10 Technologies to Keep You Connected to the Office This Summer

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    Don Reisinger

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1. The RIM BlackBerry TorchConsidering the popularity of the BlackBerry in today's corporate world, it shouldn't surprise anyone that the BlackBerry Torch smartphone will be used by many to stay in touch with the office. The device comes with all the BlackBerry features employees need, including the ability to access e-mail and connect to the BlackBerry Enterprise Server.
With summer holidays right around the corner, people around the globe will be taking time away from the office to take vacations and spend time with families and friends. However, today's always-connected environment makes keeping in touch with the office an important part of careers even while on vacation. Realizing that, it might be a good time to talk about some of the products either available now or coming out in the next few weeks and months that will allow employees to stay connected with the office while they're away on vacation or simply traveling on the road. Some of the following products, like Apple's iPad and iPhone, are great for mobile travelers, while other solutions, like Outlook, can be accessed from anywhere. Simply put, the following devices will keep everyone connected no matter where they might be in the world. And in the process, those folks won't need to come back to mountains of work following a vacation, and companies can be sure that their people are staying productive even while they're taking time off. Here's a look.
This article was originally published on 2011-06-29
Don Reisinger is a freelance technology columnist. He started writing about technology for Ziff-Davis' Gearlog.com. Since then, he has written extremely popular columns for CNET.com, Computerworld, InformationWeek, and others. He has appeared numerous times on national television to share his expertise with viewers. You can follow his every move at http://twitter.com/donreisinger.