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The Week's Top IT Stories: 5/22

The Week's Top IT Stories: 5/22

Each week, Eaton scours the Internet to bring you the top industry headlines of the moment. This week Firefox begins testing for their new iOS browser, Microsoft began overhauling Outlook.com and Oberthur Technologies introduced new credit card technology. See what else made our top headlines.

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TAGS IT | Posted in News

Where have all the smart women gone? Are Women In IT Equal Players?

Where have all the smart women gone?  Are Women In IT Equal Players?

First admission regarding the ensuing topic of gender equality for Women in IT: I grew up in a household where there were more males than females, and without question, my sister, mother, and I never questioned our worthiness as members of the opposite sex. Quite the opposite. My father attended all my track meets with the same level of consistency and attention devoted to my four brother’s football games; my mother was the financial guru; my sister, a science whiz, went on to become a renowned veterinarian. No gender barriers to jade me, and yet, statistics alone speak to a different reality:

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TAGS IT, Fran's Corner | Posted in Trends

DRaaS: Disaster Recovery moves to the cloud

DRaaS: Disaster Recovery moves to the cloud
When Gartner talks, IT leaders listen. That's why Gartner's new DRaaS (Disaster Recovery as a Service) Report is so significant, not only for its content, but simply because Gartner is covering this nascent market. Forrester Research, a competitive IT research firm, has also published an overview of the DRaaS marketplace. In short, this set of offerings has garnered a lot of attention for a service that, according to Forrester, has only achieved a 19% penetration...
 
 
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TAGS Power Loss, IT, Cloud Computing | Posted in Trends

The Week's Top IT Stories: 5/15

The Week's Top IT Stories: 5/15

Each week, Eaton scours the Internet to bring you the top industry headlines of the moment. This week Spiceworks announced a number of new features and apps, the House curbed the NSA’s spying and Gmail hinted at a world beyond passwords. See what else made our top stories.

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TAGS IT, Security | Posted in News

Value Where it Matters: Insights from Eaton on what we’ve learned from IT pros and channels

Value Where it Matters: Insights from Eaton on what we’ve learned from IT pros and channels

When developing new product innovations one of the hardest things product managers face is gauging the ability for that product to capture value in the market. It makes no difference how innovative a company or product is, if the customer does not want to invest in it. For vendors like Eaton, when identifying value we try to consider both channel and end customer value equations: if only one of these constituents is happy, the strategy is a fragile one.  A winning strategy is a win-win: it creates value for customers and partners.

 

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TAGS IT | Posted in Best Practice

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