IT must rethink and, in some cases, rearchitect its environment to fully embrace what cloud has to offer.
We look at impact of mobile, cloud, big data, and social media on IT in 2012 and how the technologies will be important in 2013.
Data center managers must anticipate the emergent trends of social, mobile, and cloud and facilitate a collaborative work environment.
What should cloud policies address and how do these policies help IT deliver self-service features for users?
Cloud will set innovating trends for the entire tech industry. Here are three special trends to watch this year.
Pay close attention to these five technology elements before moving to the cloud.
Is FTP losing out to file-sharing cloud services?
Cloud computing, mobile applications, and big data coalesced in 2012 and will shape IT in 2013 and beyond.
We examine the three characteristics any cloud infrastructure should have.
A well-architected modern messaging infrastructure will give your enterprise the agility to adapt quickly to changing application requirements without the constraints of cloud providers.
We examine the risks, challenges, and benefits of the cloud and where the technology is headed.
Moving from private to public or hybrid clouds can be risky. These best practices can help you avoid common traps.
The cloud offers enterprises several economic advantages, but downtime can seriously affect your bottom line. We examine how to prepare for -- and work around -- such service interruptions.
What you need to know about Hadoop benefits, scalability, and best practices.
In the second part of our two-part series, we examine the value of policy-based optimization in private clouds.
Data is flowing as never before to the cloud, increasing enterprise data risks. We examine the security issues and best practices for keeping your data safe in the cloud.
These three tips can help you avoid surprises when you move to the cloud.
In the first of a two-part series, we examine the importance of usage accounting in private-cloud implementations.
How a team of five university students developed a cross-platform, mobile, real-time app for managing presentations with no mobile development training.
The public cloud is still the Wild, Wild West, but shunning the cloud until things become a bit more stable and predictable may not be the smart play.