Lucent Technologies Inc. this week bundled its voice-over-IP products and services under a common brand umbrella and said Qwest Communications International Inc. plans to deploy the technology as the foundation for its VoIP services.
Enterprise network threats are escalating in both speed and magnitude, and IT staff, no matter how good they may be, cannot respond quickly enough to today's attacks. That was the message from John Chambers, president and CEO of Cisco Systems Inc. as he outlined the company's latest strategy to combat network threats on Tuesday.
Times are tough for IT managers in Germany where an ailing economy has prompted numerous enterprises to slash costs for computer equipment and services. That was the unavoidable message at the two-day IT Meets Business conference, which opened Monday in Munich.
Like many companies today, Textron Inc. is undertaking a consolidation. And as with all such efforts, it is fraught with political risks and leadership challenges. But at Textron, a US$10.7 billion global enterprise with 41 business units under its roof, the difficulty of balancing the closer alignment of IT services systemwide with the disparate business needs is truly daunting.
Since 1998, the Ontario Public Service (OPS) has been driven by a new vision of government, meant to be customer-centred, focused on its core business, streamlined and integrated, and accountable for delivering results.
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