Enterprise systems management
- December 21, 2006
Of the many issues we followed this year, age discrimination hit home hardest with our CIO readers. But other stories struck a nerve, too. Revisit the issues that mattered most to you in our 2006 collection of best CIO stories.
- December 20, 2006
They were the biggest losers -- and the biggest winners. From exploding laptops to a 29-year-old media millionaire, 2006 saw players either rising from the ashes, or falling from grace. Senior writer Linda Tucci picks her favorites of 2006.
- December 19, 2006
Getting to know the crew in your facilities department could be the best move you make in 2007.
- December 13, 2006
Sophos says its report that three of last month's top 10 malware attacks could have penetrated Microsoft Vista wasn't meant to degrade the operating system, but rather to shed light on the fact that no matter how secure an OS is, it still needs help...
- December 07, 2006
Hey, did you hear the one about the very serious Gartner analyst with a seriously funny punch line? A collection of quips, tips and snafus from last week's Gartner conference.
- December 06, 2006
By virtualizing hundreds of servers on a pair of IBM mainframes, a national insurance company saved millions of dollars and halted server sprawl.
- November 30, 2006
It took a three-day power outage to prove to employees at the Las Vegas Valley Water District that their network administrators were right to install virtualized servers. Now, virtualization is an integral part of the utility's DR plan.
- November 28, 2006
Tibco's EAI software helped a 125-year-old wholesale grocer give its legacy COBOL mainframe applications a new lease on life, saving the grocer money in the process. CIO Zeke Duge is reaping the benefits.
- November 21, 2006
Research shows larger companies are more willing to experiment with virtualization. But smaller companies, if they give it a chance, are more likely to take full advantage of it. Once SMBs give in, they go all the way.
- November 21, 2006
When a blown electrical transformer left his data center in the dark and 30% of his company's employees cut off from their offices, CIO Richard Ridolfo put his new disaster recovery plan to the test.
- November 09, 2006
Dell has released a line of servers with Intel's new quad-core Xeon chip.
- November 08, 2006
The EPA and industry leaders finished a server energy efficiency standard that would allow end users to compare energy usage for 1U and 2U rack servers.
- November 07, 2006
Eclipse and SOA have emerged in this decade. As Eclipse marks the fifth anniversary of its first open source download, it also looks forward to a major SOA tool release.
- November 01, 2006
Electricity costs are driving EMC and HDS users to nudge their suppliers for heat meters and other diagnostics tools to measure the power consumption of storage arrays.
- October 31, 2006
American Power Conversion, a data center power supply company is being bought by French electric equipment maker Schneider Electric. Schneider plans to merge its offerings with APC's line, which could affect the products that data center managers ...