September 2011

Features

Dr. Tattoff steps away from traditional phone service and rolls out VoIP to centralize call management and improve customer service.
Businesses find a variety of ways to boost productivity with the iPad.
Businesses of all sizes reap significant rewards by adopting document management to reduce or eliminate paper-based files.
Consider these tools and approaches to ensure optimal network uptime and  speed.
Small businesses — whether hosting a single app or an entire IT infrastructure in the cloud — share deployment strategies and best practices.

Departments

Smartphone use continues to grow in small business. The Samsung Nexus S 4G is one of the latest options to consider.
Businesses are finding ways to harness the flexibility and computing power of smartphones.
The RIM BlackBerry PlayBook smartly handles both needs.
The compact Lenovo ThinkPad T420s notebook provides plenty of resources for mobile users.
The multifunction HP printer can be accessed from virtually any computing device.
Set five ‘golden rules’ to keep devices used by roving workers safe from tampering and malware.
Pick up four pointers on how to use the mature spam and antivirus app that Microsoft included in its BPOS replacement.
Next-generation firewalls give companies more flexibility and control over traffic.
Businesses say goodbye to PCs and turn to thin-client workstations to save money, energy and time.
These five steps can limit your headaches if disaster strikes.
Gristedes’ enterprise wireless LAN upgrade enhances customer services to keep the supermarket chain competitive.

Opinions

Think mobile devices are the only way to go? Think again.
From serious cost savings to improved flexibility, the cloud has plenty to offer businesses.

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.