The full benefits of virtualization technologies can only be realized by integrating predictive analytics into IT operations so managers can gain greater control over capacity, efficiency, and risk.
As IT became more business-critical, it had to deal with skills shortages. What's ahead in 2013?
Storage is still about finding the right balance of performance, capacity, and usage
Scalability is a must-have for 2013 as data growth fueled by Cloud, Big Data push backup technology to the breaking point.
Say goodbye to cloudwashing as businesses focus on processes and demand results in 2013.
Budget uncertainty and constraints will have a big impact on government IT in 2013.
You can survive support tasks with some careful planning. These tips can help.
If there were so many server platform updates in 2012, why are I/Os still held back?
We explore the best practices that address the special needs of educational institutions.
How BPM suites have evolved and how you can take control of BPM initiatives and apply them to your mission-critical projects.
Governance, risk, and compliance programs, and the technologies that support them, can move a company forward and sometimes even save the day.
Ill-conceived cloud strategies are bringing companies to their knees, and mobile app upstarts are overthrowing the rules of the game for IT. Are you ready to go beyond the hype and get ROI from cloud, mobility, and Web apps?
Mobility, big data, and cloud computing dominated IT’s concerns in 2012. What must IT do to take advantage of their benefits in 2013?
With the right preparation and an effective IT efficiency solution, companies can approach an OS migration project with confidence. These pointers will help get you on the right track.
Data center personnel desperately need a more granular view into the data center that encompasses all aspects of performance.
During 2012, data centers became more virtualized in a migration to cloud-based architectures, and power consumption became a key consideration for IT departments. In 2013, these trends will accelerate, further elevating the importance of power for IT.
Security is more than just determining which users have access to applications and data. Compliance also isn't enough. What's needed is a risk-based approach to security -- a pro-active, prevention-oriented line of attack to keep your enterprise safe.
The top trends security administrators dealt with in 2012 and what's ahead in 2013.
More than half of all programmers moonlight -- as hobbyists, as contributors to open source projects, or, thanks to marketplaces like the AppStore, for fun and profit.
Although the zEnterprise EC12 probably won't match the record-breaking performance of its predecessor, it should provide a big boost to Big Blue's bottom line.