More articles by Lynn Haber

Mastering Microsoft Certifications
By Lynn Haber |  Article Published October 31, 2008
The software giant adds three advanced-level certifications targeted toward IT veterans.
IT Jobs: The Growing Need for Business Skills
By Lynn Haber |  Article Published September 24, 2008
Companies have been leaving IT positions open as they search for tech professionals with business knowledge.
The Growing Importance Of Virtualization Certification
By Lynn Haber |  Article Published September 8, 2008
As demand for IT professionals with virtualization skills increases, certification can be a difference-maker for job hunters.
New Cisco Certs Aim At Networking Skills Shortage
By Lynn Haber |  Article Published September 4, 2008
With three recently introduced Cisco Systems CCNA concentrations, the equipment vendor takes a first step toward bridging the networking skills gap.
Neverfail Lives Up to Its Name
By Lynn Haber |  Article Published October 12, 2007
Knocked offline by hurricanes Katrina and Rita, the Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency now keeps Microsoft Exchange up and running with help from Neverfail.
Why IT Must Market Itself
By Lynn Haber |  Article Published June 22, 2006
By effectively "selling" its capabilities to constituents, IT can improve its reputation, raise user expectations and increase utilization of new technology.
Enterprises Focus on Retaining Tech Talent
By Lynn Haber |  Article Published June 8, 2006
An improving IT job market is forcing businesses to devise retention strategies to keep key IT people.
Wireless Becoming a Hot Career Path
By Lynn Haber |  Article Published April 26, 2006
Looking to beef up your resume or find a whole new IT career path? Get some wireless skills and write your own ticket.
OpTier's CoreFirst Captures Big Win
By Lynn Haber |  Article Published February 24, 2006
Far outdistancing the second-place finisher, OpTier, Ltd.'s CoreFirst 1.4 took the win in the Network and Systems Management category in Datamation's Product of the Year 2006 awards.
Panasas Powers Stanford
By Lynn Haber |  Article Published January 11, 2006
When Stanford University found that its network file system could no longer handle research workloads, it turned to Panasas.
Engineering Firm Cures Growing Pains with NAS
By Lynn Haber |  Article Published November 18, 2005
Mustang Engineering found that growth had a downside: higher storage costs and growing manageability problems.
IT Salaries Heading North in 2006
By Lynn Haber |  Article Published October 14, 2005
With demand for IT talent finally catching up with supply, companies can expect to pay more for help in the coming year.
Financial Firm Finds Safety in Encryption
By Lynn Haber |  Article Published September 21, 2005
CNL Financial Group didn't want to become another headline, so the company turned to Decru to encrypt its backup tapes.
SAS Claims Second Datamation Award
By Lynn Haber |  Article Published February 22, 2005
In a tight race, SAS Institute's IT Service Level Management product pulled ahead of the pack to capture top honors in Datamation's 2005 Product of the Year Network and Systems Management Software category.
SAS Grabs Win in Compliance Category
By Lynn Haber |  Article Published February 10, 2005
Datamation readers chose SAS Institute's Credit Risk Management software as the winner in the Compliance category in our 2005 Product of the Year competition. This comes at a time when compliance spending is expected to take off.
Staying Afloat by Plugging up Data Leakage
By Lynn Haber |  Article Published January 25, 2005
Companies spend big money keeping intruders out of their networks. But what are you doing to keep your vital corporate information from leaking out?
Network Infrastructure Product of the Year 2001
By Lynn Haber |  Article Published February 28, 2002
datmation-poy.gif Two vendors took it to the finish line in the race for Datamation's Network Infrastructure Product of the Year 2001. In the end, the award went to Brocade Communications Systems' Brocade Silkworm 3800 Enterprise Fabric Switch.
Network and Systems Software Product of the Year 2001
By Lynn Haber |  Article Published February 15, 2002
datmation-poy.gif With their selection of Red Hat Linux 7.2 as the top Network and Systems Software product of 2001, Datamation readers send a resounding message: Linux has a valuable -- and growing -- role in the enterprise.
When 'Pay As You Go' Storage Service Pays Off
By Lynn Haber |  Article Published August 27, 2001
The Storage Service Provider market may be getting its share of bumps and bruises, but the pay-as-you-go model is a good match for some enterprises.
Case Study: Sticking With The CLECs
By Lynn Haber |  Article Published July 18, 2001
While telecom carriers that sprang up to compete against regional Bells have begun to fall by the wayside, many customers who switched from the dreaded local phone monopolies have remained loyal, while hedging their bets. A look at why some companies have decided to hold on.
Viruses A Weak Threat? Think Again (Part 2)
By Lynn Haber |  Article Published June 5, 2001
Distributing the latest virus-fighting software to more than 4,000 computers was proving a 20-hour-a-week hassle to the Louisiana Department of Public Safety. So the department went shopping to save time and cut costs.
Viruses A Weak Threat? Think Again
By Lynn Haber |  Article Published June 4, 2001
Why did a California technology consultancy spend money on a new system to zap viruses when it had suffered virtually no virus-related downtime for a year? To deal with the growing volume of attacks -- and, even more, the time-consuming process of pushing antivirus updates to its 180 employees.
Network & Systems Software Product of the Year 2000
By Lynn Haber |  Article Published February 15, 2001
Windows 2000 Advanced Server Leads the Way.
Network Infrastructure Product of the Year 2000
By Lynn Haber |  Article Published February 15, 2001
A Double Dip for Cisco
Network Infrastructure Product of the Year 2000
By Lynn Haber |  Article Published January 23, 2001
A Double Dip for Cisco
Frameworks and Blueprints Put Business Apps on Fast Track
By Lynn Haber |  Article Published November 14, 2000
Application building blocks eliminate hundreds of hours of testing and debugging, and give IT teams an iterative, collaborative way to develop less costly business apps.
Flexing your IT staffing muscle
By Lynn Haber |  Article Published November 1, 1999
With contract staffing now a business mainstay, meeting people and price challenges requires its own set of skills.
Network complexity requires strong support
By Lynn Haber |  Article Published June 1, 1999
Big systems-management projects demand vendors who will always be there when you need them.
Servicing servers
By Lynn Haber |  Article Published June 1, 1999
When the stakes are high, customers expect plenty of support from hardware vendors.
The next wave in network management
By Lynn Haber |  Article Published April 1, 1999
Service-level management products should align network management to business requirements.
Enterprise 10000 offers scalability, redundancy, power
By Lynn Haber |  Article Published March 1, 1999
Seen by some analysts as an alternative to the mainframe, Enterprise 10000 from Sun Microsystems Inc, of Palo Alto, Calif., walked away with top honors in the server category of Datamation's 1998 Product of the Year poll.
Novell's Z.E.N.works wins by a slim margin
By Lynn Haber |  Article Published March 1, 1999
Datamation 1998 Product of the Year: NETWORK / SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT




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