Implementation Guides

Combating Email Threats

May 2, 2011

Are you sure your anti-virus solution is enough to secure your system your email threats? Check whether your email system is vulnerable to email viruses, worms and other threats. Here we discuss various email threats and ways to fight them

Just How Secure is Your Organization?

May 2, 2011

Even after deploying the latest security solutions, most CIOs find it difficult to determine the exact health of security in their organization. Here, we provide an easy to follow approach that helps you arrive at a security score

Preventing Information Theft

May 2, 2011

What if an employee unknowingly tweets about a project you wanted to keep confidential? What if somebody puts up a negative blog post that impacts your organization’s credibility? We delve into different ways information can be leaked out of your organization and how to prevent it from happening using a combination of security products and policies

5 Free Office Suites

May 2, 2011

Whether you’re on Linux, Windows, or Mac, you can try these Open Source and free Office suites. Here we highlight their key pros and cons

Storing Information on the Cloud

April 1, 2011

There are numerous ways in which you can store and share information on the Cloud. In this article, we look at the popular options and reasons behind their popularity

Olive’s E-Store

April 1, 2011

In the last issue we spoke about Cleartrip’s storefront based on an Open Source application. This time we flip the coin.

WordPress Goes Enterprise-Friendly!

April 1, 2011

The new WordPress Enterprise Edition offers enterprises a comprehensive authoring solution and a platform for open communications and information management

NVIDIA 3DTV Play Technology

April 1, 2011

It enables you to connect any NVIDIA GeForce GPU-powered PC or notebook to a 3D TV and eases viewing 3D movies, 3D photographs and play 3D games

Social media management tools

March 3, 2011

A comparator of some of the top online social media management tools to gauge which one to use for your business…

Driving on the Cloud

March 3, 2011

Analyzing Allied Digital’s cloud implementation for an America-based recreational vehicle manufacturer brought about 50% savings in IT costs

Migrating Enterprise Apps to Cloud

January 4, 2011

While there are companies around the world using cloud platform to build successful business global-ly, there are businesses looking for ways to migrate their existing apps to the cloud. The article incor-porates guidelines on six-phase approach to achieve success on migrating apps to cloud

Open Source Social Networking Packages

December 13, 2010

If you want greater control over how your employees interact on social networking sites, then you could setup your own private platform using various open source software

Facebook or LinkedIn Groups?

December 13, 2010

Both social networking sites have the provision to create groups. Each has its own unique benefits. Let’s see which one can be right for your business.

Setting Up the Xen Cloud Platform

December 1, 2010

Now that you know about the Xen Cloud Platform (XCP), and the hardware requirements, let’s get our hands dirty and actually implement a private cloud with it

Xen Cloud Platform: Is it Worth it?

December 1, 2010

The decision to implement the XCP eventually boils down to the old debate on commercial vs. Open Source software. Do you suffer any biases?

Build your Private Cloud with Xen Cloud Platform

December 1, 2010

Believe it or not, the only thing you need to invest while implementing your own private Cloud is MAN-HOURS. We at CyberMedia Labs spent around a fortnight and had a full-fledged private cloud infrastructure, complete with its own pool of CPUs, RAM, and storage space that can be allocated as per your requirement. This can be a boon for mid-sized organizations looking to consolidate their IT infrastructure without spending on expensive software licenses

Social Networking for your Business

December 1, 2010

Social networking can provide a platform for collaboration amongst employees within an organization. This can be beneficial to the company besides instilling a sense of personal touch amongst co-workers

Server Virtualization: How much does it really cost?

December 1, 2010

The technology behind virtualization and the cost savings it has to offer have been covered umpteen number of times. But what’s typically not covered is how much would the technology itself cost you. Here we delve into the cost of various virtualization platforms

Visualizing Graphs with Pajek

November 3, 2010

Pajek is a free and open source software that provides tools for analyzing and visualizing networks such as citation networks, Internet, social networks, etc

Optimizing Bandwidth Using Squid

October 7, 2010

We all know how web proxies can drastically reduce response time for web pages and secure a company’s network by routing traffic based on rules. Here are few simple steps to install and configure Squid on Ubuntu 10.04