For most organizations, choosing between Big Blue's two hybrid computing visions is simple, but what about shops that need both? That's where it gets tricky.
What should a CIO consider when moving to Paas? What criteria should the CIO use, and what misconceptions about the cloud must be overcome?
Traditional deep packet inspection may no longer be able to protect your environment. We look at a new approach -- deep content inspection.
As the buzz over big data grows, what's changed in the last year? How has machine-generated data changed the way IT tackles big data?
These steps will help you begin building and executing a defensible deletion strategy.
Thanks to the ubiquity of firewalls, security administrators have no shortage of options and solutions. We examine the state of firewall management in today's data center.
Outsourcing activity grew by 7.8 percent last year, with Indian-based providers and cloud-based services reaping most of the benefit.
Load balancers play a vital role in any organization where productivity must remain high. Here are five reasons you need to put a load balancer to work in your environment.
No single technology can enable a fully secure network. The three-layer model we present can guide your organization in making key improvements to your network security.
Nothing can stop the deluge of data, so IT must be savvy and implement solutions that target critical business processes and have the technology to successfully parse and engage with meaningful data sets to stay competitive.
Big data and cloud computing are two top-of-mind technologies. What benefits can IT enjoy by bringing them together?
If IT's too costly, that's because it's too labor-intensive. IBM positions PureSystems as a focused effort to cut -- if not slash -- these labor costs.
Intelligent desktop virtualization can complement or upgrade your VDI implementation to save you money and aggravation, and it doesn't require a rip-and-replace project.
Every IT pro knows the benefits of automation. The question is: where should IT start, and where is autonomics headed?
Most shops don't yet sanction bring-your-own-device, but it's likely they will in the long term.
As critical unstructured data grows exponentially amid a variety of data privacy laws, organizations are turning to data governance automation.
Automation isn't just for making IT more efficient; it can also streamline processes and improve productivity for your users. We explore the benefits of tackling financial systems first.
The push to cloud computing is coming from the boardroom. We explore how CIOs can be prepared for their next grilling before the board of directors.
Demand for mainframes dropped off late last year -- and was down in the first three months of 2012, too. Is it time for Big Iron boosters to start worrying? No -- it's all good.
Cloud storage is taking off, but when it comes to online backups, IT still has concerns.