Features & News


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.

Exchange 2013 Usability Changes Revealed

Microsoft product manager explains usability improvements due in the next release.

Microsoft To Roll Out New Office 365 Subscription Plans

Versions for small businesses, consumers to be offered.

Hadoop, The Cloud, and Big Data

What you need to know about Hadoop benefits, scalability, and best practices.

Q&A: I/O Virtualization and Best Practices

We examine the benefits of I/O virtualization and offer best practices to achieve high-performance I/O.

Automate Your Business Processes for a Smarter, Faster, More Agile Enterprise

Automation can provide solid returns on your investment quickly. The key is to consider your business processes (and the IT processes that support them) as part of the same ecosystem.

Best Practices for Implementing a Private Cloud (Part 2 of 2)

In the second part of our two-part series, we examine the value of policy-based optimization in private clouds.

Forefront Product Sales to End in December

Some -- but not all -- Forefront solutions will be withdrawn from the market on December 1.

Q&A: Securing Data in the Cloud

Data is flowing as never before to the cloud, increasing enterprise data risks. We examine the security issues and best practices for keeping your data safe in the cloud.