Testing Server, Don't accidentally send your customers an email!

Does your company have a testing, development, or staging machine where you test your software before deploying on live? Have you ever accidentally sent a customer or client an email from one of those machines? Read on, and we’ll tell you how to prevent that. Read More...

Redesign Your Technology Platform

At some point every organization needs to consider technology upgrades. Improved processing capabilities and greater demands for more robust applications can be a daunting prospect for businesses to face. Major factors including cost of new equipment, ensuring the investment provides many years of use, and keeping in mind future expansions are key components of a successful infrastructure upgrade. When it comes time to redesign your technology platform, it would be wise to account for cloud computing and virtualization technologies. Maximizing hardware usage and encouraging greater collaborative efforts in the workplace will realize this objective.

Dell IT solutions offer a wide range of different technology products that fit a variety of budgets and information processing needs. Choosing equipment that will enable employees to complete duties with ease while implementing a purchasing strategy that enables future enhancements to the equipment should be major components of a technology platform redesign strategy. Including the demands of cloud concepts will allow the budget for outsource services to be utilized in a fashion that provides maximum benefits for the organization. Understanding how concerted efforts in completing projects are driving forces in adopting cloud technology services. Read More...

ddclient, Netgear FVS338 Router

How to get ddclient to work with the Netgear FVS338 VPN Router. Support for this router is not built into ddclient. Read More...

Dish Network, Blockbuster Movie Pass Thoughts

Dish Network now has a add-on for Blockbuster Movie Pass, providing competition to Netflix at least for Dish users. But, is it a good deal? One users thoughts. Read More...

Adding a new Product Type in Zen Cart

Have you ever wanted to go down the rod of creating a new product type in Zen Cart, but, found the documentation lacking? We present a howto, but only for those already skilled in Zen Cart programming.

Adding a new product type in Zen Cart is a great way to insulate yourself from Zen Cart updates, without having to worry about all the code you changed. Go ahead and add all the fields you want, change product screens, etc.

Adding a new product type is not a trivial task. You do need skills! Read More...

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