Manually Check NTP Server from Windows 8 Command Line

Periodically, I am in the field and need to query an NTP server from a Windows command prompt. The following command works in Windows 8 and Server 2003 / 2008; I presume Windows XP has the same program available for manual queries. This is an example of a valid NTP query response, when requesting time […]

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Enable Long (64-bit VT-x) Mode Support on Latitude D630 for VirtualBox

I was in the process of setting up a 64-bit CentOS x86_64 virtual machine instance on my Dell Latitude D630 and received a message from the RHEL installer: “Your CPU does not support long mode. Use a 32bit distribution.” This perplexed me a bit, as I verified that the D630 with Core 2 Duo T7250 […]

Astricon 2013 Presentation Slide Downloads: Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity

Many thanks to Digium and the Astricon committee for accepting my presentation proposal. THANK YOU for attending my talk and giving quality feedback to improve Astricon next year. Last but not least, a huge thank you to the entire team that help put Astricon together; we all look forward to many, many more years of […]

Astricon 2013 – Celebrating 10 Years of THE Asterisk Event

Digium (Asterisk) Astricon 2013 kicks off today in Atlanta; this is the 10 year anniversary of THE Asterisk telecommunications event! See you tomorrow at 3:30 in Ballroom II for my talk, "Disaster Recovery – the Asterisk Advantage". If you are involved with telecom in your enterprise, this is the place to be.

Reliable, secure and scalable Asterisk Business Telephone Systems for the Enterprise

I recently had the privilege to present at the Asterisk VoIP Users Conference, Astricon 2012, and gave an overview of how to use commodity resources and Open Source Asterisk PBX systems in the globally-distributed enterprise. Watch the presentation here

tapestry technologies Offers License-free Business Telephone Solutions using Asterisk®, Polycom® and Xorcom™

VoIP telephony engineers at tapestry technologies, LLC are now certified with Polycom and Xorcom to design affordable voice over IP business phone systems that do not require yearly per-feature, per-user, hardware, or software usage fees. http://www.prweb.com/releases/prweb2012/8/prweb9668518.htm

Comcast Business Class + Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) = No Go.

I have been using Comcast Business Class internet for going on two years now at my home office and am quite pleased with the service. Up until now, I have been paying a flat $59.95 per month for internet that is usually quite fast and has been very reliable. It has been even more gratifying […]

We have lost a great visionary. RIP Steve Jobs

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FOSE 2011 Government IT / Security Conference & Expo, 20% Discount Code

When you use Google services, you trust us with your information. This Privacy Policy is meant to help you understand what data we collect, why we collect it, and what we do with it. This is important; we hope you will take time to read it carefully. And remember, you can find controls to manage […]