10 Historic Tech Memos & Rants
From Ballmer to Jobs, tech leaders write memos, manifestos, and rants that shape how we all think about computing. These 10 provocative statements each have a place in tech history.
Securing The Software-Defined Network
SDNs offer the ability to centralize and automate network security functions, but only if security requirements are implemented correctly from the ground up. Learn how to secure the many components of the SDN.
Beware The Looming Digital Identity Crisis
Social networks have spawned a consumer identity at odds with the corporate world's idea of secure identity management. How will your customer expectations and business needs mesh?
An IT Industry At War
Who will be the next industry winners? That depends on how the Attackers, Defenders, Arms Merchants, and Customers play their roles.
The New Security Architecture
Recent high profile attacks reflect a new reality in which perimeter-based security models are increasingly less effective in protecting key corporate assets and information.
VMware + Desktone: A Game-Changer For VDI?
VMware's acquisition of Desktone may signal the technical capability, cost savings, and user acceptance necessary for desktop virtualization to break through in the enterprise.
The Future Datacenter Comes With Fries
The enterprise datacenter is moving toward a bundled, integrated, pre-configured, standards-based model. Soon you may order one up as easily as a laptop or a Happy Meal.
SAP's Extreme Makeover: 4 Key Changes
SAP's marketing machine vies to give the company formerly known as "that German ERP vendor" a whole new identity. Here's what customers should know.
SDN Upends The Switch & Router Market
Software-defined networking (SDN) is changing the networking market as we know it. In the midst of the confusion, it's clear that open source and standards-based networking are gaining ground.
Firewall Administration For Sysadmins: A Primer
For sysadmins trying to get their applications to work, the firewall can seem like an impediment. With more insight into firewalls and the job of a firewall administrator, a sysadmin will be able to communicate better with the security team.
Can SDN Adoption Solve Real-World Problems?
If you think software-defined networking is all hype and no substance, think again. SDN deployments could potentially solve complex resource issues, especially in segments like healthcare and education.
How To Become A Customer-Facing CIO
Your title alone isn't enough to be successful in customer conversations. You must fully understand your company's products and services, and make sure you have something to contribute.
Cloud Computing: The Next-Generation
The staggering growth of cloud computing is driving today's IT infrastructure to new levels of efficiency through greater integration and convergence.
Stealing America’s Future
US companies lose about $300 billion a year to cyberespionage and intellectual property theft. We need a concerted effort to stop it.
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