Summer 2012

Features

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Cloud computing, managed networking and managed print services help companies cut costs.
There are significant cost savings to be found in virtualization technologies.
Use a touch-screen kiosk to put customers in control of their shopping experience.
The latest kiosks mimic many of the touch-screen features of today’s smartphones and tablets.
Virtualized SAN technology offers flexibility and simplicity.
An ice cream company uses Revel Systems' point-of-sale solution to save on space and increase mobility.
A company achieved just what it was looking for when it moved its e-mail to the cloud: no problems.
More businesses are using digital displays to increase engagement and bump up the entertainment value for customers.
The mortgage lender empowers its workers to go out and build valuable relationships with customers and partners.
From health care to car dealerships, digital signage has a use case in almost every industry.

Departments

Finding efficiencies in power and cooling is a top priority for businesses looking to optimize their infrastructure.
With its branch-in-a-box strategy, PrimeLending creates repeatable process to speed remote-office openings.
Theft-prevention technologies not only guard against mobile devices being stolen, but they also can erase sensitive data if a theft occurs.
A solid mobile-device policy and management platform can mitigate risk and ease administration.
Take these wireless security measures to ensure that company data is safe without impeding the end-user experience.
The original ultrabook wows with portability and fast flash storage.
The PC-sharing kit provides enterprise-class features for small and medium-sized businesses.
Cloud environments demand uptime and efficiency. Follow these steps to maximize both.

Opinions

Touch screens and interactive digital signage are helping companies embrace the next wave of computing.
Smart technology managers spend with an eye toward achieving savings they can reinvest in their future.
Take these steps to protect company data and employees.
The lighter, compacter version of notebooks is gaining traction with users and IT departments.

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.