ActivePower Flywheel UPS

September 25, 2007

Backup power for data centers usually means a huge bank of heavy, expensive, and toxic batteries. ActivePower’s Martin Olsen explains how the company’s environmentally-friendly power backup system, powered by a 600 pound flywheel, saves space and money.

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PodTech:AFCOM CEO Speaks

September 25, 2007

Jill Eckhaus, CEO, explains what AFCOM does, who belongs, and services the group provides. This interview happened at the Data Center World Conference in September 2007 in Dallas, one of their major member benefits.

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PodTech:Videoconferencing by Telanetix

September 24, 2007

How to best show teleconferencing? Let the vendor use their product for a meeting. From the Dallas office of Audio Visual Innovations, the reseller, I spoke with Bob Leggio (VP of Sales) and Rob Arnold (CTO) of Telanetix while they sat in their New Jersey and California offices.

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PodTech:Community Blogging With BlogFusion

September 7, 2007

Dave Livingston, chief technology officer for Brainband Technology Services, explains and demonstrates their new community blogging product called BlogFusion. All the individual blog tools you expect from a service are there, and they\’ve added ways to organize communities of bloggers around central blog sites. The blog administrator handles control and management details, and the blog team members work as they do on personal blogs.

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PodTech:Brand Marketing to Cell Phones

September 1, 2007

Russell Morgan, chief operating officer of GroupieTunes, explains how the company uses cell phones to reach out to customers and increase the awareness for customers. Their “Mobile Community Network Enabler” platform allows, for instance, music fans to get messages and alerts from favorite groups anytime and anywhere.

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PodTech:Resonate With Customers

September 1, 2007

During my keynote speeches for the spring ITEC conferences, I explained to people from small and medium businesses how to use new marketing tools, like blogs, to better connect with customers. Since only about 10 percent of attendees admitted having their own company blogs, I focused less on blog technology and more on blog philosophy and value building a bond with customers.

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PodTech:Information Technology Solution Providers Alliance

September 1, 2007

Russell Morgan, founder and president of ITSPA, discusses the group during a break while taping the Wells Fargo Small Business Webcast on Technology and Your Business. Morgan also explains bad ideas in big businesses others should avoid, and good ideas small businesses should learn from big businesses.

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