IT in vertical markets

  • May 15, 2007 15 May'07

    DoD takes cue from U.S. businesses, blocks YouTube, MySpace

    Experts say that controversy aside, the U.S. Department of Defense's decision to block social networking sites mirrors what businesses have been doing for years to protect networks.

  • April 26, 2007 26 Apr'07

    Real estate management pain points an IT issue

    Managing the real estate leases of 6,300 stores would have driven a lesser man to the edge. But when CIO Joshua Jewett automated the process it gave way for continued growth -- as well as cost savings.

  • March 07, 2007 07 Mar'07

    RFID fails to deliver, says Sara Lee's CIO

    Sara Lee Corp. CIO George Chappelle believes RFID has a bright future, but right now it isn't delivering.

  • March 06, 2007 06 Mar'07

    Wi-Fi way to shrink digital divide, say big-city CIOs

    The CIOs of Chicago, Seattle and San Francisco talk about the goals of their high-profile municipal Wi-Fi projects and the challenges they faced along the way.

  • January 18, 2007 18 Jan'07

    Top IT execs could take heat for TJX breach

    Experts say senior IT executives at TJX are most likely on the hot seat today after the retail giant revealed Wednesday a massive computer security breach.

  • January 10, 2007 10 Jan'07

    Multilingual website a competitive requisite in global economy

    The global economy is spurring companies to make Web sites in many languages. Translation is the name of the game. CIOs take note: IT will be called on to play.

  • November 28, 2006 28 Nov'06

    EAI software helps grocer streamline business processes, save money

    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.

  • September 21, 2006 21 Sep'06

    Users cautious in deploying CDP

    In a confused market, users say they are interested in continuous data protection -- but only for particular cases, and only in the busiest environments.

  • September 20, 2006 20 Sep'06

    From DAS to NAS in 10 clicks

    HP's new All-in-One device lets users migrate data from a direct-attached Exchange server to network-attached storage in 10 steps. Experts say it could radically change storage for SMBs.

  • September 07, 2006 07 Sep'06

    SOA technology changes integration

    Companies like VP Buildings are saving time, labor and money by using technologies that expose legacy application functions as Web services in a service-oriented architecture.

  • August 29, 2006 29 Aug'06

    Pacific Gas, Sun rebate program gets mixed reaction

    An offer by PG&E to give rebates to data centers that replace hardware with new Sun servers has caught the industry's eye.

  • August 22, 2006 22 Aug'06

    CIOs choked by storage costs and complexity

    The demands of storage can strangle a company's IT budget. Quick fixes won't solve the problem, and neither will hiding your head in the sand.

  • August 01, 2006 01 Aug'06

    Virtualization eases health care company's server sprawl

    Server consolidation and time savings are the two big benefits of virtualization, according to one healthcare company.

  • July 27, 2006 27 Jul'06

    IT budgets neglected stepchild

    A new study by Gartner Inc. shows IT budgets are out of sync with revenue growth (and decline) in most industries.

  • July 26, 2006 26 Jul'06

    Hosted data centers have benefits, but pitfalls, too

    The hosted data center is an appealing alternative to building new. But experts warn you can't just hand over the reins and walk away: It requires hands-on management.