Articles By Lynn Greiner

Hot, cold and warm backup sites: Which is just right?

When disaster strikes, it's important to get operations going again as quickly as possible. If that doesn't happen, chances are the business will fail; the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency says that forty

Published on: July 29th, 2015 Lynn Greiner

Resources to tap for disaster recovery best practices

We all hope that we'll never need to use them, but disaster recovery and business continuity plans are a critical part of any organization's strategy. The Enterprise Connectivity Series Future-proofing your business Without

Published on: July 28th, 2015 Lynn Greiner

Getting started with business continuity: finding your data crown jewels

One of the problems with today's data volumes is, well, today's data volumes. There's so much of it, it's virtually impossible to sort out what's mission-critical, what's important, and what's merely there. The

Published on: July 20th, 2015 Lynn Greiner

How can I be sure no-one will snoop into my cloud-based data?

One of the biggest inhibitors of public cloud use is the fear that data will not be secure. After all, it’s the “public” cloud, and who knows what evil lurks there. The Enterprise

Published on: June 25th, 2015 Lynn Greiner

Ask the right questions when picking your host in the cloud

When workloads exceed data centre capacity, it's often a nice problem to have; it means business is booming. But that doesn't mean it's feasible to expand your datacentre, or to build a new

Published on: June 17th, 2015 Lynn Greiner

OneNote to bind them, OneNote to rule them all

With the number of devices most of us carry around, it has become increasingly difficult to keep track of what information is where, and to access what we need when we need it.

Published on: May 25th, 2015 Lynn Greiner

From your desktop to your tablet to your phone, you can take Office everywhere

When people think of Microsoft Office, they often equate it with Windows only. Once, that was true, but no longer. Microsoft now provides Office for multiple platforms and operating systems, making it much

Published on: May 22nd, 2015 Lynn Greiner

How the cloud can transform your contact centre

Contact centres are expensive. Not only is there a huge cost in office space, furniture, electricity and other necessities, there's the cost of acquiring, managing, and running the computing infrastructure to power the

Published on: May 19th, 2015 Lynn Greiner

What is Unified Communications?

In our tech-centric world, we have many ways to communicate with co-workers. There’s telephone, of course, -- cellular and land line – as well as email, but we also can chat via multiple

Published on: May 8th, 2015 Lynn Greiner

BYOD & mobile device management: Protecting your stuff and ours

As soon as mobile devices penetrate an organization, regardless of whether they're company-owned or brought in by employees, there's a new chink in the corporate security armour. Data is no longer protected behind

Published on: April 26th, 2015 Lynn Greiner

What my users need to know about BYOD

Whether businesses like it or not, bring your own device (BYOD), sometimes referred to as the consumerization of IT, is firmly entrenched in many companies. Employees are bringing their own phones, tablets, and

Published on: April 22nd, 2015 Lynn Greiner

Where your phone can’t go with you

In metropolitan areas, we're spoiled by the wealth of cellular coverage available. We have both local carriers and national carriers, all of whom blanket population centres with signal. The Enterprise Connectivity Series Future-proofing

Published on: April 2nd, 2015 Lynn Greiner

New Microsoft Surface tablets available for pre-order Tuesday

Microsoft today announced the second generation of its Surface tablets, the Surface 2. Available starting October 22, the devices include full 1080p video, speedier processors, more memory, and increased battery life. The Surface

Published on: September 23rd, 2013 Lynn Greiner

Dell positions itself squarely behind Windows 8 push

Windows 8 was front and centre at Dell’s second annual customer conference in Austin, Texas last week. It was on most of the computers in the Solution Center. It was on the machines

Published on: December 19th, 2012 Lynn Greiner

Prophix Software shows corporate performance management goes beyond annual budget

Budgeting is the bane of many business users' lives. Collecting and compiling historical information, building budget templates, distributing the right bits to the right people and then retrieving and consolidating the results can

Published on: June 25th, 2012 Lynn Greiner