Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Drew Robb

Drew Robb has been a full-time professional writer and editor for more than twenty years. He currently works freelance for a number of IT publications, including eSecurity Planet and CIO Insight. He is also the editor-in-chief of an international engineering magazine.

Data Protection Complexity Grows Exponentially

Once upon a time we lived in simpler data protection times. You popped in a backup tape, made a few mouse clicks and you were done. You...

Tape Archiving Sees Upturn, Helped by Big Data

Rumors of the demise of tape-based archiving have been greatly exaggerated. What's fueling the renaissance in tape?  The common belief is that tape is fading away gradually....

Cloud Computing CRM Buying Guide: Top Players

The cloud-based customer relationship management (CRM) sector features sharp competition from all the big names -- SAP, Microsoft, Salesforce, Oracle and many others. We overview their contrasting...

Buyer’s Guide: Microsoft ERP Systems

The sheer range of Microsoft ERP offerings might be confusing for some enterprise IT managers. It comprises Dynamics GP, Dynamics SL, Dynamics NAV and Dynamics AX. What's...

Server Virtualization Tips for Small Firms

While server virtualization has been largely adopted by large enterprises, adoption is now rapidly expanding among smaller businesses. Tech reporter Drew Robb details facts to consider as...

Deduplication: 8 Top Product Picks

Depuplication has come a long way in the last few years, with all the big vendors (and the not so big, too) now offering a deduplication solution....

Are ERP Apps Too Hard to Implement?

Enterprise resource planning software can give businesses a major competitive advantage -- that is, if a firm's staffers can successfully deploy and implement the application. Vendors have...

HP Data Storage: Buying Tips

HP is clearly a contender among the big enterprise data storage vendors. Drew Robb details HP's extensive storage portfolio. HP is synonymous with a lot of things--printers,...

How to Select a Dell Server

Dell makes an extensive line of servers -- which box is right for your needs? Drew Robb overviews the choices. A few months ago, Dell made some major...

Business Intelligence Software for SMB: Buying Guide

Business intelligence software has historically been a tool used by large enterprises. Yet more and more small- and medium-size businesses are now getting on the BI bandwagon....

Choosing an Enterprise CRM Tool: The Top CRM Solutions

Enterprise decision makers selecting a CRM solution face a bewildering array of choices. The following overview of CRM platforms provides some context for various types of scenarios...

Data Storage Startups Focus on Cloud, Virtualization

Few factors reveal the direction of an IT sector like what strategies its startups are deploying. Drew Robb looks at the hot new movers and shakers in...

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