Group pushes framework to help CIOs better manage technology

An association of vendors has created a group to promote the emerging IT4IT open standard and reference architecture for managing information technology. The Open Group said Monday its IT4IT Forum will be an

Published on: October 20th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Average cost of U.S. data breach climbs to US$12.7 million: Report

The cost of a data breach in terms of public confidence and trust in an organization is hard to measure. But if you want to put a figure on the economic cost to an

Published on: October 7th, 2014 Howard Solomon

HP to split in half

In 2012, a year after Meg Whitman took over as CEO of a shaky Hewlett-Packard, she told a report she believed in "creative destruction" in trying to overhaul the tech giant. Apparently she's given

Published on: October 6th, 2014 Howard Solomon

HP Moonshot servers gets ARM’d

Processors designed by the British chipmaker ARM are usually found in smart phones. But Hewlett-Packard said this morning it is putting them into its Moonshot line of densely-packed lower-power ProLiant servers, joining cartridges

Published on: September 29th, 2014 Howard Solomon

HP pushes app performance testing to the cloud

For software developers, write the code can be only half the battle. The other part is stress testing the app to see if it can handle thousands or tens of thousands of users

Published on: September 15th, 2014 Howard Solomon

HP cloud service gives applications ability to protect themselves

With security breaches mounting in what can only be described as a terrible year for IT security, vendors are coming up with new services to help enterprises fight attacks. The latest was revealed

Published on: September 9th, 2014 Howard Solomon

HP expands BI consulting services

As organizations accumulate tens of gigabytes and more of data, they may feel they don’t have the resources to craft a strategy for leveraging it. They may even have some business intelligence capabilities,

Published on: August 28th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Hewlett-Packard gives peek at upcoming Gen9 servers

We have good news and bad news: First the good news -- a peek at the upcoming Gen9 ProLiant servers Hewlett-Packard will release in less than two weeks. The bad news is we

Published on: August 28th, 2014 Howard Solomon

HP, VMware team on software-defined networking solution

There's almost no end to the partnerships that have been announced this week in San Francisco at VMware's annual VMworld conference. A collaboration with Hewlett-Packard on a software-defined networking solution is one of

Published on: August 26th, 2014 Howard Solomon