EVs Could Power Your Home

How Millions of Electric Cars Could Power Your Home

The idea of using electric car batteries to support the grid sounds like something out of a Margaret Atwood novel. Imagine millions of EVs that charge from the grid when there is excess output and release back unused juice to the grid at peak hours. Also, many believe car batteries can be used as household battery packs, collecting and storing power from renewable installations. But how realistic is this belief? Continue reading “EVs Could Power Your Home”

Microsoft System Center: Troubleshooting Configuration Manager

While most of you who are Configuration Manager administrators are fairly comfortable with the product and can perform common management tasks, many of you still have pain points when it comes to certain aspects of how the product works. Based on our observations and interactions with customers, the biggest knowledge gaps tend to be in the following areas:

• Troubleshooting common Configuration Manager tasks such as software distribution, software updates, and deployment. Continue reading “Microsoft System Center: Troubleshooting Configuration Manager”

Social Media Predictions for 2019

2018 has been an incredibly wild ride for Social Media. First, Facebook announced that they would start deranking the visibility of Pages in order to bring back more ‘meaningful interactions’ among users.

Then, Facebook itself got caught in possibly the greatest scandal to ever hit a social media company. And to try and drown all the negative news, it went on to release a long list of features and services throughout the entire year which further complicated the mechanics of the game.

What this taught us as brands relying on Social Media as source of business and branding, is just how unreliable they can be. But however scary they may seem, we cannot deny that all of the world’s attention revolves in their sites.  Continue reading “Social Media Predictions for 2019”

Make The Move to VMware- 8 Reasons Healthcare Organizations Are Switching from Citrix

Virtualization: Just the Beginning

Historically, most healthcare IT organizations have chosen remoting as their method to deliver the EMR. Since VMware Horizon® was included in Target Platform in 2013 for delivering Epic Hyperspace® as an installed application directly in the virtual desktop, there has been a shift away from virtualizing just the application. Installing within the gold image for clinical desktops brings efficiencies in terms of hardware, licensing, support, and maintenance, helping to free up IT resources and budget

VMware RDS hosted applications can now be used to deliver Hyperspace. Healthcare IT organizations can use VMware technology to support virtually limitless types of desktops and applications and deliver their entire Epic platform using a single VMware Digital Clinical Workspace™ solution with benefits from the data center to the point of care. Centralized management, anywhere access, faster deployment, improved data security, reduced TCO, and the ability to leverage existing technology expertise provide a solid foundation for healthcare organizations working with VMware to transform the cost, quality, and delivery of patient care. Continue reading “Make The Move to VMware- 8 Reasons Healthcare Organizations Are Switching from Citrix”