Summer 2013

Features

The Technoliner gives businesses a hands-on experience with the latest productivity tools and gear.
Tasked with building a mobile data center on wheels, the two companies collaboratively built the ultimate tech vehicle.
In an appeal to today’s fans, the stadium deployed a Wi-Fi network that lets spectators easily browse the web on smartphones, view replays and communicate via social media.
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Pushing out 50 new switches in two weeks, the NBA team's IT workers rallied for the All-Star Weekend and beyond.
The huge display, which offers fans instant-replay footage and close-ups of players, is one of several new technologies available to fans.
Justifying the investment in rugged hardware saves small businesses in the long run.
A ski resort pairs a network upgrade and RFID tags to cut down wait time and improve customer service.
Despite the havoc following Sandy, these businesses continued services with hardly a hiccup.
Three financial businesses offer advice on optimizing computing operations.

Departments

One retailer says its new SmartPay app reduces credit transaction costs and attracts new customers.
Businesses find TCO and ROI numbers favor hardened mobile gear for certain users.
Get expert pointers on how optimize your 802.11 network.
This tool can prevent KVM toggling from being a source of network vulnerabilities.
Gain the upper hand on managing the profusion of devices common in today’s workplace.
Small businesses offer their insights on virtualizing end-user systems.
Before planning a backup strategy, here are three questions that can help set the parameters for sound data protection.

Opinions

Firms shouldn’t allow unfounded security concerns to deter them from all the cloud has to offer.
A mobile and distributed workforce requires support for a wide array of productivity-enhancing work environments.
Diversifying end-user form factors might make a whole lot of sense for your business.
Companies find the ability to easily connect with customers and employees essential to success.

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

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

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.