March 2009

March 2009

Techies from three green startups talk about how their companies will change the way utilities, consumers, automakers and notebook owners think about energy. Also in this issue: Learn how Digtial Aisle, DNA Networks and Titan Worldwide are revolutionizing the advertising industry with interior and exterior digital ads. There's also a story on eco-friendly printing and a review of HP's business-rugged Elitebook 6930p.

Features

Digital Aisle, DNA Networks and Titan Worldwide are revolutionizing the advertising industry with interior and exterior digital ads.
Aperio takes digital pathology mainstream.
Techies from green technology startups reveal the consumption-minded measures the companies take internally.
A fitting tribute to the sun god Surya, Konarka converts light to energy.
BizTech spotlights three green startups with the technology, innovation and drive to change the way utilities, consumers, automakers and notebook owners think about energy.

Departments

NETGEAR's WNR2000 wireless router is filled with features at a reasonable price.
Five IT chiefs offer smart tips for keeping technology costs down and alignment with business goals up in a tight economy.
Here are five hot ideas for keeping your systems cool and your power demand low.
Learn how to properly calibrate your notebook battery and get more juice from a single charge
A move creates the perfect opportunity for a British Columbia consulting company to deploy a new IT infrastructure.
Not hesitating or fearful; courageous and daring
Webcasting lets company extend events (especially funerals) to those far and near — to a computer.
However small at first glance, these seven changes really add up.
HP unveils its 6930P 'business-rugged' notebook.
Counter security threats with solid endpoint security.
Fortinet serves up one UTM box to rule them all.
Blade servers let businesses micromanage their IT deployments — and, in this case, micromanagement's a good thing.
If you're not deploying virtualization today, you might soon be tempted to -- in part because Microsoft is making it easy and free.

Opinions

Adhere to the four commandments of security — deter, detect, delay and respond — with blended physical and technology security teams.
Don't let the inertia of day-to-day systems demands grind innovation by the IT team to a halt.
The Bay State sets the benchmark on protecting personal information.

Security

Heartbleed: What Should Your... |
One of the biggest security vulnerabilities has almost every user and every industry...
Why Businesses Need a Next-G... |
Devices investigate patterns that could indicate malicious activity.
Review: HP TippingPoint S105... |
Next-generation firewall can easily replace a stand-alone intrusion prevention system....

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

Businesses Must Step Careful... |
Slow and steady wins the race as businesses migrate IT operations to service providers,...
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...

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

Mobility: A Foundational Pie... |
Other technologies rely on mobile computing, which has the power to change lives, Lextech...
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.

Hardware & Software

Review: HP TippingPoint S105... |
Next-generation firewall can easily replace a stand-alone intrusion prevention system....
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.