Profile of Paul Korzeniowski
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Paul Korzeniowski is a freelance contributor to InformationWeek who has been examining IT issues for more than two decades. During his career, he has had more than 10,000 articles and 1 million words published. His work has appeared in the Boston Herald, Business 2.0, eSchoolNews, Entrepreneur, Investor's Business Daily, and Newsweek, among other publications. He has expertise in analytics, mobility, cloud computing, security, and videoconferencing. Paul is based in Sudbury, Mass., and can be reached at [email protected]
Articles by Paul Korzeniowski
posted in January 2009
Small and medium businesses eventually grow into larger enterprises. Consequently, Spiceworks, one of the new breed network management suppliers, has upgraded the capabilities found with its IT Desktop management system: increasing the number of supported devices, providing more granular features, boosting performance, and adding more integration options.
Mobility has become quite popular in small and medium companies. The flexibility that wireless communications delivers helps to improve productivity and streamline business processes, so many corporations have deployed Wi-Fi LANs. Suppliers think that businesses are ready to move up to 100M bps wireless connections, but economic conditions may delay that migration.
Remember Palm, the company that was at the forefront of smarthphone developments? The company has lost a lot of luster recently as high profile vendors Apple and Google swooped into the smartphone market. Well, Palm is not about to exit the market quietly.
Network management provider SolarWinds continued to broaden the reach of its management platform. The company moved squarely into the log management space by acquiring the assets of New Zealand-based software maker Kiwi Enterprises. As a result, small and medium businesses now find themselves with more low cost management options.
Voice over IP (VoIP) technology has reached broad acceptance with many small and medium businesses now relying on these systems to support their businesses. Consolidation is one sign of a maturing market, and two long standing competitors have decided that pairing up was their best long term option.