Managed Services vs Staff Augmentation

Managed Services vs Staff Augmentation For IT departments that have become dependent on staff augmentation, changing to a managed services (outsourcing) model can create a welcomed surplus of economic and service value. The managed services model is focused on providing “outcomes” (service level agreements and specific services linked to volume of activity) for an agreed Read More …

IT / Networking Cheat Sheets in PDF format

While studying Cisco courses I ran in to some really great and useful cheat sheets for networking. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve needed these and just hadn’t bumped in to them yet. The more common cheat sheets for Network Addressing are all over the net but PacketLife has an absolutely fantastic collection! Read More …

ECPA Interpretation

This article by Michael Kassner at TechRepublic does a good job of explaining why we should not allow these changes to become  law.  This proposal would take away more rights of the US citizen, not defend them. http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/security/proposed-amendments-to-ecpa-would-make-orwell-squirm/8717?tag=nl.e036&s_cid=e036 What do you think about the proposal?