With the proliferation of devices in the workplace, IT asset management is turning from a 'nice-to-have' to a 'must-have' concept. It’s no longer acceptable from a high-level IT perspective to have a smattering of devices without knowing relevant, critical information about them such as how old devices are, what components they use, what they cost (then and now), their effect on network security, and their expiry date.
iPads, tablets, and other ‘smart’ devices are well known as popular entertainment mechanisms. But considering how distracting these devices can be, should your company allow and encourage their use?
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There is a fairly serious bug, in vSphere 6.0, which can make backup data corrupt and prevent you from restoring data. This issue is specifically targeted at those (most) who use CBT (change block tracking) to take efficient image-based backups of their environment. If you need any assistance with applying or testing these patches and/or the integrity of your backups, please give your account representative a call. You can also contact us here. The VMware KB for this article is here: http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2136854
Developing supply chain management that improves efficiency and profitability is a common difficulty for hundreds of thousands of companies. Many of the inherent problems come in the form of difficult communication, prediction failures, and lack of demand management, although these easily visible problems barely scratch the surface.
Are you planning to change the software your company uses for its day-to-day business? For example, anyone still using Windows Server 2003/R2 should migrate, as Microsoft ended support for it on July 14, 2015 . But perhaps you’re making a voluntary decision for migration based on any number of factors.