Lawrence Walsh

Lawrence Walsh is editor of Baseline magazine, overseeing print and online editorial content and the strategic direction of the publication. He is also a regular columnist for Ziff Davis Enterprise's Channel Insider. Mr. Walsh is well versed in IT technology and issues, and he is an expert in IT security technologies and policies, managed services, business intelligence software and IT reseller channels. An award-winning journalist, Mr. Walsh has served as editor of CMP Technology's VARBusiness and GovernmentVAR magazines, and TechTarget's Information Security magazine. He has written hundreds of articles, analyses and commentaries on the development of reseller businesses, the IT marketplace and managed services, as well as information security policy, strategy and technology. Prior to his magazine career, Mr. Walsh was a newspaper editor and reporter, having held editorial positions at the Boston Globe, MetroWest Daily News, Brockton Enterprise and Community Newspaper Company.

Printing: The Untapped Services Opportunity

Hewlett Packard announced its quarterly earnings this week and quickly analysts asked "what happened to the profit in printing?"The decline in HP printer revenue-the former cash cow of the...

Virtualization Hype Must Yield to Business Sense, Expert Says

A new state program in Virginia provides $35,000 grants to businesses that allow employees to telecommute. With virtualization, small businesses can extend applications and data to remote workers, providing...

Nine Ball Worm Enters Hype Cycle

If someone is talking about Nine Ball to you today, it's likely not about a game of billiards. Nine Ball is the latest worm compromising Web sites and infecting...

Multifactor Authentication Lags in Adoption

This is one of the more amusing stories I've read in a while. An Ireland utility company says that unencrypted data on four stolen laptops will be difficult to...

Security Appliance Sales Dip, But Rebound Expected

A new report by analyst firm Infonetics says spending on security hardware and appliances -- such as unified threat management (UTM), intrusion detection/prevention systems and SSL VPN devices --...

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