Big Data & Supply Chain Management

Data is the new oil. As I write this on a humid July day in New York City, a heat wave is blowing in from the west. But that’s not what’s making me indoors. What I’m really here to discuss is all of the data that is being generated by our global supply chains and […]

BGP vs IGP: Protocol Differences

In today’s world of interconnected devices and supply chains, it can be difficult to know where your products are coming from and what other countries they are going to. Even when you have an accurate track record of where your product is produced, there are still going to be cross-border issues that you need to […]

Hypervisors, Virtual Machines & Environments

The term “virtual machine” is probably the most overused and misunderstood word in computing today. As virtualization software becomes more widespread, however, a clearer definition of what it really means to run a virtual machine has become available. A virtual machine is a computing device that runs an operating system inside its hardware-based CPU rather […]

VPNs: A Soft Intro to Virtual Private Networks

What if you need to work from home or you want to access the Internet from an unknown location? Are your existing VPN services good enough? If not, do you know about virtual private networks? In this post, we’ll take a look at why you should use a VPN and suggest some of our favorite […]

Advantages of Debian Linux

Debian is a GNU/Linux distribution, which means it’s free software, and based on the Linux kernel. It’s also known as the most secure Linux distribution, and for good reason. Considering that Debian is the world’s oldest Linux distribution, it has quite a bit to offer those interested in secure, reliable operating systems. That said, Debian […]