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  • Unplugging the data centre

    Nathan McBride joined hot US drug company AMAG Pharmaceuticals in 2008 with an ambitious goal: to rebuild IT using as little internal infrastructure as possible. He succeeded.

  • Canonical CEO: Ubuntu wants to power everything from smartphones to the cloud

    Canonical is the UK-based company behind the Debian-based Linux OS Ubuntu. It's CEO, Jane Silber, talks about her transition to the CEO post, the company's past, and its plans for spreading Ubuntu everywhere from the cloud to tablets to smartphones.

  • ExtraHop mines the network to glean operations intelligence

    Jesse Rothstein, who was the lead architect of F5's flagship product line, founded ExtraHop in 2007 to develop products to derive IT operations intelligence from data gleaned from the network.

  • MongoDB to challenge Oracle's enterprise dominance, says 10gen CTO

    Oracle has long dominated the database market with an appliance-led business model that locks the the customer in. However, enterprises are waking up to the fact that relational databases cannot address all of today?s business requirements, and have started to look at alternative offerings from smaller, more focused companies.

  • HortonWorks: The Hadoop company everyone wants to be best friends with now

    During the past few years Neustar, an $830 million publicly-traded data analytics company, has undergone a dramatic business transformation, and it's been powered almost entirely by Hadoop.

  • Year of mobility ? IT leaders reveal annual benefits

    2012 is emerging as the pivotal year when global sales of mobile devices - including smartphones and tablets ? are widely predicted to overtake PCs in terms of both shipments and spending. And it is clear that the mobile working revolution is delivering compelling business benefits to a wide variety of UK and European companies.

  • Cloud business benefits seen in engineering, retail, media and logistics

    The business benefits of sourcing platforms, infrastructure or applications via internet-based public services or private enterprise services have been much hyped over recent years. Dubbed cloud computing public and private cloud computing is a major topic in enterprise technology at present. However, there can be no doubt adoption of both types of cloud services has reached the corporate mainstream.

  • CIOs will need to focus on mobile end user experience

    There is lot of CIO and business discussion on the subject mobile end user experience taking place at the moment. This has been spurred on by trends such bring your own device (BYOD), cloud computing and increasing levels of mobility enter the enterprise.

  • NASA's CIO Adrian R. Gardner on managing cybersecurity challenges

    Adrian R. Gardner, CIO at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, was the 2012 recipient of the Information Technology Leader Award from Temple University's Fox School of Business. Here, he talks about what it takes to lead IT at one of the most famous government organizations.

  • Top 10 enterprise applications for public clouds

    Once you address security and privacy concerns, there are a number of applications, regardless of your business, which you can comfortably and safely move to the public cloud.





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