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About redembersolutions

Red Ember offers a wide range of services including IT Infrastructure Consulting, Security Consulting, Cloud Consulting and Software as a Se

Microsoft delivers new Windows Azure updates

Here is a highlight of some of the new features now available; Database Manager for SQL (GA) Windows Azure Marketplace (beta) Windows Azure Virtual Network Connect (CTP) Extra Small Windows Azure Instance (Beta) Remote Desktop General Availability Elevated Privileges General … Continue reading

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Is BYO Device a game changer or time waster?

Bring your own device or laptop is starting to get some serious traction, with this week EMC announcing it will be pushing their BYO device pilot out to some 5000 users. If you’re a company and want to provide a … Continue reading

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What is Windows Azure?

Over the past couple of days we’ve been doing a lot of experimenting with Windows Azure. Why? to learn more about it and learn where it can be used. So here is some of the basics to hopefully assist you … Continue reading

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Beware of fake twitter software updates

Please be aware of the latest update scam coming from Twitter. Recently, I have observed malware writers using compromised Twitter accounts to post the fake tweets about the ‘latest TweetDeck update’ as mentioned on the TweetDeck Support portal. The tweet … Continue reading

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Is Outlook just a mail client?

Well no not really! I’ve uncovered some pretty neat features of late in particular with Outlook 2010. Multiple Exchange Accounts Not only can you connect to your Exchange email account, but with Outlook 2010 you can connect to MULTIPLE Exchange … Continue reading

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What is Sharepoint and how can it help my business?

Microsoft SharePoint lets you create a central location where co-workers, partners, and customers can share issues, contacts, announcements, Web links, and calendars. Team members can easily create workspaces for meeting discussions, surveys, documents, task lists, and other collaboration needs that increase … Continue reading

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Great Sharepoint App for iphone/ipad

Shareplus comes in lite (free version) and full version, available in the app store or via itunes link – http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/shareplus-lite-offi

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