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January 23, 2015
Will Microsoft's Windows 10, with a dusting of magic from HoloLens, reel enterprises and consumers back in? Also in Searchlight, President Obama targets cybersecurity in State of the Union speech; the most common password of 2014 was '123456.'
October 10, 2014
Analysts and CIOs laud HP's split into two businesses as the market tips toward the nimble IT specialist. Also in Searchlight: Samsung's smartphone business plummets; Mozilla's bug tracker catches a bug.
October 07, 2014
Can the HP breakup deliver enterprise innovation and better service? CIOs say the Silicon Valley legend has nothing to lose by trying.
February 04, 2014
PC sales hit their lowest mark ever in 2013, but among SMBs the PC is still the company workhorse, even amid mobile device adoption.
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CTO Niel Nickolaisen reflects back on the reasons some of his VDI implementations never made it past the experimentation stage. Continue Reading
IT Leadership Awards finalist CIO John Bowden showcased the value of ERP and VDI, with projects that saved money and workers' time. Continue Reading
Once a standard desktop, Windows OS and Microsoft office productivity software were easy choices for IT. Why things have gotten much more complicated. Continue Reading
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Most businesses have mobile sites or apps, but only a few have figured out a way to use the mobile revolution to connect with customers. Learn how here. Continue Reading
To reap full virtualization benefits, a Forrester analyst recommends CIOs leverage two key, sometimes overlooked, attributes the technology offers. Continue Reading
For CIOs, zero clients might be the goose that laid the golden eggs: Jonathan Hassell busts the myth that zero and thin clients involve no hardware, software or maintenance woes. Continue Reading