Lync does much more than instant messaging. Check out these tips and tricks for getting the most from this communication and collaboration tool.By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 3 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Businesses need to get on the ball with implementing unified communications systems that can break down silos and improve their sinking customer satisfaction ratings.By Jon Arnold Principal, J Arnold & Associates, 2 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The technology industry -- especially the networking field -- can be an awfully isolating place for a woman. I offer three ways to cope.By Michele Chubirka Security Professional; Host, "Healthy Paranoia" Podcast, 1 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
The Interop conference is a tradition for IT professionals. We look back on its dramatic growth and how it's changed.By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 2 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Cisco revamps its videoconferencing lineup with a Google partnership, new products, and lower prices, the company announces at the Enterprise Connect conference.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The only way to ensure privacy in the cloud era is to shift to a model in which the cloud customer controls encryption keys, not the cloud provider.By Rick Harvey CTO, Lockbox, 3 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The tools for unified communications already exist in many companies, waiting to be unearthed and put to good use by enterprising IT leaders. By Erika Van Noort Director Consulting, North America, Softchoice, Post a comment | Read | Post a Comment
The advent of real-time communications, especially combined with mobile devices and the cloud, can take a toll on your network performance. Learn how to manage it all at the Enterprise Connect conference.By Marty Parker , Post a comment | Read | Post a Comment
Wireless networks must truly embrace open standards for enterprises to reap the performance benefits of software-defined networking.By Ajay Malik Senior Vice President of Engineering, Meru Networks, 1 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Microsoft applications pervade the business environment, while traditional telephones fade away. Perhaps that makes Lync the de facto communication standard.By Jon Arnold Principal, J Arnold & Associates, 3 comments | Read | Post a Comment
We've selected seven Interop presenters that will make it worth a trip to Vegas. You'll be so absorbed in tech, you won't even notice the glitter.By Susan Fogarty , Post a comment | Read | Post a Comment
Network engineers are busy preparing the network infrastructure for the multi-vendor InteropNet that will support the upcoming Interop conference. Preview the action in our video.By Network Computing , Post a comment | Read | Post a Comment
IT pros must keep current with technology. But, perhaps more importantly, they need flexibility and adaptability to succeed in an industry faced with constant change.By Mark Melvin Chief Technology Officer, ePlus Technology, 4 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Free online services can be great, but companies that operate on the freemium model aren't obligated to keep offering free software.By Howard Marks Network Computing Blogger, 3 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Updating your Infrastructure think UCLetís face it, when unified communications deployments stall, itís often not that employees donít want UC. Itís because IT doesnít trust the network to support it, and thereís no budget to make fixes. So what now?
The UC Infrastructure TrapDonít let a subpar network tank your unified communications program: 25% of InformationWeek 2013 State of Unified Communications Survey respondents deploying or planning to deploy UC fear that an aging infrastructure could sink their projects; 19% worry about WAN bandwidth. Is low UC uptake a result of strained networks delivering poor performance?