Jason Perlow

Senior Technology Editor

Jason Perlow, Sr. Technology Editor at ZDNet is a technologist with over two decades of experience with integrating large heterogeneous multi-vendor computing environments in Fortune 500 companies. Jason is currently a Technical Architect Consultant at Dimension Data. His expressed views do not necessarily represent those of his employer.

My Full-Time Employer is Dimension Data. I write as a freelancer for ZDNet. The postings and opinions on this blog are my own and don't necessarily represent Dimension Data positions, strategies or opinions. Other than Microsoft, I own no investments or direct financial instruments in the companies I write about.

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Trafficking in Michael Jackson

Trafficking in Michael Jackson

The news of Michael Jackson's death and subsequent coverage of his memorial service brought the Internet to a crawl and saturated even the most robust of content delivery networks.When the King of Pop died last week, I swore that I was going to be tasteful and not cover it.

July 8, 2009 by

Frugal Friday: Residential Broadband Woes, Jacko, Windows 7 vs Snow Leopard pricing, Red Hat, Virtualization, Cleversafe

Frugal Friday: Residential Broadband Woes, Jacko, Windows 7 vs Snow Leopard pricing, Red Hat, Virtualization, Cleversafe

Frugal Networker Ken Hess and I discuss my 22-hour cable modem downtime ordeal, Micheal Jackson, Windows 7 and Snow Leopard upgrades, Red Hat's stellar business performance and RHEL clones, Virtualization, and talk with Chris Gladwin, CEO of Cleversafe about their Dispersed Storage technology.Click Here to Listen to the June 26, 2009 Frugal Friday Podcast.

June 26, 2009 by

The Harsh Reality of Suburban Broadband, Part Deux

The Harsh Reality of Suburban Broadband, Part Deux

Goddamit! Why have I been offline for so long?As I explained in a previous article last summer about my broadband situation, my employer, like many large technology services companies, has elected to classify my work situation as "Home-Based", in that when I am not at a customer site, I'm working from home.

June 26, 2009 by

Dude, Where's My Phone Bill?

Dude, Where's My Phone Bill?

The OOMA is a Voice Over IP (VOIP) appliance that plugs into your broadband connection which provides you unlimited local and long distance telephone service. What's the difference between this and other consumer VOIP solutions such as Vonage or Packet8?

April 27, 2009 by

CES 2009: Don't count out those Millennials or Online Media, Cell Phone on the rise as entertainment device, says Deloitte

CES 2009: Don't count out those Millennials or Online Media, Cell Phone on the rise as entertainment device, says Deloitte

 The idiot box is still king, but don't count out online advertising. (Source: Deloitte LLP)At this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Deloitte LLP revealed the results of its 3rd State of the Media Democracy Survey, which are likely to be dissected and re-analyzed over and over again by advertising and media executives all over the world.

January 7, 2009 by

SIMORE dual SIM converter smartchip

SIMORE dual SIM converter smartchip

Ever wanted to put two SIM cards into your GSM/3G phone so you can have two phone numbers or separate voice and data accounts? Now you can.Read the original article and watch a video here:FrankenBerry, It's Alive!

July 7, 2008 by

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