Cliff Saran’s Enterprise blog:

June, 2011


June 30, 2011  3:37 PM

Cloud will remain a tiny proportion of overall IT market

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news

New research from Gartner shows that businesses are beginning to spend on IT again after a freeze on spending due to the economic downturn.

I spoke to Richard...

June 26, 2011  7:59 PM

Linux Squeezebox sound server and player: a project for the weekend

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Android, Linux, Open source, softsqueeze, squeezebox, squeezeplay, squeezeslave, Ubuntu

If you have ever wanted to learn about Linux, then why not try making something useful and fun. Here's how to put together a Linux sound server. The basic configuration is a a good start for any novice trying to get under the covers of Linux and networking.   This weekend I...


June 20, 2011  9:49 AM

ICANN gives the internet a costly face-lift

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gTLD, ICANN, Internet

The internet will never be the same again following approval today in Singapore of a plan by ICANN (Internet Corporation for assigned Names and Numbers), which controls internet address naming, to expand the number of generic top level domains (gTLDs)....


June 17, 2011  1:03 PM

Microsoft Patch Tuesday – 14th June

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Uncategorized


June 9, 2011  10:14 PM

Time to make IT work for business

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Big Data, CIO, Ebusiness, Real time analytics, Social networking

This week, over 500 CIOs attended Forrester's IT Forum Emea in Barcelona. Digital businesses need technological innovation and it is up to IT to innovate and deliver value to the business.

There is not much new in that, but there is certainly a sentiment that a business developing...


June 7, 2011  9:30 AM

Save 90% with second user SAP and MS licenses…but are they legitimate?

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audit, Licensing, Microsoft, Piracy, pre-owned, SAP, second-user

During my research for the Top five IT finance and asset management issues article, about how to finance IT purchases, I came across two companies specialising in second-user...


June 7, 2011  8:18 AM

HP introduces pre-configured enterprise IT products/services

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Data warehouse, data-centre, HP, Services, Storage

HP is packaging up its servers, storage, network equipment, management tools and consultancy services in a bid to help businesses implement and rollout pre-configured...


June 2, 2011  9:40 AM

NHS National Programme for IT: a lesson in project scoping

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Evolutionary IT

Computer Weekly's recent interview with Christine Connelly, director general for infomatics at the Department for Health, illustrates...


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