December 2010

December 2010

Features

These technology tools and services can help you run your business more efficiently and effectively.
Businesses find benefits in building wireless networks to keep employees working while on the go.
Many SMBs are wary of the PCI compliance process, but meeting the credit card transaction security standard is a best practice they can't afford to ignore.
ParAccel Analytic Database takes business intelligence to a new level.
On a North Carolina farm, technology helps a family entertainment business work at peak speed and efficiency.
Transportation company Strive Logistics increases shipping efficiency with the help of Microsoft's BizTalk Server.

Departments

The latest iteration short-range wireless technology provides many applications to link daily activities to PCs and mobile devices.
These five technologies can lead to better asset management.
HP's Z200 Small Form Factor workstation delivers workstation functionality in a smaller, more affordable package.
Linksys router allows teleworkers to connect wirelessly to the office.
Thin clients let SMBs minimize maintenance costs.
Barcode scanning allows organizations to dramatically improve visibility and accuracy within their business.
Data center migration isn't for the faint of heart, but with the right planning, it's well worth the effort.

Opinions

When it comes to backups, make sure yours are done automatically, are tested regularly and have multiple processes.
When is it time to look for outside help in your IT department?
Businesses are using lessons learned to become leaner and more efficient.

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.