Enterprise data storage management
- May 20, 2009
In part two of our interview, CUNA Mutual Group's CIO shares his approach to making IT spending cuts. Some lessons: Don't starve infrastructure; do review business projects.
- April 08, 2009
Under pressure to improve RTO and minimize mainframe data loss, IT veterans at MetLife devised a strategy that put tape out to pasture.
- April 07, 2009
For the price of a SAN, Marian College is building a private cloud to create a flexible IT architecture and help transform the liberal arts school into a university.
- April 02, 2009
In building out a disaster recovery strategy, many IT executives make these common mistakes. Here's how to work around them.
- March 11, 2009
Transformative IT will enable companies to emerge from the recession ready to compete, gurus say. But big projects, it seems, are best taken in chunks these days.
- February 10, 2009
SearchCIO.com's comprehensive survey of IT spending plans for 2009 shows that the recession is taking a bite out of IT budgets, particularly for hardware purchases. Security and compliance spending is up, and the focus on business intelligence ...
- February 05, 2009
Vendor management offices and standards bodies can help large organizations save money on IT purchasing and better manage vendor relations, both critical during a recession.
- December 23, 2008
Have the benefits of data center virtualization -- streamlined infrastructure, big costs savings -- blinded you to computer network security gaps? A virtual firewall promises insight.
- November 26, 2008
As we head out for the Thanksgiving holiday, it's good to remember that there are indeed still things to be thankful for, like a robust technology outlook.
- November 05, 2008
CIOs should look for smaller projects with faster paybacks in recession times, according to Forrester Research. Tight alignment with business strategy is more important. Don't play the Lone Ranger in cutting IT costs, or you just might find IT ...
- September 11, 2008
Tom Brady, CIO of a clinical network for administering chronic biologic drugs, explains how business event processing allows his firm to coordinate the distribution and administration of meds to patients in real time and at substantial cost savings.
- July 29, 2008
Data lifecycle management should include an overarching enterprisewide information architecture that integrates storage needs and costs with business applications and processes.
- July 22, 2008
CIO Jeff Cash has been preparing for the equivalent of a flood since arriving at Mercy Medical Center three years ago. This spring the Cedar River put him to the test.
- June 27, 2008
The PCI DSS 6.6 compliance requirement moves from best practice to requirement June 30. Are you prepared?
- May 15, 2008
Hewlett-Packard puts database archiving in the hands of the business, courtesy of a visual design tool that can model apps and apply business rules. Improved XML makes it look like archived apps are at the ready.