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CIO Eye Candy and Power Savings Too

The implementation of Cisco UCS has created a situation where I must I confess, my team often reminds me I am a dork, a nerd and that as CIO I am no longer allowed admin rights to anything. So, I … Continue reading

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Giving Your Campus an Applications Store

Application virtualization and the consumerization of IT have created real opportunities for campus computing and improved user experience. In what might seem like opposing strategies, we have been pursuing a path of gaining greater control of the end user computing environment to improve … Continue reading

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Finding a Hole in Your SCCM Strategy

Imagine that you are going to be giving a case study presentation on the success of your SCCM desktop management practices at this year’s SunGard Summit. Imagine too you also work for SunGard HE as a managed services CIO (see … Continue reading

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Gute-Proof: When Idiot-Proof Is Not Enough

Meet “The Gute” – Kyle “The Gute” Gutenberger. Kyle is a part time Computer Support Technician, SCCM newbie and student with the college. But The Gute is much more than that. He is the symbol of a PC management strategy … Continue reading

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Private Cloud Here We Come!

Private cloud deployments on premise was our goal like many other colleges. So we chose Cisco’s Unified Computing Systems (UCS) because regardless of what term you prefer converged infrastructure, consolidated infrastructure, or even aggregated infrastructure Cisco UCS fits them all for private … Continue reading

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