Archive for May, 2009

OpenVPN Access Server

May 29, 2009 by  |  No Comments

OpenVPN Access Server

Yesterday OpenVPN Technologies, the company behind the OpenVPN open source project, announced the immediate availability of their new OpenVPN Access Server. OpenVPN Access Server, or OpenVPN AS, is a commercial product based on the open source version originally developed by James Yonan. OpenVPN AS lends itself perfectly to use either on an appliance-style server or […]

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How to Install T-Mobile webConnect on A Mac

May 28, 2009 by  |  No Comments

How to Install T-Mobile webConnect on A Mac

The other day I was lucky enough to get a demo HSDPA modem from T-Mobile to try out. The modem is a re-branded Huawei E181. Since my main computer is a Mac and the box the modem came in said “System requirements … Windows XP, Vista … Mac OS support available soon,” I headed directly […]

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Proxmox Virtual Environment – Part 1

May 12, 2009 by  |  3 Comments

Proxmox Virtual Environment - Part 1

For a few years now I’ve been using a bunch of different virtualization products. I’ve mainly used VMware, although I’ve tested a bunch of other alternatives. I’ve used Fusion on Macs, Player and Server on Windows, and Server on headless Linux machines. When it comes to data center equipment I’ve been working with VMware ESX. Then, not too long ago, about half a year ago or so, as I was researching Qumranet and KVM, I stumbled across a little known open source product from an Austrian company called Proxmox Virtual Environment (Proxmox VE).

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Update: What TV Content Providers Don’t Get

May 2, 2009 by  |  1 Comment

Update: What TV Content Providers Don't Get

After complaining in my last post about “What TV Content Providers Don’t Get,” it seems that some are starting to “get it.” The Walt Disney Company just announced “that Disney, through its subsidiary ABC Enterprises Inc., has agreed to join NBC Universal, News Corporation and Providence Equity Partners as a joint venture partner and equity […]

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