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  • 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.

  • Backup strategy - virtualisation changes everything

    Enterprises have had long-standing approaches to backup, using methodologies that have been well-honed through constant use. But there's a new game in town; the arrival of virtualisation as a resource within organisations has meant that system administrators have had to change their thinking to accommodate the new technology.

  • Why did IBM buy XIV?

    XIV offers block SAN-like storage using SATA drives for Web 2.0 with great scalability and data protection. Why did IBM buy it?

  • How to make use of vendors' weaknesses

    You already know IT prices are too high; here's how you can make vendors agree.

  • How Virtual Machine Manager may help Microsoft compete with VMware

    VMware may have the market share and, with its recent successful IPO, all the momentum. But Microsoft now has a system management platform that gives IT administrators a simultaneous view of physical and virtual servers.

  • IBM's green demo data centre (part 2)

    The second part of a feature describing how IBM is proposing a holistic approach to raise data centre power efficiency, focusing on more efficient power delivery, more precisely targeted cooling and optimised air flows, and better power management of IT equipment.

  • The limits of DPM - Servergraph

    To find out what Aptare, Bocada, Servergraph and WysDM think about data protection management (DPM) read this quartet of interviews.

  • The limits of DPM - Aptare's view

    Boiling the ocean and the bubble in the carpet.

  • VMware server backup becomes easier

    Companies running virtual servers will soon find them easier to back up as the list of software vendors grows -- even though the cost can vary significantly.

  • New management products from Tivoli

    IBM has announced that the IBM Change and Configuration Management Database (CCMDB) is to ship 30 June, along with three Process Manager tools. The company's Al Zollar discusses what they mean for users.

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