Cloud computing, mobile applications, and big data coalesced in 2012 and will shape IT in 2013 and beyond.
We examine the three characteristics any cloud infrastructure should have.
A well-architected modern messaging infrastructure will give your enterprise the agility to adapt quickly to changing application requirements without the constraints of cloud providers.
We examine the risks, challenges, and benefits of the cloud and where the technology is headed.
Moving from private to public or hybrid clouds can be risky. These best practices can help you avoid common traps.
The cloud offers enterprises several economic advantages, but downtime can seriously affect your bottom line. We examine how to prepare for -- and work around -- such service interruptions.
What you need to know about Hadoop benefits, scalability, and best practices.
In the second part of our two-part series, we examine the value of policy-based optimization in private clouds.
Data is flowing as never before to the cloud, increasing enterprise data risks. We examine the security issues and best practices for keeping your data safe in the cloud.
These three tips can help you avoid surprises when you move to the cloud.
In the first of a two-part series, we examine the importance of usage accounting in private-cloud implementations.
How a team of five university students developed a cross-platform, mobile, real-time app for managing presentations with no mobile development training.
The public cloud is still the Wild, Wild West, but shunning the cloud until things become a bit more stable and predictable may not be the smart play.
Strong demand for its ClearPath mainframe platform helped boost Unisys' profits in Q2.
Leverage these four patterns of success to make your cloud computing project a winner.
Cloud readiness is more than market position and organization size. It is profoundly linked to your level of platform standardization.
If you store, process, or transmit card account data, youmust comply with the PCI data security standard. We explore the basics, including why DevOps teams needs to be compliant.
The cloud isn't right for every application. We explain the benefits of moving to the cloud, how to get "cloud ready," and what applications should remain within your data center.
Data centers growth has IT looking for alternatives. Is moving our processing and storage chores to the cloud a solution, or does it just shift the problem somewhere else?
What should a CIO consider when moving to Paas? What criteria should the CIO use, and what misconceptions about the cloud must be overcome?