Stories by Mark Everett Hall

Apple's Lion Is a Resource and Security Nightmare

The Mac is back in the enterprise. Last year sales of Apple's flagship computer to business jumped substantially, growing 44 percent compared in Q3 with a paltry 5.3 percent increase for Windows machines, according to Needham & Co. Yet, its current operating system, known as Lion, is a disaster from a CIO's perspective.

Private clouds gaining traction among CIOs

Private clouds — where companies use their own infrastructure and provision virtualised services to end users via automated tools — are gaining traction among IT leaders who want to deliver advanced services at lower cost.