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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

Datacenters Universally are Under-utilised: Henry Hsu, Raritan

There are dos and don’ts for CIOs and IT managers to have a successful DCIM strategy, says Henry Hsu, VP, Global Power Architecture, Raritan.

Power to the Portable: 3 High-Performance Mobile Workstations

While most laptops are reasonably priced and powered, sometimes you need a little extra. We test three high-end Windows mobile workstations.

Microsoft's Quandary: Big Profits From Software or Shrinking Margins with Devices

For all his talk of "devices and services," when Steve Ballmer hands over the reins to a new CEO, he will leave an economic powerhouse that prints money by making software, but makes little on anything else.

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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

See ya, Microsoft: Intel Looks to Android for Growth in Tablets

Intel hopes to see its processors used in 40 million tablets this year, and 80 percent to 90 percent of those will be running Google's Android OS.

Big Data Drives 47% Growth for Top 50 Public Cloud Companies

Big data analytics are driving rapid growth for public cloud computing vendors with revenues for the top 50 public cloud providers shooting up 47% in the fourth quarter last year to $6.2 billion.

Server Makers Rushing out Heartbleed Patches

Enterprise IT vendors are rushing to protect users from the Heartbleed bug, which has been found in some servers and networking gear and could allow attackers to steal critical data.

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Opinion

Four Reasons Why Microsoft is a New Company under Nadella

Here are four surprising things Microsoft has embraced publicly in the past week or so that reveal a new and better company.

Office for iPad: Big Deal, or Big Yawn?

Flop or not? Users will soon decide whether Office for the iPad is the greatest thing since Flappy Birds or the next Microsoft Kin. What's a Kin, you ask? Exactly.

Preston Gralla: Patents Don't Equal Innovation

Today, lawyers at times have as much influence as engineers, if not more, and patents are used to fend off competitors and to force them to pay licensing fees that can run to billions of dollars annually.

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Slide-Show

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.

Can You Really Live Without the PC?

If predictions of the PC becoming obsolete come to be, will you really be able to do all the things you need to do? Can humankind survive on tablets alone?

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