IT Vendor Selection and Management
- June 12, 2015
This year's World BPO/ITO Forum will focus on how the cloud is shaking up IT outsourcing. Conference chairman Jim Noble talks to SearchCIO about why mega-deals are a losing proposition for CIOs.
- April 08, 2015
The news of Informatica going private might set off alarm bells for CIOs, but experts say the move could turn out to be a positive development for customers and company alike.
- August 15, 2014
Crafting a specific, clearly defined cloud contract with your provider is crucial to staving off security problems and SLA breaches. In this tweet jam recap, participants shared tips on how to best communicate needs to cloud providers.
- August 07, 2014
As organizations change the way they consume technology resources, cloud services providers emerge as worthy challengers to traditional vendors. As such, they require a deft IT management touch, our tweet jammers say.
- August 04, 2014
As the cloud evolves, so do cloud providers' ability to meet enterprise IT demands. In this tweet jam recap, find out how you can turn your provider management strategy into a competitive advantage.
- July 22, 2014
Can building better relationships with cloud-based technology providers boost your IT competitive advantage? Discuss with SearchCIO Wednesday, July 30, at 3 p.m. EDT on Twitter.
- October 08, 2013
Live from the 2013 Gartner Symposium ITxpo, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer discusses why Microsoft licensing is so complicated.
- November 07, 2012
Gartner Inc. predicts that by 2015, 35% of technology spending won't be controlled by IT but by the business. Here's why.
- October 12, 2012
This week the Searchlight aims its beam upward for a look at public cloud use from a variety of angles and the latest on Congress v. data brokers.
- September 05, 2012
Cloud service provider execs from Microsoft, Amazon.com, Rackspace and Salesforce.com take on the intricacies of SLAs and data ownership.
- August 30, 2012
Execs from cloud providers Microsoft, Amazon, Rackspace and Salesforce speak on top customer questions: security, outages, SLAs and data ownership.
- July 16, 2012
Virtualization calls for a shift in storage strategy. Here's a rundown of the pros and cons of three primary approaches for virtualized environments.
- July 10, 2012
A strong capacity management plan for virtualized data centers comes down to the right mix of resource provisioning tools for both IT and employees.
- April 06, 2012
It's been a busy week for Dell, not to mention for managing CIO vendor relations. This past Tuesday, Dell announced its impending acquisition of Wyse Technology Inc., a cloud software and hardware ...
- April 04, 2012
Do the CIO and CFO see eye to eye on IT's value to the business? A new SearchCIO.com report reveals some serious gaps and ways to improve alignment.