Enterprise systems management
- April 21, 2009
VMware's new cloud operating system, vSphere, brings new capabilities, though some big cloud projects will use Microsoft's virtualization technology.
- April 15, 2009
SOA and Web services work great for application integration, but the real payoff comes when you rework business processes. Still, there are challenges.
- April 09, 2009
IT and the recession will be inextricably linked for the months ahead. Here's how to adjust your IT strategy and lead your IT organization while managing budgets, risk and more.
- 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.
- April 01, 2009
Gartner revises its 2009 IT spending forecast downward, with hardware purchases the hardest hit. What else is on the back burner?
- March 31, 2009
CIO Greg Folsom wanted a flexible DR solution to cover many contingencies. The answer? Server virtualization and an industrial-strength SAN.
- March 24, 2009
Turning server virtualization and the cloud computing concept into a private cloud is more than semantics. Our expert details how it differs from a virtual server farm and more.
- March 03, 2009
Cloud computing allows a firm to bring its call center in-house to improve customer service, plus integrate applications and provide executive dashboards. Here's how.
- February 25, 2009
A new CISO builds an information security architecture to analyze log files and create metrics for business discussions on compliance and security.
- February 19, 2009
Companies with limited resources and staff are now using virtual PMOs to improve project management skills and processes across the business.
- February 18, 2009
IT purchasing plans are feeling the sting of the economic recession, according to respondents to our 2009 IT Purchasing Survey. Here's where they are still investing -- and cutting back.
- February 10, 2009
For the first time in many years, most midmarket CIOs will have to deal with flat or down budgets. Our survey of 275 IT managers shows the tough choices companies are making during the economic downturn.
- 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 04, 2009
Changing pricing models, longer contracts and customization are making it harder to switch providers, so build safety nets into your SaaS contracts.