Michael Vizard

As the Editorial Director and Senior Vice President, Michael Vizard sets the strategic editorial direction for the Enterprise Group at Ziff Davis, which includes eWEEK, Baseline, CIO Insight, The Channel Insider, Publish and Microsoft Watch,. Mr. Vizard has served as the Editor in Chief of CMP Media's Computer Resellers News, in addition to being Editor in Chief at International Data Group's InfoWorld. Mr. Vizard has also had extensive editorial management experience over an 18-year career that has included management positions with PC Week, Computerworld, Digital Review and Electronic Buyers' News.

IBM Chief to Partners: Get Smarter

IBM has been making a lot of marketing noise lately about making the planet smarter, ranging from complex undertakings such as making the electric grid more efficient to just...

How to Approach Green Technology Adoption

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SMBs, SAAS May Mix After All

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Vendors Swayed by Smaller Customers’ Needs

Vendors spend a lot of time trying to figure out how to best approach IT organizations that work for midmarket companies, which the industry typically defines as companies with...

10 Foolish Things Vendors Do

10 Foolish Things Vendors Do 10 Foolish Things Vendors Do - Feature Focus Market products based on features rather than the pain points the customer has.Nothing shows the customer that the...

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How to Encourage a New Generation of Leaders in the Remote Workplace

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F5 Acquires Threat Stack, Continuing Its Transition to a Security Company

F5 has announced an agreement to acquire Boston-based Threat Stack for $68M. The purchase of Threat Stack is F5’s fourth acquisition in the past...

Cloudera’s Ram Venkatesh on Hybrid Cloud and the Cloudera Roadmap

I spoke with Ram Venkatesh, Chief Technology Officer at Cloudera, about the company’s shifts, and how the Cloudera Data Platform serves a hybrid environment. Among...

Secure Cloud Migration: Beware Identity Failures and Misconfigurations

According to Gartner, the worldwide public cloud services market grew 40.7% in 2020. But despite how commonplace it now is, a cloud migration can...

How Tech Companies Can Boost Cyber Defenses: Building a Cyber-First Culture

Today’s accelerated pace of digital transformation brings significant opportunities for businesses to grow and drive value for shareholders. At the same time, the rise...