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 December 2009
Netbooks have emerged as a popular option for executives who need simple access to Internet applications. However, one limitation with these systems has been their graphic capabilities. Aware of that shortcoming, Intel has developed a graphically enhanced netbook microprocessor, and devices relying on it may start to arrive in a few months.
Small is the new Large! Given users newfound proclivity to bound from place rather than sit at their desks, suppliers have been developing a bevy of mobile devices. Broadcom is the latest supplier to jump into this space with silicon that can be used for a portable computing tablet, a market that soon could receive a big boost from industry game changer, Apple Inc.
Google has been known as a game changing company, a firm whose entry in a market often means immediate upheaval. Two years ago, the vendor unveiled its Android mobile operating system and convinced a bevy of suppliers to support the system. Now, Google plans to make its own handset, which may cause those companies to question their support.
The Internet makes it possible for companies to open up their Web sites to visitors located across the ocean. However, communicating with potential customers has not been as easy because of complex dialing sequences and the hefty rates often found with international calls. Phone.com, a Voice over IP (VoIP) service provider, has tried to address those issues with an enhancement to its service portfolio.
The open source movement has been able to provide small and medium businesses with functional products at reasonable prices. GroundWork Open Source, whose business is based on delivering open source systems and network management tools, has decided to make its product available as a Linux based appliance, a change that could make it easier for small and medium businesses to deploy its management system.
Clearwire has been the lone wireless carrier driving the WiMAX deployment. After a few snafus, the carrier seems to be gaining some traction and is expanding its services reach in Hawaii, Illinois, North Carolina, Texas, and Washington.