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 2009
Increasingly, businesses are moving their voice traffic from the old telephone network to IP networks. However, this application is especially vulnerable to performance variations often found in IP networks. Solarwinds, which has been gaining acceptance by offering companies inexpensive, easy to deploy network performance tools, revamped its IP WAN tool to help companies meet this challenge.
E-mail has become the lifeblood for many companies. Increasingly, employees are traveling outside of the corporate office and need ways to stay in contact with it. In response, Google broadened the reach of its Google Apps, so they can now exchange information with Apple iPhones and Windows Mobile cell phones.
The battle between Internet Service Providers and consumer advocacy groups reached an important milestone. New FCC chairman Julius Genachowski threw his weight behind initiatives designed to prevent ISPs from blocking or penalizing bandwidth intensive traffic, such as video files, and ordered them to manage their networks in a more transparent manner.
The latest round of cool smartphones has turned them into favorites among consumers. Increasingly, they are bringing these devices to work, regardless of whether or not their employers have sanctioned their use. Consequently, small and medium businesses need help securing these devices and Good Technology wants to provide it.
How can you control the growing number of smartphones making their way into your enterprise? Finding an answer to that question has been keeping IT managers up at night. Verizon, one of the nationï¿¼s largest carriers, has decided to try and help small and medium businesses solve that problem.
Google has been aggressively positioning its Gmail mail service as an alternative to Microsoftï¿¼s Exchange line and had a great deal of success in the small and medium business sector. However, the serviceï¿¼s reliability has been an ongoing concern, and it was knocked offline once this week.
Wireless communications have become quite popular in small and medium businesses. As companies rely more heavily on these connections, it has become difficult to make sure that there is sufficient bandwidth to support important applications. To address that problem, Aerohive Networks enhanced its network monitoring tools.