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Big Data Cloud Migration Quickens

Vendors scramble to help enterprises move their Big Data analytics to the cloud in an exploding market.

The Upsides and the Downsides of Cloud-Based Storage

Looking to make a move? Be sure to evaluate all the pros and the cons of cloud storage providers.

Why Is RAID Dying a Slow Death?

While the technology is on the decline, here's why RAID is still sticking around as it slowly marches towards its ultimate demise.

The Staggering Scope of Big Data

The amount of data we're all generating at any given time is astronomical. Jump on the big-data train or risk getting left behind.

The Year That Self-Service Won

The cloud made self-service BI accessible. What's ahead for IT and business users?

2013 Storage Trends

Our storage analyst, Jon Toigo, takes a look back at the major events and trends in storage this year and asks what this means for 2013.

The Year Ahead: Disposable Storage Infrastructure

The cloud continues to be a hot topic for IT. Here are three storage trends to watch in 2013.



Q&A: The Evolution of Emulation

Emulation can pay big dividends. We examine emulation's long history, its value, and what's ahead, focusing on its use at Unisys.

Mainframes and IT: The Year in Review

This year saw more ups than downs, at least for mainframe boosters.

4 Data Center Predictions for 2013

What are the Next Big Things data center managers are watching?

Careers: What's Hot for 2013

If you could ask for an IT skill for the holidays, what would it be? Network architects and mobile app dev specialists are just two of the types of skill that will be in demand next year.

The Year Ahead in Cloud Computing

These three trends will play a role in deciding which applications are the best candidates for the cloud.

Q&A: Application Trends Worth Watching

Applications technologies are changing rapidly. What trends and advances should developers pay attention to?

Q&A: New Developments in Development Languages

What's the latest in development languages, and what is BYOX?

Intelligent Automation in Real-time Enterprises: The Year Past, The Year Ahead

As demands on IT continue to grow, so does the importance of workload automation. We examine three trends from 2012 and what's ahead in 2013 for this resource-saving technology.

Ramsomware Poses New Threat to Users

A new exploit poses as law enforcement to trap users into paying to unlock their system What you need to know about the exploit and how to keep your users safe.

Enterprise IT: 2012 Trends and Predictions for 2013

As IT became more business-critical, it had to deal with skills shortages. What's ahead in 2013?

Top 3 Trends in Enterprise and Big Data Backup: A Look Back, The Year Ahead

Scalability is a must-have for 2013 as data growth fueled by Cloud, Big Data push backup technology to the breaking point.

Top Storage Trends for 2013

Storage is still about finding the right balance of performance, capacity, and usage

A Look Ahead: 2013's Top 3 Trends in Business and IT Process Automation

Say goodbye to cloudwashing as businesses focus on processes and demand results in 2013.