David Chernicoff

Major Vendors Explore MegaGrid Frontiers

While grid computing vendors Sun and IBM are taking the reins of the utility computing market, the competition is collaborating to provide proof-of-concept projects to improve and showcase their...

IBM the Humanitarian

Making use of unused CPU cycles on your client computers isnt a new idea. Going back into the 1980s, there was network database software that let you install a...

Building a Better Blade Rack

One of the current buzzwords of the server world is "consolidation." Depending on who you talk to, this means anything from using really big servers running virtualization software (such...

Service Providers Create Ecosystems in New On-Demand Model

Back in the early days of business computing, implementing computing technology meant building a relationship with a single vendor. Everyone had their own proprietary architectures, and when you selected...

Licensing Plan Makes Microsoft a Utility Player

One name that doesnt come up too often when you are talking about grid or utility computing is Microsoft. Theyve staked some ground in the high-end space with their...

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Salesforce Chief Scientist Silvio Savarese on Conversatational AI

I spoke with Silvio Savarese, Chief Scientist at Salesforce, about a software tool that enables users to create executable code using simple English prompts....

DataStax CEO Chet Kapoor on Real Time Data

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...

Airiam’s Art Ocain on Preventing Fraud in the SME Market

I spoke with Art Ocain, VP of Cybersecurity and Incident Response at Airiam, about why small and mid-size enterprises are more prone to cyberattack...