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Reuse, don't replace: Allianz CIO

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.

May 15, 2012 by

Human Services ends IBM, HP outsourcing

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.

January 18, 2012

Rackspace: OpenStack threatens VMware

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.

August 4, 2011 by

Cisco CIO: Adapting to emerging workplace tech

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.

December 10, 2010 by

Opening up the cloud

The cloud isn't just about commercial software and enterprise systems. The open-source world has its services too. Linode has been offering virtual Linux servers for years. Now the OpenStack project provides open source, open standards software for building reliable cloud infrastructure.

September 26, 2010

Oracle ships VDI 3.2

Oracle's patent infingement case against Android Linux made all the big headlines last week yet the company also stepped up its attack on VMware with the release of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure 3.2.

August 16, 2010 by

Allianz CIO 'lost hair' over Linux upgrade

Allianz Australia Insurance chief information officer (CIO) Steve Cole said yesterday he had done the equivalent of losing hair while undertaking an upgrade that saw the company move from multiple Wintel servers to a Linux mainframe.

March 18, 2010 by

EvriChart: A Linux Success Story

Tony Maro, CIO of EvriChart, a hospital records management and archiving business, successfully migrated his company's Windows-based line of business document management extranet application and his employees' 40-odd Windows-based desktops to a 100 percent Linux-based server and desktop infrastructure.Jason Perlow interviews Tony Maro, CIO of EvriChart, Inc.

October 20, 2009 by

Vic Police looks for new CIO

Victoria Police is searching for a new executive director of infrastructure to take over from the board of management, which had been put in place after former CIO Valda Berzins left the position.

June 11, 2009 by

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