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 April 2010
Data here; data there; data, data everywhere, many small and medium businesses find themselves in that predicament. In response, Compellent enhanced its Network Attached Storage (NAS) line, so it now supports file level and block level storage.
HD offers higher quality presentations. While it has been adopted in areas, such as TV, it is not yet widely available with cellular connections. ABI Research thinks that scenario to change dramatically: the market research firm expects close to 500 million mobile subscribers to have HD connections in 2015.
Cloud computing and unified communications have been rapidly making their way into small and medium businesses. In response, eight vendors have formed the Cloud Communications Alliance, whose goal is to work cooperatively and develop a nationwide high-definition enterprise voice and data network.
With cloud computing, small and medium businesses can offload deployment and maintenance of company applications to third parties. However, one challenge is these corporations want to be sure that the applications are running efficiently. Consequently, LTech, a Bridgewater, N.J. solutions provider, has stepped in to try and fill that void.
Competition has intensified in the smartphone space, with industry Behemoths Apple and Google gaining market share. Their emergence seems to sound the death knell for Palm, which has struggled to keep pace with recent market changes.
Increasingly, small and medium businesses are moving to cloud computing in order to ease maintenance chores and stabilize their IT costs. However, one challenge has been finding ways to manage corporate data moving in and out of the cloud. GroundWork Open Source and Eucalyptus Systems, two companies who have taken open source approach to product development, have teamed up to try and address that issue.
How carriers operate their Internet networks became a hot topic a few years ago when Comcast started to try and reign in bandwidth hogs. The federal government had put the kibosh on the companyï¿¼s plans but the courts have now sided with the carrier in a contentious debate with no resolution in sight.