Winter 2013

Features

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Coach Chuck Pagano's decision to use iPad devices instead of paper playbooks has reaped mobility and security rewards for the NFL team.
The interactive mobile app offers Colts fanatics instant replay footage, parking information and more.
A shift to digital playbooks, better Wi-Fi coverage at headquarters and powerful servers in the stadium give the NFL team an edge.
Cutting-edge Windows-based software and specially integrated hardware power an innovative vision test for children.
People can visit their loved ones in prison from the convenience of their own homes by signing up for HomeWAV's services.
Corporate leaders share reasons for migrating to virtualized infrastructure.
Companies discover the need to invest in storage and backup solutions to keep pace with their growth.
To link its far-flung employees and customers, a global technology company creates a robust high-definition video conferencing ecosystem.

Departments

It's more than just a cost-savings measure, it's the reality of enterprise IT going forward.
Logitech’s BCC950 provides inexpensive video conferencing with minimal setup.
These tips for identifying baiting and phishing e-mails can help keep your users out of trouble.
This new solution lets companies adopt unified communications tools at their own pace — paying as they go.
With proper upfront planning, companies can gain quick bottom-line value from help desk software.
Managing software licenses with a spreadsheet is no way for a growing business to operate.
Consider these six security issues before turning data over to a cloud-based service.

Opinions

With software as a service, businesses can make project management, CRM and invoicing a breeze.
Customer service values apply to everyone in the organization, including IT.
SMBs stay more productive and efficient with mobile smartphones, notebooks and tablets.
Businesses are realizing the value of a mobile workforce in today's on-the-go economy.

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-...