Enterprise


Next-Generation Business Service Management -- The Year Ahead

In the current economic climate, IT must align itself closer to the business needs of its users to achieve success. We explain how this IT/business alignment can occur as IT becomes a marketer of business services to its user base.

Q&A: Extracting the Mystery Out of Backup Tapes

Over the years, IT has built up a collection of tapes, especially for backup. The problem is -- what's on all those tapes?

9 Reasons to Consolidate Your B2B Systems

How B2B processes became so complex and why IT should consolidate them.

Cloud, Mobile, and the Fed: How the Government is Shaping Open Identity

Changing identity and access management needs are pressuring IT to revise its security strategies. Why is the federal government involved?

Q&A: Tackling Cloud Challenges

Social media, security, and customization all play a role in your choice of a cloud supplier.

4 Best Practices for Mitigating DDoS Effects

These four best practices will help government and political organizations mitigate the effects of DDoS attacks.

5 Ways PMOs are Driving Strategic Growth

When business uncertainty is the "new normal," project management offices become critical in supporting strategic business priorities.



4 Considerations when Selecting a Cloud Computing Provider

Selecting a cloud provider can be tricky. Here are four things you need to investigate before making your selection.

Supporting BYOD with Strong Mobile Device Management Policies

How to make mobile device management a core part of your security management strategy.

The Rise of Virtualization Coexistence

Increasingly, Hyper-V and vSphere will operate in the same data center. What does that mean for IT?

Enterprises Look to 2012 for Return on Assets

With the limitations in IT budgets in 2012, the focus will be on investing in systems and services that optimize all the storage assets that enterprises already have rather than buying more capacity.

What to Expect from Managed Services in 2012

Outsourcing and managed services are constantly changing. We examine three ways the industry will adapt to technology and business changes this year.

Updated OpenSSL Libraries Patch Potential Information Disclosure, DoS Flaws

SSL and TSL are used to encrypt almost all sensitive communications traffic on the Internet.

Lost in Space: Virtualized Backup Appliances

Confusion about the trends and changes in virtualized backup poses a real threat to IT managers. Fortunately, the future is less hazy than it seems.

The Hybrid Data Center: The Best of Virtual and Physical Computing Worlds

As more applications and data make their way to the cloud or are impacted by virtualization, data centers must adapt. The hybrid data center environment brings together the best of all worlds: cloud, virtualization, hardware, and co-lo.

What to Expect in Linux’s 21st Year

Three key moves for Linux this year will impact enterprise IT.

How Mobile Cloud Will Make Security Priority #1

A look at how security is evolving around three key information technology developments.

Mobile IT: A Look Back, A Look Ahead

Mobile devices became targets just as more workers were connecting to corporate assets using their personal devices. What's ahead for mobile IT in 2012?

Q&A: An Introduction to the Scala Programming Language

We explore what the Scala programming language can do for your organization with the language’s inventor.

IDC Forecasts Strong Growth in Mobile Workforce

In just three years, mobile workers will account for more than one-third of the global workforce.