Enterprise


Risk Management Trends: 2011 and 2012

Risk is not an exact science, but there are specific trends that should impact decision makers in the year to come.

A 3-Step Plan for Social Media Data Integration

Social media is a rich source of data. These three steps will help you make the most of it in your environment.

Mobile Device Management in 2012: More Challenges, More Opportunities

Mobile devices will be a way of life for your enterprise users. What changes in mobile IT can you expect and prepare for this year?

Three Trends Driving Data Security Strategies in 2012

In 2012, businesses must align data security with customer value.

Q&A: Solving VM Management Challenges

IT has used a mish mash of tools to manage VM. It's time to find something better.

The State of Java/JVM in 2012

Is Java dead? What's ahead for programming languages running on the Java Virtual Machines such as Scala, JRuby, and Clojure? We take a closer look.

Data Center Priority for 2012: Power

During 2011, data centers became more virtualized in a migration to cloud-based architectures, which began to reveal previously-hidden problems with power. In 2012 this trend will continue and even accelerate, further elevating the importance of power for IT.



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?

The Enterprise IT Year That Was

From Windows on the mainframe (almost) to Big Iron and tablet growth, plus leadership changes at major tech companies and the passing of a trio of tech titans, it was an interesting year for IT professionals.

Storage Year in Review and a Preview of 2012

From islands of storage to the consumerization of storage, IT storage administrators had their hands full this year. What challenges will they face in 2012?

The (Ugly) Year in Security

For security administrators, RSA's disclosure of a hack was just one of many serious breaches that occurred in a very bad year.

Trends in Practical Cloud Computing for 2012

As we close out 2011, infrastructure is no longer the bottleneck for IT. Applications are. How will cloud change -- and change IT -- in the year ahead?

Storage Progress in 2011 and 3 Predictions for 2012

This year IT had figured out what storage works best in what infrastructure. Thankfully, 2012 will be the year that innovation soars within the industry.

Cloud Computing: We’ve Only Just Begun

In 2011, enterprises acknowledged that cloud is in their future. What will 2012 bring to help companies feel more secure in adopting the cloud platform?

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.

The Year Past, The Year Ahead in Virtualization

The virtualization momentum of 2011 will lead to some interesting trends in 2012, involving pricing, heterogeneity, and a company’s right to choose.

Systems Management Frustrations in 2011 Will Lead to 2012 Improvements

IT is demanding that the tools it uses provide higher levels of automation. What automation will we see in 2012?

The Year Past, The Year Ahead in the Cloud

Key events in cloud computing this year, and three predictions for its growth in 2012.

Cloud Computing in the Real World: Choosing the Right Cloud Model

Our pros and cons list will help you sort out the issues relevant to your situation and select the right cloud model -- public, private, or hybrid -- for your environment.

Q&A: Best Practices for z/OS Security

Mainframes are typically more secure than most other platforms, but that doesn't mean IT can ignore them.