Laurianne McLaughlinCIO

FBI Nabs D.C. CTO Staffers in Bribery Investigation

Arrests take place after raid on office of Washington, D.C., CTO -- a position recently held by Vivek Kundra, President Obama's choice for federal CIO.

Cloud Computing: Tools Give IT Direct Access

Cloud computing could hardly have more buzz right now, but few management tools exist to let IT examine how applications are behaving in a cloud service like Amazon's. That's where innovators such as Hyperic are rushing in: It's announcing a new management tool for Amazon EC2 today.

Seven Tips for Managing a Multiple-Vendor Virtualization Environment

With Microsoft Hyper-V's arrival, more IT departments will be using and testing a combination of VMware, Citrix and Microsoft virtualization technologies. Do you know how to avoid the risks that come with a multiple-vendor virtualization environment? Consider this advice.