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IT Risks [Guest editors' introduction]
Found in: IT Professional
By Linda Wilbanks,Rick Kuhn,Wes Chou
Issue Date:January 2014
pp. 20-21
Most IT professionals would agree that IT is good at identifying and managing risks--but is this really the case? Or has risk management become simply buzz word for us? This issue of IT Pro highlights some risk areas often overlooked. As IT professionals, ...
The New Mobile Computing Landscape
Found in: IT Professional
By Irena Bojanova,J. Morris Chang,Wes Chou,San Murugesan
Issue Date:September 2012
pp. 9-11
The mobile computing revolution has been phenomenal, and its growth continues unabated. Advances in mobile computing and wireless communications, widespread adoption of mobile devices, and the availability of a vast array of low-cost applications that run ...
Mobile Computing in the Context of Calm Technology
Found in: IT Professional
By Jinan Fiaidhi, Wes Chou, Joseph Williams
Issue Date:May 2010
pp. 14-17
<p>Today, mobile technology is carrying us through an era of widespread ubiquitous computing toward a new relationship with calm technology. This technology is characterized by embedding most of the computation in the periphery, letting users decide ...
Guest Editors' Introduction: Data Center Design
Found in: IT Professional
By Wes Chou, J. Morris Chang, Ken Christensen
Issue Date:July 2009
pp. 10-11
The ability of a good data center design to provide security, scalability, and maintainability to an IT operation makes it the cornerstone of a successful enterprise. This introduction to IT Pro's theme issue on data center design explains the basics behin...
Optimizing the WAN between Branch Offices and the Data Center
Found in: IT Professional
By Wes Chou
Issue Date:July 2009
pp. 24-27
WAN optimization/acceleration devices can minimize the number of transactions across a WAN and enhance the end-user experience at the branch.
Is IT for Geeks Only?
Found in: IT Professional
By Wes Chou
Issue Date:May 2009
pp. 4-5
For the IT profession to truly excel and flourish, IT professionals must understand how to present information in both technical and nontechnical terms. Editorial board member Wes Chou describes how to move beyond