Office 365 Gets 30 New Features
Microsoft takes aim at Google Apps with Windows Phone 7.5 (Mango) and Mac support, as well as easier-to-manage security tools.
Reviewcam: Ironscale's Bare Metal in the Cloud
There are plenty of cloud services, but many rely on virtual processes running on shared systems. Stratascale's Ironscale lets you provision bare metal services. Mike Fratto provides a hands-on review of how it works and what you can do with it.
Sir Ken Robinson: Creativity Through Technology
Sir Ken Robinson, an innovator and educator, talks to the InformationWeek 500 audience about the role technology is playing in changing our culture. "Technology is not leaving us alone, it's getting right in the middle of things," he says.
OpenSocial Makes Enterprise Inroads, Moves To "2.0"
The OpenSocial Foundation made a showing at the Enterprise 2.0 Conference in Boston to demonstrate that it was not only alive and well, but graduating to Version 2.0; a version that federates collaboration platforms networks for enterprises.
First Mover Advantage: Risk-Reward
A panel of CIOs talk about making big bets on technology -- mobile, social, cloud and more -- and how it has helped their organizations move quicker on behalf of customers and employees.
President & CEO of eBay, John Donahoe, describes the future
John Donahoe, President & CEO of eBay, describes the scale and intensity of e-commerce. With the growing scale of e-commerce, John describes the changes that will need to be embraced by the retail market and the future of internet based sales.
Google Music: 7 Key Facts
In contrast with Apple and Amazon, Google isn't charging for its cloud-based music storage and streaming service.
It's A New Dell
Michael Dell talks customer outcomes, not infrastructure, as he sits down with InformationWeek editors--but he's got plenty of PC fight left in him.
7 Health Education Tools For Patients
Patients can benefit by getting a variety of healthcare information electronically--as these seven options prove. The tools also help healthcare organizations comply with the HITECH Act Meaningful Use requirements.
Feds Detail Supercomputing's Future
Federal agencies are working on everything from supercomputing in the cloud to software optimizations for fusion research, and will be discussing their research at this week's annual SC11 conference.
Cloud Security: Better Than We Think?
Conventional wisdom says that cloud computing is inherently less secure. But many government experts are focused on cloud computing's security strengths.
8 Smart Ways To Use Dropbox
Dropbox lets you do much more than file sharing via its cloud-based storage service. Consider these eight tips to make your life easier.
GM And Google Apps: Buckled In?
Carmaker has no comment on reported Google Apps contract, but watchers say leak hints at negotiating tactic by GM. Will GM CIO's wishlist from 2009 come true?
SMBs Get Help Finding Best Vendors
BestVendor helps businesspeople choose the best tools and applications with Yelp-like social recommendations from fellow SMBs who share and rate Web services, cloud apps, and software.
Cloud Myth 101: Cloud Is A Place
You don't get to simply load your old enterprise IT problems on a truck and arrive at a new abode. But you do get to decide what kind of IT shop to become.
Even At NASA, CIOs Get Practical On Cloud
Workday's SaaS lineup catches the eye of even conservative IT chiefs, while NASA builds an app store for scientists, and RIM moves MDM off premise. That's no hype.
IBM Gives First Glimpse Into Cloud Sales
With processes in place to track its cloud revenue, IBM puts its SaaS business at "hundreds of millions" of dollars. It's a start, but more details are needed.
NASA Plans Cloud Marketplace For Scientists
Cloud services suite to expand with platform as a service, data as a service, and a new cloud computing storefront likened to Apple's AppStore and Google's Android Market.
Avnet CIO Talks Cloud, BYOD
Cost savings is a big consideration, says Avnet CIO Steve Phillips, but the global electronics distributor sees other advantages to giving employees choices.
Pentagon CIO's Tech Revamp: 4 Priorities
With a new enterprise IT plan in hand, Teri Takai outlines what's next as the Department of Defense looks to introduce new technologies while strengthening its cyber defenses.