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Verizon Business: Extended IT Services

October 23rd, 2006 |
Verizon Business: Extended IT Services

Chris Gesell, director of product marketing for IT solutions, discusses a recent Verizon Business announcement that it’s extending IT services down to the desktop. PodTech.net talked with Chris at the Gartner Symposium and ITxpo 2006 in Orlando, Florida.

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Working Better with Service Providers

October 20th, 2006 |
Working Better with Service Providers

Managing IT change is a continual balancing act of rapid deployment versus poor execution. Enterprises must understand how to align service providers with specific technology goals to gain competitive advantages. In this talk from the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in Orlando, Florida, ...
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DDoS Defense

October 19th, 2006 |
DDoS Defense

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are a growing threat for Internet-enabled businesses. Cindy Bellefeuille and Chris Hunsaker, security experts at Verizon Business, discuss DDoS attacks and alternatives to traditional security services such as firewalls and IDS/IPS solutions.

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Facilitating the Rollout of the Wireless LAN

October 18th, 2006 |
Facilitating the Rollout of the Wireless LAN

When deploying a wireless LAN, businesses can use a managed service provider to help ensure non-intrusive deployment, comprehensive security policies, mitigation against unauthorized access and investment protection. Verizon Business’s Program Manager for Managed Services Andy Boyer talks about how Verizon ...
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The Application-Aware MPLS Network

October 17th, 2006 |
The Application-Aware MPLS Network

Application-aware VPN tools enable private IP enterprises to achieve high levels of performance for applications such as VoIP, enterprise resource planning (ERP) and video. With the proper network assessment, reporting, dynamic bandwidth and packet-marking tools, enterprises can more closely monitor ...
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Integrated Hosted Communications

October 13th, 2006 |
Integrated Hosted Communications

Availability, cost control and predictability, upgrades, control over employee communications and protection against security threats — hear about these issues and more in this PodTech.net interview with Patrick Verhoeven, group manager in the product management division with Verizon Business.

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Building an Actionable Risk-Management Strategy, Part 2

October 12th, 2006 |
Building an Actionable Risk-Management Strategy, Part 2

Security continues to be a major challenge faced by today’s IP leaders. Listen in on a presentation by Verizon Business’ Chief Information Security Officer, Sara Santarelli, about how to help ensure that risk management touches every system and every action ...
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Building an Actionable Risk-Management Strategy, Part 1

October 12th, 2006 |
Building an Actionable Risk-Management Strategy, Part 1

Security continues to be a major challenge faced by today’s IP leaders. Listen in on a presentation by Verizon Business’ Chief Information Security Officer, Sara Santarelli, about how to help ensure that risk management touches every system and every action ...
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Transitioning to Hosted VoIP

October 12th, 2006 |
Transitioning to Hosted VoIP

Avoid the common road blocks that can jeopardize the smooth transition from traditional telephony to IP telephony. In this podcast, Verizon Business Vice President of Managed Services Marketing Jim DeMerlis talks with PodTech.net about moving into a managed services approach ...
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Ballmer: “Microsoft Just Keeps Coming”

October 12th, 2006 |
Ballmer: “Microsoft Just Keeps Coming”

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer made sure no one would miss his point that Microsoft has been, is now, and will continue to be dogged in everything it does. Even if, as Ballmer said, “we don’t always get it right on ...
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From Old-School IT to Managed Services

October 12th, 2006 |
From Old-School IT to Managed Services

“Corporate information technology departments can spend more time reacting to fires than supporting corporate objectives,” said Executive Director of Product Management for Verizon Business’ John Shultz at the Gartner Symposium ITxpo in Orlando, Florida.

Shultz and Verizon Business customer Rick Hawkins, ...
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Ballmer Banters, Rants with Gartner Analysts

October 10th, 2006 |
Ballmer Banters, Rants with Gartner Analysts

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer was interviewed by two tough VPs from research firm Gartner, Inc. at Gartner’s Symposium and ITxpo at the Dolphin Hotel in Orlando Florida October 10th. In the so-called “Mastermind Interview”, Ballmer fielded questions that ranged from ...
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Gartner Symposium: Martin Reynolds On Innovation and Rise of the User

Gartner Symposium: Martin Reynolds On Innovation and Rise of the User

PodTech’s Jason Lopez sat down with Gartner analyst Martin Reynolds to talk about Sun Microsystems, Apple and the mark of successful companies.

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Gartner Symposium: Press Conference with Sun CEO Jonathan Schwartz

Press conference of Sun CEO Jonathan Schwartz at the Gartner Symposium ITxpo in San Francisco May 17, 2006.

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Gartner Symposium: Building web services on a secure LAN foundation

Gartner Symposium: Building web services on a  secure LAN foundation

PodTech’s Michael Johnson checks in with Tom Barsi, CEO of ConSentry Networks at Gartner. Barsi speaks about secure LAN systems solutions and their place in the rapidly changing Web Services Universe. Recently Consentry Networks won a Best of Interop ...
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Gartner Symposium: Analyst Allen Weiner Says Viral Distribution is Web 2.0’s Next Big Thing

Gartner Symposium: Analyst Allen Weiner Says Viral Distribution is Web 2.0’s Next Big Thing

“I think viral distribution is still in its infancy,” Gartner’s VP for Research Allen Weiner told Podtech’s Catherine Girardeau. “We’ve seen some pretty interesting little proof points along the way about how powerful this could be.” In this podcast, Weiner ...
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Gartner Symposium: Redefining SOA… again.

Gartner Symposium: Redefining SOA… again.

Daryl Plummer is Gartner’s Managing VP and Chief of Research. At the Gartner ITxpo Symposium 2006 in San Francisco, Plummer speaks about Service-Oriented Architecture’s with PodTech’s Michael Johnson , and about how it’s really not a static concept. ...
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Gartner Symposium: Sun’s Jonathan Schwartz Running Company on Go-Forward Basis

Gartner Symposium: Sun’s Jonathan Schwartz Running Company on Go-Forward Basis

Sun Microsystems, which dominated the server market during the dot-com boom, has been searching for major revenue drivers over the past 5 years. The company has been criticized, especially by the financial community, for its stumbles. But Schwartz says the ...
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Gartner Symposium: Schwartz Says Java is the Internet

Jonathan Schwartz (the new CEO of Sun Microsystems–he’s barely been the chief of the company for three weeks) began the Wednesday sessions at the 2006 Gartner Symposium ITxpo in San Francisco. This is the second part of three podcasts covering ...
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Gartner Symposium: Sun CEO Says Top Line Revenue Key to Turnaround

The Wednesday morning keynote at the 2006 Gartner Symposium ITxpo featured Sun CEO Jonathan Schwartz, interviewed by Gartner analysts Paul McGuckin and Daryl Plummer. We’ve broken the podcast up into three parts. In this first segment, Schwartz talks about his ...
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Gartner Symposium: Motorola Chief Defends Carriers Over Unfriendly User Wireless Environment

Why can’t you buy any cell phone and easily use it with most any carrier? Don’t blame Motorola. Chairman and CEO Ed Zander doesn’t blame the carriers either, even though they dictate which phones their customers will use. In this ...
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Gartner Symposium: Zander Points to Long Term Investment in Infrastructure as the Key to Improving Wireless Connectivity

One piece of Motorola’s business the public usually doesn’t see are the products sold to governments and municipalities, such as wireless communications gear. The systems used by cities and states during 9-11 and Hurricane Katrina did not hold up well, ...
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Gartner Symposium: Motorola Chairman and CEO Zander Says Cell Phone is Coming of Age

Gartner Symposium: Motorola Chairman and CEO Zander Says Cell Phone is Coming of Age

Motorola Chairman and CEO Ed Zander says the ultimate cell phone would come back into the home–that is, it would be the only phone one would need. But that development seems far away for users in North America. “People always ...
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Gartner Symposium: Analyst Says Emerging Markets Driving the PC Industry

Gartner Symposium: Analyst Says Emerging Markets Driving the PC Industry

PodTech’s Jason Lopez met with Gartner analyst Steve Kleynhans, who covers the PC space, to talk about the state of the industry and prospects for the future. It’s easy to think that broadband is the magic bullet for personal computer ...
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Gartner Symposium ITxpo 2006: What To Expect

The Gartner Symposium ITxpo at the Moscone Center in San Francisco features keynote speakers like Sun Microsystems CEO Jonathan Schwartz, Symantec CEO John Thompson, and Motorola CEO Ed Zander. On PodTech we’ll have the keynotes as well as podcasts of ...
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