Enterprise disaster recovery and business continuity planning
- September 14, 2012
Unified communications and social collaboration are different, often competing tools in the quest for anytime, anywhere (with anyone) computing.
- May 16, 2012
I spoke with a CIO years ago who went around his data center and randomly shut down servers. He did this for two reasons. For starters, if no one noticed that the server was off for a week, it ...
- April 02, 2012
CIO Paul Harder focuses on developing leadership skills among his nonprofit agency's team and in the community on a very small IT budget.
- March 01, 2012
Users will stay away from social collaboration platforms that lack relevant content, no matter how many bells and whistles they have.
- September 14, 2011
As a CIO, it's your worst nightmare: The marketing department dreams up some fantastic promotion aimed at the very core of its prime demographic. The team stirs up a public frenzy with slick ...
- August 10, 2011
Video-conferencing systems are a fragmented market and not without flaws -- but they're becoming mainstream business tools and should be part of any unified communications strategy.
- March 18, 2011
When Chris Kemp joined NASA five years ago as its chief technology officer for IT, he was "in awe of how much potential the organization had to inspire people." The quote comes from his blog this ...
- March 02, 2011
Cloud storage is drawing interest, but enterprises are steering clear of cloud disaster recovery as cloud reliability concerns linger.
- February 15, 2011
Disaster recovery in the cloud is manna from heaven for some IT executives. There’s no grappling over IT dollars for DR for a given project. The cost of DR is simply slipped in as part of the ...
- February 11, 2011
Managing the various systems that make up the foundation of your IT organization can seem daunting. That's why we've created these CIO Briefings on maximizing your management muscle.
- November 17, 2010
A virtual PBX system can give small companies many big-company phone features for a small monthly outlay, but it won't scale gracefully for medium-sized companies.
- October 07, 2010
For those of you who spend your days thinking about business continuity, and your nights tossing around disaster recovery solutions, I thought I would share some of the wit and wisdom gleaned from ...
- September 30, 2010
We've been looking at evolving technology strategies around disaster recovery in a virtual server environment this week at SearchCIO.com, but some of the best advice I heard came down to managing ...
- September 14, 2010
The virtual desktop infrastructure, or VDI, architecture is making strides in the enterprise, promising business agility and business continuity, not just savings.
- August 12, 2010
Experts lament the lack of cloud computing law covering the financial remuneration of unexpected downtime, while some cloud providers innovate with money-back guarantees.