IDC has downwardly revised its worldwide IT spending forecast from 5 percent growth to 4.6 percent for the year primarily as a result of slower growth in emerging markets and the deceleration of smartphone and tablet demand.
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New research from Gartner and CIO Magazine describe the shift from infrastructure to digital transformation. But, not all organizations are ready to change.
New research findings could boost the status of the CIO and cloud computing during business transformations.
The government- and Sophos-sponsored challenge is designed to drum up interest in learning Linux security skills, which are needed for protecting web infrastructure and, in turn, companies
Using cloud computing ought to make sense for an event like the Olympics, but the technology isn’t ready, according to the CIO of the London 2012 Games
The CIO of NASA, Linda Cureton, says the U.S. space agency has saved almost a million dollars by moving IT infrastructure to the cloud. It has closed 20 datacenters so far.
It often makes more sense to recycle and reuse existing IT infrastructure, rather than embarking on a costly rip-and-replace IT project, according to Allianz's CIO Steve Coles.
Has Microsoft already begun making changes to Skype's P2P infrastructure? According to one report, Microsoft has begun moving in some Microsoft-hosted Linux boxes.
The Department of Human Services (DHS) will not renew long-running infrastructure-management contracts with IBM and HP, instead bringing more services in house, new CIO Gary Sterrenberg has revealed.
Fedora, always a leading cutting edge Linux distribution, has a new release with major improvements in cloud-support, virtualization, and virtual desktop infrastructure.
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Red Hat Linux, Suse Linux, Apache and MySQL have all gained a toehold in government IT infrastructure, but proprietary products still hold sway in most departments, according to new data
OpenStack is to cloud computing as Linux is to the client operating system, and it will enjoy a similar level of success, according to Rackspace's chief strategy officer Lew Moorman.Moorman told ZDNet UK on Tuesday that OpenStack, or an equivalent open-source infrastructure system like it, will be picked up to drive cloud services as it eliminates the software cost of running a basic cloud service.
When Minerals and Mining Group (MMG) swallowed most of Oz Minerals, which in turn was created from the merger of Oxiana and Zinifex, CIO Peter McLure had to grapple with two infrastructure backbones.
The open-source software company beat expectations as it benefited from firms upgrading their IT infrastructure
After years of steering away from the Linux desktop, in 2012, Red Hat will fully support a virtual desktop infrastructure.
At Net:Work 2010 in San Francisco, Cisco CIO Rebecca Jacoby talks about how the company integrates new technologies into its workforce. Jacoby says it's important to identify which productivity tools are useful, reduce your risk, and then adapt your infrastructure and business processes accordingly.
The many incarnations and distributions of open-source operating systems such as Linux, Red Hat and Ubuntu have received widespread acclaim for years, but is the penguin catching on in corporate Australia? Or is it being left out in the cold?
Singapore hacker community, HackerspaceSG, wants to change negative stereotype of hackers to one that embodies innovation and creativity.
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