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

American Connection Project Aims To Fill The Gaps In Rural Broadband

In the cloud era, digital connectivity is clearly a necessity. Yet many rural communities across the U.S. still lack this necessity, including farmers, who...

Predicting Cloud Trends for 2022: Migration, Multicloud and ESG

If you look to where cloud computing is likely heading in the year ahead, three key trends emerge, trends that span both technology and...

What Is Edge Computing? Why It’s Important and How It Works

In a nutshell, edge computing is any computing that occurs on the edge of the network rather than in a centralized server. If you dig...

Industry Analyst Michael Krigsman on Digital Transformation

I spoke with Michael Krigsman, analyst and founder of CXOTalk, about the evolution of digital transformation, and why the challenges for cloud native companies...

New Relic’s Bill Staples on Why Observability is Gaining Adoption

I spoke with Bill Staples, CEO of New Relic, about the value of observability, and why the challenges of managing today’s infrastructure makes it...