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

Are Metaverse Pioneers Making the Same old Security Mistakes?

Ask security pros what they would change about the Internet if they could go back in time knowing what they know now, and most can point to a list of mistakes we could have avoided.

Big Names Clash over SDN, Analysts Still Apprehensive

SDN providers are coming up with new initiatives to make the enterprise world aware of the advantages of the technology. Though it is gathering traction, many challenges still remain unaddressed. 

'Change of Guard' for Cyberoam, SonicWALL, Gajshield

Competitors of WatchGuard to the likes of Cyberoam, WatchGuard, and Gajshield have a great opportunity to bolster their UTM business in India.

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How-To

Better Open Source Hygiene Would have Spooked GHOST

Software security should be pre-emptive instead of reactive

How to Achieve Better Third-party Security

No enterprise is an island. In a connected world, a business cannot function without multiple relationships with third parties--outside vendors, contractors, affiliates, partners, and others.

3 Free Alternatives to Windows for Desktop PCs

It's an increasingly mobile world -- and the mobile future of Windows is dubious. To better accommodate end users, CIOs would be wise to consider these three alternatives to Windows on the desktop -- Chrome, Android and Ubuntu.

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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

Report: Microsoft's Spartan Browser due in next Windows 10 Preview

Microsoft is expected to release its "Project Spartan" lightweight browser in its next public preview of Windows 10, according to a report.

Tim Cook teases Apple Watch Launch Apps, and its Debut in Germany

The world waits with baited breath for more details about the Apple Watch, which should be revealed at a special event in San Francisco next Monday. But Tim Cook is just as anxious as we are to get this party started, and he teased some details in a trip to Germany.

Why Computers Still Struggle to Tell the Time

While computers manage many things with extreme precision, they have surprising difficulty keeping track of time.

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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.

'We're All Data Scientists Now'

If you're like me and broke into a sweat when confronted with any kind of mandatory math or statistics courses in college, you're in for a world of hurt now -- a world where data reigns and making sense of it all is compulsory.

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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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