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posted in February 2012
Top Considerations For Cloud EHR Buyers
News  |  2/29/2012  | 
Cloud computing offers a speed ramp into the electronic health record highway. But don't overlook critical questions about security, performance, say legal experts at HIMSS.
Harris Scraps Secure Public Cloud Service
News  |  2/29/2012  | 
Large government contractor shutters cloud computing service and $200 million data center, less than a year after opening.
The Big Data Challenge: Social Data Meets Corporate Data
News  |  2/29/2012  | 
With the rise of social media sites, companies are getting hit with a blizzard of unstructured data, and must now find cost-effective ways to integrate and analyze the collective pool of big data to generate granular business insights.
New Intel Architecture is Built to Scale—At Many Levels
News  |  2/29/2012  | 
In the IT world, multiple trends are driving a whole new set of requirements for the data center.
IBM Layoffs Exceed 800, Workers Say
News  |  2/28/2012  | 
IBM cut employees in its outsourcing and server manufacturing units, among others.
The Rise Of The Hybrid Enterprise
Commentary  |  2/27/2012  | 
As on-premises ERP dies a slow death, the hybrid enterprise, not pure SaaS, will be the dominant model for some time to come.
IBM Cuts More Than 250 U.S. Jobs
News  |  2/27/2012  | 
Layoffs include senior project managers in Big Blue’s IT outsourcing unit.
4 Ways SMBs Can Score With Gamification
News  |  2/27/2012  | 
Small and midsize businesses are well-positioned to take advantage of gamification. Here's some expert advice on how to use the growing trend to get closer to your customers.
Chronology Of An Outsourcing Disaster
Commentary  |  2/23/2012  | 
Austin Energy's deal with IBM for a new billing system has gone painfully awry, internal emails reveal, resulting in lost revenue for the utility and outraged customers.
IBM Criticized Over Austin Energy Contract
News  |  2/21/2012  | 
Utility says billing system installed and maintained by IBM is overcharging some customers, while other residents aren't getting any bills at all.
Microsoft: SkyDrive Will Be 'World's Hard Drive'
News  |  2/21/2012  | 
Microsoft puts itself on a collision course with Apple as SkyDrive and iCloud storage services get deeper integration into the desktop, via Windows 8 and OS X Mountain Lion.
Cloud Computing Is Still In Its Adolescence
Commentary  |  2/15/2012  | 
Compare the adoption rate for cloud services to that for virtualization, and it's evident we still have a ways to go.
H-1B 'Victim' Still Jobless Despite Obama's Help
News  |  2/14/2012  | 
Semiconductor engineer whose wife forwarded resume to the President via Google+ says he can't accept out-of-state offers.
Indiana Gov. Won't Testify In IBM Case
News  |  2/14/2012  | 
State Supreme Court rejects Big Blue's claim that Mitch Daniels' testimony is essential because he was personally involved in failed outsourcing deal.
India's Outsourcing Economy Booms
News  |  2/10/2012  | 
Despite calls from Washington to keep jobs onshore, U.S. companies seem to be sending more tech work to the subcontinent, as offshoring sales spike 19%
Google Preps Dropbox Cloud Storage Rival
News  |  2/9/2012  | 
Google will soon release an update to its long-rumored "GDrive" and a home entertainment system, reports the Wall Street Journal.
Cloud Success Stories In Spotlight At Coud Connect
News  |  2/9/2012  | 
This year, implementing cloud computing will take precedence over defining it at the annual Santa Clara show that helped define cloud architecture.
Free Storage In Cloud's Secret: Leftovers
News  |  2/8/2012  | 
Startup Symform offers up to 200 GBs free using a network of participants' excess capacity.
Symantec Expands Backup Options
News  |  2/6/2012  | 
New versions of Backup Exec and NetBackup reduce backup windows, enhance replication and snapshots.
Cloud Success Stories
News  |  2/2/2012  | 
Six Flags and Yelp reveal how they've made the public cloud work for their businesses.
Cloud Computing Is Still A Leap Of Faith
News  |  2/2/2012  | 
IT's jumping into cloud services with way too much custom code and way too little planning, our annual State of Cloud Computing Survey finds.
4 Things SMBs Should Demand From Vendor Pitches
News  |  2/2/2012  | 
Skip the sales and marketing fireworks in favor of vendors that show you how you'll get real results.
Bring Call Centers Back To U.S., Bill Proposes
News  |  2/1/2012  | 
Offshore call centers have cost the country 500,000 "good paying jobs" says Rep. Tim Bishop, a New York Democrat, as he introduces a bill to reverse the trend.

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