Hardware News

Hardware provides the technological foundation crucial for any organization. Read the latest enterprise hardware news, reviews, and insights below:

5 ways to give a laptop a new lease on life

Most companies don’t have huge budgets for replacing users’ PCs and laptops. In this guest post, Jeff Davis offers some tips for squeezing more time out of old machines. 

Key steps to keep wireless networks secure

As WiFi networks become more prevalent, vulnerabilities in wireless routers and other devices are increasingly being exploited in cyber attacks. 

New printer security flaws affect most major brands

It’s not just mobile devices, servers and PCs that IT needs to worry about when it comes to security. Office printers can create their own headaches – and new printer security vulnerabilities could put businesses at risk, says one researcher. 

Don’t get burned by cloud providers: 3 keys to prep for an outage

Yes, the Cloud is great for companies looking to save money, implement business solutions quickly and efficiently, and respond rapidly to changing business conditions – but it’s not without risks. One recent incident shows that IT’s job doesn’t end when a cloud provider takes over.

5 Keys to Selecting a Viewer for Enterprise Content Management

This article discusses the importance of viewing in an enterprise content management solution and focuses on 5 keys for selecting the viewer that meets your document management requirements. There are significant challenges in dealing with digital, confidential or sensitive content in a collaborative environment, and an effective viewing solution should address the following 5 key […]

The overlooked security threat that could cost businesses $2.5 million

USB drives can boost productivity by allowing users to bring work data with them wherever they need it. But those drives’ portability also makes them a big security risk that IT must deal with.

How users accidentally break IT equipment

Do the users in your organization know they shouldn’t actually use their company-issued laptops on their laps? Don’t bet on it.

Vendor resold copier with company’s sensitive data

Almost every office copier and multifunction printer contains an internal hard drive that saves images of the documents that are scanned or printed – and if companies aren’t careful, those images could end up in the hands of criminals.

Securely dispose of old PCs: 5 key steps

IT departments typically focus on keeping computers secure while they’re in use – but mistakes made when machines are recycled can lead to big security breaches, too.

Companies lose $5,000 per minute during data center outages

Obviously, no company wants its data center to go down. But just how much is lost during those outages?