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Public Cloud Computing Socializing Enterprise IT

By Neil Brandmaier, CIO , Capital District Physicians’ Health Plan, Inc. (CDPHP)

Public Cloud Computing Socializing Enterprise IT

The majority of my career has been spent working at large IT organizations with budgets of over $500 million.

Building Robust Configuration Management to Leverage IT Services

By Elaine Mays, CIO, Texas Juvenile Justice Department

Building Robust Configuration Management to Leverage IT Services

Data is not standardized and there is incomplete or inaccurate information making it difficult to make good business decisions. Well, this is how some organizations operate today.

IT's Pivotal Role in Addressing Oil and Gas Industry Challenges

By Bill Miller, CIO, EMS USA Inc.

It is no secret that dramatically lower oil prices have had a profound impact on IT departments in energy companies throughout the U.S. From sector giants to mid-market enterprises.

Cloud Computing in Leveraging Storage Mobility

By Steven Langford, CIO, Beaverton School District

Cloud Computing in Leveraging Storage Mobility

The move to cloud computing for K12 districts takes many forms and provides substantial benefits to the K12 enterprise.

It's in the Cloud

By Jonathan Pearl, COO & CIO, STOPit

It's in the Cloud

Building a new service based on cloud technology is one thing, but how do companies bring legacy technologies and legacy processes into the modern cloud era?

3 Steps to Elevating Corporate Security

By Mark Kelly, CIO | VP of IT and Services, Curvature

3 Steps to Elevating Corporate Security

IT Leaders are consistently reminded about the need for improved security of their IT assets.

It's Time to Turn Security Inside Out

By Gilad Raz, CIO, Varonis

It's Time to Turn Security Inside Out

When 100,000 U.S. taxpayers were the victims of identity theft at the IRS earlier this year, it seemed like just the latest in a long line of cases that constantly remind us: everyone’s at risk.

Modern Storage Infrastructures for Flash and Cloud Require Intelligent Abstraction

By Gary Quinn, President & CEO, FalconStor Software

Modern Storage Infrastructures for Flash and Cloud Require Intelligent Abstraction

Business requirements and technologies evolve, and today many data center professionals are adding, or considering, flash arrays and cloud storage for these changing needs and changing times.

Professional Enterprise IT: Needs of K12 Public Education

By Gary R. Davis, CIO, Carroll County Public Schools

Professional Enterprise IT: Needs of K12 Public Education

The early 1990’s were enormous growth years for instructional/educational technology in the K12 public education space.

It is Imperative to Refurbish Our IT Infrastructure

By Alex Choy, EVP, Research and Development & CIO, Emdeon Inc

It is Imperative to Refurbish Our IT Infrastructure

Latest technologies and amenities available are the acting forces behind stirring success, new opportunities and challenges in today’s industrial landscape.

Time for Networking to Catch up to the Multi-Hypervisor Reality

By Larry Lang, CEO, PLUMgrid

To say that VMware is a fixture in traditional enterprise data center environments is probably an understatement. The $6 billion virtualization colossus forms the infrastructure backbone that sits beneath many legacy IT workloads.

Leaning Into 2016 - Five Observations for the Year Ahead

By Ann Neidenbach, CIO, Convergex

Leaning Into 2016 - Five Observations for the Year Ahead

U.S. stock markets may be essentially unchanged for the year, but that’s about the only thing in the brokerage business that hasn’t seen dramatic shifts in 2015.

Stable Infrastructure for Effective Delivery

By Walter A. Yosafat, CIO, Wyndham Worldwide

Stable Infrastructure for Effective Delivery

It is always a challenge to drive to commonality while delivering the needs of the business without impacting operations.

Why OpenStack is the Platform of Choice for Enterprises to Win with Cloud

By Scott Crenshaw, SVP of Strategy, Rackspace

Why OpenStack is the Platform of Choice for Enterprises to Win with Cloud

In today’s rapidly changing, instant-access world, organizations must be able to provide their customers with a Facebook-like experience in order to remain competitive and grow their businesses.

Data Center Efficiency and Agility to Prevent Getting Burned

By Marc Naese, VP-Data Center Business, Panduit

Data Center Efficiency and Agility to Prevent Getting Burned

Today’s business demands are putting a strain on both IT and facilities teams.

Transforming Big Data into Actionable Intelligence using a Cloud Based Platform

By Charles Karren, Senior Director, Oil and Gas Industry Strategy, Oracle

Transforming Big Data into Actionable Intelligence using a Cloud Based Platform

The oil and gas industry is again facing one of the most challenging periods in its history (and one that it has seen before in the mid-1980s as well as the late- 1990s)—a new low oil price environment.

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