James Gaskin

James Gaskin

Freelance writer and speaker

I write books, articles, and jokes about technology, and consult for those who don't read my books or articles. Columns, blogs, ghostwriting, white papers, and case studies.

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Review: Best NAS boxes for small business | Network World

Review: Best NAS boxes for small business | Network...

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American Cancer Society embraces Big Data | Network World

American Cancer Society embraces Big Data | Network...

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Business Software Alliance Dirty Tricks Update

The Business Software Alliance (BSA) bullies small companies that can't present the single piece of evidence it considers acceptable as proof of software ownership. What evidence is that? Want to guess? If you guess wrong, you pay a fine....

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Data Leak Prevention On The Cheap

You may wonder if DLP is the updated version of RUN-DMC, but what it really stands for is Data Loss Prevention. Some call it “Data Leak Prevention” to emphasize that important company data often “leaks” away through no malicious action. But as compliance regulations like HIPAA, PCI-DSS, and FRCP multiply...

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Cutting edge fax

FaxCore lets you manage faxes as easily as e-mail...

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Desktop PCs: Dead as a doornail, or maybe just a fax machine

The corporate desktop has looked the same for decades: computer, keyboard, mouse, desk phone, maybe a printer. But do these tools dominate because they're the perfect combination of technology needed for work today, or is the enterprise workplace due for an extreme makeover?...

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Editorial Guide

James Gaskin Gaskin Consulting PCs, laptops, NAS, SMB. Eric Geier Consultant Wireless hardware and software. Tom Henderson ExtremeLabs, Inc. Operating ......

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Transferring Files Without E-mail

E-mail and the Mazda Miata are both great examples of successful products, but they share a similar weakness: neither can carry much baggage. If you want to carry two people in a Miata, you're good. But if each of those folks has a big suitcase, you’re in trouble. And if...

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Xincom XC-DPG603: Easy routing for small business

This is the top of the three-member DPG family from Xincom, but Xincom's other products are also multi-WAN units. Its top end X16-R supports up to eight broadband connections, and its ParaLynx 70G includes wireless support....

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SBS 2008: Same old bundle with new Vista wrapper

With network-attached storage devices selling for just a few hundred bucks per terabyte, and online service providers offering e-mail and full productivity applications for a few dollars per user per month, Microsoft's Small Business Server 2008 is entering into a tougher market than its older siblings have had to endure....

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Who's who in the Network World Lab Alliance

Who's who in the Network World Lab Alliance...

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Buffalo TeraStation NAS box

In 25 years, desktop storage has jumped from the IBM PC with a 360K-byte floppy drive to Buffalo Technology's TeraStation, which offers 1T byte of capacity. We can make a good case for small businesses, workgroups at larger businesses, and even upscale home networks (digital video fans gobble gigabytes like...