Careers: Steady as She Goes

There are few bright spots in a new survey of CIO hiring plans.

Q&A: Preventing Mobile Vulnerabilities

Best practices for keeping mobile devices safe.

Analysis: Do zEnterprise Results Signal a Slowdown for the Mainframe Market?

With another strong quarterly showing for System z, IBM seems to have put its recent run of mainframe woes behind it. Or has it?

Avoiding Buffet-Style Overindulgence in Your Internal Cloud

Although clouds may never provide a truly carefree lifestyle when it comes to resources, these steps can ensure that they don’t create an expensive operational nightmare.

The Holy Grail of Storage Efficiency, Part 3

The impact and importance of virtualized storage and the cloud.

Extreme Collaboration and the Cloud

Although cloud computing gets all the attention, extreme collaboration, an emerging business model, will ultimately deliver value well beyond current market expectations by enabling faster and better business transformation.

Q&A: Tackling "Big Data" Challenges

How big is big data, and how can you get it under control?

Security Vulnerabilities Down but Still Strong

Although the frequency of security vulnerabilities continues to decline, vendors were still preoccupied with patching last year.

Why Hardware-based WANs Are Obsolete

Hardware solutions are costly and time-consuming. Is it time you moved to a software solution?

Careers: IT Jobs Growth a Double-Edged Sword

The economy last month added more new IT jobs than at any point over the last four years, but the picture is changing radically.

IBM Bringing Windows to the Mainframe Later This Year

IT mainframe pros will have to wait until Q4 to get their first look at IBM's Windows-on-zBX offering. Will it be worth the wait?

Q&A: Best Practices for Working with Unstructured Data

What is unstructured data and how should IT search on and store it?

Q&A: Benefits and Best Practices of Application Performance Management

What is application performance management, how can it reduce the number of availability incidents, and what best practices can help ensure your APM initiative is a success?

How BPM Can Transform and Empower Your Enterprise

Three examples demonstrate how self-service in the workplace can help us streamline business operations.

Analysis: The Oracle-Intel-HP Fallout Revisited

IT pros believe Oracle's move has less to do with cost savings and more to do with a strategy to negatively impact the hardware sales of partner/rival HP.

Does SQL Server PDW Have What It Takes for Very Large Data Warehouses?

When it comes to high-end data warehousing, Microsoft isn't promising something it can't deliver: it's been shipping a special release of its SQL Server 2008 R2 database since November of last year.

Q&A: Enterprise Collaboration and the Role of Private Social Networks

How enterprise social collaboration can benefit the enterprise.

Tablets Having Big Impact on IT Budgets

This year, demand for tablet computers will actually help lift worldwide IT spending.

HP's HPC Server Refresh Hints at Exascale Future

Will Enterprise 2020 be hosting a substantial portion of its workloads on GPUs or on other non-traditional architectures?

How Total Architects Enable Project Success (Part 1 of 4)

Introducing the "Total Architect" and the benefits this position can bring to your enterprise.