Articles By Paul E. Rummell

Legacy Modernization in Government

Legacy Modernization in Government

A previous era saw the shift to legacy mainframe systems designed, developed, installed and maintained by a then new generation...

May 30th, 2008 Paul E. Rummell
Putting the Cart before the Horse

Putting the Cart before the Horse

Cisco has come forward with a new vision for the data center. This may really be what I have maintained...

April 30th, 2008 Paul E. Rummell
Software as a Service: My Own Story

Software as a Service: My Own Story

I have a great example of using Software as a Service (SAAS) from my own day-to-day experience....

March 20th, 2008 Paul E. Rummell
Think virtualization’s bullet-proof? Think again

Think virtualization’s bullet-proof? Think again

Virtualization has been available to the IT world for more than four decades, yet it still hasn’t really taken off...

March 16th, 2008 Paul E. Rummell
Feeling the Heat

Feeling the Heat

Predictions are that the IT security situation in Canada will worsen ‘Canadian companies are over-confident and lax when it comes...

March 3rd, 2008 Paul E. Rummell
Trying to Throw the Brick through the Cloud

Trying to Throw the Brick through the Cloud

There has been much press and discussion about the potential merger between Microsoft and Yahoo (the brick) in an attempt...

February 18th, 2008 Paul E. Rummell
Does Virtualization Equal

Does Virtualization Equal

Virtualization has been available to the IT world for more than four decades, yet it has still not really taken...

January 29th, 2008 Paul E. Rummell
Some sober second thoughts on 2008 IT predictions

Some sober second thoughts on 2008 IT predictions

The New Year always starts with a bang of predictions on what’s hot and what’s not. Most of these predictions...

January 22nd, 2008 Paul E. Rummell