Monthly Archives: October 2011

Virtualized desktops spur use of ‘bring your own device’ in schools, allowing always-on access to educational resources

Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes/iPod. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: VMware. Educators are using of desktop virtualization in innovative new ways to enable “bring your own device” (BYOD) benefits for faculty and students. … Continue reading

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Continuous improvement and flexibility are keys to successful data center transformation, say HP experts

Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes/iPod. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: HP. The latest BriefingsDirect podcast discussion targets two major pillars of proper and successful data center transformation (DCT) projects. We’ll hear from a … Continue reading

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Four key reasons to include cloud computing in your business strategy

This guest post comes from Mark Skilton, Global Director of Strategy and Global Infrastructure Services, Capgemini, and Co-Chair of the Cloud Computing Work Group, The Open Group. By Mark Skilton The issue of success or failure in moving your company … Continue reading

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Top 10 pitfalls of P2P integration to avoid in the cloud

This guest post comes courtesy of Ross Mason, CTO and founder of MuleSoft. Disclosure: MuleSoft is a sponsor of BriefingDirect podcasts. By Ross Mason While integration isn’t necessarily a new problem, the unique challenges of integrating in the cloud require … Continue reading

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VMworld case study: City of Fairfield uses virtualization to more efficiently deliver crucial city services

Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes/iPod. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: VMware. Our next VMware case study interview focuses on the City of Fairfield, California, and how the IT organization there has leveraged virtualization … Continue reading

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As cloud and mobile trends drive user expectations higher, networks must now deliver applications faster, safer, cheaper

Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes/iPod. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Learn more. Sponsor: Akamai Technologies. We hear about the post-PC era, but rarely does anyone talk about the post-LAN or even the post-WAN era. … Continue reading

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Complex IT security risks can only be treated with comprehensive response, not point products

Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes/iPod. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Learn more. Sponsor: HP. This latest BriefingsDirect discussion takes on the rapidly increasing threat that enterprises face from complex IT security breaches. In just … Continue reading

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