February 2011

Installing Windows from a USB Drive, recovery partitions and TRIM support

USB flash drives have been a welcome development for computer storage — they offer a great alternative to optical drives (aka CD/DVD drives). The form factor makes them easy to carry around, they’re faster than optical drives, and you can rewrite/reuse them as many times as you wish. They’re also more reliable than optical media. […]

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Cisco’s failure as a hosted email provider

Cisco entered the hosted email business thirteen months ago. Don’t blame yourself for not knowing about Cisco Mail — many experts were similarly unaware till earlier this week, when Cisco announced it’s quitting the business. Debra Chrapaty, Vice President of Cisco’s Collaboration Software Group (formerly Corporate Vice President of Global Foundation Services at Microsoft), notes […]

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