Over the course of 2013, I wrote a number of posts about CIOs, Cloud Computing, Big Data, Data Centers and IT in general. Here are the top-5 most popular posts in 2013: 5. Time to get on the Colocation Train Before it is Too Late In the number 5 spot is a post addressing the…… Continue reading Top 5 Posts of 2013
Apple’s acquisition of AuthenTec for $8 per share or about $356 million brings a value purchase of fingerprint and security technology. On the surface, the acquisition provides Apple with biometric fingerprint technology to imbed in their mobile devices. While that is significant news, there is more, much more to the story…read on… First off, $356…… Continue reading Apple Acquisition of AuthenTec Provides Significant Opportunity
Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and Consumerization of IT (CoIT) have brought pause and complications to the traditional IT support model. Some have argued that BYOD is more expensive and not a good option for corporations. I disagree under the premise that the arguments are based on strictly the IT perspective and traditional support methodologies.…… Continue reading Learning From The BlackBerry Monkey Wrench
I just penned a guest post for Parallel’s Enterprise blog. It talks to the impact BYOD and CoIT has enabled Apple in the enterprise market. You can view the post here: http://blogs.parallels.com/enterprise-blog/2012/5/8/byod-and-coit-enable-apple-in-the-corporate-enterprise-guest.html
The Under The Radar (UTR) Conference (http://www.undertheradarblog.com/) is tomorrow, April 26, 2012. UTR is the intersection of hot up-and-coming startups, investors and judging. If the reception tonight was any indication, the conference and presentations should be very interesting. Here’s a sneak peak of my take of the hot areas and companies to watch: Application Development…… Continue reading Sneak Peek of the Under The Radar Conference
Ok, so you’re selling technology products, solutions or services. You’re looking for the largest buyers and typically look to the enterprise market. You develop the strategy and start going to work. You setup a sales team, check. You setup a channel and partner program, check. Then you start leveraging the relationships, check. But how do…… Continue reading Gaining Entry to the Enterprise via the Consumer Trojan Horse
I’ve written about the Consumerization of IT (CoIT) in past missives. It seems that today, everyone flying on an airplane has some form of technology gadget. And the range varies from a cell phone to an iPod, to a tablet to a laptop. Anyone who has been on an airplane in the past couple of…… Continue reading So Which Is It? Airplane Mode or Turn Devices Completely Off?