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Steve Herrod

Is Arizona the new hub for CIOs?

March 15, 2012
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It is this week! The Computerworld Premiere 100 event is happening this week in Phoenix, Arizona and I had the privilege of giving one of the keynotes. It’s a great event for the IT ecosystem to come together with CIOs to discuss key areas like virtualization, cloud computing and mobility.   In my talk I discussed how we see cloud dramatically changing the way we do business. This change requires IT to evolve into a new role in order to be successful – IT needs to move away from becoming a builder and move towards becoming a broker of IT services. This transformation of IT will lead to a transformation of the business. The transformation needs to happen at three...

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Allwyn Sequeira

Great dialogue with CIOs at InfoWeek 500, 2010

September 17, 2010
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Great dialogue with CIOs at InfoWeek 500, 2010

I spent the early part of the week at the inspiring St. Regis in Southern California for the annual InfoWeek 500 , a gathering for CIOs from leading global companies. These events are a great forum for CIOs and industry leaders to share experiences in the rollout of major technology initiatives. Not surprisingly, some of the biggest areas of focus were on clouds, virtualization and SaaS.   First up for me was the VMware round table with around 50 CIOs – Security and Compliance in Private and Public clouds. We had a very interactive session discussing the interplay between virtualization and cloud computing, public v. private v. hybrid clouds, and the security and privacy concerns in each scenario, with different folks sharing...

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