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Cloud Computing goes “Green” underground in Finland

By Tarmo Virki Nov 29, 2009 HELSINKI (Reuters) – In the chill of a massive cave beneath an orthodox Christian cathedral, a city power firm is preparing what it thinks will be the greenest data center on the planet. Excess heat from hundreds of computer servers to be located in the bedrock beneath Uspenski Cathedral, […]

IT Governance – Issue 2

IT governance does not and should not operate in a vacuum. Therefore, in this installment we will briefly investigate the broader issue of corporate governance; its structure and the feedback mechanism. Governance, done properly, should flow from the top layer of the enterprise to the bottom; from the Board of Directors to the lowest operating […]

“Cloud, Cloud, maybe”

Happy Thanksgiving. An “oldie” but still cool: “Cloud, Cloud, maybe” – a paradoy with rap music.

The New Voice of the CIO

This is a summary of the IBM Global CIO Study: The New Voice of the CIO. The full study is available at: This report is the inaugural edition of IBM Chief Information Officer (CIO) study – the latest in the ongoing C-Suite Study Series developed by the IBM Institute for Business Value. To better […]

Can You Trust Migrating Your Enterprise Data Warehouse To The Cloud?

Dollar General Corp. replaces Oracle and HP with 1010data’s hosted analytics/data warehousing service October 8, 2009 – 1010data has signed a multi-year contract with Dollar General to host the retailer’s enterprise data warehouse and provide the front-end analytical tools and related support for their entire enterprise. This solution is being delivered via 1010data’s namesake service, […]