David Strom's WebInformant.tv Channel

David Strom's WebInformant.tv Channel

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    How Your Customers Can Collaborate Using Open Xchange App Suite 04:08

    How Your Customers Can Collaborate Using Open Xchange App Suite

    by David Strom (5/24/13) 15 views

    A flexible unified communications service for collaborative workgroups that can share files, import and export contacts and calendars from a wide variety of data sources and Web services, including Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Google's Gmail. Entirely open-source based. Price: Varies depending on market and number of user accounts Requirements: Works on a wide variety of browsers and operating systems. We tested it in May 2013. OpenXchange Inc. 2033 Gateway Place San Jose, CA 95110 408 500 0768 http://ox.io

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    Using Cisco ASA CX Firewall To Protect Your Network 03:07

    Using Cisco ASA CX Firewall To Protect Your Network

    by David Strom (1/16/13) 32 views

    Cisco ASA has better application granularity, a more flexible means of policy creation, and easier to use controls and more powerful reports than its predecessors. We tested the ASA-5525-X in January 2013 and found a much improved user interface and lots of content-aware features. http://cisco.com/go/asacx Pricing starts at $13,500 for hardware and software subscriptions

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    Email Security for Smartphones and Tablets with Voltage SecureMa 02:56

    Email Security for Smartphones and Tablets with Voltage SecureMa

    by David Strom (7/12/12) 7 views

    Voltage Security has a secure email client for both iOS and Android devices that mimic the same user interface of the device's native email apps. It is easy for IT to manage and scale without a lot of hassle for email message storage and key management. It is easy for business users to adopt without cumbersome certificates and web links. Requires iOS v 5.1 Price: App is free to download, requires Voltage SecureMail Mobile Edition-enabled server. Voltage Security http://voltage.com/securemailmobile

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    A Guided Tour of the SANsymphony-V Storage Hypervisor from DataC 03:12

    A Guided Tour of the SANsymphony-V Storage Hypervisor from DataC

    by David Strom (6/29/12) 5 views

    DataCore's storage virtualization software, SANsymphony-V, maximizes the availability, performance and utilization of disks in data centers large and small. Use it to manage on-premises storage or build a cloud storage infrastructure. http://www.datacore.com Pricing: DataCore-authorized solution providers offer packages starting under $10K for a two-node, high-availability environment. Requirements: Windows Server 2008 R2 Management console runs on Windows desktops.

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    How Small Businesses Can Use Symantec Backup Exec 2012 to Recove 02:04

    How Small Businesses Can Use Symantec Backup Exec 2012 to Recove

    by David Strom (6/8/12) 15 views

    Symantec's 2012 version has a complete user interface makeover that vastly simplifies the backup and recovery process, making it easier to automate backup and even save copies to cloud-based storage. There are major improvements to protect virtualized machines too. Symantec Corporation Mountain View, Calif. Follow @BackupExec on Twitter http://Www.BackupExec.com http://www.backupexec.com/besbe Backup Exec 2012 Small Business Edition Starting at $995 MSRP

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    How Nimble.com Can Manage Your Social Networks 03:35

    How Nimble.com Can Manage Your Social Networks

    by David Strom (2/28/12) 1 views

    Nimble offers a way to unify and better engage your social network contacts and track your customers and prospects. We tested version 2.0 in February and found lots of great enhancements, including support for Google Plus and Facebook business pages and integrations with leading SMB marketing tools. There is a free plan and a paid corporate one for $15 per user per month. http://nimble.com

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    Solera Helps You Respond Rapidly to Security Events 02:59

    Solera Helps You Respond Rapidly to Security Events

    by David Strom (2/28/12) 2 views

    SoleraSix from Solera Networks will provide greater detail of your network traffic and help you respond quickly – and intelligently – to network-based threats. The SoleraSix product takes the form of a hardware or virtual appliance to capture all network traffic and a Web browser front-end. Prices start at $10,000 for the Virtual Appliance model. We tested SoleraSix on a live network in February 2012. http://SoleraNetworks.com 877-5Solera

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    How to Deploy Wave's Managed Self-Encrypting Hard Drive Solution 02:45

    How to Deploy Wave's Managed Self-Encrypting Hard Drive Solution

    by David Strom (2/7/12) 3 views

    Wave Systems is a leading provider of self-encrypting drive management solutions. Self-encrypting drives are now included in many desktop and laptop computer hard drives. This video will show you how to deploy it and some of its protective properties. Embassy Remote Administration Server Wave Systems http://wave.com/products/eras.asp Price: Starts at $92 per seat MSRP, quantity discounts available ERAS is a snap-in to Microsoft's Management Console and integrates with Active Directory. It runs on any Windows Server. We tested it in November 2011.

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    Orchestrating Your Disaster Recovery with QuorumLabs OnQ 02:35

    Orchestrating Your Disaster Recovery with QuorumLabs OnQ

    by David Strom (12/7/11) 1 views

    A complete disaster recovery appliance that can automate the protection of any any Windows 2003 or later server OSs. We tested v3.2 on a small test network of both physical and virtual machines in December 2011. Price: Starts at $10k per appliance and includes three protected servers, additional servers and quickstart installation or upgraded hardware is extra. QuorumLabs Inc. http://quorumlabs.com 510 257-5227 info@quorumlabs.com

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