Don't let the deluge of financial offers blind you to the best vendor for your needs. These five tips will help you make the right choice.
The cloud offers enterprises several economic advantages, but downtime can seriously affect your bottom line. We examine how to prepare for -- and work around -- such service interruptions.
Moving from private to public or hybrid clouds can be risky. These best practices can help you avoid common traps.
Following these five rules will help your organization get your security keys under control.
Shops with large mainframe investments tend to double down on Big Iron; small shops, on the other hand, are trying to wean off of them. Call it a case of expansion versus austerity.
From Live Migration to server core switching, we examine the key virtualization features of Windows Server 2012.
Usernames and passwords are no longer enough to secure your data. We explore the benefits and costs of more advanced end-user authentication.
Composite Software executive Robert Eve discusses major trends disrupting information management and business intelligence and how enterprises can respond effectively.
Data management vendors are anxious to put their own spins on big data.
IT process automation can be a key advantage for IT teams looking to improve the digital customer experience. Teams are tapping the power of this technology to make workflows faster, better, and more reliable.
Faced with rising energy costs, IT is looking for greener alternatives. Could Iceland play a leading role?
"Turn off computers at night" is a simplistic solution to saving energy. For a more efficient approach to lowering your energy costs, consider the benefits of load-adaptive computing technology.
We examine the benefits of I/O virtualization and offer best practices to achieve high-performance I/O.
What you need to know about Hadoop benefits, scalability, and best practices.
Automation can provide solid returns on your investment quickly. The key is to consider your business processes (and the IT processes that support them) as part of the same ecosystem.
In the second part of our two-part series, we examine the value of policy-based optimization in private clouds.
Data is flowing as never before to the cloud, increasing enterprise data risks. We examine the security issues and best practices for keeping your data safe in the cloud.
Seven actions every CIO should take in the event of a major service outage.
These three tips can help you avoid surprises when you move to the cloud.