Charles Garry

With Compliance, Knowing Is Better Than Guessing

I was walking around the vendor showcase floor at a recent conference and was amazed at the number of vendors pushing compliance-related themes. Thats not all that surprising I...

Beware of Analysts Bearing Surveys

We all love a good survey. I especially like those little survey factoids they have in USA Today that provide useful information like how many gallons of water got...

ILM Initiatives Shouldnt Repeat Sins of the Past

I have never been a big fan of ILM (information lifecycle management)—the term, not the concept. This is mostly because the concept is so broad but the term itself...

Oracle Cant Stifle Open-Source Databases

Oracle is out to stop the open-source movement. Specifically Oracle, is out to kill MySQL. This seems to be the mindset of the unseen, Slashdot-posting, no doubt Birkenstock-wearing group...

IBM Needs to Act Boldly in Database Field

So IBM finally showed some signs of life in the distributed space when it offered DB2 Express-C as a free download. As I noted in a previous column, IBM desperately...

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I spoke with Chet Kapoor, CEO of DataStax, about how today’s data-driven culture is affecting enterprise change, including how data will turn knowledge workers...

Liveops Taps CDW to Modernize Services

Arizona-based Liveops is a contact center-as-a-service (CCaaS) provider that provides agent services for several industries, including insurance, retail and health services. The company was...

Palo Alto Networks Shifts Zero Trust To Application Layer

Palo Alto Networks has announced what it calls Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) 2.0, which shifts the focus of ZTNA from the network to...