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2013’s Trilogy of IT Trends Driven by Consumer Behavior

Mobility, big data, and cloud computing dominated IT’s concerns in 2012. What must IT do to take advantage of their benefits in 2013?

Top 3 Trends for Cybersecurity in 2013

As cyber criminals get smarter and mobile malware continues to proliferate along with fraudulent devices, how can security teams effectively prepare for the sophisticated threats ahead?

Q&A: SSDs in the Enterprise

With increasing demands for faster results, IT is looking for speedier storage options. We explore the options and benefits of SSDs.

Top Technology Trends for 2013

We look at impact of mobile, cloud, big data, and social media on IT in 2012 and how the technologies will be important in 2013.

An Open Horizon in 2013

Three trends from the open source community to watch in 2013.

SoMoClo Driving Worksocial Enterprise

Data center managers must anticipate the emergent trends of social, mobile, and cloud and facilitate a collaborative work environment.

Q&A: Cloud Policies 101

What should cloud policies address and how do these policies help IT deliver self-service features for users?



Top Cloud Computing Trends in 2013

Cloud will set innovating trends for the entire tech industry. Here are three special trends to watch this year.

How to Simplify Systems Management and OS Deployments

With the right preparation and an effective IT efficiency solution, companies can approach an OS migration project with confidence. These pointers will help get you on the right track.

Choosing the Right Key Performance Indicators for Data Centers

Data center personnel desperately need a more granular view into the data center that encompasses all aspects of performance.

The Power to Control Power: An IT Priority Now and Next Year

During 2012, data centers became more virtualized in a migration to cloud-based architectures, and power consumption became a key consideration for IT departments. In 2013, these trends will accelerate, further elevating the importance of power for IT.

Q&A: Taking a Risk-Based Approach to Security

Security is more than just determining which users have access to applications and data. Compliance also isn't enough. What's needed is a risk-based approach to security -- a pro-active, prevention-oriented line of attack to keep your enterprise safe.

IT Security: 2012 in Review, Predictions for 2013

The top trends security administrators dealt with in 2012 and what's ahead in 2013.

Careers: Developers Embrace Moonlighting

More than half of all programmers moonlight -- as hobbyists, as contributors to open source projects, or, thanks to marketplaces like the AppStore, for fun and profit.

Will EC12 Be a Sales Behemoth?

Although the zEnterprise EC12 probably won't match the record-breaking performance of its predecessor, it should provide a big boost to Big Blue's bottom line.

5 IT vs. Business Battlegrounds

The top five areas where department heads and IT staff commonly clash.

5 Considerations for Your Move to the Cloud

Pay close attention to these five technology elements before moving to the cloud.

Q&A: Making File Transfers and Sharing More Secure

Is FTP losing out to file-sharing cloud services?

2012 IT Trends in Review; What to Expect in 2013

Which three trends had the biggest impact on IT in 2012, and which will affect IT the most in 2013?

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

Cloud computing, mobile applications, and big data coalesced in 2012 and will shape IT in 2013 and beyond.