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  • Why One CIO Is Saying 'No' to BYOD

    A growing backlash threatens to thwart the BYOD trend. The CIO of a large electrical contractor explains why his company will "never have a BYOD environment.'

    Written by Tom Kaneshige25 June 14 04:05
  • The Next Heartbleed: 5 security vulnerabilities to watch

    By and large, the major websites hit by Heartbleed have recovered. So have the bad guys, who are undoubtedly plotting their next move. Here, security experts offer their take on five large-scale, Heartbleed-level vulnerabilities for which CIOs should prepare.

    Written by John Brandon10 June 14 00:57
  • XPocalypse, not now

    Two months after Microsoft ended support for Windows XP, the catastrophic wave of exploits security experts expected to wash over the aged operating system have failed to materialize.

    Written by Gregg Keizer09 June 14 04:53
  • Microsoft CEO Nadella aces first-100-day test

    If Satya Nadella is celebrating his first 100 days as CEO of Microsoft today, no one can blame him, a corporate leadership expert said.

    Written by Gregg Keizer16 May 14 02:26
  • 10 Ways to Keep Windows XP Machines Secure

    Now that Microsoft's support for the popular Windows XP operating system has ended, you'll need to use every trick in the book to stop your machines from being compromised.

    Written by Paul Rubens05 May 14 23:49
  • Microsoft's Office for iPad shakes up mobile enterprise

    It's hard to overstate the impact of the Microsoft Office for iPad. The arrival of the dominant productivity suite on the dominant tablet promises to change how iPads are viewed in the enterprise. Office for iPad may also crush competitive apps, shut out Cloud storage providers and limit MDM vendors.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige15 April 14 05:43
  • How to support Windows XP now that Microsoft isn't

    Official Microsoft support for Windows XP has ended. However, as many as 20 per cent of business endpoints still use the popular operating system. If your company ranks among those still using XP, here's how you can protect your machines from the forthcoming onslaught of security vulnerabilities.

    Written by Paul Rubens07 April 14 23:54
  • In-memory technologies move databases to real time

    Last week, application-performance monitoring service provider New Relic launched an offering that allows customers to mine its operational data for business intelligence.

    Written by Joab Jackson24 March 14 17:12
  • In-memory technologies move databases to real time

    Last week, application-performance monitoring service provider New Relic launched an offering that allows customers to mine its operational data for business intelligence.

    Written by Joab Jackson24 March 14 17:12
  • Microsoft scrambles to simplify its licensing

    Microsoft is pledging dramatic improvements to its notoriously complex enterprise licensing, but experts are skeptical about the potential impact of the plan.

    Written by Juan Carlos Perez19 March 14 13:30
  • Cloud wars heating up in 2014

    Google, Amazon and Microsoft have all made strategic moves to gain cloud market share -- and the 'cloud wars' are only getting started.

    Written by Sharon Florentine12 March 14 13:42
  • Microsoft misjudges customer loyalty with kill-XP plea

    Microsoft grossly overestimated the loyalty of those it thought were its most steadfast customers when it asked them to help get friends and family members to dump Windows XP, a corporate communications expert said.

    Written by Gregg Keizer02 March 14 12:48
  • The future of Dynamics in a Nadella-led Microsoft

    Microsoft's Dynamics ERP and CRM product lines seemed safe immediately following former CEO Steve Ballmer's sweeping reorganization of the company last year. But now that longtime Microsoft executive Satya Nadella has been named Ballmer's successor, the time is ripe for more focused speculation on the future of Dynamics. Here's a look at what could be in store.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus06 Feb. 14 18:50
  • How Microsoft should roll out the new CEO

    Don't expect Microsoft to put its new boss -- whoever it is -- in front of reporters right off the bat, a public relations expert said today.

    Written by Gregg Keizer13 Jan. 14 19:18