Robert L. Scheier

Robert L. Scheier is a veteran IT journalist based in Swampscott, Mass. Disclosure: He also writes for Hewlett-Packad's marketing website TechBeacon.

5 ways to cut your storage footprint

Trimming your data footprint not only cuts costs but also eases the strain on networks and backup windows

How to get tough with your tech vendors

InfoWorld's guide to driving a hard, smart IT bargain in a tough economy

Can Google really hack it in business?

InfoWorld compares Google Apps' promises with the reality of what it delivers

Busting the nine myths of cloud computing

Vendor hype and IT self-delusion can quickly lead to disappointment. If you're considering a cloud strategy, don't get fooled by these false premises

What to do if your cloud provider disappears

Follow these four steps to minimize the damage if your cloud service goes belly-up or can't deliver

Can IT manage the cloud? These CTOs can

There are plenty of ways to adopt the cloud and not lose control of your datacenter

Your data's less safe today than two years ago

Gartner: Situation with identity thieves will only get worse before it gets better

Dumpster-diving for e-data

Discarded flash drives, laptops, and PCs could be leaking critical information to a competitor

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