Integration


IBM Goes Big on Big Data at IOD

Not surprisingly, big-data-a-la-Big-Blue has a distinctly dollars-and-cents flavor to it.

Q&A: Integrating SharePoint with Social Content

Social content is rich with information, but integrating it with other enterprise data can leave it isolated and unused. We explore how to wisely integrate the two.

ClearPath: Unisys' Shining Star?

Strong demand for its ClearPath mainframe platform helped boost Unisys' profits in Q2.

Cisco and Citrix Join Forces for Desktop Virtualization

A new push by partners Cisco and Citrix might encourage IT organizations to take a serious look at desktop virtualization.

A New Option for Getting Data In and Out of Mainframes

IBM and Oracle aren't the only games in town when it comes to getting data into -- and out of -- mainframe environments.

5 Best Practices for Connecting Legacy Apps to the Cloud

How to avoid the most common and costly mistakes businesses make when integrating legacy systems with cloud apps.

Mainframe 2.0 at 2.5

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



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.

Mainframe 2.0 Turns Two

Two years on, CA's Mainframe 2.0 is bearing fruit, with provocative new product offerings and a host of new mainframe-oriented services.

Q&A: Cloud Integration Challenges and Best Practices

What is cloud integration, and what dangers can you avoid by following best practices?

Microsoft Offers New SQL Server Migration Tools

Microsoft updated some of its free tools to help users move to Microsoft SQL Server and released a new Oracle MySQL migration tool.

Why IT's Future Must Include M&A Planning

Planning for a merger or acquisition can be tricky, but it's a bullet that most CIOs will have to bite.

The Evolution of Network Monitoring Access

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.

Debunking IT Process Automation Misconceptions

Due to macroeconomic conditions, nearly every vendor promotes its products as offering cost savings, but the ROI calculations for IT process automation are overwhelming and simple.

Q&A: Unified Computing

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.

Q&A: Harnessing Computing Power for Data Analysis with MapReduce

MapReduce can help spread the computational chores between many computers. But what if the technology could be unleashed for all data, not just file-based data processing?

CA Mainframe Manager Gets Usability, Feature Boost

Mainframe management has come a long way, as the latest fruits of CA's Mainframe 2.0 initiative demonstrate

Everything's Coming up Virtual

In a tough economic climate, IT organizations will look to virtualization to reduce TCO, slash their energy costs, and keep up with competitors

Computing in the Clouds: Enterprise-Ready by 2015

According to Gartner, cloud computing still has some maturing to do

CA Revamps, Extends NetMaster, SysView

Both NetMaster and SysView boast GUI and usability improvements. Along with a lower-cost software licensing option and you have pair of old tools reborn.