Happy SysAdmin Day from GoToAssist

It’s 2 a.m. and you’re in a deep sleep dreaming about your vacation to Hawaii when, BAM, you’re rudely interrupted by your phone ringing. You somberly answer the phone to find out what the big emergency is. It’s the alarm company letting you know they’ve received a notification that your server room temperature is above…

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All Sleigh Systems Are (Almost) Go

The time is near for Santa and his reindeer to bring cheer to children around the world. In the hope of a smooth delivery day, he’s already checked the list (twice). The sleigh is full and the weather is perfect with snowflakes all about. He inspects the reins and examines the sleigh blades — all…

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How Software Troubles Almost Stole Christmas

The alarms on Santa’s “Naughty or Nice” app were ring ting tingle-ing, and Santa couldn’t find the problem even after checking twice. The modern version of his famous list was supposed to organize names and provide more details through new software, but Santa was stuck. If he didn’t solve the issue soon, there wasn’t going…

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Enter at Your Own Risk: Surviving Workplace Zombies

We all have them — workplace zombies. These aren’t just your run-of-the-mill unmotivated workers; they’re worse. They do have motivation, but only to infect others with their demotivation and to spread negativity to validate their own bad feelings. So how can you survive these workplace plagues? According to award-winning author and industry expert Paul Glen,…

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Striking the Right Tech Balance This Holiday Season

First was Black Friday. Then came Cyber Monday. Now, with mobile shopping helping push the holiday gift-giving season ever closer, there’s little use in denying the role technology plays in our lives this time of year. That’s what makes the backlash to this digital encroachment as understandable as it is predictable. After all, what’s the…