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IBM Bringing Windows to the Mainframe Later This Year

IT mainframe pros will have to wait until Q4 to get their first look at IBM's Windows-on-zBX offering. Will it be worth the wait?

Q&A: Best Practices for Working with Unstructured Data

What is unstructured data and how should IT search on and store it?

Q&A: Benefits and Best Practices of Application Performance Management

What is application performance management, how can it reduce the number of availability incidents, and what best practices can help ensure your APM initiative is a success?

Analysis: The Oracle-Intel-HP Fallout Revisited

IT pros believe Oracle's move has less to do with cost savings and more to do with a strategy to negatively impact the hardware sales of partner/rival HP.

How BPM Can Transform and Empower Your Enterprise

Three examples demonstrate how self-service in the workplace can help us streamline business operations.

Does SQL Server PDW Have What It Takes for Very Large Data Warehouses?

When it comes to high-end data warehousing, Microsoft isn't promising something it can't deliver: it's been shipping a special release of its SQL Server 2008 R2 database since November of last year.

Q&A: Enterprise Collaboration and the Role of Private Social Networks

How enterprise social collaboration can benefit the enterprise.



Tablets Having Big Impact on IT Budgets

This year, demand for tablet computers will actually help lift worldwide IT spending.

HP's HPC Server Refresh Hints at Exascale Future

Will Enterprise 2020 be hosting a substantial portion of its workloads on GPUs or on other non-traditional architectures?

How Total Architects Enable Project Success (Part 1 of 4)

Introducing the "Total Architect" and the benefits this position can bring to your enterprise.

Hiring Plans Remain Steady Despite Positive Company Growth Expectations

Things look good but not great for IT job seekers, at least for the next few months.

Auditors, Employers at Odds Over Security

A new survey shows a disconnect between the security-first mentalities of auditors and the compliance-driven concerns of their employers.

Last Call for IPv4

It's time to start planning your transition to IPv6.

Blade Server Demand Driving High-Density Zones

High-density zones strike a balance between the power and cooling requirements of different kinds of data center assets. The rub, of course, is that they'll cost you.

Slowly but Surely, IT Addresses Mobile Security Threats

Nine out of ten enterprises say they plan to invest in new endpoint security technologies to help them better manage mobile devices

Making Your Data Center Energy Efficient, One PUE at a Time

After all, if your company doesn't know what data center components waste energy, how can you change it?

How Mobile Computing, Not Windows Desktop, Will Transform Cybercrime

As mobile devices become more ubiquitous, they and not the Windows desktop will become Ground Zero for attacks and exploits.

Using Social Technologies to Streamline Internal IT Operations

Social technologies are now an essential tool for bolstering internal IT services and communications. We explain how to get started with this powerful, new approach to IT collaboration and support.

How to Secure Data in the Cloud and Beyond

Next-generation tokenization has the potential to help businesses protect sensitive data in the cloud in a more efficient and scalable manner than encryption and first-generation tokenization.

Next-Gen Solutions for Your Mobile Workforce

This year could be a tipping point for enterprise mobile applications.