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Q&A: Viewing APM from the End User's Perspective

Application performance must be evaluated by looking at what your end users experience, not just what dashboards tell you is going on.

Data Center Power Use Projections Miss the Mark

Remember all the talk about runaway data center electricity consumption? As it turns out, it might have been overblown -- perhaps even alarmist.

Q&A: Application Performance and the Browser Factor

With all the emphasis on cloud computing, applications must overcome browser-related performance issues.

Dire Warning from McAfee Security Specialist

A new report from security specialist McAfee warns that the information security sky is nigh on falling.

Physical or Virtual ADC: An Either/Or Choice?

Are vADCs a wholesale replacements for pADCs? Can't these application delivery controllers co-exist?

IT Still Facing Mobile Challenges

Neither iOS nor Android has been designed with enterprise security in mind. That makes securing them a challenging proposition.

Q&A: How IT Can Tackle Cloud Storage

Cloud storage is starting to catch on. Here are the basics you need to know.



Spearphishing on the Rise

Attackers are reducing traditional mass-spam phishing campaigns in favor of targeted or spearphishing attacks.

Mainframe 2.0 at 2.5

Two and a half years on, CA says it has substantially delivered on its Mainframe 2.0 vision.

Q&A: Why Government Agencies Are Finally Moving to the Cloud

Cloud computing is a popular architecture, and U.S. agencies are finally getting on board.

Careers: Steady as She Goes

There are few bright spots in a new survey of CIO hiring plans.

Q&A: Preventing Mobile Vulnerabilities

Best practices for keeping mobile devices safe.

Analysis: Do zEnterprise Results Signal a Slowdown for the Mainframe Market?

With another strong quarterly showing for System z, IBM seems to have put its recent run of mainframe woes behind it. Or has it?

Avoiding Buffet-Style Overindulgence in Your Internal Cloud

Although clouds may never provide a truly carefree lifestyle when it comes to resources, these steps can ensure that they don’t create an expensive operational nightmare.

The Holy Grail of Storage Efficiency, Part 3

The impact and importance of virtualized storage and the cloud.

Extreme Collaboration and the Cloud

Although cloud computing gets all the attention, extreme collaboration, an emerging business model, will ultimately deliver value well beyond current market expectations by enabling faster and better business transformation.

Q&A: Tackling "Big Data" Challenges

How big is big data, and how can you get it under control?

Security Vulnerabilities Down but Still Strong

Although the frequency of security vulnerabilities continues to decline, vendors were still preoccupied with patching last year.

Why Hardware-based WANs Are Obsolete

Hardware solutions are costly and time-consuming. Is it time you moved to a software solution?

Careers: IT Jobs Growth a Double-Edged Sword

The economy last month added more new IT jobs than at any point over the last four years, but the picture is changing radically.