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Contributions to Business/Technology Publications & Broadcasts

View Andrew S. Baker's professional networking profile on LinkedInFor over a dozen years, I have been privileged to contribute my thoughts, observations and experiences about business, Information Technology and Information Security to a number of leading trade publications, including ENT Magazine, MCP Magazine, and Enterprise Systems Journal. My perspective has also been sought for blog posts, webinars, podcasts and online radio interviews.

Here are links to some of these articles and publications, with the newest contributions of each area shown first:

(Please Note: Every effort is made to keep the links current, however, items with a gray color may no longer have valid links, and may only be available through cached links.)


Featured Webinars

Apr 2011: On-Demand Webcast: Overcoming Cloud Computing Challenges
-- http://www.focus.com/webcasts/interactive-summit/overcoming-cloud-computing-challenges/


Apr 2011: On-Demand Webcast: How Mobile Devices and Tablets Have Influenced the Direction and Shape of Cloud Progress
-- http://www.focus.com/events/cloud-computing/focus-it-roundtable-mobile-cloud-progress/


Apr 2011: On-Demand Webcast: Debunking the 3 Myths of Network Infrastructure Upgrades
-- http://www.focus.com/webcasts/information-technology/debunking-myths-network-upgrades/


Mar 2011: On-Demand Webcast: 6 Common Mistakes Businesses Make With Antivirus Software
-- http://www.focus.com/webcasts/information-technology/mistakes-businesses-make/


Jul 2010: On-Demand Webcast: Boost Performance & Efficiency with Your Data Center Infrastructure
-- http://www.focus.com/webcasts/information-technology/data-center-infrastructure/


Mar 2006: On-Demand Webcast: Fighting Targeted Attacks
-- http://www.counterstorm.com/webinar/gartner/256kbs_AndrewBakerBite.wmv
-- http://www.counterstorm.com/webinar/gartner/signup.aspx




Technology/Business Articles

Sep 2012: SAP ON THE CLOUD: Why the Cloud Won’t Save Your Business
-- http://blogs.sap.com/cloud/2012/09/19/why-the-cloud-wont-save-your-business/

Sep 2012: SAP ON THE CLOUD: Cloud Requirements: Must-Haves for Migration
-- http://blogs.sap.com/cloud/2012/09/19/cloud-requirements-must-haves-for-migration/

Sep 2012: SAPexperts: 5 Tips to Secure Cloud Assets
-- http://sapexperts.wispubs.com/GRC/Quick%20Tips/5-Tips-to-Secure-Cloud-Assets?id=045BF982D14A4E1AAAECDAE258FC072F

Sep 2012: Point2Security: Flexibility Is the Name of the Game
-- http://www.point2security.com/author.asp?section_id=2075&doc_id=250597&

Aug 2012: Point2Security: Where End-Point Security is Headed
-- http://www.point2security.com/author.asp?section_id=2075&doc_id=248849&

Aug 2012: Focus Research: The Cloud Computing Guide for Healthcare
-- http://www.scribd.com/doc/105819423/Focus-Research-The-Cloud-Computing-Guide-for-Healthcare

Aug 2012: Focus Research: The Cloud Computing Guide for Business Consulting
-- http://www.scribd.com/doc/105819839/Focus-Research-The-Cloud-Computing-Guide-for-Business-Consulting

Jul 2012: SAP ON THE CLOUD: IT + Business = Cloud Success
-- http://blogs.sap.com/cloud/2012/07/11/it-business-cloud-success/

Jul 2012: Point2Security: It’s Not Really About the Technology
-- http://www.point2security.com/author.asp?section_id=2075&doc_id=246983&

Jul 2012: Point2Security: The Secrets to Successful Security Staffing
-- http://www.point2security.com/author.asp?section_id=2075&doc_id=246771&

Jun 2012: SAP ON THE CLOUD: Mitigating Common Cloud Risks
-- http://blogs.sap.com/cloud/2012/06/28/mitigating-common-cloud-risks/

Jun 2012: Point2Security: Helpful Guidelines for New Security Managers
-- http://www.point2security.com/author.asp?section_id=2075&doc_id=246081&

May 2012: Point2Security: Make Information Security Part of Your Core Business
-- http://www.point2security.com/author.asp?section_id=2075&doc_id=244945&

May 2012: Point2Security: Five Things on Every SMB's Security Wish List
-- http://www.point2security.com/author.asp?section_id=2075&doc_id=243982&


Nov 2011: Inc. Magazine: New Ways to Keep Hackers Out of Your Business
-- http://www.inc.com/christina-desmarais/data-encryption-keep-hackers-out.html

Aug 2011: Inc. Magazine: The Best Back Office Software for Running Your Business
-- http://www.inc.com/guides/201108/the-best-back-office-software-for-running-your-business.html

Apr 2011: Focus Experts’ Briefing: Top Advice for IT Workers Threatened by the Cloud
-- http://media.focus.com/assets/research/focus-experts-briefing-top-advice-it-workers-threatened-clou/EB-advice-IT-threat-cloud-2.pdf

Mar 2011: Focus Experts’ Briefing: 7 Ways Compliance Automation Can Secure Your IT Infrastructure
-- http://media.focus.com/assets/research/7-ways-compliance-automation-can-secure-your-it-infrastructu/EB-7-ways-compliance-auto-secure-2.pdf

Feb 2011: Best Practices for Getting Organizations to Adopt the Cloud
-- http://media.focus.com/assets/research/best-practices-getting-organizations-adopt-cloud/BP-get-org-adopt-cloud.pdf

Feb 2011: Focus Experts’ Briefing: 5 Things SMBs Should Consider Before Moving to the Cloud
-- http://media.focus.com/assets/research-briefing/focus-experts-briefing-5-things-smbs-consider-cloud/EB-5-questions-smb-cloud-3.pdf


Oct 2010: Focus Experts' Briefing: Are You Ready for Cloud Computing?
-- http://media.focus.com/assets/research-briefing/focus-experts-briefing-are-you-ready-cloud-computing/EB-cloud-ready.pdf

Oct 2010: Focus Experts' Briefing: BI Overview, Key Issues and Trends
-- http://media.focus.com/assets/research-briefing/focus-experts-briefing-bi-overview-trends/BI-overview-1a.pdf

Oct 2010: Focus Experts’ Briefing: IT and Business Unite for Cloud Computing
-- http://media.focus.com/assets/research-briefing/focus-experts-briefing-it-and-business-unite-cloud-computing/EB-cloud-it-vs-biz.pdf

Oct 2010: The 2011 Focus Experts’ Guide to Cloud Computing: Server Capacity
-- http://media.focus.com/assets/research-briefing/2011-focus-experts-guide-cloud-computing-server-capacity/EG-cloud-based-server-2.pdf

Aug 2010: Midmarket/Enterprise Backup & Recovery Buyer’s Guide
-- http://media.focus.com/assets/buyers-guide/buyers-guide-midmarketenterprise-backup-recovery/bg-backup-and-recovery.pdf

Apr 2010: Networks Without Borders Raise Security, Management Issues
-- http://itic-corp.com/blog/2010/04/networks-without-borders-raise-security-management-issues/


Feb 2009: Separating Corporate Network Traffic From Production Traffic
-- http://www.networkworld.com/events/exchange/?q=node/81
-- http://Home.ASBzone.com/ASB/archive/2009/02/13/the-it-roadmap-expo.aspx

Feb 2009: HPC in the mainstream
-- http://www.accelerateresults.com/category/49/article/499-hpc-in-the-mainstream
-- http://www.idgdocuments.com/idgwhitepapers/AMDaccelerate200902/?pg=32


Dec 2008: Banning Workplace Bullies
-- http://www.cio.com.au/article/269220/banning_workplace_bullies?fp=&fpid=&pf=1
-- http://workplaceviolencenews.com/2008/12/01/banning-workplace-bullies/

Mar 2008: Access Denied: Stop the enemy at the gate with network access control
-- http://www.biztechmagazine.com/article.asp?item_id=394
-- http://Home.ASBzone.com/ASB/archive/2008/03/06/magazine-interview-for-tech-article.aspx


Sep 2006: Unsecured devices worry IT professionals
-- http://searchwinit.techtarget.com/news/article/0,289142,sid1_gci1217914,00.html
-- http://searchexchange.techtarget.com/news/article/0,289142,sid43_gci1218442,00.html

Jun 2006: Windows Update Service: Enough for Due Diligence?
--
http://www.itcinstitute.org/display.aspx?id=149
-- ** Cached Page on ZoomInfo.com ***


Sep 2005: SP2: More Ammo for the Security Battle
-- http://redmondmag.com/articles/2005/02/01/sp2-more-ammo-for-the-security-battle.aspx
-- http://rcpmag.com/articles/2005/02/01/sp2-more-ammo-for-the-security-battle.aspx?sc_lang=en


Dec 2004: IT Spending Poised for Modest Rebound, Analysts Say
-- http://esj.com/articles/2004/12/14/it-spending-poised-for-modest-rebound-analysts-say.aspx?sc_lang=en

Sep 2004: Users Enjoying Breather Between Windows XP and Longhorn
-- http://rcpmag.com/articles/2004/09/22/users-enjoying-breather-between-windows-xp-and-longhorn.aspx?sc_lang=en

Aug 2004: Windows XP SP2's Trail of Broken Apps
-- http://rcpmag.com/articles/2004/08/19/windows-xp-sp2s-trail-of-broken-apps.aspx?sc_lang=en

Aug 2004: Users Approach XP SP2 with Enthusiasm, Caution
-- http://rcpmag.com/articles/2004/08/18/users-approach-xp-sp2-with-enthusiasm-caution.aspx?sc_lang=en


Dec 2003: Comfort, Cost Among Reasons Cited for Staying with NT 4.0
--
http://www.entmag.com/news/article.asp?EditorialsID=6057

May 2003: Career Success in a Bumpy Economy
-- http://esj.com/articles/2003/05/01/career-success-in-a-bumpy-economy.aspx?sc_lang=en

Jan 2003: IT Security Spending to Rebound in 2003
-- http://esj.com/articles/2003/01/15/it-security-spending-to-rebound-in-2003.aspx?sc_lang=en
-- http://rcpmag.com/articles/2003/01/16/it-security-spending-to-rebound-in-2003.aspx?sc_lang=en


Aug 2002: Interview with a Hiring Manager
--
http://www.mcpmag.com/salarysurveys/article.asp?EditorialsID=70
-- ** Cached Page on ZoomInfo.com **

Mar 2002: Windows 2000 Artificially Throttles Intel’s New Xeon MPs
-- http://rcpmag.com/articles/2002/03/13/windows-2000-artificially-throttles-intels-new-xeon-mps.aspx?sc_lang=en

Jan 2002: Users Enthusiastic About Microsoft Security Initiative
-- http://mcpmag.com/articles/2002/01/22/users-enthusiastic-about-microsoft-security-initiative.aspx?sc_lang=en
-- http://rcpmag.com/articles/2002/01/22/users-enthusiastic-about-microsoft-security-initiative.aspx?sc_lang=en

Jan 2002: Win the Software Asset Management Game
--
http://www.esj.com/article.asp?ID=1228200115842PM
-- ** Cached Page on ZoomInfo.com **


Dec 2001: Sticking With Windows NT 4.0
--
http://entmag.com/News/print.asp?EditorialsID=5118

Dec 2001: Windows NT 4: Stable Enough?
--
http://entmag.com/News/print.asp?EditorialsID=5116

Dec 2001: Building a Secure, Reliable Windows NT 4.0 System
--
http://entmag.com/News/print.asp?EditorialsID=5115

Aug 2001: Gartner: Blackcomb Delayed, Longhorn on Tap
-- http://rcpmag.com/articles/2001/08/21/gartner-blackcomb-delayed-longhorn-on-tap.aspx?sc_lang=en

Aug 2001: Mobile Computing with W2K Pro Hasn't Taken Off
-- http://rcpmag.com/articles/2001/08/20/mobile-computing-with-w2k-pro-hasnt-taken-off.aspx?sc_lang=en

Jul 2001: Users Greet Antitrust Decision with a Yawn
-- http://rcpmag.com/articles/2001/07/03/users-greet-antitrust-decision-with-a-yawn.aspx?sc_lang=en

Apr 2001: No NT4 Service Pack 7 At All
-- http://www.wservernews.com/archives/w2knews-20010416.html


Sep 2000: Windows 2000: A Six-Month Report Card
-- http://esj.com/articles/2000/09/06/windows-2000-a-sixmonth-report-card.aspx?sc_lang=en
-- http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0FOX/is_14_5/ai_65328983/

Sep 2000: Exchange 2000 Release Forces IT to Begin Planning
-- http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0FOX/is_15_5/ai_65859246/

Aug 2000: End Users See Benefits in New BackOffice Licensing Model
-- http://esj.com/articles/2000/08/16/end-users-see-benefits-in-new-backoffice-licensing-model_633718607878975047.aspx?sc_lang=en
-- http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0FOX/is_13_5/ai_64776038/


Dec 1999: Early Adoption and Windows 2000
-- http://esj.com/articles/1999/12/08/early-adoption-and-windows-2000_633718592394500262.aspx?sc_lang=en




Podcasts / Web Radio Segments

Jun 2009: Data center virtualization: User best practices
-- http://searchcio-midmarket.techtarget.com/generic/0,295582,sid183_gci1358809,00.html
-- http://searchstorage.bitpipe.com/detail/RES/1246891003_799.html


2001-2002: Win2000 Talk (archived)
-- ** Cached Page on Archive.org ***


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