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  • Brocade CEO: Why we are eating our own young

    Network fabrics have long been central to Brocade's business model. The company is currently on its sixth generation of fibre channel fabric, and since launching its Ethernet fabric two years ago the company claims to have 1,200 customers with over 200 devices deployed.

  • National Rail Enquiries CEO makes the case for multi-sourcing

    National Rail Enquiries is one of the most popular websites in the UK, providing customers with a journey planning service, live train information and detailed information about the rail industry, including service disruption and station facilities information.

  • Microsoft CTO: Model Clauses give SMEs assurance in the cloud

    When organisations move their applications to the cloud, the number one priority is proving to customers that their data will be safe and protected.

  • 10 disaster preparedness questions you should ask your cloud provider

    A typical cloud contract contains uptime clauses and credits for missed service levels, but it often fails to adequately protect the enterprise customer. Here are 10 questions the intelligent cloud customer can ask to make sure they are sheltered from potential disaster.

  • Are financial IT systems ready for a Greek euro exit?

    What impact would Greece's departure from the euro have on the technological infrastructure that runs our payment systems, and what can banks do to avoid a financial meltdown?

  • Can you rescue your data back from the cloud?

    Outsourcing contracts typically include termination and transition assistance provisions that outline the IT service provider's responsibilities regarding returning data. IT buyers are surprised to find out that their cloud computing contracts contain no such provisions.

  • The 10 most powerful IaaS companies in the world

    We assembled this list with help from analysts at Cloud Technology Partners, Current Analysis, Enterprise Strategy Group, Gartner, IDC and Neovise who watch the public cloud Infrastructure as a Service scene very closely. The services in this list include Amazon Web Services, Bluelock, CSC, GoGrid, IBM, OpenStack, Backspace, Savvis, Terremark and VMWare.

  • The benefits of building an Enterprise Application Store

    Creating the mobile enterprise is one of the biggest challenges facing IT organisations. The benefits of supporting mobile users and building mobile applications are numerous and include increased productivity and organisation flexibility.

  • Cobol on the mainframe: Does it have a future?

    David Brown is worried. As managing director of the IT transformation group at Bank of New York Mellon, he is responsible for the health and welfare of 112,500 Cobol programs -- 343 million lines of code -- that run core banking and other operations. But many of the people who built that code base, some of which goes back to the early days of Cobol in the 1960s, will be retiring over the next several years.

  • Old rules no longer apply in the fight for IT spending

    The lines which once marked the boundaries between providers of software, hardware, services and business advice have all but disappeared.





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