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Monthly Archives: October 2017

  1. Exchange 2016 Vs. Exchange 2013 - A Comparative Analysis

    Exchange 2016 Vs. Exchange 2013 - A Comparative Analysis

    Categories: IT Ops & Management

    Developed by Microsoft, Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 has dual functionality and can work as a calendaring server and a mail server. It works only on the Windows Server operating system and uses a proprietary protocol called MAPI. With added support for SMTP, EAS, POP3 and IMAP, it has evolved over time and become an important tool in the IT world.

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  2. How to Install Windows 10

    How to Install Windows 10

    Categories: Microsoft

    With new additions and innovations, Windows 10 has changed the way computing is done. Reduced startup time coupled with touchscreen support turns the task of operating a computer system into a breeze. More and more users are switching to Windows 10 from their Windows 7 and Windows 8 operating systems. The corporate world has taken a fancy to the latest version of windows and we are seeing a rapid rise in the number of installs of this amazing OS. Identifying the hardware components of personal computers and workstations is a crucial part of operating system installation, which is the reason why technicians with knowledge of computer hardware and Windows 10 configuration are in heavy demand. This has led to an increase in the number of job opportunities for people with these skills. In case you are trying to break into the industry as an entry-level information technology (IT) professional, a CompTIA a plus certification can go a long way in sealing the deal for you.

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  3. Friday Buzz Report – Issue Number 10

    Friday Buzz Report – Issue Number 10

    Categories: Friday Buzz Report

    Hey everyone, it is Friday, and we have a bunch of tech news to cover in this week’s Friday Buzz Report. Before we start talking about the news, let’s take a moment to thank all of you who follow our blog and follow us on social media. We hit an important milestone in our social media journey this week as we hit 3000 followers on Facebook. Meanwhile our LinkedIn, Google Plus, and Twitter game is also going strong. Thank you for all the love and support, we will keep bringing any and all things related to tech to you. So let’s get to it.

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  4. 5 Strategies to Improve Your Organization's Cyber Security

    5 Strategies to Improve Your Organization's Cyber Security

    Categories: Information Security

    Hackers are new age thugs who specialize in breaking into security systems with the intent of stealing information. These virtual pirates use this information for breaking into the accounts of unsuspecting people and rob them blind. Even after repeated virtual robberies, organizations have failed to stem the flow of such events. Many institutions believe that it is necessary to inculcate the mindset of hackers in the people who are employed for thwarting their attempts. This has given birth to ethical hacking and a certified ethical hacker is considered to be a valuable asset for an organization.

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  5. Introduction to Java Programming Basics

    Introduction to Java Programming Basics

    Categories: DevOps

    Developed by Sun Microsystems in 1995, Java is a high level programming language and computing platform. It is a general purpose programming language that is class-based, object-oriented, and created, so it can have less number of implementation dependencies. Java offers many benefits and hence, it has it gained wide popularity in the IT world. Due to its versatility and significance in web based and mobile based applications, it has laid the foundation for most networked applications. By learning the Java language and how to compile a Java program, you can do:

    • - Web-based content development
    • - Enterprise software development
    • - Games and mobile application development
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  6. What C# Skills Are Needed for an Entry Level Programming Job?

    What C# Skills Are Needed for an Entry Level Programming Job?

    Categories: DevOps

    Designed by Microsoft for developing apps on the Microsoft platform, C# has grown into a major programming language. It was named the programming language of 2012 by the PopularitY of Programming Language (PYPL) index. According to a survey by stack overflow, it is the fourth most popular language amongst developers in 2017. C# is mostly used in the development of third-party apps for Windows and mobile devices, including the Windows Phone. Due to its wide appeal in the IT industry, C# programming has become a highly sought out skill, especially when it comes to job screening processes and interviews for C# developer jobs.

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  7. 10 Frequently Asked Questions about Windows PowerShell

    10 Frequently Asked Questions about Windows PowerShell

    Categories: Microsoft

    Q1. What is MS PowerShell?

    Answer. Developed by Microsoft, Windows PowerShell is a shell that performs task management and configuration management. It is based on the .NET framework and comprises of scripting language and a command line shell.

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  8. QuickStart’s Not-So-Secret Weapon – Our Instructors

    QuickStart’s Not-So-Secret Weapon – Our Instructors

    Categories: Business Productivity

    What helps a training institute set itself apart from the rest of the competition?

    Is it the facility, the labs, the courses, or the faculty?

    In the world of online education, anyone can have access to course materials and a high-speed internet connection. You can always go to different educational forums and find answers to questions, you can learn by trial and error, and you can learn by watching how-to videos and reading course material. Virtually, you can do it all on your own, but when you set out on your journey for higher education and technical training, you will soon find yourself in need of a teacher — someone to look up to, someone to learn from — and that’s when you realize the importance of the often unsung heroes of our society: our teachers.

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