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  • August 16, 2005 16 Aug'05

    Data center consulting a benefit for major projects

    IT pros have to wear many hats when it come to the data center. But data center consulting and outsourcing services can make major projects easier.

  • August 03, 2005 03 Aug'05

    Supercomputers come off the shelf, skills don't

    As high performance computing moves into the commercial sector, data center pros struggle to keep up with the skill sets necessary to take advantage of the new HPC paradigm. Experts say invest in yourself and your IT staff's education.

  • May 02, 2005 02 May'05 Search engine data center fast track

    Startup search engine data center: Two search engine veterans launch a new shopping site with an IT infrastructure designed to get off the ground by the quickest, cheapest and most reliable means possible.

  • April 28, 2005 28 Apr'05

    A CIOs guide to Microsoft negotiations

    Survivors -- and some winners -- of Microsoft software license negotiations share their cautionary tales.

  • April 25, 2005 25 Apr'05

    Outsourcing the backup data center

    Outsourcing companies see a major growth area in midmarket organizations looking to install a backup data center in a managed facility.

  • April 18, 2005 18 Apr'05

    Health care data centers increase reliance on specialized outsourcing

    Data center managers are turning to outsourcing firms that specialize in their markets. Jim Giordan, the CEO of a healthcare IT outsourcing company, explains why.

  • April 07, 2005 07 Apr'05

    Negotiation tips for the IT guy

    Negotiations expert Jeffrey Gordon says there are generally three people in any IT negotiation -- the buyer, the seller and you, the subject matter expert.

  • February 14, 2005 14 Feb'05

    IBM to run New York City's MTA data center

    Big Blue inks five-year, $65 million deal to run the New York City Metropolitan Transit Authority's data center.

  • June 10, 2004 10 Jun'04

    Salespeople are sharks and other truths of negotiation

    Salespeople are trained to negotiate contracts. You're not. But one expert says understanding how the game is played will ensure you walk away from your next negotiation with everything you want.