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RES IT Store: Changing the Face of IT Part 2

March 6, 2014

By: Jeff Fisher As outlined in Part 1, I believe that it’s the simplicity and speed of consumerized solutions that is causing enterprise IT its biggest reputational challenges with end-users. However, IT still needs to maintain control and compliance while providing the level of service users expect, and now require. « Read More

RES IT Store: Changing the Face of IT Part 1

March 6, 2014

By: Jeff Fisher In Bob’s video blog post, A Vision Fulfilled, he talks about how creating the RES IT Store has been part of his greater vision for RES Software for more than a decade. And if you’ve read Klaus’s blog post, The New Standard, you can clearly see why « Read More

3 Easy MBO’s for every IT Pro

February 26, 2014

By: Sean Donahue Now that the @ressoftware IT Store has launched, our annual kickoff event has ended, and my duties as Master of Ceremonies (emcee) are complete, I am looking to define my Management by Objectives or MBO’s for 2014. After all, don’t we all love writing our MBO’s every new « Read More

Top IT Solutions Breaking Ground in 2014

January 28, 2014

By: Sean Donahue Hello world, I have some top-secret information to share. If you have not signed your RES Software NDA, please stop reading. Now! Turn away. Go look at YouTube videos on how to open wine bottles without a corkscrew. When I look at release calendars for 2014, I noticed « Read More

Is Healthcare.gov Just the Tip of the Healthcare IT Iceberg?

November 26, 2013

Healthcare.gov has been a hotbed for political cartoonists looking for enough material to populate an entire Google search. If you don’t believe me, go to Google, enter “healthcare.gov website cartoon” click on images, and prepare to waste a morning alternately laughing and cursing. Everyone, or what appears to be everyone given « Read More

The VDIdealist – Complexity Killed VDI

November 18, 2013

By: Sean Donahue by Guest Blogger Dave Cusack (A persona of Sean Donahue) The Beginning In the beginning, there was a simple Microsoft stack…a single car to drive…a single trusted vendor. Nothing could be better…and I got it all for “free”! I deployed it in my PoC — my test environment. « Read More

My First IT Store

November 7, 2013

By Luca Lo Castro – Technical Consultant, RES Software Your first experiences in life are hard to forget, or are they? I guess there is a kind of memory imprinting process, recording all our first experiences in life, but to be honest, I can’t remember all of them. I hear « Read More

Why an Enterprise App Store is the Ultimate in IT Automation

October 30, 2013

In a world where users expect instant access to technology, a delayed delivery of IT services is no longer acceptable. By replicating the ease-of-use experienced in app stores used in many people’s personal lives, the RES IT Store brings that same positive experience to IT services. Acting as a self-service « Read More

The Misadventures of Updates – A VMware Story

October 2, 2013

“Thou shalt not apply software updates to production systems…” was one of the 10 commandments of IT that Ross Perot brought down from Mount EDS (Electronic Data Systems) in the early days of “Data Systems.” As preached, a recent article by The Register, would lead us to believe that customers are negatively impacted by applying the VMware vSphere replication update. In fact, according to the article as well as a post in the VMware Knowledge Base, this update is so detrimental that it would require a VR rebuild and for replication to be created from scratch. « Read More

The Best Case Study Ever Written!

September 27, 2013

By: Sean Donahue …And I am not just saying that because I sleep with the author (Me). This case study truly depicts how organizations can finally get off their “posteriors” and get their Windows, XenApp, and Application Virtualization projects off the back burner and into production. The deadline is quickly approaching « Read More