Data Management


Top 3 Trends in IT and Big Data: A Look Back, The Year Ahead

Cloud computing, mobile applications, and big data coalesced in 2012 and will shape IT in 2013 and beyond.

IBM Goes Big on Big Data at IOD

Not surprisingly, big-data-a-la-Big-Blue has a distinctly dollars-and-cents flavor to it.

Best Practices in System Copy: Automate in the Cloud

Cut the cost and improve the accuracy of SAP system copy chores.

Hadoop, The Cloud, and Big Data

What you need to know about Hadoop benefits, scalability, and best practices.

Q&A: Integrating SharePoint with Social Content

Social content is rich with information, but integrating it with other enterprise data can leave it isolated and unused. We explore how to wisely integrate the two.

Why All Data is Not Created Equal

Although relational databases will continue to be used for high-speed online transaction processing, conventional relational databases have clearly exhausted their usefulness for business analytics. What’s ahead for database technology?

A Look Back, The Road Ahead for IT

Tight budgets led to look closely at the cloud and encryption solutions. What will grab IT’s attention in 2012?



Disaster Recovery Driven By Tight Budgets, New Technology

Disaster recovery is a growing part of IT's budget, but IT still needs quicker, more efficient, and more affordable backup and recovery solutions into one seamless process.

A New Option for Getting Data In and Out of Mainframes

IBM and Oracle aren't the only games in town when it comes to getting data into -- and out of -- mainframe environments.

Q&A: How to Successfully Migrate Legacy Data

Updating applications with current technology means IT must make sure no data is left behind.

Q&A: Best Practices for Working with Unstructured Data

What is unstructured data and how should IT search on and store it?

AutoVirt v3.5 Migrates Files without Disrupting Users

Users can execute fast, accurate file data migrations seamlessly

3 Headline-Grabbing Trends Will Still Dominate 2011

Big data, virtualization, and IT vendor consolidation made headlines this year, but where are these trends headed in 2011?

Backup/Recovery Best Practices for Virtualized Environments

Virtualization’s great promise may be compromised if virtual machines can't be easily recovered.

Putting the "E" in ECM

Top four questions to ask when selecting an enterprise content management solution

Data Management at a Crossroads

The database industry is at a crossroads, but few agree on where things are headed.

The Employee Factor of Continuity Planning: Four Reasons It Matters to IT Executives

Four reasons IT executives charged with business continuity planning, risk management, and disaster recovery must consider their employees and operations heavily in their plans.

Five Ways to Streamline Your Data Classification Project

This approach can help you achieve data classification results dramatically faster than conventional methods.

Enterprises on Thin Ice with DNS

A simple and affordable change you can make today can mitigate the risks of the DNS layer.

IT Shops Shifting Focus to Desktop Backup and Recovery

Harried by legal, regulatory, or competitive concerns, organizations are increasingly paying much more attention to their desktop backup strategies.