Want to stay competitive? Embrace the industrial IoT

Post examines the industrial Internet of Things and why the most conservative strategy possible - waiting it out - is not a viable option and gives examples of how IoT- and cloud-based businesses will blow away the competition.

How do you know if you need more datacenter resources?

When you're upgrading your datacenter, it's hard to know where to begin, or whether you even need to upgrade at all. Ericsson's Datacenter Automation Platform (DAP) will help you decide, and then help you justify the acquisitions with ongoing performance metrics.

Make sure your CIO has the right lights on


The second day at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo was intense. It started with breakfast in football-field sized tents, an impressive keynote session, a string of specific sessions and a two-hour booth frenzy. Here are my key takeaways. 

5 ways for CIOs to manage great uncertainty

From the floor of the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo, Peter Linder examines five lessons from university that has helped prepare him to negotiate the uncertainty of digital transformation.

The technology challenges and opportunities confronting financial institutions

Banks and other financial institutions moving toward digital transformation are facing numerous challenges, and managing their bi-modal architectures is one of the most critical. Ericsson Hyperscale Datacenter System 8000 lets you set up both legacy and agile infrastructures within the same system, managed by the same platform.

The top CIO priority in digital transformation? Growth

In this first update from the floor of the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo, Peter Linder examines how growth is far and way the top CIO priority over the next two years, far ahead of the second top issue, user experience.

7 perspectives that will surprise most CIOs at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo

During your visit to Gartner’s ITxpo symposium next week, you will see an industry united in supporting your digital transformation needs. But we all bring different perspectives to the table. Digital transformation is not only a job to get done. It is a job that needs to be done in the best possible way. Here are seven perspectives I will bring with me to Orlando to ensure you can return home with better ideas on how to get the job done.

Digital industrialization and hyperscale at Cloud Expo Asia

Our Geoff Hollingworth talked with John Bensalhia of Cloud Expo Asia earlier this month about cloud security, the lower TCO that comes with hyperscale and how if you're not planning for cloud, then CIO stands for "Career Is Over."