Monthly Archives: June 2012

HP Expert Chat explores how Insight Remote Support and Insight Online bring automation, self-solving capabilities to IT problems

Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes/iPod. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: HP. IT must do whatever it takes to make businesses lean, agile, and intelligent. Modern support services then too need to be able … Continue reading

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Learn how enterprise architects can better relate TOGAF and DoDAF to bring best IT practices to defense contracts

Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes/iPod. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: The Open Group. This BriefingsDirect thought leadership interview comes in conjunction with The Open Group Conference in Washington, D.C., beginning July 16. The … Continue reading

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HP provides tools and services to help SMBs survive and thrive in a mobile environment

HP today announced technology solutions and services, as well as financing and training programs that enable resource-challenged small and medium businesses (SMBs) to simplify IT, while enhancing collaboration in an increasingly mobile world. As mobile devices, as well as bring-your-own-device … Continue reading

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Virtustream delivers cloud software to run private, public and hybrid enterprise-class clouds

Virtustream this week announced xStream 2.0, a private cloud solution designed to provide secure, high-performance, enterprise-class cloud infrastructure services across private, virtual private, public, and hybrid implementations. Available as software, stand-alone appliance, and as a managed service, xStream helps foster … Continue reading

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Microsoft Surface makes us all winners, even as it loses

Where goes Apple, there follows Microsoft. Where goes Microsoft, there follows the enterprise. And so, the inevitability of mobile work and resulting higher productivity across almost all that IT enables is now assured, thanks to Microsoft’s unveiling yesterday of its … Continue reading

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Le Moyne College accelerates IT innovation with help from VMware View VDI solution provider SMP

Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes/iPod. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: VMware. The latest BriefingsDirect end-user case study hones in on how higher education technology innovator Le Moyne College in upstate New York successfully … Continue reading

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Making Hadoop safe for ‘clusterophobics’

This guest post comes courtesy of Tony Baer’s OnStrategies blog. Tony is senior analyst at Ovum. By Tony Baer Hadoop remains a difficult platform for most enterprises to master. For now skills are still hard to come by – both … Continue reading

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Cloud-powered services deliver new revenue and core business agility for SMB travel insurance provider Seven Corners

Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes/iPod. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: VMware. The latest BriefingsDirect cloud computing discussion centers on how small-to-medium sized business (SMB) Seven Corners, a travel insurance provider in Indiana, created … Continue reading

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Cloud Cruiser announces availability of Cloud Cost Intelligence solution for HP CloudSystem at HP Discover 2012

Cloud Cruiser announced at HP Discover in Las Vegas this week the general release of two new cloud cost intelligence solutions for HP CloudSystem. The new software products integrate Cloud Cruiser’s cost analytics platform with HP CloudSystem Matrix, CloudSystem Enterprise, … Continue reading

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Data explosion and big data demand new strategies for data management, backup and recovery, say experts

Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes/iPod. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: Quest Software. Get the free data protection and recovery white paper. Businesses clearly need a better approach to their data recovery capabilities — … Continue reading

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Corporate data, supply chains remain vulnerable to cyber crime attacks, says Open Group conference speaker

Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes/iPod. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: The Open Group. Register for The Open Group Conference July 16-18 in Washington, D.C. This BriefingsDirect thought leadership interview comes in conjunction with … Continue reading

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