Everything in computing and communication now thoroughly depends on the network--by definition, making it the most likely single point of failure.
Technology trade groups American Electronics Association and Information Technology Association of America hope that together, they'll become a stronger industry advocacy voice.
When storage vendors sell to public cloud providers, do they wind-up competing with themselves?
Together they will enhance efforts to shape security policy in Washington, D.C., says Symantec CEO John Thompson.
Discussions of cloud computing often break down to complaints the term "doesn't mean anything," or to a bits-and-bytes acronym soup. But the fact is getting to flexible, variable, elastic IT is a big deal.
We're not as subject to flights of fancy and style whims as Larry Ellison and others may think. Beyond hype, there is a will to progress--and remain practical.
Harris Miller, the president of the Information Technology Association of America, tells CNET News.com Executive Editor Charles Cooper how American business should react to the heated campaign debate over sending U.S. jobs abroad.