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  • Calling Apple: Are you good for business?

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 11 Sep 2012
  • An article on Forbes has quoted the latest research from Forrester, which predicts Apple will sell $7 billion worth of Macs and $10 billion of iPads in the enterprise in 2012. Forrester analyst ...

  • Java exploit questions Oracle's security

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 29 Aug 2012
  • Oracle has said "no comment" to the question I posed on when it would release a patch for a serious security hole in its Java runtime environment, that is currently being exploited.At the time of ...

  • Enterprise ready? Samsung 700T running Windows 8

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 23 Aug 2012
  • During the summer Microsoft gave developers who attended its TechEd developer's conference a Samsung 700T tablet preloaded with a pre-release version of Windows 8 to try out. The new operating ...

  • Is Oracle's Red Stack a total lock-in

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 08 Aug 2012
  • I met John Abel, chief technology architect for Oracle EMEA today, to talk about Oracle's so-called "red stack". Far from being an Oracle-only strategy, Abel said Oracle's main objective with the ...

  • Weapons of Mass Distraction

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 25 Jul 2012
  • English: HCCH 4F Meeting Room (Photo credit: Wikipedia)In this guest blog post, Neil Colquhoun, business sales director, Epson UK, writes about how CIOs and IT managers can improve meeting room ...

  • Podcast interview: Adriana Karaboutis, global CIO, Dell on summer interns

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 26 Jun 2012
  • In this podcast recorded at the Forrester CIO Summit in Paris, Adriana Karaboutis, global CIO at Dell explains how her IT management team learns from summer interns. She says, "The Gen Ys have ...

  • Forrester: the risk of using big suppliers

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 20 Jun 2012
  • Among the sessions at Forrester's CIO Forum Emea, was one that looked at sourcing, and in particular, the role of the big system integrators (SIs).According to Forrester the major US, Indian and ...

  • Mobile OS standardisation

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 11 Jun 2012
  • The long hot summer of 1977, the Queen's Silver Jubilee, Mungo Jerry sang about being in the summertime and the two Steve's revamped their first Apple computer.Apple brought out its amazing home ...

  • How to boost Windows 7

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 07 Jun 2012
  • Some people may hold out for Windows 8, but my Windows 7 laptop has started running seriously slow. It's a Sony Vaio and less than 18 months old, but now Windows takes ages to boot-up and ...

  • Can the internet survive in its present form?

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 30 May 2012
  • Gartner vice president Steve Prentice came to Computer Weekly's office to discuss the future of the internet. He is speaking to CIOs about what happens if the internet changes radically. "We now ...

  • Video tour of the HP EliteBook Folio

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 20 May 2012
  • In this video recorded at the recent HP Global Influencer Summit in Shanghai, I spoke to HP product manager. Kathy Nielson about the HP EliteBook Folio. This is a new Ultrabook, designed to bridge ...

  • Infosecurity 2012: denial of service

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 26 Apr 2012
  • I can't be the only person to have suffered a catastrophic loss of Wi-Fi at this year's Infosecurity Europe conference at Earls Court. The network, provided by Ruckus Wireless, was free but ...