Stories by Briony Smith

Dealing With Workplace Stress

Knowledge workers often think they don’t face health and safety issues, says one expert, but when you make your living with your brain, you have to take care of it. Unmanaged stress can lead to physical and mental malaise, decreased productivity and worse. Occupational health professionals detail how to stay your happiest and healthiest.

ISV creates open-source alternative to Twitter

Wikitravel and Certifi.ca founder Evan Prodromou launched last week an open-source microblogging tool that will give users -- including those in the enterprise -- an alternative to industry leader Twitter.

Intel: Disasters only happen if you let them

Disaster recovery and business continuity is somewhat of a misnomer, it turns out, according to Intel, which has set up a complex internal system of ongoing business continuity planning that render disaster recovery more like business as usual.

Open-source Asterisk appliance takes on Nortel

Media processing vendor Pika Technologies announced Friday that its Warp appliance line is customer-ready and ready to slay the Nortels and Ciscos of the world in a bid for the small to mid-sized corporate tele-space.

Firewall tailored to monitor Web 2.0 activity

Firewall and application control vendor Palo Alto Networks announced last week a few first-to-market features for its PA-4000 Series firewalls that allow organizations to identify and control applications and user behavior.

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