Author: David Strom

Storage Area Network Management

Networked storage capacity in the Fortune 1000 will grow a projected 24 percent in 2011, according to a May storage market study conducted by TheInfoPro,

Seven Ways Boost Data Center Perfomance

It’s becoming easier to run an economical and efficient data center by virtualizing your server population and upgrading your server fleet with more energy-efficient hardware.

Successful Cloud Implementations

Moving to the cloud might save money on hardware purchases, but poor planning and lack of the right combination of skills can quickly eat up

Eight Ways to Ensure Outsourcing Success

Outsourcing isn’t new, but, by now, many IT shops have accumulated enough experience to use this service more effectively. According to Houston-based consultancy TPI, even

Open-Source Software, Now

The time has come for the enterprise to consider open-source software. OSS, like Apache Web servers, Asterisk IP telephone switches, Linux desktops and others, can

Virtual Meetings That Work

It’s well-known that video conferencing and telepresence technologies can save money and alleviate the hassles and time involved in traveling to meetings. After the Iceland

Taking Control of IT Changes

One of the hardest parts about managing IT resources is understanding how to control and document changes to your network infrastructure, applications and systems. And

Getting Started With BPI

In these tight economic times, businesses need all the help they can get to cut overhead and improve processes. There are dozens, possibly hundreds, of