Is VSAT Making a Comeback?
By Jerry Hodgen | Article Published October 30, 2006
While struggling with branch office connectivity, writer Jerry Hodgen comes to discover that VSAT combined with TCP acceleration tech may be just the ticket.
Data Security for Mobile Workers
By Jerry Hodgen | Article Published October 4, 2006
Why arent more organizations encrypting their laptops? Because it has all the earmarks of a support nightmare, for starters. But it doesnt have to be that way...
Software Licensing: The Next Challenge in Desktop Management
By Jerry Hodgen | Article Published August 28, 2006
A watchful eye on your software licenses can help trim your IT budget, simplify purchasing and keep your business out of the BSA's crosshairs.
Disaster Recovery: Did You Consider Your Branch Offices?
By Jerry Hodgen | Article Published July 14, 2006
Securing headquarters is obviously important, but it shouldn't come at the expense of your prime revenue drivers. Here's a quick guide on developing a plan for locations that represent the first point of contact for your customers.
Is MPLS Right for Your Network?
By Jerry Hodgen | Article Published June 15, 2006
Now that VoIP and reliable disaster recovery platforms are topping many of an IT department's priorities, it may be time to reevaluate Frame Relay.
The Winds of Change
By Jerry Hodgen | Article Published May 17, 2006
In a hyper competitive environment, businesses can ill afford to botch up infrastructure upgrades. For effective change management, it's time to get to know ITIL.
Enterprise Office Automation
By Jerry Hodgen | Article Published April 18, 2006
For many, the network ends just as workers are taking that last crucial step - faxing documents such as contracts, invoices and purchase orders. Jerry Hodgen explores how to bridge that gap for improved efficiency and cost savings without sacrificing security.
Power Savings Benefit IT
By Jerry Hodgen | Article Published March 24, 2006
Newfound energy awareness has brought to the forefront another important aspect of IT management and it does more than just trim the electric bill.
IP Centrex: Low Cost Enterprise VoIP
By Jerry Hodgen | Article Published February 23, 2006
Is telephony at your branch offices in a sorry state? Learn how AT&T's Voice DNA service won this writer over.
Is Effective Desktop Management Possible?
By Jerry Hodgen | Article Published March 9, 2005
With some planning, you bet! An IT veteran outlines the factors to consider when you are inevitably tasked (or burdened) with managing and supporting your company's desktop systems.
Traffic Jam on the Corporate Information Expressway
By Jerry Hodgen | Article Published March 2, 2005
Are your business critical applications playing tug of war with non-essential network traffic? It's time to identify the bandwidth hogs and push them to the back of the line.