Nick’s Software Picks

Posts Tagged ‘Virtualization’

The Community of Church IT People

Most people who work at churches and ministries are in behind-the-scenes positions. There is a group of these modern day heroes of The Faith who focus on IT that began gathering as peers in 2006 to and encourage each other. They have formed the Church IT Network, and their impact is huge!

Read More

2013 IT Task List

New year, new beginnings, and new task lists! Are there some things that should be on your IT task list for early 2013? Here are some suggestions.

Read More

The Sky Is– er… Cloudy!

The company that created the software that makes it possible to have virtual computers running on servers, VMware, sponsors an annual conference called VMworld that draws thousands of geeks from across the globe. This year it was in San Francisco, and more than 17,000 attended! What were the takeaways that are– or will– impact churches and ministries? Here are a few of my thoughts.

Read More

Maximizing Your Network– Virtually!

There’s a new technology in town, and it’s a pro at helping you maximize your network– budgetarily and operationally.  But there’s one catch: it’s free.  Yup!  Free! The first time I heard about it I asked, “Can it possibly be any good?”  I think you’ll be just as surprised as I was.

Read More

Virtual Computers

This sounds futuristic:  virtual computers!  But they’re a reality, and have been growing in popularity since the 1990s!  In fact, many churches and ministries are already saving money and enjoying the benefits of this technology.  But what exactly is it?  And is it safe?  And what does it cost?  Let’s take a closer look.

Read More