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Thursday, April 12, 2012
- IBM's CIO experiments with role-based management of IT, BYOD
IBM CIO Jeanette Horan is testing out role-based management for IT delivery, with job function the determining factor behind such programs as BYOD.
- Server virtualization architecture case study: Mahindra Vehicle Manufacturing
Auto player Mahindra Vehicle Manufacturing Limited (MVML) reveals how server virtualization architecture helps it battle decentralization and save money.
- Now hiring at Cisco: OpenFlow and software-defined networking experts
Cisco's mysterious ConnectedApps team is hiring OpenFlow and software-defined networking (SDN) pros to build an SDK that opens up Cisco gear to SDN.
- EMC Vspex reference architecture stacks storage, networking, compute
EMC’s Vspex reference architecture gives channel partners a preconfigured bundle of storage, networking, compute and software; partners include Brocade, Cisco, VMware, Microsoft.
- CloudStack vs. OpenStack: Competitors or allies?
Hype surrounding CloudStack vs. OpenStack raises question of difference between products as Citrix hands off CloudStack to Apache Foundation for greater neutrality.
- BYOD and cloud services cause -- and ease -- IT security concerns
There may be no single way to save end users from themselves, but certain cloud services may help soothe IT pros’ anxieties about BYOD security.
- It's a SaaS world for travel and expense management software
Automating this business process can help companies find cost savings, especially in Software as a Service options, but they also must consider the change management required.
- Cloud solutions seldom bring good results if they are forced to fit
Internal and external pressures to adopt cloud solutions should be tempered by careful planning and the ability to say no.
- 'Big data' will have a big impact on MDM strategy, Gartner says
Growing interest in "big data," social media and cloud computing will significantly influence the typical organization's MDM strategy, according to Gartner analysts.
- SUP mobile ecosystem slow to take off, SAP admits
SAP’s plan is for its ecosystem to deliver the vast majority of its mobile applications. The company concedes it’s got a way to go before it hits that mark.