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

Paperless Office is a Distant Reality in India: Susheel John, Kodak Alaris

With more than 600 large enterprises as its customers in India, Kodak Alaris is well placed to consolidate data from digital and paper sources and deliver digitization of documents to organizations. Digital India and other e-governance initiatives will act as a catalyst to drive digitization in India, says Susheel John, Managing Director, Document Imaging, APAC, Kodak Alaris. Excerpts from the interview.

Seven Things to Know about Intel's 'Cherry Trail' Atom Chips

Microsoft's Surface 3 is the first device announced with Intel's Atom chip code-named Cherry Trail.

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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

Australia shines as worldwide IT market slumps

Gartner has said that the worldwide IT spending slump is not symptomatic of a market crash, as Australia's rise bucks the trend.

The Terminator Question: Scientists Downplay the Risks of Superintelligent Computers

Superintelligent computers could outsmart humans, but scientists largely dismiss any parallels to Terminator and a dystopian "rise of the machines" (much like the hapless scientists in the movies, it must be noted). The struggle between the thirst for research and the anxiety over the consequences was clear from "Are Super Intelligent Computers Really A Threat to Humanity?" a panel discussion held at the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation Tuesday morning.

Intel's First Skylake Chips Coming in First Week of August

Fancy a Mac or Windows 10 PC with Intel's new processors code-named Skylake? That will soon be possible: Intel will launch its first chips based on the new architecture in the first week of August.

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Opinion

5 Areas of IT that will End Soon

Former Fortescue Metals CIO, Vito Forte, lists the 5 areas of technology that he believes will soon disappear as corporate IT gets ready for the next wave of disruption.

Building 70 Supercomputers by 2022: Easier Said than Done?

Indian government's vision to build 70 supercomputers sounds great. But the track record of India's research institutes in building parallel processors and global realities present hurdles.

5 things the MacBook Needs in the Next Generation

Playing with the new MacBook on Monday, I kept having flashbacks to 2008. Remember the first-gen MacBook Air? It captured imaginations the instant Steve Jobs pulled it from a plain manilla envelope on stage.

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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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