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IBM Merges Hardware, Software Units


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Andy Patrizio

| CIO Insights Article Published July 26, 2010
With Oracle on the warpath, IBM looks to change the way it builds and offers solutions to enterprise IT buyers.

IBM, Volunteers Help Locate Anti-Cancer Drugs


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Andy Patrizio

| CIO Insights Article Published June 17, 2010
Distributed computing separates the wheat from the chafe, but is it right for your company?

Gartner: If You're On XP, Get Off Now


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Andy Patrizio

| CIO Insights Article Published June 10, 2010
Don't wait for the service pack, because third-party software firms and hardware vendors are abandoning XP faster than you realize.

HP Expands Recall of Older Laptop Batteries


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Andy Patrizio

| CIO Insights Article Published May 24, 2010
Another 54,000 batteries are added to the recall list because they are at risk of catching fire. But it's not new notebooks that are at risk.

Bye-Bye Landlines, Voice Communication?


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Andy Patrizio

| CIO Insights Article Published May 17, 2010
People are getting rid of their landlines at a record rate in favor of a mobile phone, which they're rarely using to talk. Instead, the trends are toward text messaging and IP-based communications.

HP Consulting Unveils Real-World Cloud Computing Services


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Andy Patrizio

| CIO Insights Article Published February 17, 2010
HP's new Cloud Design Service will aid customers in creating their own private, internal-use Cloud systems. After many of services that were more theoretical, this one gets into actual deployments.

Air Force to Build a $2M Supercomputer Using PlayStations


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Andy Patrizio

| CIO Insights Article Published February 2, 2010
The military turns to video game systems for a low-cost supercomputer that could rank among the most powerful clusters to date.

Will You Get Your Budget Back in 2010?


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Andy Patrizio

| CIO Insights Article Published January 22, 2010
Chances are good. According to Gartner, spending in 2010 will effectively cancel out 2009 cuts, but some areas will rebound faster than others.

IT's Comeback for 2010 Built Around Recovery


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Andy Patrizio

| CIO Insights Article Published December 4, 2009
A return to 2008 growth levels, Smartphones, converging apps, and the Cloud top IDC's tech predictions for 2010.

The New Utility: Cloud Computing


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Andy Patrizio

| CIO Insights Article Published March 6, 2009
The "Cloud" will be the next big utility provider says Nicolas Carr.

Software Can't Keep Up with Chip Speed


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Andy Patrizio

| CIO Insights Article Published February 2, 2009
Gartner finds multicore chips are outpacing the skill of parallel programmers.

What's Next for Sun?


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Andy Patrizio

| CIO Insights Article Published November 17, 2008
Can the company cut its way to profitability and prominence, or is it just looking for a graceful exit and friendly buyer?

Microsoft's Azure Strategy Defined


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Andy Patrizio

| CIO Insights Article Published October 28, 2008
The software giant says its new service will eliminate infrastructure concerns for developers.

Dell's Trademark for 'Cloud Computing' Raises Ire


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Andy Patrizio

| CIO Insights Article Published August 4, 2008
The company says it doesn't plan to put the squeeze on others, but the Slashdot natives are restless.

2008: Year of Innovation, Both Good And Evil


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Andy Patrizio

| CIO Insights Article Published December 28, 2007
Who will break more ground in the coming year: multi-billion dollar hardware companies or Russian malware gangs?

Green Grid Gig To Highlight Commonality, Cooperation


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Andy Patrizio

| CIO Insights Article Published December 12, 2007
First official meeting will discuss and define unified power measurement metrics for hardware vendors.

Microsoft Issues IE Security Alert


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Andy Patrizio

| CIO Insights Article Published October 12, 2007
Just days after Patch Tuesday it finds a significant threat in Internet Explorer 7.

Virtualization Means Fewer Blinking Black Boxes


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Andy Patrizio

| CIO Insights Article Published March 21, 2007
IDC revises downward future server sales as virtualized environments take on more load.

IDC: Power is a Server Sales Point


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Andy Patrizio

| CIO Insights Article Published February 27, 2007
Though fewer servers were sold, the research firm points to the trend in virtualization and consolidation.

Want a Contract With Your Key Logger?


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Andy Patrizio

| CIO Insights Article Published February 26, 2007
Malware authors are now offering ongoing support and updates for their goods.

Intel Unveils Teraflop Processor


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Andy Patrizio

| CIO Insights Article Published February 13, 2007
Experiment in multicore design will set the stage for future processors.

TechNet: Power A Concern For All, Not Just IT


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Andy Patrizio

| CIO Insights Article Published November 16, 2006
Go green before we end up under water, say panelists.

After The Buzz, Ajax Goes To Work


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Andy Patrizio

| CIO Insights Article Published October 5, 2006
So how can it help run a business?

Passing The Tech Torch: Who Will Run? Stumble?


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Andy Patrizio

| CIO Insights Article Published August 14, 2006
Many technology companies have great leaders, but what about their Plan B?

Doom For Anti-Spyware Software?


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Andy Patrizio

| CIO Insights Article Published May 9, 2006
UPDATED: Not just yet. A Yankee Group report predicts Vista will harm the anti-spyware market, but that assumes people will buy Vista.