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  • True tales of (mostly) white-hat hacking

    Stings, penetration pwns, spy games -- it's all in a day's work along the thin gray line of IT security

  • Lotus F1 CIO: Application strategy key to maintaining enterprise IT control

    Having an application strategy that allows employees to find and develop their own solutions is key to maintaining control of an enterprise IT environment, according to Graeme Hackland CIO at Lotus F1.

  • Apple's and Microsoft's secret pact for tech domination

    15 years ago, Steve Jobs and Bill Gates agreed to let Apple own the client and Microsoft the back end to thwart antitrust probes, newly discovered emails say

  • Evernote breached ? should admins be worried?

    It?s the email every Internet business dreads having to compose to its customers but last weekend Evernote became only the latest of a long list of big brands that found itself reluctantly hitting the ?send? button.

  • Transformation to winners

    The Technology Transformation Summit on November 8 juxtaposed the UK's transformation from sporting wannabe to international powerhouse to the challenging business climate of today and highlighted how technology is the key to our businesses emulating UK sporting teams. In 2012 Chelsea Football Club won the Champions League, the London Olympic and Paralympic Games were an incredible success and Team GB a leader in the medal table. In Formula One British-based teams continue to dominate the sport.

  • Getting the most out of broadband to back up MPLS

    The problem with using broadband to back up branch office MPLS links is 1) you spend all that money on the pipes and most of the time they simply lie fallow, and 2) when MPLS does go down the failover process often takes so long it kills active sessions.

  • Oh, the games companies play

    For most of history, there has been a strict separation between work and play. But just as enterprise technology is becoming more social, it's also becoming more fun. Today, the software in our workplace is easier to use, more visually appealing and more rewarding. It engages us more and appeals to our competitive instincts. It also encourages us to engage with others.

  • IBM CIO Jeanette Horan discusses BYOD strategy at Big Blue

    IBM CIO Jeanette Horan has plenty of IT projects and systems to worry about, but perhaps one of the most pressing and timely is Big Blue's ongoing BYOD (bring your own device) rollout, which is aimed at including all of the company's 440,000 employees over time.

  • Can IBM's social approach at Lotusphere kickstart a Lotus Notes comeback?

    Despite the tough position in which IBM finds Lotus Notes, the company will once again hold its Lotusphere conference at Walt Disney World from January 15-19 - this time with a more intense focus on new social business technology could have a long-term impact on IBM's future in the email and collaboration market.

  • The solution to legacy application woes

    Legacy applications are one of the most difficult issues to face within IT. A rip-and-replace approach is expensive and thus difficult to justify; plus, it tends to interrupt operations. Meanwhile, the ageing software lingers in accounting's ledgers, overstays its welcome in sales and causes poor network performance throughout the organisation.

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