Brian CheeContributing Editor, InfoWorld

Brian Chee is a senior contributing editor to the InfoWorld Test Center and the founder and manager of the Advanced Network Computing Laboratory at the University of Hawai'i School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology.

MacGyver IT: 12 tools for hero hacks

On the road, under duress, or out in the boonies -- save the day with these essential IT troubleshooting and repair tools.

Microsoft Lync 2010: Unified Communications Comes of Age

Every once in a very long while, I get to review a product that strikes me as a stepping stone toward the future. Microsoft Lync 2010 puts your PC at the center of communication.

Review: An IP KVM for Servers Not Out of the Closet

The single-port Lantronix SecureLinx SpiderDuo wins with a low price, advanced features, and local console pass-through.

TS-639 Pro Turbo NAS: Network Storage With the Works

With a multitude of software options and strong support for VMware and Hyper-V, the QNAP NAS appliance can play many roles in a growing small business.

QNAP Turbo NAS TS-419U Serves Storage With the Works

With a multitude of software options and strong support for VMware and Hyper-V, the QNAP NAS appliance can play many roles in a growing small business.

Review: QNAP Turbo NAS Serves Storage With the Works

With a multitude of software options and strong support for VMware and Hyper-V, the QNAP NAS appliance can play many roles in a growing small business.

Clear 4G USB Modem: Great If You Never Leave 4G

Clear's modem is fast and relatively easy to set up, but it won't connect outside the limited reach of 4G networks.

Clearwire's Portable Clear Spot Hotspot Lets You Share a 4G Connection

Convenient Clear Spot travel router offers ease of setup and connects multiple devices via Wi-Fi.