Enterprise


Q&A: Why Big Data Security in the Cloud is No Small Matter

Big data and cloud computing are two top-of-mind technologies. What benefits can IT enjoy by bringing them together?

IBM Expands Its PureSystems Pitch

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.

Using IDV and VDI to Cut Computing 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.

Moving Beyond Basic Automation: The Autonomic Revolution

Every IT pro knows the benefits of automation. The question is: where should IT start, and where is autonomics headed?

IT Not Yet Sold on BYOD

Most shops don't yet sanction bring-your-own-device, but it's likely they will in the long term.

New Regulations Bring Advancements in Data Governance

As critical unstructured data grows exponentially amid a variety of data privacy laws, organizations are turning to data governance automation.

Q&A: Automating Financial Systems

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.



3 Cloud-Related Tasks CIOs Should Complete Before the Next Board Meeting

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.

Update: State of the Mainframe

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.

Q&A: How to Handle IT’s Cloud Backup Issues

Cloud storage is taking off, but when it comes to online backups, IT still has concerns.

Batten Down the Hatches on IBM i

Just because you can't name the last IBM i-specific security issue doesn't mean your IBM i platform is secure.

Q&A: Improving Network Visibility

Networks are getting faster and more complex. How can IT network administrators keep up?

Collaborative Workflow: Social Software on a Mission

We examine the rise of enterprise collaboration and what characteristics you should expect in a collaborative workflow platform.

Q&A: IT Risk and Security Management

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?

How To Whip Your Enterprise Archive into Shape for E-discovery

Follow these steps and you'll better understand the current state of your enterprise archive.

Four Ways IT Can Avoid Wasting Resources

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.

Q&A: Moving to a Legal Storage Cloud

Can a law firm make a smooth transition to a storage cloud while meeting security and resource requirements?

Has the Usability Revolution Left Enterprise Software Behind?

Three steps every product manager can take right now to overcome roadblocks to user-friendly software design.

Why All Data is Small Data

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.

5 Storage Management Trends to Watch

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.