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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

How much do CIOs really make? Pay packages of 25 Fortune 500 execs revealed

How Amazon Web Services can prevent repeating its recent outage | Cisco names two more to new CEO's team

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How much do CIOs really make? Pay packages of 25 Fortune 500 execs revealed
To find out how much CIOs at giant global companies really earn, we scoured the proxy statements of the 500 largest U.S. companies and found 25 that disclosed CIO pay. Here are the details on their pay packages. Read More


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Re-architecting Legacy Applications for the Enterprise
In this webcast, Ovum IT Services Analyst Hansa Iyengar and Cameron Jenkins, Dell Application Modernization Services Executive Director Cameron Jenkins discuss the importance of re-architecting legacy applications and provide practical recommendations to address the challenges around migrating legacy architecture. View now

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How Amazon Web Services can prevent repeating its recent outage
The recent AWS outage exposed the dependence of countless enterprise applications on a few cloud components. Nick Kephart published a very good analysis here that explains how a route leak from data center provider Axcelx was responsible for this incident. This is not a new problem. Read More

Cisco names two more to new CEO's team
Cisco has named two new executives to the leadership team of new CEO Chuck Robbins, who begins his tenure today. Zorawar Biri Singh is Cisco's senior vice president and CTO, Platforms and Solutions, and Kevin Bandy is the company's senior vice president and chief digital officer. Both will report to Robbins. Read More

EARLY ACCESS Q&A: New Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins heads into "hyper-connected" mode
When Cisco Systems employees head into work Monday they'll encounter something they haven't seen in two decades: A new boss. Chuck Robbins – formerly senior vice president of worldwide operations – takes over as CEO from John Chambers, one of the most visible and quotable figures in business.In this early-access interview with John Gallant, chief content officer of IDG US Media, Robbins sets out his priorities for Cisco and his new management team, and talks about the opportunities and challenges facing the network giant. Robbins dissects the competitive landscape and explains why so-called 'white box' data center gear and software-defined networks are not the threats to Cisco that some pundits contend. Read More


WHITE PAPER: CDW

An Infrastructure in the Cloud
In many organizations, in fact, "cloud first" has become the mantra when seeking out new software solutions. But often, enterprises are less clear on the specific use cases of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and how providers can help deliver IT capabilities that meet their needs and help them to achieve desired business outcomes. Learn more >>

Did Cisco lop 400 from Nexus 7000?
Cisco has apparently cut 400 employees, or 5%, from its Nexus 7000 data center switching product operations as part of the limited restructuring now underway. Read More

John Chambers' 10 most memorable quotes as Cisco CEO
After all the pomp and circumstance, July 25th is almost here, officially marking the end of John Chambers' 20-year run as CEO of Cisco. Over the years I've had the good fortune of meeting Chambers several times as well as hearing countless keynotes. Below are my most memorable Chambers quotes. Read More

Cisco kills Invicta storage product line
Cisco has pulled the plug on its troubled Invicta flash storage appliances in another admission that an acquisition didn't pan out as hoped. Read More


WHITE PAPER: Silver Peak Systems Inc

5 Reasons why Enterprises are Moving to Broadband Their WAN
The WAN has always been about connecting users to applications and moving data, but the playing field has now changed with datacenters migrating to the cloud along with missioncritical applications. Ultimately the way that enterprises and their users do business has changed - and so must their approach to connectivity. Learn more >>

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Silver Peak CEO: We're re-imagining the WAN for a cloud world
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It pays to be CIO: Median pay for 25 Fortune 500 CIOs tops $2.4M
Today's CIOs can make millions as they ascend the corporate ladder. While climbing, many tech chiefs take on additional titles and broader administrative roles. (Insider Story) Read More


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