The GlobalFoundries semiconductor factory deal is only part of the recipe for Big Blue's ongoing survival. Here are a few other things that Armonk needs in order to maintain relevancy for the next decade and beyond.
Irreverent, unapologetically arrogant and uncensored, IT Professional Services industry veteran Jason Perlow muses on a cornucopia of topics on all matters of Information Technology.
Jason Perlow, Sr. Technology Editor at ZDNet, is a technologist with over two decades of experience integrating large heterogeneous multi-vendor computing environments in Fortune 500 companies. Jason is currently a Partner Technology Strategist with Microsoft Corp. His expressed views do not necessarily represent those of his employer.
If Cupertino wants to stave off that iPad sales slowdown, then it has to change the recipe. Or at least add some new dishes to the menu.
Another year, another round of tablet upgrades.
Worried about getting the "bends" with Apple's latest smartphone? OtterBox has you covered.
SANs maxxed out? In the market for cheap enterprise cloud storage? Here's the skinny to help you make an informed decision.
No-one will deny that Cupertino's products are fashionable and beautifully-designed. But that doesn't make them enterprise-grade.
Only a week after a public relations fiasco involving high-profile iCloud account breaches, Cupertino fails to reliably stream their iPhone 6 and Apple Watch event. This begs the question: can Apple be trusted to do anything enterprise-grade at all?
We treat consumer cloud services as if they are expected to be less robust and less secure than the clouds we use for mission-critical data. But that should not be the case.
Old habits die hard. But it no longer made sense for me to maintain my own systems anymore.
A de-emphasis on the permanence of expression as well as a lack of desire to preserve digital content will almost certainly result in the loss of many culturally significant works.