Patrick ThibodeauSenior Editor, Computerworld

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Patrick Thibodeau covers cloud computing and enterprise applications, outsourcing, government IT policies, data centers and IT workforce issues for Computerworld.

What Is Cloud.com Worth?

Citrix Systems this week bought Cloud.com, a 70 employee start-up that makes cloud infrastructure software.

Fears Rise in IT Circles Over New Economic Downturn

The IT sector has done reasonably well coming out the recession. More IT budgets this year were up than down and hiring is rising.

How eBay's Data Center Benefited From Solar

eBay's Global Data Center Services manager explains how the online auction company installed a 100 KW solar array on its data center in Denver.

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Big Business in Big Push for Cloud Standards

The rise of cloud computing has led to a major push from many IT leaders for cloud standards around such things as security and data portability.

Los Alamos Shuts Down Supercomputers as Fire Advances

The Los Alamos National Lab has shut down two of its largest supercomputers, as wildfires continue to burn near this sprawling New Mexico facility.

In a Shift, Firms Say U.S. Will Lead IT Growth

IT hardware and software companies expect to see most of their revenue coming this year from the U.S. market.