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Last week, Citrix blogger Mayank Singh posted a blog comparing the features and capabilities of Citrix XenDesktop and VMware Horizon enterprise printing regarding printing in virtual environments. As a Citrix Ready Partner and a VMware Technology Alliance Partner for nearly 10 years, it’s hard sitting back and watching Citrix and VMware bash the other when both companies provide terrific solutions.

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We are always looking for ways to save time and work more efficiently. As a systems administrator you live with I.T. systems that require regular care and maintenance. Now multiply this by the number of devices under your care, and the many challenges you face soon become clear. Here are a few tips that can help make life just a little simpler. 1. Script and Automate

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With the hurricane season in full swing, you may soon be preoccupied with 24-hour live weather forecasts and dramatic video of the news guy reporting from an overtopped sea wall. Yes, the one that stayed behind during a mandatory full evacuation, risking life and limb so you can see the water splashing about. Don’t we just love him?

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Around the office you heard a rumor about someone taking a vacation. So you web search this new word and discover strange and wonderful new things! You are curious to explore further but the realities of your job demand your attention. Back to work with you.

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In our previous articles we discussed saving money through minimal printing and efficient paper usage, and even cleaning our computers to keep them working at top performance. Now let’s take a closer look at how we use our equipment and explore ways to save energy around the office. Did you know if you power down your computer at night, you can save up to $75 per year, per computer, on electricity? Now look around your office – how many computers do you have? Calculate your savings!

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Take a walk over to the nearest office printer and you’ll likely encounter something gruesome: a graveyard of forgotten memos, abandoned error-filled drafts and documents lost when sent to the wrong location. Filing cabinets are just as bad when it comes to wasted resources (both paper and space). Recent studies show that over 45% of documents found in those files are duplicated information and 80% is never needed again.

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With spring cleaning in full swing we must not forget our hard-working computers. In our previous article we cleaned off funky fingerprints and chased away devilish dust bunnies. Now it’s time to slim down your operating system and whip it back into shape!

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Be completely honest. When is the last time you actually cleaned your entire computer? The keyboard? The monitor? Inside the tower or laptop? Think about all the time you spend on your computer with your not-always-sanitized hands. There are literally millions of germs, food scraps and demonic dust bunnies from hell lurking inside. Whether you work at home or you're the company IT admin for a thousand employees, everyone needs to regularly clean their computers.

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It’s trendy to discuss how BYOD (Bring Your Own Device to work) is going have a huge impact. But where’s the proof? How about some real-life examples where it’s actually as cool as all the tech pundits are making it out to be? Done. See below. Now, ideally the devices your employees bring will integrate as part of your network, extending reach and capabilities. So putting aside concerns about tech compatibility and data security (which we are saving for another article), let’s explore they ways people are saving blood, sweat, money and time with their iThings.

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