IT News - Server

The University of California at San Diego has adopted a cloud-first strategy that involves retiring three mainframes

Paul Gillin writes in siliconAngle, "I long ago realized that the CIO should be more of a supply chain leader than someone who keeps track of hardware specs," said Vince Kellen, UCSD's chief information officer. "For most of our business problems, hardware doesn't matter."

"A growing number of information technology managers feels the same way. For more than 60 years, both the potential and limitations of computing have been defined by processors, memory, storage and other components fashioned from metal and silicon..."

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