7 travel accessories for IT executives on the go

If you travel often for work, you need a few accessories to keep your devices charged and your equipment organized. Here are seven products worth packing for the trip.

IT Accessories for the Traveling Executive

7 must-have accessories for IT executives on the go

If you travel for business, you want all the necessarily equipment to ensure your trip goes smoothly. You don't want to be caught with a dead cellphone or without a Wi-Fi signal when you have a presentation due. Here are seven accessories executives should take on the road, to ensure they're prepared for whatever the work day throws at them.

powerbag instant messenger laptop

Powerbag Instant Messenger Laptop Bag

When you're on the road, you want to make sure you can stay connected, but you probably have more than one device that will need to recharge. With the Powerbag Instant Messenger Laptop Bag, you can keep your devices charged without worry. The bag features a built-in charger and removable battery so you can keep your smartphone, tablet and e-reader powered up. It comes with built in Apple, Micro-USB, and Mini-USB connectors, as well as a USB port, so there shouldn't be a device you can't keep charged. The bag itself features a waterproof charging port as well, so you won't have to worry about getting caught in the rain and ruining its charging capabilities. If a messenger bag isn't your style, you can choose from a number of options, including a rolling office case or backpack.

logitech professional presenter

Logitech Professional Presenter

The Logitech Professional Presenter features an LCD display with a timer so you'll never run too short or too long, and it can even deliver silent vibrations to help you stay on track without glancing at the clock. The signal works up to 100 feet, allowing you to easily walk around the room as needed, without losing the connection. No matter what you deliver your presentation on -- LCD screen, Plasma TV or projection screen -- the green laser is designed to show up on any display, even with the lights on. Even though it has a number of useful features, it is simple to use, with a few key buttons placed right under where your thumb rests, so you won't be fumbling around with the controls.

livescribe echo smart pen

Livescribe Echo Smartpen

Digital still hasn't erased the power of pen and paper, but there are ways to allow the two to coexist. With the Livescribe Echo Smartpen, you can take notes in meetings on paper, and then upload them to your mobile phone via a Bluetooth connection. The pen can also record audio, so you won't have to worry about missing anything in the meeting. Notes are uploaded to the Livescribe+ mobile app, where you can tag your notes, play back audio and share notes with others. Handwritten notes can also be searched as well as converted into digital text. You can sync the pen with up to four iOS and Android devices, so you aren't tethered to just one smartphone or tablet.

mophie battery phone case with storage

Mophie Battery Phone Case with Storage

The last thing you want to do while travelling is lose a charge on your smartphone. To get extra life on your battery for daily use, the Mophie battery phone case, which extends the life of your charge. It will add some weight and girth to your smartphone, but it's a small price to pay to stay untethered from morning to night. If you have an iPhone for business purposes, or even personal, one frustrating aspect of the device is its lack of expandable storage. But you can get that with a Mophie case too, so not only can you get an entire extra battery, you can get up to 128GB of extra storage, all in one phone case.

Bose QuietComfort Noise Cancelling Earbuds

Bose QuietComfort Noise Cancelling Earbuds

Whether you're traveling by plane, train or cab -- or even if you're just getting work done in a Starbucks -- you're bound to face with some unwanted distractions. The good news is you can easily solve this problem with a pair of noise-cancelling headphones. You don't need to get a pair of trendy over-the-ear headphones to get the noise cancelling features. Bose offers high-quality noise cancelling ear buds that will be easy to store and won't make you look like a DJ. You can toggle the noise-cancelling feature on and off, in case you want to wear them while walking or you need to be aware of your surroundings. There is also a microphone in case you need to take a call between tracks.

verizon jetpack mifi

Verizon Jetpack MiFI

Free Wi-Fi is becoming more ubiquitous, but it still isn't everywhere. Sometimes, you might find yourself without a signal while travelling, but that doesn't mean all is lost. If you pack the Verizon Jetpack MiFi, you can connect up to 15 devices. It delivers a 4G LTE wireless connection and can hold a charge for up to 20 hours. It also doubles as a portable charger for your devices. The device is prepped for international travel in over 200 countries, so you won't have to worry about finding a solid connection overseas. You'll need a data plan to go along with it, but it's a small price to pay for a consistent and reliable wireless connection on the road.

Amazon Basics Cable Organizer

Amazon Basics Cable Organizer

All the gadgets IT road warriors need to carry means having on-hand a number of supporting plugs and cables. Keep them all from getting tangled in the depths of your carry-on with a cable travel case organizer. The Amazon Basics cable organizer has compartments for all your gadgets and the cords that go along with each device. There are a few options you can choose from, but they all achieve the same goal: keeping your devices and cords safe and secure.