Google Says Its “Mission Impossible” Cloud Platform is the Most Secure

Neal Mueller, Security and Networking lead for Google Cloud, recently was interviewed about security and other important aspects of using the Google Cloud Platform to host websites, online retailers and other data intensive applications. Should I move our online applications…

The Conversational Computing Revolution is Upon Us

“We’ve long dreamed of talking computers,” noted Barry Briggs, consultant and former CTO for Microsoft, where he helped lead the company’s transition to the cloud and is generally known as a pioneer in the computing industry. What Briggs is referring…

Survey: Enterprises Struggle With Full Digital Transformations

BMC is sharing results from a survey of fortune 1000 company IT managers, finding that only five percent of those polled have fully implemented digital services and mobile technologies, though sixty-three percent are currently working on incorporating them. According to…

Survey Looks At Security Attitudes And Behaviors Across Industries

Biscom shared some results of a new IT Survey finding that although regulated industries say security is a high concern, many are still using solutions that are inadequate for protecting their data. The survey compared attitudes and behaviors related to…

Cisco To Acquire Security Company Neohapsis

Cisco announced that it intends to acquire Neohapsis, a company which offers network, cloud, and app security, as well as IT risk and compliance services. Cisco says it will use the acquisition to help customers build security capabilities and overcome…

CIOs Concerned With Skills Shortage, Talent Retention

Harvey Nash recently released its 2014 CIO survey of over 3,200 chief information officers and technology leaders from across over thirty countries, with a combined tech spend of over $160 billion. It found that investment in new technology is growing…

Gartner Introduces Categorized IT Program Management Framework

Gartner has come up with five program types to help program managers categorize programs and plan for them accordingly. Correct categorization, it says, is key to IT program management. Analysts from the firm will discuss how to use this framework…

IBM Signs $600 Million IT Services Deal With NiSource

IBM announced that it has signed a seven-year deal with NiSource to continue providing IT services, including a hybrid cloud computing environment. The deal is for $600 million. IBM says the deal will help it accelerate business innovation, and support…

IT Industry to Grow 3.2% This Year

As the computer industry deals with the transition to a mobile majority, IT spending is still on-pace to grow significantly in 2014. Market research firm Gartner this week issued a new report predicting that IT revenue will grow 3.2% in…

The Overwhelming Majority Of CIOs Plan On Changing Technology, Sourcing Relationships

As many as 70% of CIOs intend to change their technology and sourcing relationships in the next two to three years, according to new survey results from Gartner. A variety of reasons were cited by CIOs from around the world.…