IBM: In this podcast, IBM's Ed Brill offers an overview of the history of collaboration software, beginning with the introduction of Lotus Notes 20 years ago. He discusses e-mail, instant messaging, file sharing, blogging, and social networking. In addition, he offers IT managers advice on selecting and deploying collaboration applications that actually make their organizations more productive.
One of the ways around the issues of security and control that make some businesses wary of cloud computing is to build a private cloud -- one that remains within the corporate firewall and is wholly controlled internally. Private clouds also increase the agility of IT an organization's IT infrastructure and make it easier to roll out new technology projects. Download this eBook to get the facts behind the private cloud and learn how your organization can get started.