One way to do more with less is to outsource tasks, including some components of your data center. What help and benefits can you expect from third-party providers, and what work should remain on premises?
Mobile devices are just one of a number of assets that must be managed. Fortunately, the cloud can help.
Storage clouds are rapidly losing what little buzz they once enjoyed in the industry. But other cloud-based services are beginning to appear.
Increasingly, Hyper-V and vSphere will operate in the same data center. What does that mean for IT?
Outsourcing and managed services are constantly changing. We examine three ways the industry will adapt to technology and business changes this year.
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.
Three key moves for Linux this year will impact enterprise IT.
A look at how security is evolving around three key information technology developments.
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?
In just three years, mobile workers will account for more than one-third of the global workforce.
If the latest IT hiring projections from a prominent IT staffing specialist hold up, 2012 could get off to a bang. Make that a double-digit bang.
What predictions can we draw from the threats IT battled in 2011 about what’s ahead in 2012?
Several high-profile security breaches occurred in 2012. What’s ahead for security administrators in 2012, and how will IT respond?
Risk is not an exact science, but there are specific trends that should impact decision makers in the year to come.
Social media is a rich source of data. These three steps will help you make the most of it in your environment.
In 2012, businesses must align data security with customer value.
During 2011, data centers became more virtualized in a migration to cloud-based architectures, which began to reveal previously-hidden problems with power. In 2012 this trend will continue and even accelerate, further elevating the importance of power for IT.
Is Java dead? What's ahead for programming languages running on the Java Virtual Machines such as Scala, JRuby, and Clojure? We take a closer look.
From Windows on the mainframe (almost) to Big Iron and tablet growth, plus leadership changes at major tech companies and the passing of a trio of tech titans, it was an interesting year for IT professionals.
From islands of storage to the consumerization of storage, IT storage administrators had their hands full this year. What challenges will they face in 2012?