Jason Holbert

Jason Holbert

Jason covers desktop applications and help desk utilities, including reviews geared toward the IT end-user support function. Jason is the PC infrastructure manager for Harcros Chemicals, a worldwide leader in chemical manufacturing and distribution. At Harcros, Jason supports over 350 end users at 30 branch locations. In his free time, Jason enjoys reading, motorcycling, competitive shooting and remodeling his starter home with his wife.

Articles by Jason Holbert

Getting rid of old hardware? Follow these tips for a clean slate.
Maximizing 802.11n
Mobile & Wireless
Learn six tips for getting the most out of your upgraded wireless network.
5 Technologies That Can Lead to Better Asset Management
It’s no secret that IT departments do a lot more than just fix computers and answer questions. Somewhere amidst the hustle and bustle of day-to-day support, IT departments are expected to keep deployments, upgrades and refreshes moving forward. This can be done well, of course, only if the IT team has a complete picture of what needs to be deployed, upgraded and refreshed. Effective asset management is key to the success of such efforts. The following five technologies can keep your asset management — and your company — on track.
Just as a chain is only as strong as its weakest link, a network is only as secure as its most vulnerable node. Given the increasing prevalence of teleworking in businesses of all types, it’s hardly surprising that corporate IT departments are now broadening their responsibilities to include the securing of company employees’ home networks. This often includes providing them with wireless broadband routers.
Managing Mobile Encryption
Mobile & Wireless
Use these five tips to get the most from a mobile encryption strategy.

Security

Why Cloud Security Is More E... |
Cloud protection services enable companies to keep up with security threats while...
Securing the Internet of Thi... |
As excitement around the connected-device future grows, technology vendors seek ways to...
Tools to Maintain Mobile Sec... |
Far-flung devices pose serious challenges, but a variety of technologies can help protect...

Storage

The New Backup Utility Proce... |
Just getting used to the Windows 8 workflow? Prepare for a change.
How to Perform Traditional W... |
With previous versions going unused, Microsoft radically reimagined the backup utility in...
5 Easy Ways to Build a Bette... |
While large enterprises have the resources of an entire IT department behind them, these...

Infrastructure Optimization

Why Cloud Security Is More E... |
Cloud protection services enable companies to keep up with security threats while...
Ensure Uptime Is in Your Dat... |
Power and cooling solutions support disaster recovery and create cost savings and...
The Value of Converged Infra... |
Improvements in security, management and efficiency are just a few of the benefits CI can...

Networking

Securing the Internet of Thi... |
As excitement around the connected-device future grows, technology vendors seek ways to...
How to Maximize WAN Bandwidt... |
Understand six common problems that plague wide area networks — and how to address them.
Linksys Makes a Comeback in... |
The networking vendor introduced several new Smart Switch products at Interop this week.

Mobile & Wireless

Now that Office for iPad Is... |
After waiting awhile for Microsoft’s productivity suite to arrive, professionals who use...
Visualization Can Help Busin... |
Companies need to put their data in formats that make it consumable anytime, anywhere.
Linksys Makes a Comeback in... |
The networking vendor introduced several new Smart Switch products at Interop this week.

Hardware & Software

Visualization Can Help Busin... |
Companies need to put their data in formats that make it consumable anytime, anywhere.
The Tools That Power Busines... |
Ever-evolving analytic software can greatly improve financial institutions’ decision-...
XP-iration Date: Today Is th... |
It’s officially lights out for Windows XP as an operating system. Here’s how the world is...