Profile of Matthew McKenzie
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Articles by Matthew McKenzie
posted in November 2009
Think your new SATA solid-state hard drive is hot stuff? There's a new kid on the block that will make it look like a relic from the storage Stone Age.
I come across lots of "X Number Of Things You Should Know About Linux" articles. This one has a rare and special quality: It's actually useful.
Today, there are still vast differences between NAS and SAN technology. According to one expert, however, that gap may be closing quickly.
So -- you stay in touch with Google Mail, edit Google Docs, and surf the Web with Google Chrome. You're curious about Google Voice and intrigued over Google Music. Is it just a matter of time before you're carrying a Google Phone?
Can software that allows you to run Windows software on a Linux system also expose your system to Windows malware? In practice, the answer appears to be no.
Addonics is selling a nifty little network attached storage enclosure that could be just the ticket for SOHO users.
The Senate is considering two bills designed to revamp federal consumer data-privacy rules. But anyone who thinks these bills represent a wake-up call has already been sleeping way too long.
A company is producing archival-grade DVDs that it claims will last 1,000 years. It's a catchy marketing claim, but can the underlying technology really serve a useful purpose?
The Web is abuzz with reports that Google is practically giving away loads of online storage. But the hype is far more exciting than the reality.
Is Firefox currently the Web browser most likely to stick your PC with a dangerous security vulnerability? Only if you believe headlines written by people who really should know better.
Chomping at the bit to pick up your new Droid? Before you pull the trigger, check out a round-up of the latest reviews, along with some deals that could save your company some money.
Sometimes, it's the little things that can save your company a bundle of money. Creating your own network cables is a perfect example.
You're already familiar with file compression technology. Now meet its big brother -- data deduplication -- and learn how it can save your company a ton of money.
There has been a lot of confusion and hand-wringing lately over Ubuntu's new Software Center feature. Some of this is clearly Canonical's fault, but some of it clearly is not.
Would you do business with a bank that forces you to take needless security risks? According to many Linux users, that is exactly what Citibank wants them to do.
Two long-awaited new technology standards promise to reshape the small-business storage market. But how long will it take for them to deliver the goods?