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.
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.
Cloud storage is taking off, but when it comes to online backups, IT still has concerns.
Just because you can't name the last IBM i-specific security issue doesn't mean your IBM i platform is secure.
Networks are getting faster and more complex. How can IT network administrators keep up?
We examine the rise of enterprise collaboration and what characteristics you should expect in a collaborative workflow platform.
A recent breach in Utah once again raises the need for IT to implement IT risk and security management on servers. What's holding IT back?
Follow these steps and you'll better understand the current state of your enterprise archive.
As your data center embraces private clouds and advanced virtualization, do not overlook the threat of wasted resources these initiatives can introduce. These four steps can help you avoid depleting resources.
Three steps every product manager can take right now to overcome roadblocks to user-friendly software design.
Just as small data has always driven the profitability of disk drive manufacturers (capacity improvements have always resulted in increased sales), it will also drive the development of next-generation data management solutions.
Can a law firm make a smooth transition to a storage cloud while meeting security and resource requirements?
We examine how application performance management (APM) has changed, discuss effective APM approaches, and recommend IT investments and training to help you deal with increasingly complex applications and environments.
Five hot technologies are having a big influence on how you manage storage. The executive director of Dell's storage strategy explains why each one is worth your attention.
If remote support solutions can relieve IT of some of its help-desk burden, why isn't it used more often or to better advantage?
IT has started to embrace the cloud, and users are ceding control and administration of those apps to them. These six best practices will maximize the safety, control, and effectiveness of SaaS deployments.
How do you pick the best deduplication strategy? We explain how to avoid the five costliest problems you can make when choosing deduplication technology for big data environments.
Given the success IBM has had with its RISC-Unix business, PowerLinux doesn't seem like a bad idea, but will its success come at the expense of AIX?
Sure, the cloud can speed application delivery and help you minimize capital investments, but there are several indirect benefits you may not be aware of.
A majority of companies are standardizing on open source for their application development efforts, though they might not be effectively monitoring their use of open source.