Hardware Systems

Case Study

Oberoi Group Takes to VDI to Streamline Operations

Here’s how the Oberoi Group took to implementing a VDI solution to streamline their internal operations and better control costs.

Fareportal Takes to Desktop Virtualization to Save On Real Estate Costs

Fareportal, a travel company that operates in the US, Canadian and European markets, was looking to implement a solution that would help in balancing the costs of its growing Indian delivery center against the rising real estate prices prevalent in the region.

KPIT Migrates to Next Gen OS to Improve User Productivity

KPIT’s need to stay ahead of the game sees them migrate to a new OS that helps them improve employee productivity.

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Feature

Datacenter Complexities Leading to High Cost: CIO Research

An increasing number of business critical applications, the growth in data volumes and server virtualization, inadequate budgets, and cloud computing are factors leading to an increase in datacenter complexity.

Indian Railways Gets an IT Facelift

S.S. Mathur, GM-Corporate Coordination, Centre for Railway Information Systems, shares his views of the railway budget--how it’s going to infuse current IT initiatives with a breath of new life.

Budget 2014: First Reactions from Solution Providers

Some of India's biggest solution providers share what they liked and hoped for in the union budget 2014.

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How-To

How to Create the 'Infinite Data Centre': Gartner

Small data centre environments with significant computing growth rates will maintain the same footprint for the next 20 years

From Small to Big: 5 Tips for Managing Clouds at Scale

Cloud users say scaling up a cloud is hard. We look at some tips and tricks for such users.

How to Recover From a Twitter Hack

No more excuses! Microsoft, Google, and Facebook make it easy to improve your account security with two-factor authentication. Here's how.

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Interview

My Job is to Hallucinate: Unisys CTO

Jim Thompson, CTO, Unisys, talks to Computerworld India about the company’s Forward! solution, the state of the Unix mission critical market and how India figures in Unisys’s future plans.

‘CIOs Reporting to CFOs’ is a Great Change: Cisco Capital

Rajiv Menon, Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Japan & Greater China, Cisco Capital, spoke to ComputerWorld about IT’s economic revolution, the shift from capex to opex and why Cisco Capital is more than just finance.

Embracing Social Media

Shabbir Baliwala, solutions director for ASEAN, Compuware Asia, explains how organisations and retailers can cater to consumer needs through social media and make sense of big data.

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Video

ComputerWorld Tech Update: 09 - 13 December, 2013

In this roundup of tech news from ComputerWorld for the week 09 - 13 December, 2013, we talk about Dell's enterprise mobility management,Microsoft trying to lure Gmail users, Original Design Manufacturers seeing increased demand for their direct servers, and smartphones making a serious entry into the enterprise.

Computerworld Tech Update: 18 - 22 Nov, 2013

In this roundup of tech news for the week 18 - 22 November, 2013 we talk about Google, Yahoo, Microsoft, Salesforce.com and the Indian IT market.

ComputerWorld Tech Update: 04 - 08 November, 2013

In this roundup of tech update for the week 04 - 08, November, 2013, we talk about Blackberry, Microsoft and Adobe.

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News

Apple's iPad Lineup Now Offers Something for Almost Every Customer

In launching its new iPads, Apple has wisely retained last year's models along with the original iPad mini.

Tablets Make Up 9.5 percent of Devices Market: Gartner

Gartner claims tablets will represent only 9.5 per cent of total worldwide sales of devices in 2014, with growth slowing from 55 per cent year-over-year (YoY) in 2013 to 11 per cent this year.

Apple Debuts iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3

The iPad Air 2 revealed at a media event is even slimmer than its predecessor and looks more like its cousin, the iPhone, with a new gold hue and Touch ID.

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Opinion

The Enterprise PC: Not Quite Dead Yet

"The PC is dead." That's what some pundits have been saying as the market for tabletshas been expanding dramatically. But Intel begs to differ.

Is Hardware Back? Mobile and Cloud Technology Offer Clues

Hardware is back. There are two clear catalysts for hardware in this era: Mobile devices as well as the explosion of cloud computing as a way to host applications, infrastructure and services. Let's unpack the promise of hardware from these two perspectives a little more.

Is the PC Dead? Not at Dell, Which Is Doubling Down

If any company should fight the false perception that the PC is dying, it's Dell - and that's exactly what the company is doing at its annual analyst conference.

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Slide-Show

8 Ways Technology Kicked Off the FIFA 2014 World Cup

The FIFA 2014 World Cup is as much about the adrenaline and the glory of winning as it is about technology this year. New high-tech innovations are not only assisting decision-makers but also enhancing the football fans' delight.

17 Hot New Wearable Computers

From cameras to physical fitness gear, computers are getting attached to your body.

Facebook Home Alternatives: 12 Innovative Android Launchers

Don't live your life in Facebook? Try one of these exceptional Android launchers to spice up your home screen and make your device do more.

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