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Pam Baker

Freelance Writer

Pam Baker is an award-winning freelance journalist based in Georgia. Her published credits number in the thousands, including books, e-books, e-briefs, white papers, industry analysis reports and articles in leading publications, including Institutional Investor, CIO, Fierce Markets and InformationWeek, among many others. Her latest book, "Data Divination: Big Data Strategies," has been met with rave reviews, was featured in a prestigious National Press Club event, is recommended by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for business executives and is currently being used as a textbook in both business and tech schools in universities around the world. Baker is a "big-picturist," meaning she enjoys writing on topics that overlap and interact, such as technology and business. Her fans regualrly follow her work in science, technology, business and finance.

Articles by Pam Baker

Changes to WLAN Impact IoT and Wi-Fi Standards

By Pam Baker

With changes in WLAN, wireless networking pros to see opportunities and challenges ahead with IoT and Wi-Fi standards. Read More

By Pam Baker
Freelance Writer

May 24, 2017

Four Ways Network Performance Monitoring Reduces Risk

By Pam Baker

Here are four ways network performance monitoring provides the control you need to run a tight IT ship. Read More

By Pam Baker
Freelance Writer

May 2, 2017

How Data Growth Can Help Predict IT Problems Before They Happen

By Pam Baker

Predictive analytics and data growth can provide a competitive edge in IT operations. Read More

By Pam Baker
Freelance Writer

April 13, 2017

How to Improve Data Center and Network Latency to Seamlessly Stream Videos

By Pam Baker

As the world moves from away from SDI to real-time video over IP, the danger of network latency grows. Read More

By Pam Baker
Freelance Writer

March 31, 2017

How the Cloud and Modular Data Center Development Accelerate Business

By Pam Baker

Here's how the top data center development options are closing the crucial gap between ideation, building and usage. Read More

By Pam Baker
Freelance Writer

March 24, 2017

Increase Data Availability by Busting Network Silos

By Pam Baker

Here's what data availability entails, how organizations can obtain it and how it affects business continuity. Read More

By Pam Baker
Freelance Writer

February 16, 2017

Three Ways IoMT Spurs Medical Advances

By Pam Baker

The Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) is pushing medical advances across the board, from general and specialty medicine to clinical research. Read More

By Pam Baker
Freelance Writer

January 26, 2017

The Future of Mobile Health Care Is Here

By Pam Baker

Mobile health care is set to change how medicine is practiced forever. Read More

By Pam Baker
Freelance Writer

January 18, 2017

Improve Prevention and Response by Integrating BCM and Security

By Pam Baker

Bridging the gap between BCM and incident response teams streamlines prevention and response and reduces the likelihood of a data breach. Read More

By Pam Baker
Freelance Writer

January 5, 2017

Top Talent Is Looking for Top Office Technology

By Pam Baker

Millennials want a smart workplace to work in, and with it comes plenty of leading office technology to complement this critical environment. Read More

By Pam Baker
Freelance Writer

December 2, 2016

How to Increase In-Store Sales With the Retail Technology You Already Have

By Pam Baker

Retail technology support services simplify technical support, expand equipment life, improve in-store efficiencies and ease capital expenditures. Read More

By Pam Baker
Freelance Writer

November 25, 2016

Next-Gen ATM Technology Forges New Path in Banking

By Pam Baker

Given the continued digitalization of banking and financial services, the proliferation of ATM technology is expected to rise steadily. Read More

By Pam Baker
Freelance Writer

October 31, 2016

How to Tame Legacy Infrastructure for Today’s Use

By Pam Baker

It's hard to tell what exactly is going on in legacy infrastructure when there's no way to monitor all the moving parts and the dead weights. Read More

By Pam Baker
Freelance Writer

October 14, 2016

How to Ensure Enterprise Availability With Network Outage Prevention

By Pam Baker

IT support services offers more than daily enterprise availability — it also serves as an outage preventative and as a business continuity vehicle. Read More

By Pam Baker
Freelance Writer

September 30, 2016

3 Tips for Backing Up Data in Cloud Services for National Preparedness Month

By Pam Baker

It's National Preparedness Month, so now is a good time to check and see if all your data is being backed up, including data in the cloud. Read More

By Pam Baker
Freelance Writer

September 2, 2016

Taming Unstructured Data in Storage

By Pam Baker

Unstructured data is data that isn't organized in a pre-defined way. In other words, it lacks useful classification to identify its content. Read More

By Pam Baker
Freelance Writer

August 17, 2016

Three Emerging Recovery Issues BaaS Solves

By Pam Baker

Traditional data backup is falling short, and backup-as-a-service (BaaS) is seeing increased adoption for a number of unique abilities. Read More

By Pam Baker
Freelance Writer

August 15, 2016

How to Master and Manage Data Center Complexity

By Pam Baker

As data center complexity has increased over the years, however, network management has moved from vexing to near impossible for a single manager. Read More

By Pam Baker
Freelance Writer

July 18, 2016

Best Practices for Communicating Service Outages or Downtime

By Pam Baker

No matter the cause of service outages, mitigating the impact on customers and employees is what matters most. Here's how to communicate with them. Read More

By Pam Baker
Freelance Writer

June 14, 2016

How to Fill the Skills Gap Needed for Hybrid Cloud Deployment

By Pam Baker

The right service provider can bridge the skills gap in your enterprise and ensure consistent, reliable cybersecurity when deploying a hybrid cloud. Read More

By Pam Baker
Freelance Writer

June 2, 2016

Banks Branch Out With SD-WAN to Connect Remote Offices

By Pam Baker

SD-WAN is a great way to get branch locations connected to the central IT system with fewer resources and less time. Read More

By Pam Baker
Freelance Writer

May 24, 2016

Meeting Insurance Regulations: Insurers Look to Other Industries for Infrastructure Strategies

By Pam Baker

To meet new insurance regulations, insurers need the latest technology and infrastructure. Looking at other industries could be beneficial. Read More

By Pam Baker
Freelance Writer

May 5, 2016

Resolving the Strain of High-Definition Video on Your Network

By Pam Baker

High-definition video places a lot of demand on the network, which is why enterprises need to look into intelligent network solutions. Read More

By Pam Baker
Freelance Writer

April 4, 2016

SDN Requires Different Network Management Skills

By Pam Baker

Software-defined networking (SDN) is upending how network management is done and the skills that network managers need to possess. Read More

By Pam Baker
Freelance Writer

March 28, 2016

Tips for a CISO Navigating Health Care Cybersecurity Standards

By Pam Baker

Here are four top tips to help the CISO navigate the health care cybersecurity standards quagmire. Read More

By Pam Baker
Freelance Writer

March 1, 2016

Top Four Tips for Conquering New Demands in Fleet Management

By Pam Baker

The next era of fleet management will rely heavily on new technologies. Here are four tips to make the most of them. Read More

By Pam Baker
Freelance Writer

February 26, 2016

Network Considerations for Flawless Car-to-Car Communication

By Pam Baker

For car-to-car communication to be successful, the network it relies on needs to operate perfectly. Read More

By Pam Baker
Freelance Writer

February 11, 2016

2015 IT Business Trends That Are Here to Stay

By Pam Baker

There were several IT service line and business trends emerging in 2015, many of which have become business staples for 2016. Read More

By Pam Baker
Freelance Writer

January 22, 2016

End IT Tedium and Budget Drain With Managed IT Support Services for Multiple Devices

By Pam Baker

As your enterprise IT needs grow, it is not uncommon to have multiple devices in your data center that could benefit from managed IT support services. Read More

By Pam Baker
Freelance Writer

January 6, 2016

How Retailers Can Use IT Systems to Increase Sales Despite Bad Weather

By Pam Baker

Sophisticated IT systems offer retailers the greatest flexibility to adapt to weather conditions so they don't lose out on sales. Read More

By Pam Baker
Freelance Writer

December 24, 2015

Tapping Into the Profit Power of Geolocation for Retail

By Pam Baker

Most retailers are using geolocation in their stores now, but few are harvesting all its benefits. Here's how you can get more from geolocation data. Read More

By Pam Baker
Freelance Writer

December 8, 2015

Don’t Overwhelm Your Network Management Team With Holiday Chaos

By Pam Baker

Planning your network management strategy for the holidays can help prevent any major hiccups. Read More

By Pam Baker
Freelance Writer

December 3, 2015

Cloud Maneuvers: How Moving to the Cloud Impacts Your Network

By Pam Baker

A listicle of resources to help you understand the likely impact that moving to the cloud will have on your network. Read More

By Pam Baker
Freelance Writer

December 2, 2015

Make the Most of Holiday Downtime, From Server Maintenance to Product Demos

By Pam Baker

Here are five tips on how to take full advantage of holiday downtime to tackle IT projects, like server maintenance and new product demos. Read More

By Pam Baker
Freelance Writer

November 23, 2015

Using Advanced Network Monitoring and Analytics to Tame Holiday Traffic Spikes

By Pam Baker

The best tools to tame holiday network traffic are advanced network monitoring and proactive analytics. Here's how to use them. Read More

By Pam Baker
Freelance Writer

November 12, 2015