25 Worst Passwords

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It seems everybody likes lists. But there’s no reason to like anything found in this “Worst Passwords List,??? released in January. This list is the 2015 version of the group’s annual compilation of poor password hygiene. The report is based on more than 2 million passwords leaked throughout the year. While the top five worst passwords hardly shifted in their … Read More

Eircom Connect 7.3

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The last time we covered Ericom, they’d renamed their flagship product to Ericom Connect along with their 7.0 release. That release brought about a complete rewrite of their platform that focuses on scalability, ease of use, and reporting. It relies on an in-memory grid that is spread across multiple Connect servers that can support 100k concurrent users with room to … Read More

Virtualization Project of the Year!

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Loughtec’s recent project deploying Ericom Connect with the Institute of Technology Blanchardstown (ITB), Dublin has been shortlisted for the Storage, Virtualization, Cloud (SVC) Awards 2015 – Virtualization Project of the Year! ITB Dublin chose Loughtec to deploy Ericom Connect to provide 3500+ students and staff with secure, 24/7 managed access to a shared network and cloud-based learning applications. IT staff … Read More

Windows 10 is coming……………release date 29th of July 2015

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Upgrade to Windows 10 Free – Release date 29th of July Windows 10 is so familiar and easy to use, you’ll feel like an expert. The Start Menu is back in an expanded form, plus bring over your pinned apps and favourites so they’re ready and waiting for you. It starts up and resumes fast, has more built-in security to … Read More

Ericom Connect v7: a ground-up rewrite of their desktop virtualization product that seems more modern than Citrix or VMware!

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by Brian Madden Yesterday Ericom released Ericom Connect v7, the latest version of their VDI & RDSH desktop and app virtualization solution (formerly known as AccessNow). Connect is a complete rewrite which was two years in the making. It focuses on enterprise scalability (supporting 100k concurrent users), ease of use (install everything in 19 minutes), and reporting based on actual … Read More