The best TeamViewer alternatives

Alternatives to TeamViewer

 

You don’t always have to use the market leader – this also applies to remote access. TeamViewer is still the most widely-used solution for remote management and online meetings, but there are numerous alternatives on the market which can be considered. We present some serious...

 

WinRAR alternatives

WinRAR alternatives: Comparing the best solutions

If you want to send large files as an e-mail attachment, you have to compress them first. Zipped in small, handy containers, these packed files are not unzipped until they reach their destination. Besides the well-known WinRAR, there are a few other alternatives worth checking out for zipping and unzipping files. We’ll show you the advantages and disadvantages of the best WinRAR alternatives here....

What is OpenStack?

The OpenStack cloud made simple

Cloud computing makes working with data quicker, simpler, and safer. Through common standards and simple access methods, private users such as companies can benefit from the advantages of cloud-based data processing. One of the most successful cloud systems is the former NASA project OpenStack. Walmart and Amazon have even made it their standard system.

Free dynamic DNS providers: An overview

The best free DynDNS providers

Trying to access your home computer, but don’t know how while working remotely? Dynamic DNS services (DynDNS) provide a solution by establishing a stable connection to your server regardless of a changing IP address. Find out what the best free Dynamic DNS services are and learn more about their advantages and disadvantages.

Nagios plugins: how to install the extensions

Nagios plugins: the basic modules of the popular IT monitoring software

Although the software itself doesn’t contain any functions for monitoring hosts, services, or events, Nagios is one of the most in-demand IT monitoring solutions. This task is left up to Nagios’ plugins, which can be installed in addition to the core files. Check out our digital guide and find out more about these indispensable modules and how to use these for your own Nagios installation.

Creating a batch file

Creating a batch file: How to write your own .bat file

Windows operating systems can be controlled and configured in a wide variety of ways. To this day, experienced administrators use Command Prompt, the Windows command-line interpreter, for this purpose. If you want to have Windows automatically process a sequence of commands, you can create a batch file. This tutorial will show you how.

SSH: Secure Shell

What is SSH? The secure shell simply explained

If you want to establish a secure connection to your server via the internet, you will need SSH. Whether sending commands, uploading files, or during remote maintenance, secure shell ensures that criminals cannot gain access to your sensitive data. Effective encryption and correct authentication are essential for this. To help you understand what is behind the SSH protocol, we reveal how it works...

Batch commands

An introduction to batch commands

Batch files are files with commands that are run through the Windows command line and are processed in a batch. The most varied processes can be automated with their help. Batch file commands have existed since MS-DOS was released back in the 1980’s. The following article summarizes some of the most important batch commands for you.

Best Android cloud apps

The best Android cloud apps – securing your smartphone data

As Android smartphone users will know, a complete backup of the operating system can only be created with the internal backup function that leaves a lot to be desired. The solution? Using a cloud storage solution like Google Drive. However, if you don’t feel comfortable handing all your data over to Google, you will have to search for another online Android storage option to back-up your personal...

File manager for Android: The best apps

File manager for Android – the best alternatives to the standard app

Managing files and folder on Android devices can quickly become a tedious affair. One the one hand, the integrated file manager app (only since Android 6.0 “Marshmallow”) is well hidden in the settings of the operating system, and on the other hand, it only has the basic functions available – which is why many users rely on third-party applications from the Google Play Store. But what exactly sets...

Dropbox vs. Google Drive

Dropbox vs. Google Drive: comparing cloud storage services

Cloud storage can be used for a variety of functions including sharing photos, collaborating on documents and backing up important files. There are loads of cloud storage solution providers to choose from. In the following article, we will compare two of the longest standing ones out there and their key features. Dropbox vs. Google Drive – which provider should you choose?


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