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 May 2008
What do you think was the hottest networking technology in 2007? Power over Ethernet switches? No. Unified Threat Management security systems? Guess again. VoIP phones? Nope. Try cellular modems, whose sales rose by an astounding 300% from year to year.
Many small and medium businesses would like to deploy unified communications solutions. The problem has been that piecing together one of these systems can be difficult, time consuming, and expensive. Alcatel-Lucent is the latest vendor trying to change that.
Every company fears an unforeseen event, such as a fire, flood, or hurricane but needs to be prepared for such catastrophic possibilities. Such preparation has been time consuming, tedious and often ineffective, so vendors are trying to streamline the task.
How much time do your employees spend sifting through and responding to their email messages? Do you think they know how to perform that task well? What are some of the prime missteps that users often make?
Systems and network management have been coalescing, so dividing lines between the two have become hard to discern. Consequently, it is not too surprising to see vendors in one of these areas moving more squarely into a new niche.