Michael Smith

Michael Smith is a partner in Montner & Associates, a public relations firm focused on business-to business technology clients. He co-founded the firm in 1998 with his wife and partner, Deb Montner. Previously, he worked in electronics manufacturing and software, serving as a general manager and director of product marketing during his 18 years at Schlumberger, a Fortune Global 500 technology services company. He can be reached at [email protected]

How to Implement E-mail Sender ID Authentication for a Hosted SMB Web site

Last week my wife's 90-year-old mother, Shirley Montner, finally convinced me to do E-mail Sender ID Authentication. You know, that industry-wide initiative to keep spammers from spoofing your domain...

Latest Posts

NCR’s Ismail Amla on Trends in Retail Data Management

I spoke with Ismail Amla, EVP of Professional Services at NCR, about the major changes in how retail data is handled; he also explained...

Understanding the Scale Limitations of Graph Databases

Graph databases and models have been around for well over a decade, and are among the most impactful technologies to emerge from the NoSQL...

Intel’s Sachin Katti on Cloud-to-Edge Technology

I spoke with Sachin Katti, Network and Edge Group CTO at Intel, about the relationship between cloud computing and edge computing, as both sectors...

Heroku vs. AWS: 2022 Cloud Platform Comparison

Today, choosing the right cloud provider – or group of cloud vendors – is critical. Yet performance and costs are merely starting points. Organizations...

How to Boost Data-Driven Collaboration

With rapid business expansion often comes data siloing, where one department doesn’t share its data with any of the others. While this may be...