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CIOReview Weekly Brief
Weekly Newsletter for Enterprise Technology Decision Executives
August 30, 2016
Feature of the Week
Snapshots are copies of the Virtual Machine's Disk file and can be used in restoring VMs. They pose as an alternative to time consuming backup procedures by enabling faster recovery for systems.
The main role of tape has developed and evolved to long-term archiving and data retention. Many enterprises are using disks for short term backup and recovery in order to take advantage of the quick access speed of the disks.
Enabling customers to have a say being one of the first decisions from the design perspective, organizations try to differentiate themselves from its competitors with regard to the level of customization allowed in their software.
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CIO Viewpoint
Mike Anderson, CIO, CROSSMARK
Innovation in data and technology can challenge and disrupt process definitions and capabilities, but organizations still need to begin with alignment to the company strategy.
Keith Dennelly, CIO, Asset Management, Fidelity Investments
The standardization of common functions allowed us to scale into the large, geographically diverse organization that it is today.
Edward Rodden, CIO, SugarCreek
Edge processing, where relevant data is filtered and sent 'home' is growing as a means to reduce unneeded data traffic.
CXO Insights
By Bob Udell, President and CEO, Consolidated Communications
The multi-faceted challenge includes management of applications, data, devices, and networks while leveraging technology to support innovation.
By Virginia M. Rometty, Chairman, President & CEO, IBM [NYSE:IBM]
About 50 percent of CEOs believe in collaboration to combat cyber threat. But only 30 percent are actually willing to do so.
By Andrew Guzman, VP & CTO, HCL Americas
Leadership of digital transformation requires nuanced skill set and abilities, some of which may not come naturally to many executives.
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