Contributor

Chris Nerney

Freelance Writer

Chris Nerney writes about technology, science and health care for a number of websites and enterprises. He has written extensively about mobile technology, cloud computing, big data and analytics, health care finance and IT, data centers and space technology. His work has appeared in Computerworld, CIO.com, Data-Informed, Revenue Cycle Insights, Network World and numerous other sites. Chris also writes technology white papers and is an experienced editor.

Articles by Chris Nerney

Data Center Commissioning Can Safeguard Against Potential Disaster

By Chris Nerney

Data center commissioning is a crucial step in ensuring the successful operation of your IT facility. Read More

By Chris Nerney
Freelance Writer

January 24, 2017

Data Center Technology Trends in 2016

By Chris Nerney

Data center technology continued to evolve in 2016 to accommodate disruptive technologies and meet the growing data management needs of enterprises. Read More

By Chris Nerney
Freelance Writer

December 5, 2016

Middleware Applications Keep Digital Enterprise IT Infrastructure Running

By Chris Nerney

Enterprise networks have become incredibly diverse, leading IT professionals to increasingly rely on middleware applications to connect different layers. Read More

By Chris Nerney
Freelance Writer

November 14, 2016

IT Budget Planning Is More Complicated Than It Used to Be

By Chris Nerney

When IT budget planning, CIOs must consider the technology and support needs of the entire enterprise — even if business units are buying their own tech. Read More

By Chris Nerney
Freelance Writer

November 2, 2016

The Digital Workplace: Key to Success in the Digital Economy

By Chris Nerney

Success in the digital economy requires enterprises to embrace what is becoming known as the digital workplace. Read More

By Chris Nerney
Freelance Writer

October 28, 2016

Mobile Event Apps Need the Right Backend Infrastructure to Be Effective

By Chris Nerney

Mobile event apps are powerful marketing tools for engaging a customer base, but they're only as good as the backend infrastructure on which they run. Read More

By Chris Nerney
Freelance Writer

October 7, 2016

Wearable Device Data Is Enterprise IT’s Emerging Management Challenge

By Chris Nerney

Enterprise IT professionals can't wait for specialized tools to manage wearable device data, but they can leverage existing EMM management platforms. Read More

By Chris Nerney
Freelance Writer

September 20, 2016

The Right Big Data Infrastructure Is Essential to Effective Analytics

By Chris Nerney

Data analytics can offer genuine business insights, but to fully leverage analytics, enterprises must have the right big data infrastructure in place. Read More

By Chris Nerney
Freelance Writer

September 6, 2016

Managing Accessible Devices: A Growing Challenge for Enterprise IT

By Chris Nerney

The BYOD revolution has flooded enterprises with accessible devices — smartphones, tablets and wearables — that must be managed and secured by IT. Read More

By Chris Nerney
Freelance Writer

July 22, 2016

IT Efficiency: The Key to Success in the Digital Economy

By Chris Nerney

Speed and agility are essential to competing successfully in today's digital, connected economy, making IT efficiency more important than ever. Read More

By Chris Nerney
Freelance Writer

July 6, 2016

Machine Learning, AI, Neural Networks and Cognitive Computing: A Primer for CIOs

By Chris Nerney

What are the similarities and differences between artificial intelligence, machine learning, deep neural networks and cognitive computing? Read More

By Chris Nerney
Freelance Writer

June 6, 2016

Cloud Spanning or Cloud Bursting: Which Is Right for You?

By Chris Nerney

Cloud bursting and cloud spanning were designed to ensure the smooth performance of heavy, cloud-based application workloads. Which is right for you? Read More

By Chris Nerney
Freelance Writer

May 17, 2016

Meeting IoT Data Demands With a Stratified Data Center

By Chris Nerney

Centralized data centers struggle to meet the demands generated by the Internet of Things. A stratified data center can ensure flexibility and scalability. Read More

By Chris Nerney
Freelance Writer

May 4, 2016

The NBA Relies on a High-Speed Network to Get Calls Right

By Chris Nerney

The NBA's Replay Center relies on a high-speed network to deliver video to and from arenas. Read More

By Chris Nerney
Freelance Writer

April 11, 2016

How to Accommodate the Deluge of Sensitive Data in Health Care

By Chris Nerney

Many hospitals lack the physical space or capital to build new data centers, but there are other storage options for the deluge of sensitive data. Read More

By Chris Nerney
Freelance Writer

March 16, 2016

How Managed Data Centers Ease the Data Management Challenge for Auto Manufacturers

By Chris Nerney

Managed data centers drive savings for automotive manufacturers struggling with data management challenges and costs. Read More

By Chris Nerney
Freelance Writer

February 18, 2016

Learn Why ‘Mobile Is Everything’ at Mobile World Congress 2016

By Chris Nerney

Cognitive computing enables enterprises to deliver a more personalized experience to mobile customers. Learn more at the Mobile World Congress with IBM. Read More

By Chris Nerney
Freelance Writer

February 12, 2016

Unmanned Aerial Systems Pose New Challenges for IT Infrastructure

By Chris Nerney

Drones, or unmanned aerial systems, pose unique challenges to enterprise IT infrastructures. Read More

By Chris Nerney
Freelance Writer

January 12, 2016

Server Virtualization Technology Predictions for 2016

By Chris Nerney

Here are some enterprise server virtualization technology predictions for the year ahead. Read More

By Chris Nerney
Freelance Writer

January 11, 2016

How IT Infrastructure Can Help Transform Retail Technology

By Chris Nerney

A new generation of retail technology offers consumers an enhanced in-store shopping experience — as long as IT has the proper infrastructure in place. Read More

By Chris Nerney
Freelance Writer

December 28, 2015

Virtualization Technology Predictions for 2015: Hits and Misses

By Chris Nerney

Which server virtualization technology predictions for 2015 were accurate and which didn't pan out as expected? Read More

By Chris Nerney
Freelance Writer

December 9, 2015

Cloud Migration: Choosing the Best Legacy Systems to Move

By Chris Nerney

Cloud migration of legacy systems requires careful consideration and planning by IT decision-makers. Read More

By Chris Nerney
Freelance Writer

November 25, 2015

Transform Your IT Infrastructure Into a Competitive Asset

By Chris Nerney

Integrating technologies such as mobile, cloud, analytics and social media into an IT infrastructure requires a business-oriented strategy. Read More

By Chris Nerney
Freelance Writer

November 24, 2015

A Mobile-First Strategy Is a Business-First Strategy

By Chris Nerney

Embracing a mobile-first strategy provides several key benefits for enterprises looking to foster employee productivity and compete in today's marketplace. Read More

By Chris Nerney
Freelance Writer

November 18, 2015

Down (or Is It Up?) on the Server Farm: The Reality Behind the Cloud

By Chris Nerney

To many people, the cloud is a vague mystery. But it's really just server farm and networking technology in a physical location. Read More

By Chris Nerney
Freelance Writer

October 29, 2015

Even After Cloud Migration, Storage Best Practices Matter

By Chris Nerney

Even after a cloud migration, enterprise IT plays an important role in ensuring the integrity and security of the stored enterprise data. Read More

By Chris Nerney
Freelance Writer

October 25, 2015