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Microsoft Moves to Level the Cloud Platform Playing Field

In typical Microsoft fashion, they don't catch a new trend right with the first iteration but they keep at it and eventually strike the right tone and in more cases than not, get good enough. And often good enough wins. That seems the be the pattern playing out with Windows Azure, its cloud platform.

June 6, 2012 by James Staten

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C3PO Essential To Solve Hard IT Issues?

To stay relevant with the increasing pressures affecting your company, it’s essential that I&O pros address the hard IT issues relating to culture, customers, collaboration, process, and organization.

June 4, 2012 by John Rakowski

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The Four Horsemen Of The Apocalypse For Client Management Vendors

The workforce computing landscape has become radically more complex, and the resources that employees need are shifting rapidly from inside the firewall to outside. Consumerization of both devices and services is disrupting the client management vendor landscape as we've known it.

May 18, 2012 by David Johnson

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NVIDIA's VGX: Traction Control for Hosted Virtual Desktops

Hosted Virtual Desktops are a bit like driving in the snow. Every link in the chain between the data on a hard drive in the datacenter and the pixels on the user's screen introduces a delay that the user perceives as lag, and the laws of physics apply.

May 16, 2012 by David Johnson

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To be private cloud, or be public cloud: Is that really the question?

The I&O team needs to decide whether they embrace the fact that the business is going to the cloud and simply go along -- knowing full well that such a path could lead to their own obsolescence. Or do they "take arms" against this betrayal, build a private cloud and force the business back in line?

May 15, 2012 by James Staten

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