Ian Yates is unique in the IT journalism caper, because he is a real, live, practising system integrator as well as a writer.
His writing also has a uniquely wry tone.
So if you absolutely must do some work-related reading over the holiday break, these reviews will at least make you smile while you work:
- Iomega's REV drive
- FreeNAS - an open source project that turns old servers into a NAS
- Netgear's ReadyNAS Duo
- Telstra's 3G WLAN device
- eSata arrays for video editing
- Ericssons W25 fixed wireless terminal, a high-end WLAN
- PA Server Monitor, a $US99 server management tool which rocks
- IP KVM devices
- Netgear's VPN concentrator