Spring 2013

Features

By integrating Samsung displays in halls, restaurants and instructional kitchens, Philadelphia school serves up innovation.
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Growing companies find that running a business in the cloud saves money, eases IT maintenance and delivers services they need.
Learn the geek backstories of three innovating businesses.
By building out wireless networks, companies set employees — and customers — free.
By partnering with CDW, Taft improves network availability for its growing workforce without adding significant costs.
Processing an overwhelming mountain of paperwork from the housing bust helped the Walz Group realize the need for a private cloud.

Departments

In addition to improving mobility, desktop virtualization aids mobility management.
Here’s a tool that can help your office reduce its paper pushing.
Small Business Edition sports a new interface aimed at easing common backup and recovery tasks.
New management solution helps companies maintain virtual order and boost efficiency.
To manage your software portfolio: review, reconcile and re-engineer and then repeat.
Containerization separates the business and personal use of smartphones and tablets.
Hidden in the fiscal cliff maneuvering is a big tax benefit for businesses that buy new technology.
In the event of a disaster, make sure your backup plans include your power and cooling systems.
Don’t get caught off guard. Watch for these telltale signs that your business needs to upgrade its power and cooling systems.

Opinions

When they think of clouding as a verb, innovative companies can make a service out of anything.
Assess your hardware and storage needs to support your first virtual server rollout.
IT managers expect to spend 38 percent of budget on cloud computing by 2016.
Technology should be adapted to fit the business, not the other way around.

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.