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Creating Culture of IT Innovation Includes Rewarding Failure

By encouraging employees to suggest innovative ideas, and rewarding them whether the ideas succeed or fail, the maker of Huggies and Kleenex has been able to increase efficiency, reduce costs and boost morale.

Cisco 'Jawbreaker': Refocused or Retired?

Cisco has never publicly acknowledged the existence of the Jawbreaker project, which came to light 13 months ago.

BYOD: If You Think You're Saving Money, Think Again

It's the battle hymn of the mobile worker: They want to use their personal iPhones, iPads and Android devices instead of company-issued BlackBerry smartphones...

Network-Attached Storage: Today’s Best Boxes

Ethernet-attached storage boxes look much as they did two years ago, but their speed, interfaces, and features have evolved.

LaCie 2Big Network 2 2TB Review: Attractive Design, Basic Function

This box looks great on your desk, attaches via USB or ethernet, and handles all the basics well--at a very basic pace.

Synology DiskStation DS712+ Review: Speedy Two-Bay NAS Box Is Built for Expansion

Expandable and outfitted with a great operating system and tons of features, this two-bay NAS unit also moves data rapidly.

Western Digital Sentinel DX4000: An Easy-to-Configure NAS Box

A beefy, well-designed piece of hardware, the Sentinel DX4000 constitutes a good effort by Western Digital, but it doesn't deliver on its promise in performance or features.

QNAP TS-459 Pro II Review: High-Performance, Four-Bay NAS Drive Has a High Price to Match

Super performance, four bays, USB 3.0, and a wealth of software features make this box a dream for small and medium-size businesses, albeit a very expensive one.

Synology DiskStation DS212+ Review: A Fast Two-Bay NAS Box

This nonexpandable, two-bay consumer NAS box is fast and has a useful, feature-packed operating system.

Buffalo LinkStation Pro Duo 2TB Review: An Affordable, Solid Performer

This two-bay NAS box offers some advanced software features and streams media well.