Corporate IT is at a crossroads. The financial crisis has had a massive impact on budget priorities: Do more with less is the message of the day. But how can this be achieved? Challenges for Enterprise IT I’ve spent 15 years focused on the business of IT, with a special interest in data storage, since […]
Ten-Year Trend: Mobility
What is the megatrend of this decade? I suggest that we are witnessing a wholesale shift from information tied to place/device to information mobility. Cloud computing, server virtualization, and even flash memory are all contributors to this massive trend, along with the user-side trends of the post-PDA mobile phone, 3G data, social web services, and connected home.
EMC Cuts Staff as Recession Continues
Apparently, some were annoyed, offended, or hurt by this post. For that, I sincerely apologize. My intent was to reach out to my friends at the company in this difficult time, but what I meant doesn’t help those who are directly affected. I have only one question: What is the right thing to do when […]
The Road Warrior’s Laptop
This is part of an ongoing series of longer articles I will be posting every Sunday as part of an experiment in offering more in-depth content. For IT-centric workers, being productive from the road requires more than just exceptional personal skills: A killer laptop is needed to replace an entire office full of equipment. Let’s consider what […]