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 September 2008
WiMax has resembled the networking industryï¿¼s next budding princess. While a great deal of talk has centered on when the technology would debut, much of it has been shrouded in secrecy and duplicity. Well, for some lucky few businesses, the wait is finally over.
Traditionally, network and systems management was considered a graveyard for vendor business plans. The complexity of the problem and the difficulty in boiling down a myriad of potential problem spots into a simple to use products proved too much for many suppliers. Recently, that outlook has been changing, and one vendor has expanded the reach of its management system.
Collaboration has become the buzzword among software suppliers. Vendors, large and small, have been trying to develop platforms so users can share information more easily. Taking dead aim at Microsoftï¿¼s stranglehold on the desktop software, one industry Goliath added another component to its collaboration suite.
As the market for unified communications systems continues to evolve, some traditional voice features are being ignored. Paging is one function that has been on the backburner of many unified communications suppliersï¿¼ product development checklists. However, one supplier has added that functionality to differentiate its system.
There has been a great deal of talk recently about the advantages that WiMAX networks offer small and medium businesses. However, the reality is no carrier has rolled out compliant networks and no third party services have been announced for them either. A handful of vendors are expected to soon fill those voids.