IT Weekly Articles 6/27/2011

June 25th, 2011

IT Weekly Article posts are a selection of information technology articles (no company or product reviews) culled each week from 400+ on line industry sources addressing: Data, Backup, DR, BC, Risk; Quality of Service; Availability; Response Time; Productivity; Servers; Storage; Operations, Networks; Security; Compliance; Audits; Costs, Business Solutions, futures, and a myriad of other subjects that help the IT Professional reduce risk; increase productivity; increase revenue and increase profits.

Articles from the week of 6-20-11 to 6-25-11

CIO – CTO – CSO

● Tips from the Best
10 Lessons in IT Strategy from Ex-HP CIO Randy Mott
from InformationWeek (June 17, 2011)

● Lack of Faith from Above
CFOs Lack Faith in CIOs and IT Teams
from InfoWorld (June 24, 2011)

● Climbing the Ladder
CIO Wannabes Need To Think Outside the Box
from NetworkWorld (June 21, 2011)

● Project Implementation Tips
Enterprise Software Failures Stem from Ignorance and Incompetence
from InformationWeek (June 21, 2011)

● A Champion for IT
In Defense of Corporate IT
from CIO (June 15, 2011)

Cloud

● Better Information Up Front
8 Questions to Ask Prospective Cloud Vendors
from InfoWorld (June 23, 2011)

Compliance

● UK to Broaden Data Breach Law
All UK Firms To Face Mandatory Data Breach Notification Regime
from V3 co uk (June 20, 2011)

Disaster Recovery

● Work and Test YourNetwork Plan
How Would You Handle Emergency Network Operations
from NetworkWorld (June 23, 2011)

Disk Technology

● Making SAN Life Easier
5 Must-Have SAN Features
from InfoStor (June 20, 2011)

Networks)

● Work and Test Your DR Plan
How Would You Handle Emergency Network Operations
from NetworkWorld (June 23, 2011)

● Early Warning System
The Internet Needs Its Own Weather Channel
from InfoWorld (June 21, 2011)

Operations

● Building Redundancy
Building High Availability
from InformationWeek (June 18, 2011)+

● Shockingly Common
Electrostatic Discharge Can Have Shocking Effects on Data Center Equipment
from Processor (June 17, 2011)

● When I’m Bad; I’m Really Bad
IT Admins Go Wild: 5 Rogues to Watch Out For
from IT World (June 20, 2011)

Outsourcing

● Are You Wasting Money
9 Ways to Stop Your IT Outsourcing Deal From Leaking Money
from CIO (June 15, 2011)

SAN

● Making Life Easier
5 Must-Have SAN Features
from InfoStor (June 20, 2011)

Security

● Password Strength Falls on the Provider
Don’t Blame Users for Dumb Passwords
from InfoWorld (June 22, 2011)

● We Haven’t Been Hacked So Why the Security Expense
How Security Became Mission Impossible
from InfoWorld (June 20, 2011)

● Control the Mobile Data
Ready or Not, They’re Already in Your Enterprise
from CSO Online (June 20, 2011)

● Mobile Devices
Q&A: Preventing Mobile Vulnerabilities
from Enterprise Systems Journal (June 21, 2011)

Storage Management

● Making SAN Life Easier
5 Must-Have SAN Features
from InfoStor (June 20, 2011)

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