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Microsoft: Longhorn Is Now Windows Vista


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Colin C. Haley

| CIO Insights Article Published July 22, 2005
Redmond officially retires its Longhorn codename and sets first beta release date.

No Substitute For RFID 'Launch and Learn'


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Colin C. Haley

| CIO Insights Article Published June 15, 2005
When it comes to radio frequency identification systems, there's no substitute for trial and error.

C-Level Shake-up at Nortel


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Colin C. Haley

| CIO Insights Article Published June 10, 2005
Nortel's CTO and COO resign over disagreements with the network equipment maker's chief executive officer.

Gartner to Buy META Group


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Colin C. Haley

| CIO Insights Article Published December 27, 2004
More consolidation among IT research firms.

Nortel Cuts Jobs, Fires Execs


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Colin C. Haley

| CIO Insights Article Published August 19, 2004
Hobbled by an accounting debacle and sector slump, the network giant overhauls its organization and strategy.

Will Offshoring Become a Political Issue?


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Colin C. Haley

| CIO Insights Article Published January 23, 2004
ANALYSIS: Some labor advocates want Congressional hearings on the implications of shifting IT jobs to lower-cost countries. But even if lawmakers agree that it's a problem, the answers aren't readily apparent.

Baby Bells' Wi-Fi Plans Evolve


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Colin C. Haley

| CIO Insights Article Published November 25, 2003
SBC rolls out a two-pronged pricing strategy while Verizon cuts its New York deployment in half.

CIO Shopping Lists, Wish Lists


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Colin C. Haley

| CIO Insights Article Published November 7, 2003
As the economy picks up, what are enterprise CIOs buying? What would they buy if vendors would only offer it?

HP, Cisco Edging Closer?


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Colin C. Haley

| CIO Insights Article Published September 19, 2003
The exit of HP's CEO from Cisco's board suggests strengthening, not unraveling, ties.

Leaders Confront Tech Talent Shortage


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Colin C. Haley

| CIO Insights Article Published May 28, 2003
Given all the recent layoffs, you'd think the pipeline of engineering talent would be the last thing troubling Massachusetts' CEOs. You'd be wrong.

IBM, Akamai Boost "Virtual Capacity"


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Colin C. Haley

| CIO Insights Article Published May 2, 2003
The IT giant and content delivery specialist help customers handle network traffic surges on a pay-as-you-go basis.

AT&T, Accenture Ink $500M Outsourcing Pact


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Colin C. Haley

| CIO Insights Article Published April 17, 2003
To save money and improve customer service, the telecom giant hands off residential billing operations to the tech consulting firm.

'Selective' IT Outsourcing Takes Hold


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Colin C. Haley

| CIO Insights Article Published April 15, 2003
Procter & Gamble's sweeping contract with HP commanded headlines Friday, but most companies are more cautious, experts at the IT Infrastructure & Management show say.

Why Cisco Chose Buy Over Build


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Colin C. Haley

| CIO Insights Article Published March 24, 2003
The networking giant's $500M purchase of Linksys ranks in the top 10 acquisitions in company history, but the company's first impulse was to build its own system for the consumer market.

IM Experts to Enterprises: Do Your Homework


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Colin C. Haley

| CIO Insights Article Published February 26, 2003
IT managers are enthusiastic about IM's potential, but industry pros list a number of items to consider before implementing a system.

Ask Jeeves Expands Pharma Focus


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Colin C. Haley

| CIO Insights Article Published February 10, 2003
Making inroads in a promising sector, the natural language search specialist signs a deal with Novartis.

Forrester Grabs Giga as Research Sector Shrinks


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Colin C. Haley

| CIO Insights Article Published January 21, 2003
Bulking up to compete against larger players, the IT researcher buys its Cambridge, Mass., neighbor for $60M cash.

Report: Spam Jammed Corporate Networks in 2002


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Colin C. Haley

| CIO Insights Article Published January 15, 2003
Spam had a banner year in 2002, bringing its unique brand of annoyance to more corporate computer users than ever before, e-mail security specialist Postini concludes.

Microsoft Partners Showcase Tablet PC Offerings


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Colin C. Haley

| CIO Insights Article Published November 7, 2002
After months of development and back and forth with Redmond, IT vendors launch products for the laptop/PDA hybrid, hoping the platform will reinvigorate sales dampened by the economy.

FBI to IT Execs: You Will be a Cyber-crime Victim


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Colin C. Haley

| CIO Insights Article Published October 25, 2002
One of the agency's top IT investigators outlines steps to limit damage caused by corporate hacks and hold offenders accountable.

Boston Too Seedy for Apple?


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Colin C. Haley

| CIO Insights Article Published October 17, 2002
Boston pols and IDG execs, who this morning hailed the return of the Macworld trade show to Boston after 13 years in New York, are red-faced after Apple said it won't participate.

Partners Bet on Microsoft Tablet


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Colin C. Haley

| CIO Insights Article Published October 11, 2002
A host of IT firms, from chip producers to computer makers to software developers, hope the debut of sleek platform next month will jump-start a stalled market.

Microsoft Unveils New Security, Mobile Offerings


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Colin C. Haley

| CIO Insights Article Published October 8, 2002
The Redmond, Wash., software giant integrates RSA Security technology to safeguard corporate networks from hacks, while at the same time releasing new applications for the mobile workforce.

Novell's Web Services Strategy: Faster, Less Expensive


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Colin C. Haley

| CIO Insights Article Published August 23, 2002
Despite competition from IT giants, Novell's CEO is happy to be in the Web services game and believes the company's $212M purchase of SilverStream will pay off.

Berners-Lee to CIOs: Prepare Now for Next-Gen Web


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Colin C. Haley

| CIO Insights Article Published April 19, 2002
The Web's evolution depends on companies and organizations embracing universal and open standards, the inventor of the World Wide Web tells IT executives.

Overall IT Spending Slows, But Outsourcing Grows


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Colin C. Haley

| CIO Insights Article Published May 8, 2001
IT budgets will rise modestly this year as companies brace for tough times, according to an AH&H survey. However outsourced infrastructure and services are bright spots.