February 2012

Alex Entrekin

CloudShare Pro Plus: What’s it all about?

February 28th, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: CloudShare, Training | Tags: , , , , ,

You don’t have to be a cloud expert to understand CloudShare. When it came to comprehending just what CloudShare does, as the non-expert you all know I am, this video provided me with the information I needed.


In just two minutes, you too can understand just how CloudShare ProPlus works and why it’s such a valuable tool. And if that weren’t reason enough to watch, the video is really cute! Enjoy!

Alex Entrekin

SP TechCon 2012 in San Francisco

February 27th, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: CloudShare | Tags: , , , , ,

Who loves a good conference?

We do! We’re excited to meet face-to-face with many of the people who make CloudShare a success and to be hanging out in the city for a couple of days. The CloudShare team will be at Booth #503 at SP TechCon San Francisco AND we’re offering the following special CloudShare ProPlus promotion to conference attendees only:

  • Buy an annual subscription and get 14 months for the price of 10! OR
  • Buy 1 month of CloudShare ProPlus and get 1 month for FREE!

What’s this conference all about?

SP Tech Con is a SharePoint technology conference where you can learn how to leverage SharePoint and maximize its efficiency for your business. You will also learn about the best in SharePoint Solutions, like CloudShare, so you can take FULL advantage of what SharePoint has to offer.

Who will be there from CloudShare?

Follow us on Twitter @cloudshare for news, updates, and more, from the conference.  I (@iberco), along with Chris Riley (@hoardinginfo) and Daniel O’Leary (@danieloleary), will be live tweeting from the event, as well.

Look for the following hashtags: #sptechcon and #CSsptechcon12

Fun times in the city tomorrow.  Will you be there?

Alex Entrekin

Friday has arrived!

February 24th, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: CloudShare | Tags: , , , ,

I recently shared my first impressions of working at CloudShare with you, and I managed to throw in some “unfair” generalizations about tech companies.

Now that it’s been almost an ENTIRE MONTH and I’ve been fully immersed in all things cloudy, I’ve decided it’s time to tell you more about my experience so far and how working here is changing me. For better or worse? I’ll let you decide.

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Michael Hyatt

A Place of My Own

February 23rd, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: CloudShare | Tags: , , , , ,

I’ve spent my entire adult life working in the technology industry. But it was in 1990 that I had an epiphany that changed my life, very much for the better. That was when I accepted an offer from a tiny company with big hopes, and left the comforts and safety of a Fortune 500 giant, in my case The Polaroid Corporation, for the uncertain destiny of the classic technology startup.

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Alex Entrekin

The Anti-Social Side of Email and Development

February 22nd, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: CloudShare, Dev / Test, SharePoint | Tags: , , , ,

If you are serious about social business and reducing the technostress on your staff and customers, do yourself a favor and make a commitment to go on an email diet in 2012.

Need a great reason why? How about this:

33,024. UNREAD. EMAILS. My jaw hit the floor in disbelief as the number sunk in. How does one amass that many emails? Sign up for every newsletter on the planet? Play 700 simultaneous games of Words With Friends?

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Alex Entrekin

Is the cloud secure?

February 21st, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: CloudShare | Tags: , , ,

At a time when a quick search can lead you to the social media channels that will tell you a person’s place of residence, relationship status, favorite restaurant, where they are in real time, who their best friends are, where they work, and more (see image below for further explanation) – is any of our information secure?

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Alex Entrekin

CloudShare Introduces – Cosmetics, Security and FTP

February 19th, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: CloudShare | Tags: , , , , , ,

For me, waiting for a CloudShare ProPlus release, is like the night before my birthday. Actually, no, it’s like the night before Santa comes!  I assume it’s the same for you, right?! Well, get ready, because I have six cool things to tell you about in today’s release. They are Secure FTP in Cloud Folders, walling of trial users, new notifications, new web access proxy splash page, “my home page” rename, and finally, a new link to our  support forum.

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Alex Entrekin

We Second That Emotion

February 17th, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: CloudShare | Tags: , , ,

Our technological devices are an extension of us. The apps we download, the music we store, our contacts, our photos – they all create an image of who we are as individuals. Our computers, laptops, smartphones, all the way down to the cases we choose, say something about the type of person we are. There is a huge emotional component when it comes to the various technologies we interact with on a daily basis. As familiar and comfortable as we have become with technology, sometimes it fails us and it feels good to get angry. We’ve all been there – a system freezes, something’s working a bit slower than we’d like, or we enter the wrong passcode, and we have to wait to access what we need.

Instead of taking a deep breath and realizing everything will be OK, I’ve been known to react like a child having a tantrum. “It’s not working – I hate ALL technology!”  This is known as tech rage.

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Juan Carlos

How to share files between virtual machines in a CloudShare environment!

February 16th, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: CloudShare, Demos & POCs | Tags: , , , ,

In an article I wrote some months ago (you can check it out here), I talked about your options when sharing files between your local PC and a virtual machine in a CloudShare environment. But, what about sharing files between different virtual machines in your environment? Is that even possible? Of course it is!

In this article I will provide step by step instructions on how you can share files between virtual machines in your environment.

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Michael Hyatt

Holy Hardware, Batman!

February 15th, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: CloudShare | Tags: , , , ,

Virtual Computers in the cloud, huh? VMs that you can set up with a couple mouse clicks, you say? That’s cute. They’re probably just toys, right? Not the kind of computer I need to do real work anyway, I betcha.

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