Ira Apfel

Workstation Project Takes Off at Vandenberg

How do you make hundreds of changes to 500 desktop workstations without touching them? That was the seemingly Zen-like challenge for Mike DeBruin, senior systems engineer with RS Information Systems,...

Distributor Tosses Paper for Digital

When the time came for California Distribution to upgrade its copiers, David Friday wanted more than just photocopying capability. His company based its performance and reputation on accurate record...

Tax Publisher Learns a Harsh Lesson

Nearly everyone dreads missing the annual April 15 deadline for filing their personal income tax return. Companies that provide tax information to tax professionals hate missing the deadline even...

Calpine Gets Power Over Its Data

Calpine, an independent power producer with 102 sites across the country, is required to conduct network compliance audits for regulators. Nearly a year ago, however, Calpines infrastructure engineering manager,...

Manufacturer Embraces New CRM System

For too many years, hardware and software manufacturer Kingway CAPS was the victim of its own antiquated technology, juggling paper reports and several versions of two out-of-date customer tracking...

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Dell Unveils, Explains APEX ‘Portfolio-as-a-Service’

In one of its busiest news-making days in the last few years, Dell EMC on May 5 at its  virtualized Dell Technologies World unveiled...

Dell-VMware Split a Hot Topic for IT Watchers

An old Bob Dylan song titled “The Times They are A-Changin' ” reminds me of what’s going on in tech today. The reality is...

Why It’s Critical to Manage Privileges and Access Across Your Multi-Cloud Environments

Conventional approaches to privileged access and identity management are ineffective in today’s cloud-oriented DevSecOps environments. The concept of least privilege access still remains foundational...

Five Hidden Costs in Code Migration: How to Avoid Surprise Expenses

Migration to the cloud is in full flight. The most complex challenge involved in completing these migrations is not moving the data but migrating...

IBM Moves into the Container-Native Storage Lane

Data storage stands at an odd crossroads today. From a technological perspective, storage vendors continue to deliver the goods in terms of solutions becoming...