August 18, 2009
One of the problems with distributed systems (which was not much of an issue when a company had one mainframe or midrange box a few decades ago) is keeping track of who uses what IT resources so the cost of that processing can be pinned on the users and not the company in general. With the advent of virtualization on servers, and virtual machines flitting around like swallows on the networks thanks to live migration, matching up IT usage and cost has gotten that much more complex.
August 01, 2009
Washington Mutual's failure last September marked a precipitous moment of this recession. But for JPMorgan Chase, it was an opportunity. And for Guy Chiarello, JPMorgan Chase's CIO, it was the right time to invest in the company's IT infrastructure, including millions of dollars in new mainframe computers.
July 05, 2009
Marc Andreessen, the prominent founder of Netscape Communications, and his longtime business partner, Ben Horowitz, are teaming up again — this time to spearhead a new $300 million venture fund, called Andreessen-Horowitz, that will invest in companies of all shapes and sizes.
May 05, 2008
Yuval Scarlat, Forver SVP of Mercury Interactive, Joins Board of Directors and Key Advisors Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz to Help Maximize Initial Customer Traction and Guide Company Through Its Next Stage of Growth