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VMware's Casado talks about evolving SDN use cases, including a prominent role for security

The company's Networking and Security Business Unit is taking off, reaching $100m in just nine months.

SAP CEO Bill McDermott on why Concur is worth $8.3 billion

SAP's announcement that it will pay US$8.3 billion to buy business-travel and expense software vendor Concur might have generated less initial buzz than the companies hoped, given it was almost simultaneous with the revelation that...

Will the iPhone 6 drive some manufacturers out of the Android market?

The iPhone 6 may drive some manufacturers out of the Android market. Plus: How you can run Android apps in Ubuntu, and read a review of Sony's Xperia Z3 Android phone.

OpenDaylight Executive Director spells out where this open source SDN efforts stands

OpenDaylight is a Linux Foundation Collaborative project that is building an Open Source SDN controller. Neela Jacques, who joined the OpenDaylight project last November as Executive Director, catches us up on how the effort is going....

Will Apple Pay take off (and take down BYOD)?

Lofty promises of a mobile electronic wallet have been around for a decade, only to crash down to earth as consumers continue to stick with the venerable plastic credit-card swipe. Will the newly unveiled Apple Pay be any different?...

ATK CIO says metrics-driven IT paves the way for innovation

As CIO for ATK, Jeff Kubacki has instituted a rigorous benchmarking approach aimed at delivering world-class IT at continually improving cost. Kubacki has built a strong rapport with his CEO and other business leaders because he runs...

EMC CEO defends federated business model, debunks storage myths

EMC CEO Joe Tucci talks about his company's federated business model's value for IT leaders.

What these 6 CEOs learned from working at Salesforce

In many ways the company has become a de facto training ground in this industry -- much like Oracle was in the 1990s.

NBC Universal's CIO partners with ad sales to expand revenue opportunities

NBCU CIO Atish Banerjea discusses how the IT team's partnership with the ad sales organization is creating new sponsorship and revenue opportunities that capture the value of the media giant's broad portfolio of media properties.

What's the CIO's role as marketing builds its digital empire?

The corporate landscape captured in marketing guru Larry Weber's new book, "The Digital Marketer: Ten New Skills You Must Learn to Stay Relevant and Customer-Centric," is one where the CMO might be seen as increasingly moving onto the...

Construction company CIO builds a better business with the cloud

Vince Sarrubi, CIO of Webcor Builders, explains how his company has leveraged cloud technology to take a bricks-and-mortar business to new heights.

Cisco describes its SDN vision: A Q&A with Soni Jiandani

Jiandani is Senior Vice President of Cisco's Insieme business unit, the group pushing the company's Software Defined Networking vision.

NetApp sets its sights on cloud data management: A Q&A with CEO Tom Georgens

Moving virtual servers around a hybrid cloud environment isn't hard, but managing the data is.

How a CIO navigated the task of creating two big companies from one

Robert Logan, CIO of Leidos, discusses how his team balanced the difficult preparations for creating two publicly held companies.

Inside the changing role of the CISO

Compared to just a few years ago, CISOs now face a wide array of risks and responsibilities that have significantly increased the complexity of their role.

Securing the virtual world

Catbird Networks Director of Product Management, Malcolm Rieke, talks about how virtualization changes the security game.

The Internet of Things figures into this IT leader's five-year plan

When Chris LeBeau stepped into the top IT position at Peoria, Ill.-based Advanced Technology Services (ATS) nearly two years ago, he formulated a clear objective for the IT division: putting the right technology tools and capabilities...

HP CIO Ramon Baez sees your future in the cloud

This week, at its annual Discover user conference, Hewlett-Packard put cloud computing and big data on the top of the agenda, capitalizing on the heavy work it has been doing with these technologies.

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