The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
Have a presentation or a favorite video hiding in your smartphone? One of these five mobile projectors will let you show off.
By Jake Widman | 09 May, 2013 11:01
If your network has between 1,000 and10,000 devices and computers, you have a midsized network. Your servers, connections and other resources suffer the same problems as larger networks, but your budget for keeping the network healthy is less than what large enterprises enjoy.
By Barry Nance | 06 May, 2013 13:16
The new BlackBerry Q10 smartphone features a qwerty keypad, along with an updated OS and some great new features. But do users still want a 'real' keyboard?
By Matt Hamblen | 24 April, 2013 18:45
Connecting remotely to network servers is a fact of life for millions of end users. Whether working from a PC or a mobile device, users rely on secure, reliable remote connections to maintain their productivity.
By Susan Perschke | 22 April, 2013 14:04
After being delayed seven times due to reported problems with the new installer, Fedora 18 has arrived. On the plus side, Fedora 18 delivers new management functionality for IT administrators and offers improved Active Directory support. However, a complicated installation process and some issues with the user interface make it a less attractive option than desktop competitors like Ubuntu and Mint.
By Maria Korolov | 08 April, 2013 11:00
Seagate's Wireless Plus drive offers a terabyte of storage and a way to stash your videos, photos, music and documents or wirelessly stream them to your mobile devices.
By Lucas Mearian | 02 April, 2013 11:06
Offering Wi-Fi can be a good way to increase return customers and boost revenue in retail stores, hotels, cafes, etc. And it provides convenience for contractors and associates working in corporate offices and conference rooms. Though visitors might have 4G mobile devices or laptops, Wi-Fi can provide a faster, higher quality connection.
By Eric Geier | 01 April, 2013 14:10
Puppet is model-driven, Ruby is procedural, and both are large, messy, open source ecosystems plagued with pitfalls
By Peter Wayner | 27 March, 2013 10:14
As businesses make more use of social networks, the number of engagement, analysis and monitoring tools has exploded. Enterprises are trying to understand their return on social media investments, to find out if their Twitter and Facebook marketing campaigns are actually delivering customers. They want to track social mentions across multiple networks and be responsive to both kudos and complaints.
By David Strom | 25 March, 2013 13:51
Even the most high-end smartphones and tablets today still have less-than-stellar speakers. We test four mobile Bluetooth speakers to see how they can improve your sound.
By Barbara Krasnoff | 22 March, 2013 11:09
Finding the right business tablet can be a daunting task. Do you want a 7-inch display or a 10 inch? Built-in keyboard? Snap-on keyboard? Which operating system? What apps? How about ruggedness, style, battery life, price?
By Tom Henderson and Matt Evangelista, ExtremeLabs, Inc. | 11 March, 2013 14:12
Two Wi-Fi mobile hotspots offer very different services: The Verizon Wireless JetPack is fast but pricey while the FreedomPop Photon is limited but free.
By Barbara Krasnoff | 08 March, 2013 12:21
The newest Wi-Fi technology -- 802.11ac -- promises blazing speeds of up to 1.3Gbps, according to claims made by the leading vendors.
By Wayne Rash | 25 February, 2013 15:29
During our review of 802.11ac routers, some of the vendors sent along additional products that they thought we might be interested in. Here are short reviews of four WiFi tools that you might find useful in your network.
By Wayne Rash | 25 February, 2013 12:00
The Cisco UCS Express family is a new set of blades that add high-performance general-purpose Intel server capabilities to the ISR G2 series of routers.
By Joel Snyder | 25 February, 2013 12:00
The Cisco CSR 1000V router is designed for enterprise network managers who want to have a little piece of their Cisco infrastructure in the cloud.
By Joel Snyder | 25 February, 2013 12:00
In the early days of Wi-Fi, site surveys were fairly basic and involved running around with a laptop looking at simple signal levels. The next step was mapped-based tools that provided a good visual of Wi-Fi coverage, but still involved carrying a bulky laptop around.
By Eric Geier | 11 February, 2013 14:58
ScienceLogic EM7 brings ultraflexible, ultrascalable, carrier-grade network monitoring to the enterprise
By Brian Chee | 06 February, 2013 11:09
Imation's IronKey division has introduced a new USB drive from which you can boot up an encryption-secured Windows 8 PC on any computer.
By Lucas Mearian | 01 February, 2013 18:20
Samba's open source alternative to Microsoft's domain controller is a good start, but not ready for prime time
By Paul Ferrill | 23 January, 2013 11:13