IT Management


The State of Java/JVM in 2012

Is Java dead? What's ahead for programming languages running on the Java Virtual Machines such as Scala, JRuby, and Clojure? We take a closer look.

The Enterprise IT Year That Was

From Windows on the mainframe (almost) to Big Iron and tablet growth, plus leadership changes at major tech companies and the passing of a trio of tech titans, it was an interesting year for IT professionals.

A Look Back, The Road Ahead for IT

Tight budgets led to look closely at the cloud and encryption solutions. What will grab IT’s attention in 2012?

Trends in Practical Cloud Computing for 2012

As we close out 2011, infrastructure is no longer the bottleneck for IT. Applications are. How will cloud change -- and change IT -- in the year ahead?

Cloud Computing: We’ve Only Just Begun

In 2011, enterprises acknowledged that cloud is in their future. What will 2012 bring to help companies feel more secure in adopting the cloud platform?

Disaster Recovery Driven By Tight Budgets, New Technology

Disaster recovery is a growing part of IT's budget, but IT still needs quicker, more efficient, and more affordable backup and recovery solutions into one seamless process.

The Year Past, The Year Ahead in Virtualization

The virtualization momentum of 2011 will lead to some interesting trends in 2012, involving pricing, heterogeneity, and a company’s right to choose.



Systems Management Frustrations in 2011 Will Lead to 2012 Improvements

IT is demanding that the tools it uses provide higher levels of automation. What automation will we see in 2012?

The Year Past, The Year Ahead in the Cloud

Key events in cloud computing this year, and three predictions for its growth in 2012.

Cloud Computing in the Real World: Choosing the Right Cloud Model

Our pros and cons list will help you sort out the issues relevant to your situation and select the right cloud model -- public, private, or hybrid -- for your environment.

Random Musings from a CTO: 2011 Trends, 2012 Predictions

A tech-industry veteran looks back over the past year and predicts the big IT trends we can look forward to in 2012.

Careers: What IT Skills are in Greatest Demand

What's it take to get hired in IT these days? Skills, for starters.

Mobility: The Year Past, The Year Ahead

A look back at the leading mobility trends of the year, and three predictions for 2012.

Q&A: How to Improve Cloud Management

IT administrators have traditionally been managing cloud technology with highly customized, manual scripts. Automation and integration are key to overcoming the inefficiencies of this approach. We explain what you need to know to about avoiding common mistakes in moving to automated, integrated management.

Q&A: Can Developers and Admins Co-exist and Improve the Enterprise?

Can the gulf between development and operations be bridged?

The Elephant in the Clouds

Moving to the clouds doesn’t mean resources must be let go.

Data Center Emergency Communications Key to Disaster Survival

The 4 Ps for staying informed when disaster strikes.

Q&A: Monitoring the End-User Experience in VDI Environments

IT needs to supply the best customer experience while maintaining service-level agreements. We explain how VDI makes monitoring the end-user experience tougher and the best practices that will help you overcome these challenges.

Windows on Mainframes Due December 16

Windows on the Big Blue's hardware is almost here.

E-mail Migration: Plans, Risks, Strategies Revealed in Report

Exchange 2010 is clearly the favorite solution for e-mail migrations, but the risks are clear. Even so, many enterprises aren't planning to conduct basic preventive measures such as data backup.