Monday, May 10, 2021

Drew Robb

Drew Robb has been a full-time professional writer and editor for more than twenty years. He currently works freelance for a number of IT publications, including eSecurity Planet and CIO Insight. He is also the editor-in-chief of an international engineering magazine.

IT Resume Do’s and Don’ts

In most areas of life, experience is a good thing. You prefer to have a veteran mechanic, doctor or lawyer, for example. But then again, you wouldn't...

Case Study: Easing Network Bottlenecks While Improving Security

Cooper/T.Smith Corp. of Mobile, Ala. knows a few things about monitoring traffic loads. Since 1840, the privately held stevedoring, import/export and international logistics company has been keeping...

Case Study: Peering Through The Network Cloud

Using the image of a cloud to depict the Internet is a convenient metaphor. Once the user connects to the ISP, he's not concerned about how or...

L.A. Story: Though Painful, ERP Project Has Happy Ending

When the City of Los Angeles decided to implement a PeopleSoft ERP/procurement throughout the city, it didn't bargain for the complaints, outright refusal to use the system...

The Trials of Migrating to a Web-Enabled Environment

These days, IT has evolved into a tangle of mainframe, mid-range and client/server systems. This confusing array of platforms, operating systems, applications, and databases adds a massive...

Russia Becoming IT Powerhouse

For many years, India has been the poster child of the offshore software development industry. Many of the Fortune 500 have been quietly beating a path to...

Consolidating Relational Databases

In these days of constant mergers and acquisitions, it's quite common for companies to find themselves operating two or more mission-critical relational databases. Though you...

Internal Security Breaches More Damaging

Medieval kings knew exactly how to ensure security. Just build a big stone wall around the city, surround that with a moat and make everyone enter over...

Ready for Big Iron Windows?

Having conquered the consumer desktop space, Microsoft has spent the last decade trying to muscle in on the enterprise market. With the release of Windows...

CA’s Growing Linux Apps Arsenal

While many major software vendors embrace a specific platform, Computer Associates, Inc. has focused on the middle ground -- breaking down the barriers between different platforms, managing...

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Dell APEX: Our Path...

One of the missteps IBM made last century was collapsing their sales model, which was services based, to generate a short-term revenue spike. Up...

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