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Justifying Your Job


By

Allen Bernard

| CIO Insights Article Published May 25, 2004
In this sixth installment of our seven-part series we look at why business and financial skills are as important as a thorough knowledge of IT.

Outsourcing Email Saves Money, Time & Resources


By

Paul Rubens

| CIO Insights Article Published March 8, 2004
As IT departments continue to look for ways to reduce costs and still provide high services levels, outsourcing email continues to be a solid option for many.

Switching to Linux More Than Just Cost Savings


By

Paul Rubens

| CIO Insights Article Published March 4, 2004
While the argument for Linux usually starts with cost savings, reliability and diminishing support for Windows NT are also working into the equation.

P2P Enables More Than Just Song Swiping


By

Paul Rubens

| CIO Insights Article Published February 3, 2004
With 'agile enterprise' being the catch-phrase of the day, Hewlett Packard and EDS are using a technology best known for copyright infringement to help achieve this elusive goal.

Building a Blueprint for Network Security


By

Paul Rubens

| CIO Insights Article Published December 17, 2003
Security is a critical, ongoing process, not a one-time task, and as Paul Rubens reveals, your company's best opportunity for effective network security – and survival – depends on implementing and maintaining a security architecture that serves as a blueprint for all of your security efforts.

Do You Know Where (and What) Your Software Is?


By

Paul Rubens

| CIO Insights Article Published December 3, 2003
Keeping tabs on software usage is increasingly becoming the purview of network managers. The good news is that inventory software is helping to automate the process -- and may even save your company money in the process.

Taking Back Control of Your Network Bandwidth


By

Paul Rubens

| CIO Insights Article Published October 22, 2003
Without some way of managing traffic, it's almost impossible to ensure enough bandwidth for mission-critical applications. Thankfully, network management tools are available for managing utilization and improving overall network performance.