PodTech:3COM V3000

July 3, 2007

Raymond Bily gives an in-depth explanation of how Voice over Internet Protocol telephone systems in general, and the 3COM V3000 in particular, work. The flat box you see in the video is all the phone system hardware necessary for a small business.

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PodTech:Step Up Server

July 3, 2007

Art Mann, of Silicon Mechanics, shows the insides of one of their rack-mount servers. Popular among the Open Source crowd, Silicon Mechanics runs a variety of Linux distributions in their long list of operating systems supported on their servers.

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PodTech:Healey Fire Protection

June 24, 2007

Fire suppression takes longer to spell than new technologies take to extinguish a “thermal event” in a computer room. John Spalding from Healey Fire Protection, Inc., explains how Halon got a bad rap, and how new suppression agents kill fires faster and safer than ever before.

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PodTech:Free Software Choices

June 24, 2007

Kim Brand, CEO and founder of FileEngine, presents an overview of free Open Source Software at the Detroit ITEC conference. FileEngines use Novell\’s SuSE Linux as the foundation of their operating system, and Brand\’s service company supports Open Source in companies large and small, including schools, around the Indianapolis area.

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PodTech:Spot Coolers

June 18, 2007

We all hate hot spots, but what about cold spots? Sometimes you need a way to cool down a hot spot in your small business. Greg Lawhorn from Spot Coolers explains why companies need spot cooling and how best to leverage a portable air conditioner.

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Feedback from Detroit Bloggers

June 17, 2007

I’ve been slightly disappointed that no reports of my ITEC speeches this year have appeared in blogs, but that changed in Detroit. Not one but two bloggers came to my keynote speech and reported on same. Luckily they both seemed to like what I had to say.

Check out reports from YaZug and Bill Gratsch. If you’re near Seattle or Indianapolis come see for yourself (June 20th and 27th respectively).

PodTech:Rack 101

June 17, 2007

The rack is a rite of passage. When a company buys a computer rack or cabinet they establish the importance of their systems and the need to better manage and protect computer assets. Michael Lucas, of Knurr Environments for Electronics (recently acquired by Emerson), explains what companies should look for when buying their first cabinet or their tenth.

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PodTech:RAD Radio Broadband

May 25, 2007

Jim Guido of RAD Data Communications explains the point-to-point wireless broadband products on display at the ITEC Houston 2007 conference.

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PodTech:Web 2.0 from Cap5

May 24, 2007

Cap5 President Tony Hodgson discusses the services his company offers in the Houston area, and the surprising results his customers receive from basic Web 2.0 features on the Web sites he builds.

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PodTech:Unitrends D2D

May 23, 2007

The Unitrends Disk to Disk backup product family is explained by Phil McKenzie, rep for Unitrends. After Phil, Jennifer Wright of Wright Business Technologies details why her company resells Unitrends based on their own search for a reliable backup solution. Interviewed during the ITEC Houston 2007 conference.

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