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 2010
Cloud services have gained acceptance in many markets, yet one area where they have been slow to take hold is unified communications. In order to entice more customers to use these services, Alteva addressed one of their limitations, international dialing capabilities.
The uneasy partnership among Apple, Google, and cellular service providers may become more strained moving forward. Aggravated that they need to cater to mobile phone suppliers, a group of two dozen network operators have banded together and are building their own developer community.
Executives spend much of their day in automobiles, and typically, little to no work is done during this time. That may soon change, according to market research firm Juniper Research. Automobile manufacturers are using voice recognition technology to gradually transform cars into mobile offices and the use of such services is expected to grow significantly in the coming years.
The notion that IT systems are key to a companyï¿¼s bottom line was reinforced in a recent survey that Microsoft completed of 3,193 SMBs in a cross section of private industries in 15 countries. The survey found that businesses that view IT as business enabler and use hosted services performed better fiscally than those that do not.
Speed, no matter how much a company provides to its users, they often desire more. As mobile applications become more pervasive and more sophisticated, small and medium businesses need ways to boost wireless bandwidth. In the short term, WiMAX is in a better position to provide extra bandwidth than cellular networks, according to market research firm In-Stat.