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March 28, 2014
This week's news roundup ponders Office for iPad; plus, Facebook's virtual reality grab, cloud pricing wars and big data privacy (is there such a thing?).
February 10, 2014
Read what our hard-nosed CIO experts have to say about the challenges faced by new Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella.
October 15, 2013
Intelligent data centers, disruptive workforces, IT demand through the roof and other trends that'll rock your 2014 IT infrastructure and operations.
January 18, 2013
Once a standard desktop, Windows OS and Microsoft office productivity software were easy choices for IT. Why things have gotten much more complicated.
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Intelligent workload management (IWM) is an approach to running IT systems in a way that rationally optimizes and maximizes use of computing resources and directing them toward better processing, workflow and delivery of services. Continue Reading
These CIOs were early adopters of hybrid computing architecture. Here they share their tips for reaping the benefits and dodging the landmines. Continue Reading
CIOs have come to see the value of a hybrid computing environment that manages some applications and systems in-house and relies on external public cloud services for managing other data. That doesn't mean there aren't some challenges. Continue Reading
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Data virtualization is king: Gartner analyst David Cappuccio predicts five big IT trends for the next five years. Continue Reading
Independent Windows Server expert Anil Desai drills down into Windows Server 2012 storage enhancements geared toward data center efficiencies. Continue Reading
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There are potential benefits to running a multi-hypervisor environment but are they worth the management challenges? Continue Reading
CIO Niel Nickolaisen talks up tech trends and why they point him to upgrading to Windows Server 2012. Continue Reading
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A secure mobile workforce can benefit the business. But creating a mobile device management policy that meets the needs of business and IT can be tricky. Learn how it's done. Continue Reading
Moving from XP to Windows 7 won't necessarily be easy -- but it may be your last desktop operating system deployment. Learn the seven technologies CIOs should consider. Continue Reading
When is the best time to migrate to Windows 7? For one CIO, the time is now. Learn why he isn't waiting to upgrade from Windows XP to Windows 7 -- and what his migration plan is. Continue Reading