Jason Bovberg


Jason Bovberg (jbovberg@windowsitpro.com) is a senior editor for Windows IT Pro and SQL Server Pro, covering products as well as the systems management, hardware, and storage/backup topic areas. He has more than 20 years of experience as a writer and editor in magazine, book, and special-interest publishing.

Avoid These 5 Storage-Buying Mistakes
At Microsoft TechEd this year, I spent some time with Keith Hageman and Blair Parkhill of X-IO, a storage vendor that has rapidly risen in the storage ranks. X-IO's mission was to create a storage system unlike any other, which would deliver significant customer-valued, enterprise-grade advantages in ways that were previously unimaginable. Its hybrid storage technology, Hyper ISE, groups high-end HDD and SSD drives in a synergistic way to deliver unheard-of advantages.
Imation Touts IronKey Secure USB Drives and IronKey Workspace 1
At Microsoft TechEd 2013, I had a chance to speak with Gary Gerber, senior product marketing manager at Imation Mobile Security.
NEC Integrates with System Center 2012 and Windows Server 2012
NEC introduced its NEC ProgrammableFlow Network Suite optimized to integrate with Microsoft’s System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager.
Here’s the IT/Dev Connections Speaker Line-Up!
IT/Dev Connections announced its speaker line-up today, and it features the most knowledgeable and accomplished developers, technology experts and strategists in the industry.
More than 75 Percent of Americans Don’t Trust Cloud Security, According to Study 1
Halon announced the results of its 2013 Security Survey, which revealed that the majority of Americans remain wary of cloud security.
KEMP Provides Smart Load Balancing
At TechEd 2013 in New Orleans, I had a few minutes to chat with Peter Melerud, executive VP of KEMP Technologies about what his company has been up to. Surely you’re familiar with KEMP. This company builds server load-balancing application delivery controllers (ADCs) that are becoming increasingly popular with small and midsized (SMB) controllers and now—with its more enterprise-focused solutions—larger companies as well.
Congratulations to Our Best of TechEd 2013 Winners
At Microsoft TechEd 2013, our editors honored this year's Best of TechEd Award winners. We want to express some extra gratitude to Microsoft and all its partners, who have made this 10-year-old program possible.
Best of TechEd 2013 Finalist: Intel’s Lenovo ThinkPad Helix Explores New Possibilities
The Lenovo ThinkPad Helix is the best of the first wave of innovative Windows 8 hybrid devices, demonstrating the power, creativity, and functionality that’s possible in the new age of performance-focused touch computing.
Best of TechEd 2013 Finalist: A10 Thunder Reduces Cost and Complexity of Application Networking
A10 Networks showed off its new A10 Thunder Series platforms at TechEd 2013 this week, and I had an opportunity to talk with Todd Harcourt (senior systems engineering manager) and Paul Nicholson (director of product marketing) about this powerful and streamlined behemoth. A10 Thunder is a finalist for Best of TechEd.
Best of TechEd 2013 Finalist: Code42 PROe 3 Provides Consolidated Private/Public/Hybrid Cloud Backup
At Microsoft TechEd 2013, Code 42 Software showcased its CrashPlan PROe 3 enterprise backup service, and I had a chance to talk to Charles Green, senior systems engineer, about how CrashPlan has evolved from its consumer roots into the enterprise space.
Best of TechEd 2013 Finalist: UltraBac Warp 1.1 Offers Set-It-And-Forget-It Backup
UltraBac Software has added an intriguing new product to its line of backup and recovery software: UltraBac Warp is a finalist in the 2013 Best of TechEd awards. I spoke to Shelley Riley, enterprise sales manager for UltraBac, and her excitement about the product was contagious.
Best of TechEd 2013 Finalist: Dell Dazzles with Its S2340T Multitouch Monitor
I spent a lively half hour talking with Dell’s John Russell about his company’s excellent S2340T touchscreen monitor.
Best of TechEd 2013 Finalist: Veeam Provides Comprehensive Protection for the Virtual Infrastructure
Veeam provides essential backup and replication for an increasingly virtualized world. Instead of merely tolerating the virtual environment, Veeam leverages it to provide the most comprehensive protection for the virtual infrastructure.
Best of TechEd 2013 Finalists Announced!
After carefully evaluating 255 individual product entries, the Windows IT Pro judging panel has selected the finalists for the Best of TechEd 2013 Awards.
Dropbox Partners with Spiceworks
Dropbox features have been integrated into Spiceworks’ free IT management application to help streamline how companies discover, manage, and grow Dropbox environments.
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