Direct Access - A New Replacement for VPN?

Posted by Derrik Nyomo

August 12, 2011 | 11:00 AM

It will not completely replace VPN but it will come close.

As employees become more mobile, companies are looking for ways to provide them with more secure, stable and cost effective access.  DirectAccess is a new feature in Windows Server 2008 R2 that allows you to access local network resources using a secure IPSEC encrypted tunnel from anywhere in the world without the need of a VPN connection.

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Topics: Technology

Commuting and Computing (Part 1) - RPG/iSeries

Posted by Kevin McCarthy, Sr.

August 5, 2011 | 11:00 AM

There was a period in the 1990s when automobile designers became infatuated with cup holders. They had it all, flip up, flip down, rubber gaskets - even one that popped out of the dashboard like a CD tray. I owned a minivan that actually had MORE cup holders than it could carry passengers! I am all for improvement and change, but why monkey with a design that works?

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Topics: Technology, IBM i, RPG

You've Got MailTips

Posted by Derrik Nyomo

July 15, 2011 | 1:42 PM

If you’ve ever tried sending an email message with an attachment that was too large, or accidentally hit the “reply all” button, you can probably remember when you realized it: after the fact. Now, thanks to MailTips in Outlook 2010 and Exchange 2010, you’ll be warned in time to divide up your attachment or keep the entire office from reading that forwarded joke email. Equally beneficial are items such as a notification when a recipient has enabled an auto-response, if you have permission to send to the recipient or if his or her mailbox is full. Below you’ll find the full list of MailTips for Office and Exchange 2010.

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Topics: Technology



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