Profile of Charles BabcockEditor at Large, Cloud
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Charles Babcock is an editor-at-large for InformationWeek and author of Management Strategies for the Cloud Revolution, a McGraw-Hill book. He is the former editor-in-chief of Digital News, former software editor of Computerworld and former technology editor of Interactive Week. He is a graduate of Syracuse University where he obtained a bachelor's degree in journalism. He joined the publication in 2003.
Articles by Charles Babcock
posted in May 2017
Shutterstock grew so fast it needed to convert applications and move them into the Amazon cloud quickly; API-based development followed.
It's practical, not theoretical. Developers who rely on cloud resources will be among those producing the software 'eating the world.'
Cloud Security Alliance sees danger, issues guidelines for how we'll need to secure the connected vehicle environment in the future.
A group of major backers has formed the Project19 Foundation to support standardized gear and networking across cloud data centers.
In its 19th annual survey, Harvey Nash/KPMG found CIOs preoccupied with making companies more digital, and expected to fill more strategic role.
Lines of business want services fast; IT will need an investment budget that allows it to try to achieve desired solutions and sometimes fail.
Three-and-a-half years ago, Cisco launched DevNet to prepare developers for the programmable network, accessed through APIs. A Cisco exec provided an update in an Interop ITX keynote.
CTO of MTM Technologies Bill Kleyman says your future customers will reach you over the Internet of Things.
Nemertes analyst says research shows lower cost for cloud for some types of workloads; results are less clear for predictable, steady-state apps.
GE spent several years trying to effect its own digital transformation; now it's issued a playbook on how it's done.
A new Magic Quadrant looks at platforms for the high-productivity building of applications, including mobile apps; Salesforce scores.
At Interop May 18, Cornelia Davis will describe the elements of cloud-native software, the type that's designed to be change-tolerant.
In the midst of a rush to the cloud, Oracle CEO Mark Hurd told Fortune 'real estate' is not much of a factor. He may learn otherwise.
At Interop, Mark Tonsetic of CEB will discuss how your view of the digital future should start guiding IT investments.
Interop speaker Bill Kleyman sees security as one component of the Internet of Things, which all companies are going to have to embrace.
In its annual survey, the Uptime Institute finds enterprise cloud usage flat, even while the server footprint shrinks.
State of IT in 2017 shows stresses of expectations of the 'customer era,' need for advanced skills sets on beleaguered staffs.
In the third quarter of 2016, IBM bid for a larger share of the enterprise market in the cloud by dropping storage prices; AWS, other bigs followed.