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IT Lifecycle Management

IT lifecycle management is a holistic approach to managing the entire useful life of IT assets from acquisition, installation, maintenance, and eventual decommissioning and replacement. It allows for planning, examining your business needs, budget, and timing to acquire, use and phase out various technologies strategically. 

Some assets to consider in your IT lifecycle management plan:

  • Desktop PCs
  • Mobile devices
  • Servers
  • Routers, switches, and other network hardware
  • Operating systems
  • Business-critical applications
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IT Simplified: Bots

Bots are software programs that perform automated, repetitive, pre-defined tasks.  These tasks can include almost any interaction with software that has an API.These tasks can range from making dinner reservations, to getting an update on a support request, to checking competitors’ prices on their websites.

Organizations or individuals who use bots can also use bot management software, which helps manage bots and protect against malicious bots. Bot managers may also be included as part of a web app security platform. A bot manager can allow the use of some bots and block the use of others that might cause harm to a system. To do this, a bot manager classifies any incoming requests by humans and good bots, as well as known malicious and unknown bots. Any suspect bot traffic is then directed away from a site by the bot manager. Some basic bot management feature sets include IP rate limiting and CAPTCHAs. IP rate limiting restricts the number of same address requests, while CAPTCHAs provide challenges that help differentiate bots from humans.

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IT Simplified : Mixed Reality

Mixed reality is the next wave in computing followed by mainframes, PCs, and smartphones as per Microsoft. It liberates us from screen-bound experiences by offering instinctual interactions with data in our living spaces and with our friends. Online explorers, in hundreds of millions around the world, have experienced mixed reality through their handheld devices. Mobile AR offers the most mainstream mixed reality solutions today on social media. People may not even realize that the AR filters they use on Instagram are mixed reality experiences.

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Dells New Virtualisation Suite targets SMBs

Dell has announced the launch of new appliances, thin clients, and software solutions for its Desktop Virtualisation Suite.

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Dell has launched a wide variety of products on the Desktop Virtualisation Suite. These new products are aimed for its customers to deploy, configure, and manage Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) while moving towards the digital transformation path.