Enterprise


Windows Server 2012 Delivers Data Virtualization in Delightful Ways

From Live Migration to server core switching, we examine the key virtualization features of Windows Server 2012.

Q&A: User Authentication Challenges, Best Practices, and the Future

Usernames and passwords are no longer enough to secure your data. We explore the benefits and costs of more advanced end-user authentication.

Q&A: How Data Virtualization Can Rein in Disruptive Technologies

Composite Software executive Robert Eve discusses major trends disrupting information management and business intelligence and how enterprises can respond effectively.

Clearing Up Big Data/Hadoop Confusion

Data management vendors are anxious to put their own spins on big data.

Q&A: Using Process Automation to Improve the Digital User Experience

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.

Q&A: Greener Data Centers

Faced with rising energy costs, IT is looking for greener alternatives. Could Iceland play a leading role?



How Load-Adaptive Computing Optimizes Energy Use to Improve Your Bottom Line

"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.

Q&A: I/O Virtualization and Best Practices

We examine the benefits of I/O virtualization and offer best practices to achieve high-performance I/O.

Hadoop, The Cloud, and Big Data

What you need to know about Hadoop benefits, scalability, and best practices.

Automate Your Business Processes for a Smarter, Faster, More Agile Enterprise

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.

Best Practices for Implementing a Private Cloud (Part 2 of 2)

In the second part of our two-part series, we examine the value of policy-based optimization in private clouds.

Q&A: Securing Data in the Cloud

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.

7 Steps for Application Recovery

Seven actions every CIO should take in the event of a major service outage.

3 Ways to Ensure Good Performance for Cloud-Based Systems

These three tips can help you avoid surprises when you move to the cloud.

Best Practices for Implementing a Private Cloud (Part 1 of 2)

In the first of a two-part series, we examine the importance of usage accounting in private-cloud implementations.

How to Create a Sustainable Standard Desktop Environment

Foresight and planning for a standard desktop environment can help you avoid the hassle of future issues.

How Data Maps Can Control eDiscovery Costs While Recouping Storage Capacity

How data maps can help you manage your storage environment efficiently and effectively.

Q&A: Developing Mobile Apps at Drexel University

How a team of five university students developed a cross-platform, mobile, real-time app for managing presentations with no mobile development training.

Healthy Fear of the Cloud is Good, But Absolute Terror is Shortsighted

The public cloud is still the Wild, Wild West, but shunning the cloud until things become a bit more stable and predictable may not be the smart play.