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IT@Intel and Cisco on Cisco: Two great IT resources

Two great resources for IT Professionals from two of the largest IT companies in the world: Intel and Cisco.
IT@Intel and Cisco on Cisco are mini-sites designed to showcase how each company handles and deploys their IT internally, with emphasis on best practises and Return On Investment. Check them out:

Cisco on Cisco

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Add a Hibernate button to your Shut Down Menu

Over Christmas, I noticed that Jade‘s Dell laptop had a fourth Hibernate button on the XP Shut Down Menu. Ever since, I’ve been wanting to add it to my laptop, but somehow never got around to finding out how to do it.
Luckily, YaronM over on AskTheAdmin, has posted an article showing how to go about … Read more »

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Adding Calendar functionality to Mozilla Thunderbird

In a business environment, people who switch from Microsoft Outlook to Mozilla Thunderbird often miss having the calendar/task features in Outlook. Fortunately, you can add Calendar and Task functionality to Thunderbird with the Lightning add-on.

Go to the Lightning download page
Right click on the download link and Save As… (If you don’t, Firefox might try to … Read more »

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Daily Links: 2007-08-21

Today’s post marks the start of what I hope to be a regular feature: A summary of the links I found most interesting today. There’ll be a heavy tech focus, but I’ll also be wandering into Science and other diversions as this progresses!
Anyway, on to the day’s links…
Firefox address bar tweak (Stops ‘Highlight URL’)
When clicking … Read more »

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It’s official

I’m pleased to say that, on the 17th September 2007, I will be joining DisplayLink as a Systems Administrator.
It was a tough decision but, ultimately, DisplayLink offered everything I was looking for in a new role:

Great benefits.
Relaxed dress code.
Flexible working hours.
A commitment to support personal and technical development.
And finally: I like the company, … Read more »