Everything you need to know about Cisco’s new UCS Mini

Cisco launched the UCS Mini for SMB'sMedia outlets are saying Cisco’s just-announced UCS Mini is the ‘blade runner’ of hyper-convergence, that Cisco just upped its UCS server game and that it’s the first truly disaggregated server in the world. So what is UCS Mini and why should you care?

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Evaluating Egnyte’s Cloud Storage Solution

Evaluating Egnyte's Cloud Storage Solution

The consumer space is already crowded with Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and services such as Dropbox. But it’s the same story in the SMB and Enterprise markets. Those same consumer-centric solutions are muscling into the IT department with offerings like Dropbox for Teams, joining the war with enterprise-focused brands such as Egnyte.

On top of this complexity, picking the right cloud solution for a business can have far greater consequences versus picking where a consumer stores his or her personal data. This is your business on the line, so finding the best solution is key.

The good news is, with the proper framework and upfront analysis, you can simplify the task of selecting a cloud service provider. To get the most clarity, IT departments should break down their decision into five key areas.

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Our top 6 favourite BlackBerry Playbook apps for business [RIM]

With the Pretenders’ hit Brass in Pocket getting a new lease on life from the BlackBerry Playbook TV spot’s ubiquitous on-air rotation, it got us thinking about the top brass in Playbook apps, particularly apps for business.

So here are our top 6 must-have apps for the must-have tablet of the year:

Adobe LiveCycle® Mobile ES2:Need to approve a travel expense or a contract while you’re on the road and can’t or don’t want to unpack your laptop? Just pull out your portable PlayBook and get the job done. In fact, no matter the task, you can interact with content, application and customers wherever you choose. One of the first Adobe apps available for PlayBook, LiveCycle Mobile ES2 helps increase productivity, improve brand equity, lower costs and improve customer-facing engagement. A must have. [Read more…]