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 February 2009
Times are tough. Small and medium businesses are watching the bottom line very closely and making cuts to ensure that they can make it though this difficult economic period. Network management systems have been one product area that corporations have found difficult to justify -- even in good times. In response to the current economic problems, one vendor has revamped its pricing structure.
Microsoft is one of the industryï¿¼s most influential suppliers, yet the company has struggled to remain relevant in the fast moving, highly competitive smartphone space. To shore up its beleaguered market position, the vendor took the wraps off of the latest release of its Windows Mobile operating system.
Network management has been an ongoing challenge for many small and medium businesses. While many often need such tools, they have usually found them to be expensive, difficult to deploy, and hard to maintain. Open source solutions have been trying to address those problems and one vendor enhanced its system.
Handheld devices have been gaining more processing power and more functional visual displays. To date, those advances have not translated into much use of mobile video, however, that may soon change. Consequently network managers need to proactively plan for an upcoming influx of video traffic.
Simple to install, inexpensive, and reliable, those are the traits that small and medium businesses desire in their VoIP products. Because the underlying infrastructure needed to support such call is complex, most vendors have been unable to deliver such features. To try and fill that void, one of the industryï¿¼s most influential suppliers enhanced its VoIP system.