The Friday Funny: Squirming USB Tentacle
One of the most unusual (and entertaining) uses of the ubiquitous USB port is as a power receptacle for any number of bizarre and unusual gadgets and gag gifts. We included a recommendation in our holiday gift guide for system administrators, but easily one of the most attention-grabbing is this USB Squirming Tentacle from ThinkGeek.
Unfortunately, this USB gadget doesn’t store any data at all. But it does do an admirable job of squirming about and looking creepy, and it can be grouped together with other tentacles to form what ThinkGeek calls a “Hub of Cthulhu.” We’ve embedded a video of the sucker-covered appendage below.
Say Goodbye to Traditional PC Lifecycle Management
Traditional IT tools, including Microsoft SCCM, Ghost Solution Suite, and KACE, often require considerable custom configurations by T3 technicians (an expensive and often elusive IT resource) to enable management of a hybrid onsite + remote workforce. In many cases, even with the best resources, organizations are finding that these on-premise tools simply cannot support remote endpoints consistently and reliably due to infrastructure limitations.