…]

Dell PowerEdge 13th Generation

Dell recently released their 13th generation of its PowerEdge server range, PowerEdge FX architecture. PowerEdge FX enables you to scale your data center resources incrementally, as required to meet workload demands. Its modular architecture is scalable, to fit any IT environment and support legacy or modern IT infrastructure on a single platform. IT building blocks[…]

What is Microsoft Azure?

Microsoft Azure is Microsoft’s cloud platform. Azure provides a combination of integrated services—including computing, storage, data, networking, and apps. A unique combination of managed and unmanaged services lets you build, deploy, and manage applications for increased IT productivity.                     Unlike other cloud providers who make you[…]

Hosting Servers on your own premise Vs a Data Centre

There are a number of considerations to evaluate when choosing to host business server’s onsite or within an offsite data centre environment. While hosting servers within a datacentre is generally considered to be the ideal situation hosting server’s onsite is sometimes the only option. Hosting servers within an offsite commercial data centre requires adequate internet[…]

How Often Should I Upgrade Servers?

Servers are a vital part of any business. They store company data, and mange computer applications and processes. If a Server was to fail it would result in significant cost and potential downtime. Due to the cost of replacing servers, many businesses simply wait for a server to fail before replacement occurs. While on the[…]

What is the difference between a NAS and SAN storage Device?

Network Attached Storage (NAS) and Storage Area Network (SAN) are two different storage devices with alternate methods of storage utilisation. The main difference between NAS and SAN solutions is method of information transfer. NAS devices enable file level access to stored data. The management of the file system is handled by the NAS device. SAN[…]

HP Z1 G2 Workstation

The HP Z1 G2 Workstation is an innovative all-in-one workstation with a large-screen display. It is customisable and enables the ability to change and modify components including upgradable memory, and graphics card simply by snapping it open. In addition the HP Z1 G2 Workstation features 10 finger multi-touch, HD Webcam and DTS Studio Sound. As[…]