July 2009

July 2009

Big IT ideas befit the tech team that outfitted the Dallas Cowboys’ new stadium — you can read about them in the July issue of BizTech. The issue also includes articles on ensuring business continuity, taking advantage of available stimulus dollars and one company’s on-the-fly expansion of its IT infrastructure. There are reviews of the HP DX9000 TouchSmart PC, Netgear WNR2000 wireless router, Toshiba Tecra M10 notebook and Wyse V10L thin client. And you can read about trends in IT automation software, asset tagging, deduplication tools and endpoint suites.

Features

These five technologies can help companies make the most of their IT budgets.
IT equipment leasing helps businesses break up payments and improve expense planning while simplifying system refresh cycles and equipment disposal.
Business continuity means fortifying your IT infrastructure to withstand whatever the day may bring: power outages, natural disasters, system crashes.
The Dallas Cowboys' gleaming new stadium is a technology paradise.
Here's how companies can take advantage of the 2009 stimulus package.
World Golf Tour puts online gamers on the course.
A telecommunications services company for the deaf perfects on-the-fly expansion of its IT infrastructure.

Departments

For businesses moving to disk-to-disk storage, it makes sense to take advantage of existing tape stores.
Make sure your business stays online and on task by following these tips.
Use these tips the next time you plan a refresh.
Deduplication technology lightens the data burden.
Endpoint suites help SMBs save money and improve network management.
Take advantage of asset tagging to keep track of equipment.
IT automation software frees businesses from repetitive toil, saving time and money.
The new HP DX9000 TouchSmart PC provides an interactive experience for its users.
Wyse Technology's V10L thin client packs power in a small footprint.
HP's new flexible electronic display offers opportunities for e-books, e-readers and signage.
Toshiba's Tecra M10 notebook is light, yet solid, and packed with mobile management features.
Wireless routers offer freedom and convenience that were once unheard of. Here's how to capitalize on this technology.

Opinions

Innovation is a mind-set — break through the cloud of fear and risk.
Test, test and test some more to avert disaster.
Use these tough times to build a path to success.

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.