Is Zoom Hogging Your PC’s Resources? Try These Tips and Tricks

Is Zoom Hogging Your PC’s Resources? Try These Tips and Tricks

Video meetings have become a way of life in a work-from-home, social distancing world, and Zoom has become the video conferencing platform of choice for many users and organizations. Zoom offers much higher quality audio and video than other solutions, as well as a wide range of features, such as screen and content sharing, messaging, annotation, recording, and more. Zoom enables high-quality meetings because it’s read more...

How Rahi’s ELEVATE Framework Helps Customers Meet Their Business Objectives

How Rahi’s ELEVATE Framework Helps Customers Meet Their Business Objectives

Over the past several years, the role of IT has been slowly transitioning from managing technology to enabling business outcomes. However, many technology solution providers continue to focus exclusively on delivering a manufacturer’s product. The traditional solution provider model does not align with today’s mindset. At Rahi Systems, we recognize that this model is outdated. We’ve been working to develop a new services framework that read more...

How IGEL Enables the Delivery of VDI to Work-from-Home Users

How IGEL Enables the Delivery of VDI to Work-from-Home Users

Will the COVID-19 pandemic finally bring virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) into the mainstream? It certainly looks that way. Many organizations have either scaled their existing VDI environment or implemented new VDI technology to support their work-from-home employees. There has also been a significant rise in the use of Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS), in which a cloud service provider delivers VDI capabilities for a monthly subscription fee. The read more...

Excerpt from CEO Tarun Raisoni

Excerpt from CEO Tarun Raisoni

Dear Rahi Team, The past week in the US has been witness to an ongoing debate about better inclusivity and the racism that has now come to the forefront with the injustice to Mr. George Floyd and his family. Our goal in life, no matter where we live, is to make it better for others and ourselves. In the words of Nelson Mandela, "What counts read more...

3 Ways Virtualization Helps Meet Today’s IT Demands

3 Ways Virtualization Helps Meet Today’s IT Demands

The COVID-19 pandemic is driving increased interest in virtualization as a means of remotely managing servers. Many virtualization platforms offer a browser-based management interface that can be accessed from anywhere — a boon for administrators who are working from home. But remote management is just one of the many benefits of virtualization. Hypervisor software creates and manages virtual machines (VMs) that share server resources, making read more...

3 Work-from-Home Tech Basics that Can Help Make You More Productive

3 Work-from-Home Tech Basics that Can Help Make You More Productive

Much of the discussion around work-from-home technology has focused on network connectivity and security. Those things are certainly important, but many remote workers face more basic challenges. They simply don’t have access to the technology tools they need to work from home effectively. Here’s a look at three work-from-home tech basics that can help make remote work more productive. Mini PCsThe venerable PC remains the read more...

The Right Collaboration Tools Are Key to Effectively Working from Home

The Right Collaboration Tools Are Key to Effectively Working from Home

The Right Collaboration Tools Are Key to Effectively Working from Home Various studies have shown that knowledge workers, managers, and executives spend about 80 percent of their time collaborating. That’s 32 hours out of the standard 40-hour workweek. The time is split among reading and answering emails, talking on the phone, and attending meetings. It likely does not include the impromptu conversations that take place read more...

Why Out-of-Band Management Is Essential for Minimizing Costly Downtime

Why Out-of-Band Management Is Essential for Minimizing Costly Downtime

The high cost of downtime is well documented. According to research by the Ponemon Institute, the average cost of a data center outage is nearly $9,000 per minute. The average total cost is nearly $750,000. These figures include the cost to detect, contain and recover from the outage, along with productivity losses, lost revenue, opportunity costs, customer churn and reputational damage. Clearly, rapid response to read more...

Pandemic-Related Telework Requires a New Approach to Cybersecurity

Pandemic-Related Telework Requires a New Approach to Cybersecurity

Cybercriminals are preying on fears of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to spread malware, perpetrate scams, and compromise systems and networks. Many of these attacks are targeting employees who are working from home under “social distancing” policies. Organizations should shore up their cyber defenses to ensure that attacks on remote workers don’t result in a security breach. The Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security read more...

Why the Next-Gen Data Center Must Be ‘Green’

Why the Next-Gen Data Center Must Be ‘Green’

The data center has undergone a number of major changes over the years, from mainframes to client/server computing to web-scale computing. This evolution occurred over decades, but in recent years the changes have been fast and furious. Key trends include the rapid rise of cloud computing,  ever-increasing demand for storage, and the growing adoption of artificial intelligence, data analytics and other resource-intensive applications. One consequence of the accelerated evolution read more...