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 June 2010
HP continued to widen the circle of UC options. The company signed a three year deal so it will now be offering Avaya's broad portfolio of products, but questions remain about the viability of such agreements in the highly volatile UC marketplace.
Free has become a watchword among consumers when it comes to Internet services. Could that term soon be used for business telephony systems? InVox, a four year old cloud based telephony services vendor, thinks so.
Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but chances are the executives at Apple and Research in Motion are not enamored with the attention their smartphones are receiving. Chinese manufacturers have developed clones, which are proving to be quite popular.
Cloud computing services have become very popular because of their simple deployment and potential cost savings. However, managing these connections has been a challenge, one that GroundWork Open Source is trying to tackle.
Traditional boundaries among software companies are falling to the wayside with the movement to social networking systems. Salesforce.com has become the latest vendor trying to craft a business version of Facebook.
Mobile devices are becoming as popular and common as PCs and laptops. However, it can be difficult for users to work with information on cell phones because of their small form factors. In response, dotMobi has delivered a development environment designed to help small and medium businesses create mobile applications.
Many small and medium businesses are moving information off of their premises and into the cloud. Email has been one of the early applications to make this switch, and cloud service supplier Rackspace made a number of improvements to its email service.
Consolidation has become the watchword in the networking industry as vendors are integrating data storage, network devices, and server systems. Enterasys became the latest vendor to outline its strategy for how it will cope with these changes.
Social networking tools have been popular in the consumer market, but companies have struggled to find useful applications for the technology. Jive Software has made a sweeping series of enhancements designed to make its software more business friendly.
Video conferencing has been working its way down to the desktop. In response, LifeSize, a leading video conferencing supplier, and LG Electronics, a primary vendor of HD TVs, teamed up to deliver a high resolution, desktop video conferencing system.
Wireless LANs have become quite common in businesses as well as among consumers. In an attempt to enhance its position in this volatile marketplace, Aruba Networks, one of the leading suppliers of business wireless LANs, introduced two high speed, low cost access points.
Service providers have unsuccessfully been trying to move customers away from ï¿¼All You Can Eatï¿¼ network access plans. Instead, they want power users to pay a bit more than those who only occasionally download data. AT&T is the latest vendor trying to prod its customers in that direction.
Wide is an apt adjective to describe the breadth of IT products that small and medium businesses now require. One reason why HP has been successful in this market is its large product suite, and the company enhanced a number of devices in order to try and maintain its momentum.
The smartphone operating system space has been marked by fragmentation. While a few different attempts have been made to establish a de facto standard, they have fallen short. However, it appears that Linux may eventually emerge as the marketï¿¼s primary OS.