Enterprise


Q&A: How to Improve Cloud Management

IT administrators have traditionally been managing cloud technology with highly customized, manual scripts. Automation and integration are key to overcoming the inefficiencies of this approach. We explain what you need to know to about avoiding common mistakes in moving to automated, integrated management.

Careers: What IT Skills are in Greatest Demand

What's it take to get hired in IT these days? Skills, for starters.

Complex Attacks Bypassing Enterprise Safeguards

Enterprises are increasingly being targeted by complex attacks designed to bypass existing safeguards.

Debunking 6 Myths about SSL VPN Security

Think VPN makes for secure data access and transfer? Think again.

Q&A: Can Developers and Admins Co-exist and Improve the Enterprise?

Can the gulf between development and operations be bridged?

The Elephant in the Clouds

Moving to the clouds doesn’t mean resources must be let go.

Over- or Under-size Your Backup Appliance on Purpose

When you're shopping for backup appliances, keep these four scalability parameters in mind.



Data Center Emergency Communications Key to Disaster Survival

The 4 Ps for staying informed when disaster strikes.

Windows on Mainframes Due December 16

Windows on the Big Blue's hardware is almost here.

Q&A: Monitoring the End-User Experience in VDI Environments

IT needs to supply the best customer experience while maintaining service-level agreements. We explain how VDI makes monitoring the end-user experience tougher and the best practices that will help you overcome these challenges.

E-mail Migration: Plans, Risks, Strategies Revealed in Report

Exchange 2010 is clearly the favorite solution for e-mail migrations, but the risks are clear. Even so, many enterprises aren't planning to conduct basic preventive measures such as data backup.

Why the Cloud Needs No Backup

With the cloud, it's backup without the actual backup.

Q&A: What You Need to Know About Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

What you need to know about moving to virtual desktops.

Social Media: A Hacker's Secret Weapon for Accessing Your Network

Deep content inspection-based security solutions let your organization take advantage of social media's benefits as it safeguards policies and compliance.

Trust in the Cloud is All About Transparency

Network-based application performance management may be just what service providers need to make the cloud ready for your mission-critical applications.

Cloud Computing in the Real World: 10 Steps to an Enterprise Cloud Strategy that Works the First Time

What can you do to ensure that your cloud computing plan is ready to go and will get the job done? These 10 steps will help.

IBM Platform Decisions HPC

With its recent acquisition of Platform Computing, IBM is betting on emerging demand for high-performance computing solutions.

Microsoft Report Dishes on Malware Prophylaxis, Zero Day Hysteria

Why do zero-day attacks -- which account for a vanishingly small percentage of all exploit activity -- generate a disproportionate percentage of security headlines.

Cisco and Citrix Join Forces for Desktop Virtualization

A new push by partners Cisco and Citrix might encourage IT organizations to take a serious look at desktop virtualization.

Security: IT Shops Unprepared to Police Social Media in the Enterprise

Few IT organizations are prepared to manage the use of social media in the enterprise. This is particularly true from a security perspective.