The benefits and drawbacks of software-as-a-service, plus tips for choosing a SaaS provider.
Treat energy with the same care and attention that your other data center assets receive.
What was Intel thinking? Was a vision of a hyper-connected future -- powered by hyper-secure embedded microprocessors -- a big factor?
The benefits and best practices of using tape discovery.
How to ensure security is part of the cloud adoption strategy.
Planning for a merger or acquisition can be tricky, but it's a bullet that most CIOs will have to bite.
Microsoft plans to make a splash by announcing new 2010 products on Wednesday, but IT organizations should check the fine print.
Enterprise IT organizations are no longer forced to choose expensive, proprietary storage solutions to run their most important applications.
What is infrastructure-as-a-service and how can you maximize its benefits?
Offshore/outsourcing firms in Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Thailand might lack the resources of Indian heavyweights such as Tata or WiPro, but they aren't sitting still.
When faced with the building an ad network, traditional systems couldn’t satisfy the requirements. The secret: distributed systems.
A new survey finds that IT organizations are thinking strategically about the implications of "going green."
Big Iron data warehousing might be a pipe dream, but on balance IBM's zIIP engine has provided a bonus for data management in mainframe environments.
Gartner notes that existing energy monitoring and measurement tools are still too immature to be of use to data center retrofitters.
Why service providers must take steps to implement a monitoring strategy that continues monitoring legacy network technologies and establishes the path for converged network monitoring.
How to get more from your e-mail system.
Symform positions itself as the most clever and affordable take on online disaster recovery to date.
Message queuing stalwarts such as IBM and TIBCO bring decades of messaging processing expertise to the table, but some would-be players, including Informatica, come to CEP from what seems like a tangential trajectory.
Improving IT efficiency is a prime driver in these times of tight budgets. Unified Computing can help. We explore what the technology is, what benefits it offers, and where it’s headed.
We look at the biggest mistakes IT makes (and how to avoid them) when outsourcing critical network and data center infrastructure monitoring and management.