February 11, 2013

Will The Cloud Save You Money?

Can't avoid the ever ubiquitous marketing and real world cloud references. Cloud computing, however, is still just computing, and at the end of the day, we invest in computing infrastructure as a means to an end - and that end is enhanced productivity and profitability.
January 17, 2013

2013 Predictions

As I look into my crystal ball for 2013, there are a few topics I think will be hot around the water cooler, and as a business owner, executive or IT professional, it would be smart to start thinking about and planning for.
January 7, 2013

Playing in the Clouds… with Microsoft’s OneDrive

If you have been working with Windows 8, use Outlook.com or have a Windows phone or Surface tablet, you might be familiar with a service from Microsoft […]
December 10, 2012

Cloud Computing – Non Technical Considerations

The cloud presents many opportunities for business to operate more efficiently and with less capital investment. Clearly, the cloud is here to stay and is part of the current language of business and technology.That being said, it is CRITICAL to educate yourself to ensure you understand the risks (so you can remediate them) and the legal issues regarding cloud computing so you can ensure that you protect your business, your customers and yourself.
November 19, 2012

Cloud Simplified

One of the most challenging aspects of the current push towards cloud computing is the confusing marketing aspect of it. The answer to every question is 'cloud' and there is little clarity around what is meant. 'Cloud Computing' has become as much a marketing buzzword as it is a technology.
October 31, 2012

Microsoft Surface RT Review

I think Microsoft is on spot here, and believe that they got ahead of the market. This device represents bringing hardware, software, and cloud computing together in a way that is compelling and simple. It works, and it makes me more productive.
October 23, 2012

Goodbye Windows SBS – Hello Windows Server 2012 Essentials

This is the final year that Microsoft will be selling its SBS server, a product tailor made to the needs of the 36 million or so small businesses (up to 25 users and 50 devices) which needed a cost effective method for deploying a Microsoft computing environment including Exchange for email as well as all the basic management tools needed for a computer network.
September 12, 2011

Is the Cloud Open for Business?

Last week saw both Google and Microsoft suffer outages on their cloud services that impacted millions of users. Google was down for only an hour, but during this time
June 28, 2011

Microsoft 365 released

Lots of news today on Microsoft 365, their new cloud offering, which released today. For those of you tracking this
June 24, 2011

Looking for an answer to expensive workstations?

We serve a lot of architects at ISOutsource. One thing that always amazes me is the desktops that they have to buy to be able to create and render their drawings on. Those things are like...