Data Management


DNS Flaws Need Patching

Thanks to this month's DNS vulnerabilities, a lot of patching will be taking the time of DNS administrators. In fact, it might even seem like 2002 all over again.

Microsoft Adopts SaaS-y Licensing Models

Microsoft seems serious about SaaS. If so, SaaS -- often seen as a disruptive technology -- might ultimately become a major disruptive market force.

HP Announces a Data-Center-in-a-Box Offering of Its Own

HP's POD is innovative and visionary, analysts say. In a world chock full of both innovation and vision, that's saying something.

Compliance, New Threats Drive Security Spending

Enterprise security is an expensive proposition – one that's likely to get even more expensive as organizations take steps to protect themselves.

A Sanity Check on De-Duplication (Part 2 of 3)

We discuss the types of de-duplication and what meaningful criteria should be used to evaluate competing approaches and products

HP Touts NonStop Perfection

If you're in the market for a non-mainframe mainframe replacement, HP might have just what you need….

Analysis: A Closer Look at IBM's Green Software Push

If Green Software is to have an impact, the software industry as a whole needs to get onboard



Enterprise OS Segment Braces for Upheaval

The enterprise OS-scape could experience disruptive shocks during the next five years

CA Enhances, Expands Mainframe Management Suite

CA touts a visual spin -- in a 3270 interface -- on ESCON and FICON management.

HP Touts Blades Ready for Web 2.0 and Cloud Computing

Putting the cart before the horse: does cloud computing sell, and -- if so -- who's buying?

Survey Says Insider Theft Tops CIO's Worry List

Why the threat of theft-from-within is keeping enterprise CIOs up at night

Mainframe Reseller Market Consolidates

A prominent mainframe reseller gets absorbed by one of its competitors. What does the acquisition mean for its customers?

Federal Agencies Lag in Security Preparedness

When it comes to ensuring compliance with information security rules or best practices, a substantial minority of federal agencies still aren’t making the cut

SOA: It's the People, Process, and Orientation

Disputes between rival IT factions can stop an SOA project dead in its tracks

Analysis: IBM's POWERful New System

The data center impact of the new POWER 575 systems that IBM announced last month could be nothing short of radical

Security's Future: Letting the Good Guys In

It may not be long before businesses differentiate themselves on the basis of security

Quarterly Results Cast Shadow over Sun

Despite Sun’s poor economic showing recently, the atmosphere at last week’s JavaOne conference was surprisingly festive

What’s Really Driving Application Modernization?

IT shops don't always embrace application modernization as a means to ratchet up efficiencies. They're mostly looking to cut costs.

IBM's iDataPlex: Making Web 2.0 Safe for the Data Center

IBM touts its new iDataPlex Web 2.0 servers as nothing less than game-changing

Automation's the Name of the Game

Automation makes all the difference in a data center, which is why BMC, CA, HP, and IBM are spending heavily to get in on the action.