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Kai, along with his team of certified consultants, provide consulting services for Cisco, Citrix, Fortinet, Microsoft, VMware and more!

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Happy Independence Day!


To all customers, vendors, friends and followers, we wish you a Happy 4th of July, America's Independence Day!

Celebrate this day with American pride in your heart and soul. Wave the flag, recite the Pledge of Allegiance (the correct version) and support your fellow American businesses.

Pledge of Allegiance

“I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.”

Oath of Citizenship

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Attending Citrix XenMobile 10.x Virtual Instructor Training


Another virtual class is underway. This time I am taking the Ingram Micro sponsored "Citrix - Deploying Enterprise Mobility Solutions with Citrix XenMobile - CXM-303" online, virtual instructor led class. Students are in all US time zones, yet we are taking the same class at the same time. Citrix's GoToMeeting and GoToTraining are awesome products. I plan to take the XenMobile certification exam next week. That gives me all Citrix certifications under my belt. Honestly, I haven't seem much adoption of XenMobile (or other MDM, MAM, EMM) in the SMB space.

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Conference Badge Zip Line - What?


Every year I attend a multitude of I.T. conferences attributed to the top tier hardware and software vendors such as Citrix, Microsoft, VMware and more. ... and every one of them gives you a badge to wear. One with your picture, another with a RFID chip in it so every vendor attending can scan your badge to place you on their email list. Truthfully, these conferences are all the same and they are getting lame. Time for a new format, are you listening dear vendors? Anyway, that's another story. Back to the badge dilemma.

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Sitting At PC Attending HPE "Foundation of HPE Storage Solutions Design"


Attending the 3 day virtual instructor led HPE class, "Foundation of HPE Storage Solutions Design"

So far, some things I did not know.

1. Fibre Channel Switch Speed with 32 Gb/s and 128 Gb/s to be fully available this year -- 2016

2. SAS-4 with 24 Gb/s out in 2017

Things are getting faster!

More tomorrow.

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Get Your Own My-Car-Club Car/Auto Club Website!


Do you belong to a car/auto club? Do they have a website? Is it static? Is it dynamic? Is it engaging?

Is your club site old and tired? Are your club members being engaged? Are you getting more complaints about your website than praise?

Does your car club site have the following:

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Ten Commandments for Stress Free Programming (Shared)


Too funny not to share. Not sure who the original author was.

Ten Commandments for Stress Free Programming

1. Thou shalt not worry about bugs. Bugs in your software are actually special features.

2. Thou shalt not fix abort conditions. Your user has a better chance of winning state lottery than getting the same abort again.

3. Thou shalt not handle errors. Error handing was meant for error prone people, neither you or your users are error prone.

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Just Started Using Twitter Ads For Business To Drive New Business


I have used click advertising before with Google, Yahoo, Microsoft and other search engines. It's hit or miss. No pun intended.

Years ago, when I was selling after market toner and inkjet cartridges, and even a book on bankruptcy called "The Credit Secrets Bible", I was spending thousands of dollars on click advertising a month - and it worked well. Until the big box stores got involved and were outbidding my click budget and were selling the product cheaper than I could purchase at wholesale. Thanks Walmart!

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Cost Effective Thin Client That Is Enterprise Ready For $89? Yes!


Not cheap, but low cost, is how Citrix describes their new HDX Ready Pi device. List price is a measly $89 but you get something that is astounding. A enterprise ready thin client with full capabilities due to Citrix integrating their HDX SoC (Software on Chip) directly into the hardware. No longer reliant on just software such as the Citrix Receiver installed package, the HDX Ready Pi device comes with high performance software pre-installed on a computer chip on the actual device's circuit board. Included are a separate GPU and a Quad Core ARM processor.

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Cost Effective Hyper Converged Systems? Citrix Thinks So


Recently Citrix held their annual customer facing Synergy event in Las Vegas. The hot new topic? Hyper converged systems that include CPU, RAM, Storage, Networking and management in a single box with a single pane of glass for management.

Citrix has named several front runners as their go-to-partners. Nutanix, Atlantis, Dell, Cisco Hyper-Flex and HP Moonshot.

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Geeksultant Needs Your Help


One thing that I have learned being a self employed consultant for hire is that you have to constantly advertise and market yourself. It's never ending. No matter how good of a job you did on your last project, no one will know about it unless you let them know about it!

To that end, I am asking my LinkedIn network to take a moment out of their busy day and write a quick recommendation for me. This is 100% reciprocal - If I've worked with you, or performed I.T. services for you, please recommend me and I'll return the favor.

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