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 July 2010
Increasingly, video conferencing has emerged as a way that business professionals collaborate. Since these exchanges can often occur on the fly, security has been a concern, one that Polycom and McAfee are trying to assuage.
Aerohive Networks, whose focus is on wireless LAN equipment, enhanced its HiveManager management system, so network technicians can examine the health of each client system more easily. Another improvement was intelligent, automated responses to network problemspots.
AT&T has decided to expand a pilot program where the company supplements its cellular services with Wi-Fi connections. The carrier green lighted such a deployment in Charlotte, NC and has plans to roll out similar services in Chicago, moves that could be precursors to changes in cellular coverage.
How many emails can flood your In Box before they overwhelm you? A survey by Intermedia determined that the number is 50.
Online conferencing has been gradually moving from presenting two to three dimensional materials. VenueGen, a start up in that space, embellished its 3D service, so collaborators can now work with more data sources during their conferences.
Mobile communications have made it easy for individuals to stay in touch with the office, regardless of where they may be located. Egnyte found that now means that employees check in with the office even from the bathroom.
Small and medium companies have been slow to glom onto Unified Communication (UC) solutions. To address such issues, Teo developed a platform that integrates these functions into a single system rather than the multiple devices that are often needed.
Some information here and other data there, so employees often have difficulty figuring out relationships among different elements. MindManager was designed to help users make such connections and it has been enhanced with support for the latest Microsoft applications.
Once upon a time, applications came from large software companies. Not anymore, especially in the mobile space where application development has been something that individuals complete on their lunch hour, in part due to the work of folks like Google.
Virtualization has become quite popular in small and medium businesses because it enables companies to more efficiently use their server hardware. However, managing such devices has been a challenge, one that ManageEngine is trying to address.
Remember when the Razr was all the rage? For the past few years, Motorola has struggled to regain its footing in the highly competitive cell phone space, but perhaps its allegiance with Google will give it more traction.
Small and medium businesses are forging ahead with SharePoint deployments. The Association for Information and Image Management (AIIM) found that more than two out of every corporations are now using the product, however, most have done so without crafting a formal business plan or going through a rigorous cost justification process.