Features & News


Q&A: Making the Move to HTML5

What are the benefits of HTML5 to your organization, and what skills will you need to make the transition a success?

Q&A: Keeping Mobile Applications Secure

How can you make sure your mobile applications are secure? A security expert offers several suggestions.

The New Meaning of Software Quality

Building software faster doesn't mean the software is better. What your IT organization may need is an agile quality process.

5 Tips for Switching Vendors

Don't let the deluge of financial offers blind you to the best vendor for your needs. These five tips will help you make the right choice.

Q&A: Moving Between Cloud Technologies

Moving from private to public or hybrid clouds can be risky. These best practices can help you avoid common traps.

Q&A: Managing Cloud Downtime

The cloud offers enterprises several economic advantages, but downtime can seriously affect your bottom line. We examine how to prepare for -- and work around -- such service interruptions.

5 Rules for Reining in Key Sprawl

Following these five rules will help your organization get your security keys under control.



Survey Says: Business as Usual for Big Iron

Shops with large mainframe investments tend to double down on Big Iron; small shops, on the other hand, are trying to wean off of them. Call it a case of expansion versus austerity.

IBM and AT&T Planning Enterprise Cloud Service for 2013

Service will combine compute and storage infrastructure, new VPN technology.

Microsoft Licensing Price Hikes

Enterprises left to determine if discount drops at license renewal for the Platform EA bundle.

Users vs IT -- Is IT Losing the Battle?

In the age of mobile computing and bring-your-own-device, can IT ever regain control of “rogue” users?

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?

8 Principles of Better Unit Testing

Writing good, robust unit tests is not hard -- it just takes a little practice. These pointers will help you write better unit tests.

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.