Computer Weekly – 19 June 2012: How to succeed at desktop virtualisation
In this week’s Computer Weekly, our latest Buyer's Guide examines the tools, technologies and best practices for success in desktop virtualisation. We ask if a six-year-old hardware technology – Trusted Platform Module - could be a key to tackling IT security threats. We look at how universities are dealing with their IT challenges as they await the first intake of students at new higher tuition fees. Deloitte's CIO talks about how the global advisory firm is introducing a bring your own device (BYOD) scheme. And we look at new environmental guidelines that will help companies understand the carbon footprint of their IT. Read the issue now.
Buyer's Guide to desktop virtualisation – part one: How to exploit thin-client computing
Thin-client computing – or more accurately, server-based computing – has been around for years. We look at how the technology can help cut costs and improve flexible working while maintaining security, as part of a desktop virtualisation strategy.
Could 2012 be the year TPM security technology reaches critical mass?
Since 2006, many new computing devices have been sold with a built-in trusted platform module (TPM) chip, but enterprises have yet to embrace the technology in their information security strategies.
Fujitsu UK CEO steers private sector course in bid to cut public exposure
Duncan Tait took the helm at Fujitsu at the height of the credit crunch and all the upheaval it triggered, but revenues and orders are on the rise again.
Case study: Greenwich University centralises IT development onto single platform
A web portal implemented by Greenwich University has enabled it to centralise administrative processes and teaching resources, allowing staff and students to access services with a single log-in.
Dealing with the practicalities of the consumerisation scheme at Deloitte
Deloitte CIO Matt Peers is embracing the benefits of a bring your own device project but says there are limits to what you can do.
Opinion: Bed down for Byte Night
The annual IT industry charity sleep-out to raise funds to help homeless children takes place this year on 5 October. Byte Night founder Ken Deeks writes about how you can help.
The CIO role through the lens of MIT: Agile rebel or company dishwasher?
A conference at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology highlighted the changing role of the CIO.
Cutting emissions in the big picture
New guidelines on carbon footprinting in IT were published earlier this year which, if widely adopted, could lay bare the extent of emissions beyond the boundaries of a company’s own premises.
This week's digital edition is sponsored by BCS Institute, Computer Aid, Intel, RES Software, Skillsoft and Terrapin.