June 2006

June 2006

Do you need more time to get your job done. Learn how to find some spare time by getting desktop users to handle 10 repairs themselves. The June BizTech also has another 10 list: the 10 questions that small businesses need to ask IT job candidates. You can also learn pointers on setting service-level agreements and best practices for using Windows SharePoint Services to build Web sites.

Features

Executives and recruiters share their top 10 questions that small business leaders should ask prospective IT professionals.
VoIP veterans will help smooth your move to IP telephones.

Departments

Explore the benefits of virtualization with these simple steps for building virtual file servers.
Moving to scalable blade servers can help small companies deliver big service and grow faster.
If you can't live without the Internet, even on the road, try one of these pocket Wi-Fi finders to help keep you connected.
Is it time to consider blade PCs?
As networks grow and become more complex, managed network switches may be worth the extra cost and time it takes to put them through their paces.
As companies tame spam and viruses, new blended threats add Web content filtering to the mix of vital security tools.
How keeping this band of programmers happy helped Gearbox Software capture the high ground on the electronic gaming battlefield.
Teach your users these do-it-yourself tricks to repair computer problems and help minimize the strain on IT support.
Once the province of corporate giants, Service Level Agreements can help small businesses lock in great deals — if they do their homework.
Application performance monitoring keeps Web sites running at full tilt.
A sound Exchange backup and recovery plan can turn potential disaster into a minor setback.
Newest release of Windows SharePoint Services provides a fast and easy solution to building Web sites.

Opinions

It takes more than firewalls and strong encryption to safeguard your data, if you want to keep legal and PR nightmares at bay.
Keep remote access to your company's data safe and secure.
When building a technology project plan, a lean budget and short timelines between milestones are the keys to success.

Security

Three Ways to Integrate Fire... |
Follow these tips to align the devices with log management and incident tracking systems.
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...

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

New Challenges in Software M... |
IT trends such as cloud, virtualization and BYOD pose serious hurdles for 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-...