Software

Case Study

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.

Wipro Uses Analytics to Improve On-Time Fulfillment

Ramesh Nagarajan, CIO, Wipro deployed an analytics solution that uses data vizualitaion and BI tools to create high-end descriptive, diagnostic, and predictive analytical reports.

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

How BMC Software is Creating Strategic Differentiators

Bob Beauchamp, Chairman of the Board, President and CEO, of BMC Software, talks strategy, roadmap, and the company’s new India Customer Experience Center (CEC) in Pune. 

How IT is Helping Shalimar Paints Re-invent the Business

India’s oldest paint company is expanding its business and is entering the decorative segment. And IT’s playing a big role. 
 

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How-To

Bloatware: Why Computer makers Fill your PC with Junk, and How to get rid of it

Bloatware, crapware, shovelware: No matter what you call it, the junk that PC makers dump onto new PCs is nothing short of a mess. The situation was thrust into the spotlight last week when it was revealed that several Lenovo PCs were preloaded with "Superfish" adware that actively left users vulnerable to attack. The software compromised secure HTTPS web connections in a quest to inject ads on the sites you visit... and make Lenovo a few nickels.

Better Open Source Hygiene Would have Spooked GHOST

Software security should be pre-emptive instead of reactive

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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

Video: Executive Viewpoint with Ashit Panjwani, executive director, SAS

Ashit Panjwani, Executive Director, Marketing, Sales and Alliances, SAS, talks about how analytics can provide organizations with competitive edge.

Satya Nadella's First Interview as Microsoft CEO

"CEO of Microsoft"--why did Satya Nadella want that role? For his answer to that and many other questions, watch his first video interview after taking over as the CEO of Microsoft.

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.

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News

Facebook's iOS UI Development Framework Goes Open Source

Facebook has open-sourced ComponentKit, its React-inspired framework for iOS,

Microsoft to Simplify Azure Migration with Bigger VM drives

Microsoft has increased by a factor of eight the maximum size of OS drives that can run on its Azure cloud, hoping to get enterprises to migrate more workloads.

Google Embraces Internet Explorer Tech to Help Improve Chrome's Scrolling

Google and Microsoft aren't exactly friends, but the two companies are working closely to add some Microsoft magic to Chrome that could improve the browser's scrolling issues--especially on mobile. Google recently said it would introduce Microsoft's Pointer Events (a technology that controls mouse, touch, and stylus inputs) in Chrome.

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Opinion

Accelerating Transfer of Data and Handling Disaster Recovery for BFSI

Disaster recovery objectives are required to be in fraction of seconds, especially for banks and financial institutions.

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Slide-Show

Steve Ballmer's Retirement Plans

The retired Microsoft CEO is now ready to ride off into the sunset. But what will he do?

The 10 Best New Features in OS X Mavericks

The latest version of the Mac OS is no transformative update, but it includes several key changes that most users will like.

8 Ways Microsoft Could Improve Windows 8

Windows 8 improves on Windows 7 in several areas, but there are several things that could use improvement. Here's a wish list of things we'd love to see in an update or service pack for Windows 8.

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