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 November 2009
To date, cloud computing has had little impact on the Unified Communications (UC) market. The underlying technology has been slow to fall into place, the cost of these services has been high, the benefits have been hard to pinpoint, and the distribution channel has been weak. Infrastructure providers, such Broadsoft, Cisco, and Microsoft, have been pushing to overcome those barriers and may be close to providing small and medium businesses with more UC cloud options.
Management tools can tell small and midsize businesses a lot about their IT equipment: how much bandwidth is available, who is sending the largest files, and where data flows are slowing down. What many companies are more interested in, though, is which services are available, so Entuity revamped its management suite to deliver such features.
Traveling on business and need a quick and easy way to access your company network? Well, plenty of options -- more than 1 billion -- are now available, so it should be relatively simple for you to make the connection.
As network technology has spread, collaboration has become the watchword in small and medium businesses. Companies are now exchange information not only with coworkers but also with customers and suppliers. Via acquisitions, Cisco has become a force in the collaboration space and recently added more items to its growing portfolio.
As small and medium businesses turn to Unified Communications (UC) applications, flexibility is becoming an important buying consideration. In response, Polycom expanded its product portfolio by providing users with three more business phones.
The array of mobile devices that employees are carrying has been getting broader. Consequently, DiVitas, a leading supplier of mobile unified communication software, added support for Appleï¿¼s iPhone, Googleï¿¼s Android, and Research in Motionï¿¼s Blackberry to its product portfolio.