Mike has spent 30 years at HP in development, product management and latterly, product marketing.
Mike's team is responsible for marketing cross-IT solutions for HP Software including cloud, application transformation, and converged infrastructure.
I almost never publish an entire press release, but this one about hardware based security vulnerabilities from MIT's Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science is a warranted exception. This vulnerability afflicts the cloud, in particular.
MIT researchers claim hackers can know what data is in memory by intercepting fetch patterns between the CPU and others chips with memory. They do not have to see the data to actually know what it is. The researchers have developed a chip that disguises "memory access patterns."
Here's a piece by our former colleague Gary Beach, Bill. It argues for lifting the H1-B visa gap. It's got 152 comments and one argues and it strikes me as a good idea that IT jobs be limited to 20% of the isued H1-B visas. I remember two years ago that two Indian outsourcing firms grabbed the lion's share of the H1-B visa.
There again, I count my blessings that I was born in this country.
Virgil, I agree with your message but for the life of me, I cannot figure why you have tabs on your site for Cruz and Cornyn. That takes the air out of it for me.
There's probably no well-established playbook about how CIOs directly link technology projects and to the bottom line. For sure, it's not always possible.
But in today's business driven world, so-called IT projects tend are or should be driven by business initiatives. As a CIO once said, "there are no IT projects. There's just business projects of which IT is a part."
In other words, the discussion to adopt new technology does not begin with IT's role. Rather a business need must be established first. Technology is subservient to that need.
Read Eric's latest blog post about the "digital retail theater." This is how he explains it.
The Digital Retail Theatre is the result of understanding the elements outlined above and assembling them together to create a holistic model that has no real end or beginning, but instead becomes an actionable sphere of information, information based on the intersection of art and technology.
“I want to do private cloud because I want to be more agile and because I want to be much more efficient at IT operations”.
Um. Private cloud will most certainly help you with the first objective – it will stand up development, test and production environments (i.e. server/storage/network and middleware and dev, test and production applications) much more quickly. And it will “cut IT out the loop” allowing users to have their requests actioned without humans holding up the process.
We in HP Software have created a new HP Software Cloud presentation. I"ve posted two versions. The first has a voiceover (only about 10 minutes). The second is a PDF created from showing the slides and the notes I created for each slide.
I was explaining to my teenage kids the other day what I did. I talked about how our
software products ensured that IT infrastructure was reliable. Blank look.
"What is IT infrastructure?", they asked. I said, "it's like the
power or water or sewage".
Below is a
(cut down) transcript of an interview with Erik Frieberg, VP of marketing for
HP's software products for IT Operations. The interview was conducted by Anne
Taylor, managing editor for IDG Enterprise. The full interview can be found here.