Five tips for cutting costs and improving vendor negotiations

These are tough times for IT. There are less people and resources to get things done, budgets are shrinking and everyone still expects the same levels of service and functionality. Something has to

Published on: February 23rd, 2009 Martin Ewing

How to effectively slash your IT security budget

In the current economic climate of uncertainty and tight IT budgets, often the mistake is to assume a more tactical, rather than strategic, approach to securing the ever-increasing volume of data travelling through

Published on: February 23rd, 2009 Kathleen Lau

Cost savings or not? Crunching the numbers on server virtualization

Server virtualization is supposed to save buckets of cash, largely from server reduction. After all, consolidating some 20 physical servers to three host servers means less hardware and reduced power and cooling, not

Published on: January 8th, 2009 Tom Kaneshige