BurstPoint CFO speaks out on challenges, lessons learned

Name: Terenzio Volpicelli Age: 37 Time with company: One year Education: Graduate of Bryant University Company headquarters: Westborough, Massachusetts Number of employees: Fewer than 50 About the company: BurstPoint Networks offers a video

Published on: September 27th, 2011 Nancy Weil

Top 3 unified communications vendors ranked by SMBs

Ease of installation, effortless integration, trouble-free management, and straight forward and competitive pricing. These are what small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) shopping for a unified communications (UC) system say they are looking

Published on: August 4th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Most business Web sites will upgrade to IPv6 within 24 months

More than 70 per cent of IT departments plan to upgrade their Web sites to support IPv6 within the next 24 months, according to a recent survey of more than 200 IT professionals

Published on: July 28th, 2011 Carolyn Duffy Marsan

Questions you should ask your cloud provider

Over the last two years many small and medium sized businesses have become increasingly aware of cloud computing but have remained cautious in deploying the available cloud technology, according to tech industry analysts.“The

Published on: July 25th, 2011 Gregory Machler and Nestor Arellano

VideoRewind: Networking DemoCamp-style

Today, lawyer and technology entrepreneur Monica Goyal, founder of the Toronto-based online legal service called My Legal Briefcase, talks to use about three noteworthy Canadian start-ups she ran into at the recent International

Published on: July 19th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Putting cloud-based tools into action

With no official corporate office or IT staff, the 30 full-time Gurnet Consulting consultants have become some of the industry's ultimate power cloud and social networking users.Consultants within the firm, which specializes in

Published on: July 18th, 2011 Tim Greene

Are developers ditching Android for iOS?

Android is a phenomenal success story--skyrocketing from nothing to surpass both RIM and Apple and become the dominant smartphone platform in only a couple years. Recent studies, however, indicate Android may have lost

Published on: July 18th, 2011 Tony Bradley

Time to empower, not blame security’s ‘weakest link’

By Nestor E. Arellano It’s getting to be tiring hearing that tech users are data security’s weakest link. Recently we reported on a study released by Symantec Corp. which outlined the key differences

Published on: July 7th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Tech is a man’s man’s man’s man’s world…or is it?

By Linda Forrest Reading our recent post about the role formal education plays in entrepreneurship, I was reminded of an article I read a few months ago about the "real reason women quit engineering."

Published on: July 7th, 2011 IDG News Service

Online traffic spikes on World IPv6 Day

A surge of IPv6-based Web traffic began flowing over the Internet last night when World IPv6 Day began, according to data gathered by Arbor Networks.Arbor released some initial findings at 9 a.m. EDT

Published on: June 9th, 2011 Carolyn Duffy Marsan

Fibernetics joins Ethernet over copper bandwagon

The race to provide an affordable alternative to costly fibre optic connectivity to small and medium size businesses appear to be heating up as yet another Internet service provider (ISP) yesterday unveiled another

Published on: June 7th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Telus offers Cisco UC products to SMBs

Telus has partnered with networking product manufacturer Cisco to deliver unified communication suites to small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). Telus will be offering “clear and simple” wireless plans on its 4G wireless networks

Published on: June 1st, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Windows Phone

For the Mango release of the Windows Phone, due out this fall, Microsoft is still focused on creating a uniquely intuitive mobile UI for end users who are first and foremost consumers. But

Published on: May 30th, 2011 John Cox

Conventional wisdom, common sense and that feeling in your gut

By Nick Quain They are becoming the adages of management gurus and tech startup experts everywhere. So many popular catch phrases, they make your head spin. Build a great team. Know the right

Published on: May 27th, 2011 IDG News Service