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IAI: Big Data Analytics for Data Security

IAI is a new approach to the problem of identifying unauthorized user behavior that augments other types of security products and processes. Here's how it works.

Tape's Diamond Jubilee

In the 1990s, tape fell out of favor, but on the 60th anniversary of this technology, it's finding a reversal of fortune.

Q&A: The Evolution of Printing in a Mobile World

Think printing is just for creating hard-copy reports? Think again.

The New VDI-in-a-Box: Simple to Pilot, Seamless to Scale

The market has shown that desktop virtualization needed to be simplified. With the evolution of new VDI-in-a-Box solutions, it will be.

Behind IBM's Bifurcated Hybrid Computing Strategy

For most organizations, choosing between Big Blue's two hybrid computing visions is simple, but what about shops that need both? That's where it gets tricky.

Q&A: What CIOs Must Understand about Public and Private Clouds and PaaS

What should a CIO consider when moving to Paas? What criteria should the CIO use, and what misconceptions about the cloud must be overcome?

Q&A: IT's Evolving Big Data Landscape

As the buzz over big data grows, what's changed in the last year? How has machine-generated data changed the way IT tackles big data?



Outsourcing Activity Showed Healthy Growth in 2011

Outsourcing activity grew by 7.8 percent last year, with Indian-based providers and cloud-based services reaping most of the benefit.

Q&A: Why Big Data Security in the Cloud is No Small Matter

Big data and cloud computing are two top-of-mind technologies. What benefits can IT enjoy by bringing them together?

IBM Expands Its PureSystems Pitch

If IT's too costly, that's because it's too labor-intensive. IBM positions PureSystems as a focused effort to cut -- if not slash -- these labor costs.

Moving Beyond Basic Automation: The Autonomic Revolution

Every IT pro knows the benefits of automation. The question is: where should IT start, and where is autonomics headed?

IT Not Yet Sold on BYOD

Most shops don't yet sanction bring-your-own-device, but it's likely they will in the long term.

New Regulations Bring Advancements in Data Governance

As critical unstructured data grows exponentially amid a variety of data privacy laws, organizations are turning to data governance automation.

3 Cloud-Related Tasks CIOs Should Complete Before the Next Board Meeting

The push to cloud computing is coming from the boardroom. We explore how CIOs can be prepared for their next grilling before the board of directors.

Update: State of the Mainframe

Demand for mainframes dropped off late last year -- and was down in the first three months of 2012, too. Is it time for Big Iron boosters to start worrying? No -- it's all good.

Q&A: Improving Network Visibility

Networks are getting faster and more complex. How can IT network administrators keep up?

Q&A: Moving to a Legal Storage Cloud

Can a law firm make a smooth transition to a storage cloud while meeting security and resource requirements?

Why All Data is Small Data

Just as small data has always driven the profitability of disk drive manufacturers (capacity improvements have always resulted in increased sales), it will also drive the development of next-generation data management solutions.

5 Storage Management Trends to Watch

Five hot technologies are having a big influence on how you manage storage. The executive director of Dell's storage strategy explains why each one is worth your attention.

Q&A: Cloud Security 101

When considering moving to the cloud, most IT shops have concerns about security. We tackle several of the most common questions.