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.

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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

Acer Reports Profit Gains after Years of Decline

After reporting three years of losses, PC vendor, Acer has revealed a profit boost of 0.5 per cent to $US56.46 million for fiscal 2014 and fourth quarter ending December 31.

USB 3.1 Set to Reach Desktops

The emerging USB 3.1 standard is set to reach desktops as hardware companies release motherboards with ports that can transfer data two times faster than the previous USB technology.

Gavin Struthers Named President for Intel Security Asia Pacific

Formerly SVP of Worldwide Channel Operations, Intel Security, Struthers will now be responsible for business operation across Asia, India, Australia and New Zealand.

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Opinion

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.

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.

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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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