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 October 2009
Traditionally, mobile communications have been tightly controlled by carriers and handset suppliers. Gradually, mobile networks have been becoming more open, and Google added a feature to its Google Voice offering, so users can more easily run it on mobile networks.
Small and medium businesses have been moving to cloud computing because it has the potential to ease application development and reduce costs. However, this approach also means that a company is dependent on the service providerï¿¼s ability to keep its systems up and running, something that T-Mobile and Microsoft recently failed to do.
Virtualization has proven to be an important technology in the data center where it enables small and medium businesses to divvy up server processing cycles in an efficient manner. Citrix, which has been a leader in the desktop virtualization market, wants to ride that wave of acceptance.