EMC holds secret merger talks with HP, with Dell, Cisco and Oracle also in frame
VMware parent under pressure from activist shareholders
VMware parent under pressure from activist shareholders
Oracle customers are likely to welcome Larry Ellison's decision to remain as CTO following last week's leadership reshuffle, but the promotion of senior execs Safra Catz and Mark Hurd to co-CEO raises questions over the company's ability to adapt to the cloud, experts have claimed.
While businesses continue to stockpile cash, they are quietly assuming an unspoken debt IT debt.
“From a TCO standpoint, consolidation of data centres can reduce operational costs significantly,” says Kapil Uniya, Global Head of Tech Mahindra Data Transformation in this interview with MIS Asia. “Hence, there is an urgency to consolidate the data centres to derive savings.”
Gartner once predicted that in the future, an IT career will not be about technology but rather managing a range of service providers.
Put 100 CIOs in a room and ask them that question and you'll get no consensus.
SAP's announcement that it will pay US$8.3 billion to buy business-travel and expense software vendor Concur might have generated less initial buzz than the companies hoped, given it was almost simultaneous with the revelation that Larry Ellison has relinquished his CEO seat to become CTO and executive chairman of Oracle.
Legislators have changed the way companies collect and use data.
In their first day of trading, shares of Alibaba stock opened at US$92.70 on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday, an increase of more than 35 percent over the $68 initial public offering price.
Leaders should prioritize business technology, says a Forrester report.
Steve Jobs' office at Apple remains intact, and looks exactly the way it did when he passed away in October of 2012.
New appointee to advise C-level customers
Conflict in the workplace is inevitable. Don't fight it. If handled correctly, conflict can actually lead to happier, more engaged employees -- and that translates into a better business.
After more than 20 years managing IT projects at global enterprises, I have seen and experienced many situations. I've celebrated many successes and also faced many challenges. Some of these experiences have served as good examples of what works and what doesn't in IT project management.
CSOs get paid more in San Francisco and New York, but they can live better in Chicago and Denver.
It's the end of an era at Oracle, as CEO Larry Ellison has been appointed executive chairman and CTO of the vendor, with co-presidents Safra Catz and Mark Hurd named co-CEOs.
In this interview, CEO Rod Snodgrass clarifies the ways in which ideas are built and killed in the unit, while explaining the underlying focus to be the long-term wealth of the group.
For all the enthusiasm surrounding the government's move to the cloud -- and there's no shortage -- one prominent federal CIO is emphatic that cloud computing, for all its virtues, is no panacea for the government's technology challenges.
With the latest Apple launch, the consumer electronics market leader is now fast following, not leading.
60 percent of Auckland IT professionals are not just expecting a pay increase during the next 12 months, but a significant shift in how much they're expecting.
Qatar, after Korea, has the highest level of household broadband penetration among developing nations
No longer just plumbing -- grab every opportunity to get IT spend into early business budgeting.
Google has to improve its settlement terms in an antitrust investigation over its search practices or face charges, following opposition from some quarters to the deal, the European Commission's competition chief Joaquin Almunia said Tuesday.
IT services deal activity was steady in the second quarter, but the IT and business process outsourcing industry is undergoing significant shifts as customers fire existing providers, ink shorter deals and embrace emerging technologies.
Applying more process 'rigour' to technology projects with issues is not the answer, argues Colin Ellis.
The Big App Challenge is the first of its kind in the country and a ground-breaking platform for software companies to use BDA, said MDeC and Tentspark.
New self-serve process skips IT, makes it easier to get free Office 365.
New portfolio increases compute capacity and efficiency, speed of IT service delivery, and application performance.
UPS is just the latest company to go big on 3D printing by providing the technology to nearly 100 retail locations nationwide.
Version 3.0 of the PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) goes into effect by the first of next year, and while most of the changes are simple clarifications of previous requirements, they could have a major impact on merchants.
Analysts debate whether Google is abandoning its social network or simply changing course.
New APIs abound in iOS 8, bringing the promise of making the lives of mobile users easier. But taking advantage of these opportunities won't be easy or cheap, according to a Forrester report.
With vectored VDSL2 broadband expected to play a key role in the Coalition's multi-technology National Broadband Plan, the Communications Alliance has updated two related industry standards.
Third-party firms see slower adoption than iOS 7.
49 percent of the remote wipes are done automatically, 51 percent by someone at an organisation.
Today's cloud storage/file-sync space is constantly evolving.
In this executive briefing, we examine the role of the Chief Information Officer, touching briefly on the key steps of what should be their journey from the computer suite to the boardroom.
This best practices brief covers: 1. How the “small data” design philosophy can drive focus and agility 2. Five best practices and examples for designing scalable and personalized apps 3. Why data is becoming a differentiator in customer facing app
Download the whitepaper to understand and be prepared for three major trends personifying the changes in ways of working: Support for employee mobility, Facilitate increased collaboration, Adjust IT management to improve efficiency and security
Discover which emerging technologies are taking shape in the market from the SURF Maturity Index 2014 – an annual study to uncover the adoption of emerging technologies by leading Singapore organisations.
With ever-changing regulations and a growing number of on-premise, cloud and mobile applications, knowing who has access to what and why is more important than ever. This research paper summarised organisations’ perceptions of IAM complexity.