IT Management


6 Keys to Maximizing Your Virtualization Investment

VMware’s Rob Juncker offers a strategy for safe and effective virtualization: strong governance and even stronger IT architecture.

Q&A: Cloud Integration in Health-Care Organizations

We examine the special challenges and best practices of integrating cloud technology in the health-care industry.

Cloud Computing Success: 11 Ways to Prevent Analysis Paralysis (Part 4 of 4)

Our final set of recommendations for avoiding analysis paralysis in your cloud computing project.

Cloud Computing in the Real World: 3 Best Practices for Capacity Management

How performance management issues change -- and remain the same -- in the new world of cloud computing.

Survey Says: Mainframe Revival Has Legs

New workloads account for almost one-third of MIPS growth, and mainframers are as optimistic as ever about the future of Big Iron.

CA Solution Targets COBOL Application Performance

If your COBOL application isn't broken, it probably hasn't been Web-enabled.

Q&A: Evaluating Risk for Project Success

How enterprises and software developers can evaluate and manage risk to ensure project success.



Cloud Computing Success: 11 Ways to Prevent Analysis Paralysis (Part 3 of 4)

Why analysis is an absolute necessity for you to succeed at implementing your cloud computing solution.

Cloud Computing Success: 11 Ways to Prevent Analysis Paralysis (Part 2 of 4)

From becoming a more effective system analyst to understanding the cloud computing stack, we continue our series with advice to help you achieve your goals and avoid the paralysis of analysis in your cloud computing project.

Careers: Surge in IT Hiring to Approach Double Digits in Q4

All things considered, the IT hiring outlook is extremely positive. That's the most important takeaway of a recent IT hiring survey.

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.

Proprietary Mainframe Servers in Decline -- Except for IBM

The use of proprietary mainframe servers continues to decline -- for everybody but IBM. System z, in fact, is doing just fine. The rest of the mainframe field? Not so much.

Cloud Computing Success: 11 Ways to Prevent Analysis Paralysis (Part 1 of 4)

Why analysis is an absolute necessity for you to succeed at implementing your cloud computing solution.

Q&A: Viewing APM from the End User's Perspective

Application performance must be evaluated by looking at what your end users experience, not just what dashboards tell you is going on.

Data Center Power Use Projections Miss the Mark

Remember all the talk about runaway data center electricity consumption? As it turns out, it might have been overblown -- perhaps even alarmist.

5 Tips to Accelerate Development and Testing

How can dev/test teams fine-tune the agile development life cycle so they can deliver applications faster?

Q&A: Application Performance and the Browser Factor

With all the emphasis on cloud computing, applications must overcome browser-related performance issues.

Mobile Development in Full Swing

The future is mobile. That's seemingly a given. What's less certain -- or less obvious -- is that the mobile future is now.

Physical or Virtual ADC: An Either/Or Choice?

Are vADCs a wholesale replacements for pADCs? Can't these application delivery controllers co-exist?

Q&A: SOAP and REST 101

What are SOAP and REST? What do these Web services have in common and where is each best used? We take a closer look.