Susan Perschke

Perschke is a web and database developer with 15+ years of industry experience. You can reach her at susan@arcseven.com.

Cloudflare wins managed DNS shootout

10 super-user tricks to boost Windows 10 productivity

10 super-user tricks to boost Windows 10 productivity

With these 10 tips, we take the guesswork out of turning Windows 10 Professional into a lean, mean productivity machine.

Best open source management tools

Best open source management tools

Open source software provides an attractive alternative to more costly commercial products, but can open source products deliver enterprise-grade results?

Pandora FMS wins open-source management shootout
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Pandora FMS wins open-source management shootout

Doing more with less remains an ongoing challenge for IT execs. Making sure everything keeps humming along to meet SLAs can be challenging for resource-stretched IT departments. For all but the smallest shops, effective monitoring...

Step-by-step guide to setting up dual boot on your PC or laptop
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Step-by-step guide to setting up dual boot on your PC or laptop

Are you tired of your operating system dictating what you can and can’t do with your PC or laptop? Need more control over your computing environment? Dual boot might be the answer.

Why I switched back to Firefox

Why I switched back to Firefox

Remember when you ditched Firefox for Chrome and pinkie-swore you’d never go back? Yeah, me too.

10 things we love about the new Firefox browser

10 things we love about the new Firefox browser

The good folks at Mozilla took their vanishing market share to heart and fought back with one of the most notably improved products I have seen in recent memory. Here are 10 things we love about Firefox.

REVIEW: MailScanner and ScrolloutF1 are standouts in open source email security
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REVIEW: MailScanner and ScrolloutF1 are standouts in open source email security

It should then come as no surprise that a significant industry has grown up around the serious business of containing email threats. We decided to review four open source products to see if they could deliver enterprise-grade...

Best open source email security products

Best open source email security products

Malware can worm its way into the network and wreak various kinds of havoc, often undetected, sometimes for months or even years. We reviewed four open source products to see if they could deliver enterprise-grade security. The four...

REVIEW: Best open source reporting tools
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REVIEW: Best open source reporting tools

Pentaho edges JasperReports and Eclipse BIRT is test of open source options for creating reports.

Top tools to manage cloud apps
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Top tools to manage cloud apps

AppNeta edges Exoprise in four-vendor test of products that fix cloud bottlenecks.

Best open source monitoring tools

Best open source monitoring tools

Comparing monitoring toolsImage by Stephen SauerNetwork monitoring is a key component in making sure your network is running smoothly. We tested four open source network monitoring products: Cacti, Icinga, Zabbix and Observium. We...

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