Fall 2012

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The Chicago startup incubator helps entrepreneurs get the right supplies and make key connections.
By migrating to VCE Vblock, the company can scale up enterprise IT services to small and medium-sized businesses in real time.
Companies save big and improve communications by deploying advanced technologies in their meeting spaces.
Minneapolis-based organization aims to train students and midcareer professionals on the latest virtualization technologies.
The latest crop of unified communications systems offers flexibility to mobile workers and easier management for IT staff.
Chicago-based company works with CDW to market itself as a full-service tech supplier to conferences and trade shows.
IT departments at SMBs find the latest software helps them handle the growing influx of mobile devices.
For some emerging entrepreneurs, a little shelter and guidance is just what they need to get a head start.

Departments

NorthRidge Church finds unified solution easier to manage, learn and teach to IT staff.
These security solutions offer more than just convenience to businesses.
With more traffic going wireless, small businesses can look to the next Wi-Fi standard for network relief.
Follow these best practices to more effectively manage firewalls and improve security.
Determine business needs and evaluate existing environments before jumping into the new communications protocol.
Apple’s wireless access point brings signal strength wherever a road warrior needs it.
HP Folio 13 Ultrabook blends the best of both worlds.
More organizations focus on ergonomics to improve staff health, efficiency and the bottom line.

Opinions

Whether it’s for students looking to break into the IT field, or an up-and-comer with a great new idea, businesspeople are ready to support the next generation.
Microsoft’s new OS is packed with new features and users should adjust to the new interface fairly quickly.
The key to success with security lies in finding common ground with coworkers and peers.
Large online reseller donates equipment, provides advice to fledgling businesses.

Security

Three Ways to Integrate Fire... |
Follow these tips to align the devices with log management and incident tracking systems.
Why Cloud Security Is More E... |
Cloud protection services enable companies to keep up with security threats while...
Securing the Internet of Thi... |
As excitement around the connected-device future grows, technology vendors seek ways to...

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

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...
The Value of Converged Infra... |
Improvements in security, management and efficiency are just a few of the benefits CI can...

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

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.
Linksys Makes a Comeback in... |
The networking vendor introduced several new Smart Switch products at Interop this week.

Hardware & Software

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.
The Tools That Power Busines... |
Ever-evolving analytic software can greatly improve financial institutions’ decision-...