Articles By John Brandon

10 predictions for what the CIO role will look like in 2020

10 predictions for what the CIO role will look like in 2020

At the same time, we also know that technology will change dramatically. Who could have predicted even 10 years ago...

May 3rd, 2012 John Brandon
The new help desk: Agile, educational, efficient

The new help desk: Agile, educational, efficient

A help desk can be a real lifesaver for employees, not to mention a productivity boost. A keyboard stops working,...

February 2nd, 2012 John Brandon
Must-have data centre utilities: Picks by IT pros

Must-have data centre utilities: Picks by IT pros

Not everything is handed to data centre managers on a silver platter. Sure, a few administrative tools arrive on freshly...

June 13th, 2011 John Brandon
Six enterprise security leaks you should plug now

Six enterprise security leaks you should plug now

The Titanic was thought to be unsinkable, a testament to the engineering prowess of its day and the fact that...

October 14th, 2010 John Brandon
Other enterprise e-mail cloud options

Other enterprise e-mail cloud options

Microsoft and Google aren't the only cloud e-mail providers setting their sights on the enterprise. Here's a look at some...

May 19th, 2010 John Brandon
Today’s netbooks are a hard sell for CIOs

Today’s netbooks are a hard sell for CIOs

What It Is: Netbooks have hit a nerve. According to DisplaySearch's forecast, sales for these small, low-cost notebooks will rise...

May 31st, 2009 John Brandon
Is upgrade to faster Wi-Fi worth it?

Is upgrade to faster Wi-Fi worth it?

There's a new Wi-Fi option waiting in the wings. Enterprise vendors such as Motorola and Cisco have recently started promoting...

March 24th, 2009 John Brandon
The top 10 blogs

The top 10 blogs

A personal diary, the latest tech gossip, new Web sites of note, hypertext links to upcoming Apple products -- there's...

October 19th, 2008 John Brandon
Startup targets security of Web applications

Startup targets security of Web applications

Start-up Sonoa Systems is coming out of stealth mode with a product that improves the security and performance of Web...

June 29th, 2008 John Brandon
Opinion: 10 broken technology ideas

Opinion: 10 broken technology ideas

Sometimes a technology idea is too good to be true. A flexible keyboard, Internet voting and watching feature films on...

March 6th, 2008 John Brandon