Stories by Bob Violino

BI for the masses

Business intelligence was once the domain of statisticians and corporate analysts. Not anymore. BI capabilities are spreading to virtually all parts of the organization, as companies strive to put critical data into the hands of business users who need it to do their jobs.

Cutting 10G costs with copper

The idea of lower costs for short-distance applications is driving two IEEE efforts to standardize 10G Ethernet over copper.

Waves of change

Web services could have that touch of magic that puts something where you want it, when you want it and make its presence felt in a host of programming tools. Bob Violino looks at the market.

Analysis: Painless provisioning

Storage is not to be left out of the automation wave sweeping through corporate networks. One of the hottest developments in storage resource management is automated provisioning - software for easing the resource allocation process.