Profile of Elena MalykhinaTechnology Journalist
Member Since: 12/17/2013
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Elena Malykhina began her career at The Wall Street Journal, and her writing has appeared in various news media outlets, including Scientific American, Newsday, and the Associated Press. For several years, she was the online editor at Brandweek and later Adweek, where she followed the world of advertising. Having earned the nickname of "gadget girl," she is excited to be writing about technology again for InformationWeek, where she worked in the past as an associate editor covering the mobile and wireless space. She now writes about the federal government and NASA’s space missions on occasion.
Articles by Elena Malykhina
posted in July 2007
Aruba said it tested the iPhone's WEP, WPA-PSK, and WPA2-PSK security, roaming, VPN connections, and portal authentication combined with public shared key encryption.
E-mail use on mobile devices has nearly doubled since 2004, and 59% of those with mobile devices check e-mail every time it arrives in their in-boxes, according to AOL.
Many businesses are reluctant to deploy unified communications technology because the return on investment is hard to prove.
There isn't a clear-cut leader in the business mobility market, but there many opportunities for vendors that can taken the lessons learned from the consumer market and apply it to business.
John Chambers said he will work with partners to roll out service oriented-architecture, Web 2.0, and the automatic provisioning of resources through virtualization.
The plan includes new products and programs for building data centers using technologies that go beyond traditional networking.
The additional products are expected to help Aruba's customers detect network vulnerabilities, intrusion attempts, and policy violations.
The technologies include archiving tools for e-mail storage and analysis applications that reduce volumes of e-mail only to relevant messages.
BI software provider Information Builders claims that the iPhone's Web browser is its ticket to the enterprise.
There have been nine instances since Friday where Duke's wireless local area network became jammed and inaccessible for 10 to 15 minutes, according to newspaper reports.
Users can connect on slower cellular networks or faster Wi-Fi. The phone also has built-in GPS.
Vendors need to come out with open products that integrate encryption, access control, and auditing.
One-X Mobile Dual-Mode will allow people to move seamlessly between cellular and Wi-Fi networks without losing a call.
Despite the closed design of Apple's smartphone, application and service options grow.
An organization called Free Press launched a campaign asking Americans to sign a petition to the FCC and Congress to open up the mobile Internet.
Pearson VUE will be the primary provider of Cisco's professional certification exams, which include Cisco Certified Network Associate and Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert.
Dell showed off Vostro, a new line of notebook computers, desktops PCs, and services designed specifically for companies with one to 25 employees.
VoFi Analyzer 3.0 understands voice traffic as it passes through a wireless network and collects connection, device, and server data for better insight into company voice deployments.
Fujitsu Siemens said it will offer models that will target both entry-level and mid-range professionals as part of its new Esprimo Mobile Series of laptops.
The two chipmakers band together to improve energy-efficient processor designs and to hold off competition from Intel.
Aspirational networking is designed to help people interact, collaborate, network, and share ideas within a community that has common professional or recreational aspirations.
Alcatel-Lucent tapped to build a mobile WiMax infrastructure for Russian telecom service provider Synterra
Apple's iPhone, and other similar direct deals, could overcome the "operator bottleneck and go directly to consumers," IDC analysts suggest.
Instead of an overlay, access point or router, Nortel said it will integrate WLAN functionality directly with the Ethernet switch.
You're probably sick of hearing about the iPhone already. How can you not be? It's on the Internet, on TV, on the radio-basically taking over mainstream news. But I'm guilty of giving into all the hype. I bought an iPhone on Friday. My excuse to others is that I needed a new phone and I've always wanted an iPod, so the iPhone made sense for me. In reality, it's a really cool gadget that I just had to have.
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