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July 17, 2014  4:10 PM

Apple/IBM tie-up provides historic counterpoint to Microsoft’s massive job cuts

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Apple, AWS, cloud, IBM, ipad, Microsoft, Mobile, nokia, office, WIndows Phone

Sometimes news stories coincide fortuitously in a way that highlights the significance of major trends transforming the IT landscape - and we have a big one this week.


January 24, 2014  12:33 PM

IBM, Microsoft results demonstrate the pace of change in IT

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
cloud, Hardware, IBM, ipad, lenovo, Mainframe, Microsoft, Servers, Surface, Tablet, x86

The latest financial results this week from arguably the two most influential enterprise IT suppliers of the past 30 years demonstrate again how quickly the technology landscape is changing.


July 12, 2013  10:24 AM

Microsoft CEO Ballmer wins Buzzword Bingo – but are customers playing a different game?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Android, Apple, Cloud Computing, Google Apps, ipad, iPhone, Microsoft, Office 365, PC, Software licensing, Steve Ballmer, Windows

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer will be celebrating today. He is the clear winner of the latest Super Buzzword Bingo competition, with his entry for the internal memo announcing Microsoft's biggest...

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October 25, 2012  11:10 AM

Windows 8 – the eminently sensible product launch of the week

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Android, Apple, BYOD, ipad, Microsoft, Microsoft Surface, Office 365, Windows, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Server

Despite all the hype about iPad minis, there's no doubt the most significant product launch of the week for IT managers is the release of

August 28, 2012  12:21 PM

Users will decide the ultimate winner in Apple vs Samsung skirmish

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Android, Apple, IBM, ipad, iPhone, Patent, samsung

In the long term, the Apple vs Samsung patent war will come to be seen as little more than a skirmish in a technology revolution led by users, not by manufacturers.

It's difficult not to take sides after

June 19, 2012  2:59 PM

The success of Microsoft Surface depends on who makes the decision to buy

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Android, Apple, ipad, Microsoft, Microsoft Surface, Microsoft Windows, Windows, Windows 8

Microsoft's release of its first own-brand tablet computer - Surface - is an example of the dilemma the software giant is facing.

Predictably, Surface has been...

March 8, 2012  11:32 AM

We are in the post PC-is-the-only-option era, but that’s not quite as catchy for Apple marketing

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Apple, Chromebook, Gartner, ipad, iPhone, iPod, laptop, PC, tablet computer

Are we, as Apple would have us believe, in the "post-PC era"? I'm not so sure.

The phrase has become something of a tech meme lately and Apple has understandably embraced it, claiming at the

February 4, 2011  4:44 PM

Could the cashless economy finally be here?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Apple, Barclaycard, Barclays, e-money, ipad, iPhone, mcdonalds, near field communication, NFC, O2, Orange, T-Mobile

Since the first stirrings of the dot com boom, we have been told that cash is on its way out, and electronic money is around the corner. Next week, on 14 February, is the fifth anniversary of the switch to chip-and-PIN cards in the UK - the only really significant step that has been taken...

January 4, 2011  1:20 PM

2011 preview: why the Next Big Thing, is you

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
CIO, cloud, consumerisation, ipad, IT, social media, Tablet, Technology

It's the time of year when we're expected to put forward our previews and predictions for the big issues facing IT professionals and decision-makers in the 12 months ahead.

Frankly, from my perspective you could go back and

August 16, 2010  4:04 PM

Win an iPad from Computer Weekly and 360°IT – but be quick!

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
360IT, Apple, ipad

Computer Weekly is the main media partner for a big new IT show that takes place next month, called 360°IT - The IT infrastructure Event.

To celebrate the opening of the event, Computer Weekly and 360°IT are launching a series of...

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