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

There is Not a Single Centre Ready Today in India to Host a 5 Petaflop Machine: Rajesh Chhabra, Altair Engineering

Even though the Indian government is making efforts to advance the high-performance computing sector, Rajesh Chhabra of Altair Engineering feels there are severe challenges.

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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

Oracle Preps 'Sonoma' Chip for Low-priced Sparc Servers

Oracle is looking to expand the market for its Sparc-based servers with a new, low-cost processor dubbed Sonoma that its engineers will discuss publically for the first time later this month.

Sling gets sued over Slingbox desktop ads

The maker of Slingbox and SlingPlayer is facing a lawsuit after inserting advertisements into its desktop software.

Apple releases firmware update for new MacBook Pro

Bought a new MacBook Pro recently? There might be a firmware update waiting for you.

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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.

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Slide-Show

Indian ICT Hardware Market Stands at $15.87 billion: MAIT Annual Industry Performance Review

Phablets reported a phenomenal growth of 527 percent largely due to low cost and big screen size phones. On the other hand, tablet has witnessed a slight growth of 4 percent when compared to the huge growth in the last three years. And smartphone sales have increased by 33 percent over the last year and stood at 69.67 million.

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.

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