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The Year Ahead in Cloud Computing

These three trends will play a role in deciding which applications are the best candidates for the cloud.

Understanding Packet Loss in Network Monitoring and Analysis Appliances

The key to zero packet loss lies in understanding the four key sources of loss.

Q&A: Application Trends Worth Watching

Applications technologies are changing rapidly. What trends and advances should developers pay attention to?

The Impact of Virtualization's Rise in 2013

Virtualization matured in 2012; in 2013, virtualization will finally replace physical as the primary environment within the data center.

Q&A: New Developments in Development Languages

What's the latest in development languages, and what is BYOX?

Security Automation and Improved IT Processes in 2013

Look for these transforming trends in your network security in the coming year.

Intelligent Automation in Real-time Enterprises: The Year Past, The Year Ahead

As demands on IT continue to grow, so does the importance of workload automation. We examine three trends from 2012 and what's ahead in 2013 for this resource-saving technology.



Ramsomware Poses New Threat to Users

A new exploit poses as law enforcement to trap users into paying to unlock their system What you need to know about the exploit and how to keep your users safe.

Q&A: The True Cost of the Cloud

With budgets under scrutiny, cloud computing may offer a strong ROI -- but only if you calculate costs properly.

Enterprise IT: 2012 Trends and Predictions for 2013

As IT became more business-critical, it had to deal with skills shortages. What's ahead in 2013?

3 Tips for Predicting Your Way to a More Efficient Data Center

The full benefits of virtualization technologies can only be realized by integrating predictive analytics into IT operations so managers can gain greater control over capacity, efficiency, and risk.

Top 3 Trends in Enterprise and Big Data Backup: A Look Back, The Year Ahead

Scalability is a must-have for 2013 as data growth fueled by Cloud, Big Data push backup technology to the breaking point.

Top Storage Trends for 2013

Storage is still about finding the right balance of performance, capacity, and usage

Hadoop and Big Data: The Year Past, The Year Ahead

Technology advances widened Hadoop’s enterprise suitability. In 2013, Hadoop will firmly establish its dominance in big data analytics.

A Look Ahead: 2013's Top 3 Trends in Business and IT Process Automation

Say goodbye to cloudwashing as businesses focus on processes and demand results in 2013.

Government IT Trends to Watch in 2013

Budget uncertainty and constraints will have a big impact on government IT in 2013.

Top 3 Trends in Server I/O: A Look Back, The Road Ahead

If there were so many server platform updates in 2012, why are I/Os still held back?

5 Sysadmin Holiday Survival Tips

You can survive support tasks with some careful planning. These tips can help.

Making the Grade: 6 Data Protection Best Practices for Universities and Colleges

We explore the best practices that address the special needs of educational institutions.

Q&A: Application Performance Management

Enterprise Systems recently talked with Compuware’s John Van Siclen about one of the fastest growing segments of the IT industry -- application performance management.