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December 2010

Without repetition, hesitation or deviation…

There is a long running radio game show here in the UK called "Just a minute" It's been going since 1967; contestants have to try to talk for 60 seconds on a topic set by the host without repetition, hesitation or deviation. It's an objective we can all strive for in our communication verbal, written and telecom...

Speeding up Christmas present delivery with Replify Accelerator

Does Santa use WAN Optimization to help provide an efficient present delivery at Christmas? Maybe, but that's not what this blog post is about...

New case study from Exinda

Our partner Exinda has produced a very nice case study showing how Replify's WAN Optimization can radically improve the user experience for a mobile workforce...

Sportscasting

Years ago I was interviewed for a job by a fiercely intelligent and rather colorful guy from the valley. He described himself as a sportscaster of IT and was fascinated by watching the industry and trying to call the plays...

As long as it’s broad

Recently I signed up for 50Mbps home broadband. It's an amazing amount of bandwidth. Only a little over ten years ago I was trying to work with channel-bonded ISDN at 128kbit/s...

Bad Weather, Bad Business

Currently we are going through a bit of a cold spell in the UK; heavy snowfalls resulting in travel chaos. This seems to be an annual occurrence - yet the chaos never goes away. During this time businesses are impacted severely as many employees can't get to work (or seemingly can't get to work), and end up trying to work from home...

Blurred Visionaries…

Microsoft referred to us as "visionary" at a recent cloud seminar. That's nice and we do have our moments; but right now I'm rather blurry...