JD Sartain

tech journalist

JD Sartain is a technology journalist from Boston. She writes for PCWorld, Network World, CIO, & several other tech magazines.

How to survive the death of Flash

Hello HaLow: Your guide to the Wi-Fi Alliance’s new IoT spec

Hello HaLow: Your guide to the Wi-Fi Alliance’s new IoT spec

The Wi-Fi Alliance recently announced a new IEEE specification, 802.11ah, developed explicitly for the Internet of Things (IoT). Dubbed HaLow (pronounced HAY-Low), it’s aimed at connecting everything in the IoT environment, from smart...

How to fight off a zombie app-ocalypse

How to fight off a zombie app-ocalypse

If zombie apps are attacking your company, you need to hire an application assassin.

What's up with Google Fiber?

What's up with Google Fiber?

Who has it, who wants it, who gets it?

Robots invade the real world

Robots invade the real world

Innovation in robotics reaches into everyday life.

Does quantum cryptology offer hack-proof security?

Does quantum cryptology offer hack-proof security?

New quantum cryptology research could result in systems that are impossible to hack. But good luck trying to explain it to your boss.

Acquisition 101 – manage what matters

Acquisition 101 – manage what matters

What happens when your revenues double overnight? Multiple challenges required one solution.

How a B2B company got its tech groove back

How a B2B company got its tech groove back

Upgrading a bunch of legacy systems meant winning back market share for an industrial supply company. Here are the lessons it learned.

How IT automation put Subway on fast track to success

How IT automation put Subway on fast track to success

A look at how Subway successfully unified and automated a series of key data center batch processes that put the submarine sandwich maker on a path to success.

How a hybrid IT cloud service helped Findly reach new heights

How a hybrid IT cloud service helped Findly reach new heights

When social recruiting firm Findly acquired an on-demand talent communications company its client base doubled overnight. IT execs knew a serious infrastructure change was in order. Here’s how a hybrid cloud solution addressed...

Internet of Things could be key to IT's response to climate change

Internet of Things could be key to IT's response to climate change

How IT execs can protect their companies from the effects of global warming and create new business opportunities.

How an MSP can help your company get Its groove back

How an MSP can help your company get Its groove back

Managed service providers (MSPs) are rapidly becoming the gold standard for outsourcing the day-to-day management responsibilities and operations of corporations worldwide, so the IT staff can focus on R&D, new products and better...

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