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How Cisco's CIO is Transforming IT


By

Sean Michael Kerner

| CIO Insights Article Published May 10, 2011
How does the CIO of the world's largest networking vendor run her business?

Virtualization That Won't Put the CIO to Sleep


By

Sean Michael Kerner

| CIO Insights Article Published October 13, 2010
Why one CIO is embracing virtualization and Cisco's Unified Computing System to deliver cost savings and increase efficiency.

Can CIOs Quantify Enterprise 2.0 Collaboration Benefits?


By

Sean Michael Kerner

| CIO Insights Article Published June 15, 2010
Are IT leaders ready to buy into Enterprise 2.0?

What CIOs Need to Know About the Cloud


By

Sean Michael Kerner

| CIO Insights Article Published June 14, 2010
Cisco, Verizon and Forrester Research provide new data and insight into networking and the managed cloud services market.

Brocade One Takes Aim at Data Centers


By

Sean Michael Kerner

| CIO Insights Article Published June 10, 2010
Brocade rolls out its plan for taking on rivals in the converged networking space with new virtualization and fabric offerings.

Alcatel-Lucent Debuts 100G Transport Gear


By

Sean Michael Kerner

| CIO Insights Article Published June 10, 2010
One hundred gigabit transport is no longer pie in the sky. It's a commercial reality as Alcatel-Lucent debuts its first commercially-available solution.

Fedora 13 Linux "Goddard" Takes Flight


By

Sean Michael Kerner

| CIO Insights Article Published May 25, 2010
New Red Hat backed community Linux release aims to provide stability and power to Linux users.

IBM to Buy Sterling Commerce


By

Sean Michael Kerner

| CIO Insights Article Published May 24, 2010
IBM eyes partner integration, analytics in $1.4B Sterling Commerce purchase.

Red Hat Commercializes deltaCloud, Eyes a More Open Cloud


By

Sean Michael Kerner

| CIO Insights Article Published May 21, 2010
An open source effort that abstracts different technologies for virtualized environments could be big business for Red Hat.

NAC Standard Emerges as IETF NEA


By

Sean Michael Kerner

| CIO Insights Article Published April 30, 2010
After years of debate, IETF standards come to network access control and are demo'd for the first time at Interop.

You Can't Control Linux


By

Sean Michael Kerner

| CIO Insights Article Published April 14, 2010
Top Linux exec details 10 years of involvement with the open source OS and provides key lessons on how enterprises and developers should work with the Linux community.

Open Source Cloud Storage Billows


By

Sean Michael Kerner

| CIO Insights Article Published April 14, 2009
A new approach distributes content slices, providing massive new scalability.

SugarCRM 5 Pulling Against Closed Source CRM


By

Sean Michael Kerner

| CIO Insights Article Published August 27, 2007
Some might think the deck is stacked against open source CRM. SugarCRM's John Roberts is out to prove them wrong.

Citrix Acquires XenSource For $500M


By

Sean Michael Kerner

| CIO Insights Article Published August 15, 2007
Is virtualization hot? You bet it is.

Web Services Secure But Flawed


By

Sean Michael Kerner

| CIO Insights Article Published August 2, 2007
Security researcher argues that most Web Services security implementations are vulnerable to attack, and he shows a Black Hat audience exactly where to look.

Black Hat Cometh; You Afraid?


By

Sean Michael Kerner

| CIO Insights Article Published July 30, 2007
Keep your iPhones in your pockets and stay off the roads. Hackers are set to reveal exploits for a range of technology.

Gartner: Instant Messaging Reigns Supreme


By

Sean Michael Kerner

| CIO Insights Article Published June 27, 2007
By 2013, instant messaging will be the primary mechanism for real-time communications, research firm says.

Handicapping The Wireless Broadband Spec Race


By

Sean Michael Kerner

| CIO Insights Article Published June 21, 2007
WiMAX may have an early lead but don't count out other wireless broadband technologies yet.

Mainsoft Brings .NET 2.0 to Linux


By

Sean Michael Kerner

| CIO Insights Article Published June 6, 2007
There doesn't need to be an enterprise conflict between .NET and Java anymore.

Why Is Networking Growing So Fast?


By

Sean Michael Kerner

| CIO Insights Article Published May 24, 2007
IDC analyst gives five reasons why networking growth continues to outpace all other sectors of IT.

Chambers: The Network is The Power of Us


By

Sean Michael Kerner

| CIO Insights Article Published May 22, 2007
Cisco's CEO testifies to the power of social networking and Web 2.0 as the engine of productivity.

Ohloh's Open Source Goods


By

Sean Michael Kerner

| CIO Insights Article Published April 13, 2007
The site has the data that shows which open source projects are working and which ones aren't.

Are You In Violation of GPL v3?


By

Sean Michael Kerner

| CIO Insights Article Published April 11, 2007
The license isn't final but vendors are already lining up their wares to track violations.

IDC: Linux Ecosystem Worth $40 Billion by 2010


By

Sean Michael Kerner

| CIO Insights Article Published February 15, 2007
The real key, though, isn't pure play Linux. The greater opportunity is mixed environment integration.

Report: E-Mail Authentication on The Rise


By

Sean Michael Kerner

| CIO Insights Article Published April 21, 2006
Sender ID and DomainKeys are authenticating more and more e-mail these days.

Gartner Predicts Key Tech Trends for 2006


By

Sean Michael Kerner

| CIO Insights Article Published November 30, 2005
Research firm identifies six trends that will shape the IT industry next year and beyond.

Return of The BSDs


By

Sean Michael Kerner

| CIO Insights Article Published November 3, 2005
The clocks have fallen back, the leaves are hitting the ground and new BSD releases are on the Net.

Java Turns 10


By

Sean Michael Kerner

| CIO Insights Article Published May 23, 2005
Ten years ago today, Sun Microsystems announced Java. Since then, it has become one of the most successful programming languages in history.

British Airways in Major VoIP Deployment


By

Sean Michael Kerner

| CIO Insights Article Published May 11, 2005
Things may soon go a lot smoother at London's Heathrow Airport, thanks to a VoIP deal announced today between Cisco Systems and British Airways.

SOX Deadline Arrives


By

Sean Michael Kerner

| CIO Insights Article Published November 12, 2004
After months of preparation and trepidation, Sarbanes-Oxley arrives Monday for U.S. publicly traded companies.

SSL-VPNs Making Headway Against IPsec


By

Sean Michael Kerner

| CIO Insights Article Published October 26, 2004
SSL-based VPNs are creeping into the market and may be an ideal compliment to IPsec-based connections for distributed, non-point access to the network.

UNIX vs. Linux: A Vendor's Perspective


By

Sean Michael Kerner

| CIO Insights Article Published September 29, 2004
A UNIX to Linux migration is a tricky question without a definitive answer ... even from the vendors promoting both.

Study: Big Players To Dominate VoIP


By

Sean Michael Kerner

| CIO Insights Article Published June 15, 2004
Mercer Management also finds that lower-priced Internet calls still trump quality issues.

Nortel Fires CEO Over Accounting


By

Sean Michael Kerner

| CIO Insights Article Published April 28, 2004
Nortel Networks today fired president and CEO Frank Dunn amid ongoing questions about the company's accounting.

Beware The Browser-based Attack


By

Sean Michael Kerner

| CIO Insights Article Published April 13, 2004
Browser-based attacks are increasing and 'may pose the next significant security threat to IT operations,' a new survey from the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) warns.