Monthly Archives: March 2013

Indiana health care provider goes fully virtualized, gains head start on BYOD and DR benefits

Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: VMware. This BriefingsDirect IT leadership interview focuses on how Associated Surgeons and Physicians, LLC in Indiana went from zero to 100 percent virtualized … Continue reading

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ownCloud debuts cloud tool to give organizations more control over file sync and software

OwnCloud, Inc. recently released the latest version of the ownCloud Community Edition with a number of usability, performance, and integration enhancements. Based on an open-source project of the same name, the ownCloud file sync and share software, deployed on-premise, not … Continue reading

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Gaining greater cohesion: Bringing business analysis and business architecture into focus

This guest post comes courtesy of Craig Martin, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Architect at Enterprise Architects, which is a specialist Enterprise Architecture firm operating in the U.S., UK, Asia and Australia. By Craig Martin, Enterprise Architects Having delivered many … Continue reading

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Dutch insurance giant Achmea deploys ‘ERP for IT’ to reinvent IT processes and boost business performance

Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: HP. Welcome to the latest edition of the HP Discover Performance Podcast Series. Our next discussion examines how Achmea Holding, one of the … Continue reading

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Avaya announces flexible Collaborative Cloud UC offerings for cloud service providers, channel, enterprises

Avaya today announced a set of Collaborative Cloud offerings designed to make it easier for more types of organizations to deploy unified communications (UC), contact center (CC) and video conferencing — all as on-demand services. The adoption of UC and … Continue reading

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Fighting in the cloud service orchestration wars

This BriefingsDirect guest post comes courtesy of Jason Bloomberg, president of ZapThink, a Dovel Technologies company. By Jason Bloomberg Combine the supercharged cloud computing marketplace with the ubergeek cred of the open source movement, and you’re bound to have some Mentos-in-Diet-Coke moments. Such … Continue reading

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Cloud, mobile bringing new value to Agile development methods, even in bite-sized chunks

As IT aligns itself with business goals, Agile software development is increasingly enabling developers to better create applications that meet user needs quickly. And, now, the advent of increased mobile apps development is further accelerating the power of Agile methods. … Continue reading

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