This was first published in May 2010
It has become fashionable to question the value of the role of CIO, but much of this discourse is both self-serving and without foundation
Companies that excel at customer experience work hand in glove with CIOs and IT, according to the Forrester 2013 Customer Experience Index.
Users say they prefer Citrix over Microsoft for desktop virtualisation, but will Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8 change that?
A modified phone charger or battery could be used to hack Apple devices, say researchers from Georgia Tech
IT asset management expert Barb Rembiesa explains how ITAM best practices like IT asset standardization and rationalization reduce IT security risk.
Security technologists aspiring to become CISOs must develop a variety of business skills, as Joe Granneman explains in this Ask the Expert Q&A.
Using in-memory tools to analyze pools of big data raises system design, scalability and data integration issues that must be addressed up front.
Get a view into the data collection efforts for the Aadhaar project from Krishnakumar Natarajan, the CEO at service provider Mindtree.
Michael Minelli, co-author of a book on big data analytics, says in-memory analytics tools must be tied to business processes to pay off for users.
Imation makes first product upgrade since acquiring Nexsan, delivering Assureon 7 for object-based storage archiving.
Customers want to see the storage products Dell has gained through acquisitions better integrated with common management.
Storage vendors are packaging their products with servers and networking gear to create ready-to-run converged systems. Could this be the end of best-of-breed deployments?
Hardware, virtualization, public and private cloud are all converging and need to be managed as one environment. Enter Red Hat's Open Hybrid Cloud.
A Red Hat Summit talk on database and mainframe modernization highlights urgency, need for agility in enterprise development teams.
Intel may win the server war, but AMD microprocessors could find more acceptance in another niche market.
Some IT departments have turned to low-cost, flexible virtualization platforms, such as Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, to lower VMware costs.
Live Storage Migration makes it easy to move multiple storage files of running VMs without downtime, but there are practical limits you should know.
Common problems with virtualization, like VM sprawl and network congestion, can be corrected through business policies rather than more technology.
A cloud migration seems daunting but the effort is worthwhile; U.S. defense agencies say their cloud move led to better military intelligence.
There are a number of ways to lower AWS costs and improve the Amazon cloud experience. Here are a few cost-cutting tips any AWS cloud shop can use.
New HP cloud products include an OpenStack-based Cloud OS and a number of platforms designed for rookie cloud users.