Industry http://windowsitpro.com/taxonomy/term/43401/more en Dell's EMC acquisition hits financing challenge http://windowsitpro.com/industry/dells-emc-acquisition-hits-financing-challenge <div class="field-deck"> The New York Post is reporting that the Dell/EMC merger is being slowed by tight credit market </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The devil is in the details: A global credit slowdown has, reportedly, thrown a wrench in Dell&#39;s EMC acquisition plans.</p> <p>The New York Post&#39;s Josh Kosman reported that the JPMorgan-led group of banks has pushed the timeline back 10 days in order to get the needed loans for the first $10 billion on the purchase.</p> <p>To make matters worse, Dell&#39;s sale of Perot Systems, which it had hoped to earn $5 billion on, hit a roadblock when one of the leading potential buyers pulled out.</p> <p>As Kosman reports:</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/industry/dells-emc-acquisition-hits-financing-challenge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/industry/dells-emc-acquisition-hits-financing-challenge#comments Industry Business Decision Maker Dell Dell EMC EMC IT Manager mergers mergers Systems Administrator Thu, 11 Feb 2016 20:27:00 +0000 162371 at http://windowsitpro.com ITDC Listed in the Top DevOps Conferences for 2016 http://windowsitpro.com/itdc-listed-top-devops-conferences-2016 <div class="node-body link-body"><p>We’re putting a bigger focus on DevOps this year through our Cloud and Data Center and Development and DevOps tracks. We understand clearly how important this professional field is to those working as DevOps and how critical it is to businesses who want to be agile with their technology. DevOps is more than just a culture shift, it’s a full-on that process change that needs focus and community.</p> </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://windowsitpro.com/site-files/windowsitpro.com/files/devops.png?1455203440" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/itdc-listed-top-devops-conferences-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Industry IT/Dev Connections Thu, 11 Feb 2016 15:07:00 +0000 162351 at http://windowsitpro.com Ballmer on Microsoft: Nadella's done a very good job ... with a few, tiny caveats http://windowsitpro.com/industry/ballmer-microsoft-nadellas-done-very-good-job-few-tiny-caveats <div class="field-deck"> It's hard letting go, as Steve Ballmer's discovered </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Steve Ballmer has never been one to be quiet, and his time since stepping down as CEO of Microsoft has been no exception. Even though he now describes himself as an “outsider” at the company who sits down with his successor Satya Nadella a few times a year, he still has plenty of thoughts on how the company is doing — and where its head should be at.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/industry/ballmer-microsoft-nadellas-done-very-good-job-few-tiny-caveats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/industry/ballmer-microsoft-nadellas-done-very-good-job-few-tiny-caveats#comments Industry Business Decision Maker IT Manager Microsoft Microsoft Satya Nadella Satya Nadella Steve Ballmer Steve Ballmer Systems Administrator Windows 10 Windows 10 Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:40:00 +0000 162111 at http://windowsitpro.com Bringing Focus to User Experience http://windowsitpro.com/industry/bringing-focus-user-experience <div class="node-body article-body">As the enterprise technology environment is changing and entire organizations become more tech-savvy, there have been questions about the role of the IT team in the future. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/industry/bringing-focus-user-experience" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/industry/bringing-focus-user-experience#comments Industry Business Decision Maker IT IT IT Manager Management Management Network Administrator skills skills Wed, 20 Jan 2016 15:26:00 +0000 159141 at http://windowsitpro.com Looking ahead to 2016: IT Generalist versus IT Specialist http://windowsitpro.com/looking-ahead-2016-it-generalist-versus-it-specialist <div class="node-body link-body">While IT Specialists still exist today, the IT Generalist is making a strong comeback.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://windowsitpro.com/site-files/windowsitpro.com/files/lab.jpg?1450717702" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/looking-ahead-2016-it-generalist-versus-it-specialist" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Industry IT IT/Dev Connections Mon, 21 Dec 2015 17:06:00 +0000 157061 at http://windowsitpro.com Big? Bigger? Biggest? Dell creates Extreme Scale Infrastructure to better suit your needs http://windowsitpro.com/industry/big-bigger-biggest-dell-creates-extreme-scale-infrastructure-better-suit-your-needs <div class="field-deck"> New groups encompasses Data Center Solution (DCS) and Datacenter Scalable Solutions (DSS) units </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Whether you're the biggest in the world or just really, really big, Dell wants you to know that it is here to help. The company announced that it was reorganizing its Data Center Solution (DCS) and Datacenter Scalable Solutions (DSS) into one organization, Extreme Scale Infrastructure.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/industry/big-bigger-biggest-dell-creates-extreme-scale-infrastructure-better-suit-your-needs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/industry/big-bigger-biggest-dell-creates-extreme-scale-infrastructure-better-suit-your-needs#comments Industry Mon, 14 Dec 2015 16:15:00 +0000 156281 at http://windowsitpro.com <p>Artist&#39;s rendering of Hyperscale&nbsp;data center&nbsp;customer.&nbsp;Jewell Enterprises Inc.</p> Welcome to the Cloud/Mobile Era of IT http://windowsitpro.com/industry/welcome-cloudmobile-era-it <div class="node-body article-body">As technology becomes an every increasingly accessible and pervasive parts of our lives, the IT industry is left with the challenging task of helping manage it all securely and effectively.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/industry/welcome-cloudmobile-era-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/industry/welcome-cloudmobile-era-it#comments Industry Business Decision Maker Industry Industry IT Manager Management Management mobility mobility Wed, 02 Dec 2015 15:16:00 +0000 154801 at http://windowsitpro.com Not customer obsessed? You're fired! http://windowsitpro.com/industry/not-customer-obsessed-youre-fired <div class="field-byline"> Five2ndWindow </div> <div class="node-body article-body">It’s a brave new world where the customer experience lords over the company culture, where everyone from the CEO to employees to supply chain partners looks for ways to engage customers on their mobile devices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/industry/not-customer-obsessed-youre-fired" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/industry/not-customer-obsessed-youre-fired#comments Industry Business Decision Maker careers careers FiveSecondWindow FiveSecondWindow Marketing marketing Mon, 09 Nov 2015 17:14:00 +0000 154411 at http://windowsitpro.com Can BlackBerry's Android phone get anyone to listen? http://windowsitpro.com/industry/can-blackberrys-android-phone-get-anyone-listen <div class="node-body article-body">After years of deriding the competition, BlackBerry's newest phone runs Android with a number of security-conscious features. Will that make a dent in a crowded market?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/industry/can-blackberrys-android-phone-get-anyone-listen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/industry/can-blackberrys-android-phone-get-anyone-listen#comments Industry Android Android Blackberry Blackberry IT Manager mobility mobility security Security Tue, 03 Nov 2015 16:36:00 +0000 154071 at http://windowsitpro.com BlackBerry Blackberry Completes Acquisition of Good Technology http://windowsitpro.com/industry/blackberry-completes-acquisition-good-technology <div class="node-body article-body">Today marks the day Blackberry is ready to consume and integrate solutions acquired from Good Technology.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/industry/blackberry-completes-acquisition-good-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/industry/blackberry-completes-acquisition-good-technology#comments Industry Blackberry Blackberry Good Technology Good Technology Mon, 02 Nov 2015 13:41:00 +0000 153881 at http://windowsitpro.com