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Wednesday, March 14, 2012
- A CTO's take on mobility strategy launch time, outsourcing and more
A chief technology officer answers some of CIOs' lingering questions about mobility strategy rollouts, outsourcing and rogue app development.
- Mobility, IT skills gap to drive cloud-based unified communications
Enterprise adoption of cloud-based unified communications and UCaaS will grow due to rising interest in mobile UC and an IT skills gap, according to a new Siemens survey.
- Dell-SonicWall deal: Next-generation firewall boosts data center play
The Dell-SonicWall acquisition broadens Dell’s increasingly formidable data center infrastructure and services strategy with a next-generation firewall product.
- Identity as a Service tools offer IT pros control over BYOD, cloud
With the transition to the cloud certain, IT needs a new way to provide identity access and application delivery. Luckily, there’s a growing niche for Identity as a Service tools.
- VKernel vOPS customers gain Quest integration sooner than anticipated
VKernel vOPS now includes Quest vFoglight and vOptimizer, just months after the merger. Is the knee-jerk integration right for tomorrow’s cloud infrastructures?
- HP releases new SIRM platform for risk management
HP released a new security intelligence and risk management platform, integrating security technologies from its portfolio of security products.
- SQL Server 2012 ‘virtually’ out, Microsoft talks features, licensing
With SQL Server 2012 released in a “virtual launch” this month, Microsoft data platform specialist Mark Kromer tells us what his favorite features of the new release are.
- Cloud providers defy Microsoft licensing to compete with OnLive
OnLive's free Windows app for iPad is still available, despite Microsoft's licensing rules. Now, DaaS providers fight back.
- Mobile BI tools on move at leading-edge organizations
The iPad is helping to drive increased interest in mobile business intelligence, which is opening up BI data to new business users without tying them -- or existing users -- to their offices.
- Cloud storage prices drop, but experts and users say hidden fees remain
Headlines: Amazon, Google and Microsoft have announced drops in public cloud pricing, but users and experts agree that hidden costs do exist.
- Staff IT skills gap hinders security efforts, CompTIA reports
A gap in IT skills affects business productivity and negatively impacts cybersecurity, despite security being a high priority, according to report.
- Data silos in big data analytics: Now you see them, now you don't?
Big data makes the problem of data silos even bigger. Or does it? Either way, CIOs must make big changes to get the most out of big data analytics.
- What big data means for health data analytics, in practical terms
An Intel executive explains what big data means for health care, as well as what the chip vendor is doing to improve quality and clinical research through health data analytics.
- Ripe with opportunity, global supply chain also brings substantial risk
While there can be cost efficiencies from outsourcing to global suppliers, manufacturers should carefully evaluate supply chain risks from manmade and natural disruptions.