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Case Study

Adhunik Group Moves its HRMS Onto the Cloud

Here's how Sanjeev Kumar, CIO, Adhunik Group successfully managed to bring the CEOs and department heads of the various business units and plants onto the same page.

How iStream Took the Infrastructure Risk out of the Equation with the Cloud

iStream's co-founder and CTO, Chellappa Dhanukodi took on the challenge of getting iStream off to a great start by opting for Amazon’s cloud service. The Indian company is now confident of providing users with seamless and highly available video streaming capabilities.

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Feature

Why a Media Giant Sold Its Data Center and Headed to the Cloud

Two weeks ago, venerable media company Condé Nast decommissioned its Newark data center. The 67,200 square feet facility had already been sold and the deal closed. The 105-year-old company had gone all-in with the cloud.

Germany Won; So Did Microsoft: How Bing Predicted World Cup Winners

Microsoft’s Bing and Cortana accurately predicted almost all winners in the knock-out rounds with the help of data sets, algorithms and predictive analysis.

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

5 Tips to Keep Your Data Secure on the Cloud

So with all the legal uncertainty around cloud you simply have no choice but to take control and be responsible for your own data. Here are five data privacy protection tips to help you tackle the issue of cloud privacy.

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.

Putting Customers in Control with Big Data Analytics

The consumer of today has to go look for the best deals that are offered by the sellers, but Teradata CTO, Stephen Brobst, imagines a future where analytics change this arrangement into a "reverse type auction" model.

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Interview

New Buying Pattern is Changing IAM: ILANTUS Technologies

Binod Singh, President and CEO, ILANTUS Technologies, believes that as more business departments start making IT purchase decisions, it’s changing the way identity and access management (IAM) is built and sold. IAM will have to move from its monolithic past to a dynamic, fragmented, and user-friendly avatar.

Join.me Long ago Eclipsed LogMeIn as the Growth Driver off our Company: LogMeIn COO

Bill Wagner, LogMeIn’s COO talks to us about why the decision to take the free version of the popular remote access product was the right one and how the company’s other products are faring.

ViPR is Our Answer to Software-defined Storage: Amitabh Srivastava, EMC

Amitabh Srivastava, president for EMC’s Advanced Software Division is the man behind the storage giant’s much-talked about software-defined storage (SDS) initiatives. He talks in detail about EMC’s ViPR and why SDS has been wrongly-defined so far.

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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: 02 - 06 December, 2013

In this roundup of tech news from ComputerWorld for the week 02 - 06 December, 2013, we talk about Amazon Drone, Twitter fake followers, Indian Smartphone market, Botnet and Google's Compute Engine.

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.

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News

Microsoft Brings Two Open Source Tools to Azure

Packer and OpenNebula are the latest open source technologies to find a home on the Microsoft Azure cloud service.

More Mobile Gadgets Than People? Seven Countries Now Qualify

Wireless broadband subscriptions now outnumber people in seven countries as consumers continue to snap up smartphones and tablets, according to a new report.

Microsoft Revenue Lifted by Cloud Sales to Businesses

Strong sales of cloud products to businesses helped lift Microsoft's revenue by 18 percent last quarter, though its profits declined.

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Opinion

The Uneven Future: Two Telling Views of Cloud Adoption

My last couple of columns have addressed cloud adoption patterns by IT organizations. They have discussed the seeming ennui regarding cloud computing on the part of IT groups that they seem less interested in the field, despite the belief on the part of vendors that the cloud represents tomorrow's technology infrastructure.

How Enterprise Social Networks Can Address Collaboration Inefficiencies

In this mobile age, where work is not restricted to a physical space and employees need to be connected 24/7, enterprise social collaboration solutions eliminate the risk of duplicated efforts and miscommunication.

Facebook's Icky Psychology Experiment is Actually Business as Usual

Everybody has heard about Facebook's creepy, secret, psychological experiment designed to see if negative newsfeed posts inspire more negativity -- and vice versa. I too was weirded out by the revelations, feeling manipulated and that my privacy had been invaded upon.

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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.

10 Mistakes Companies Make After a Data Breach

In a recent presentation for The International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Privacy Academy, Michael Bruemmer of Experian Data Breach Resolution outlined some the common mistakes his firm has seen as organizations deal with the aftermath of a breach.

State of the Internet

If you are a looking to understand the internet spectrum, from knowing which country contributes the most to the attack traffic, to, which country boasts having the highest internet speeds, Akamai’s “State of the Internet” report is a good place to start from.

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