- February 07, 2017
Windows Server 2016 adds new support for containers, a vast jump in scalability, multiserver spanning storage, Hyper-V management and a stripped-down headless Nano Server.
- February 06, 2017
Enterprises need a multicloud strategy to juggle AWS, Azure and Google Cloud Platform, but the long-held promise of portability remains more dream than reality.
- January 27, 2017
The internet was built largely with Cisco technology. With its plan to acquire performance management vendor AppDynamics, Cisco aims to make sure applications run efficiently.
- January 26, 2017
HPE scooped up cloud cost management vendor Cloud Cruiser this week, a move that might cause some users to question whether the tool will continue to offer multicloud support.
- January 26, 2017
Luminoso analytics predicted 'Jackie' would garner a best-picture Oscar nod. It didn't. Understanding why is a good lesson for application developers and corporate decision-makers.
Sponsored by Citrix - Digital transformation changes how business processes are completed, with new apps and services being essential elements in the entire process. Understandably, the focus of many businesses has been on the design, creation, and deployment of these apps. But they are beginning to realize that they cannot afford to ignore perhaps the most important aspect of launching new software: user adoption. Put simply, if workers don’t use the new apps and digital services, nothing has transformed. Costly digital transformations can come to naught. This is not an edge case that most organizations don’t have to worry about. According to a McKinsey study, 70% of digital transformation initiatives fail, with much of the problem resulting from a lack of adoption. See More
Sponsored by Intel - Remember what it felt like when you got your first solid state drive (SSD)? Back in 2008, laptops with a hard disk drive (HDD) felt unresponsive – they lagged and nearly ground to a halt when the virus scanner started accessing the HDD. Then Intel launched the X-25M SSD and laptops felt much more responsive. Gone was the lag. Nobody noticed when the virus scanner ran. See More
Sponsored by NetApp - Here’s a simple truth for cloud architects of any background, whether developers, line-of-business managers or traditional IT: Nobody wants to—or even can—use yesterday’s practices to build the applications of tomorrow. See More
Sponsored by DellEMC - Security is the utmost priority for IT decision-makers in state and local government and education. Government agencies, schools and citizens are frequent, highly visible targets for cybercriminals, and their systems contain personal data that is extremely valuable on the Dark Web, such as Social Security numbers. See More
- January 25, 2017
Changes to Azure licensing options that streamline pay-as-you-go options underscore Microsoft's subscription-based business model and its commitment to channel partners.
- January 18, 2017
The fast pace of cloud adoption in 2016 sets the stage for an even more aggressive migration in 2017. Will it help IT shops become disruptors instead of being disrupted?
- January 12, 2017
A new Google Cloud Key Management Service attempts to keep pace with AWS and Azure with an important feature for highly regulated industries and enterprises that operate on its cloud.
- January 11, 2017
Cloud and mobile application development are undergoing wrenching changes. You can thank -- or blame -- tools that empower citizen app development. What trend is next?
- January 06, 2017
More cloud resources from more cloud providers means more management headaches. If 2016 was the year of the multicloud, 2017 is the year to get serious about management.
- January 03, 2017
It's bigger than Pokémon. Augmented reality blends virtual reality's make-believe with the real world to create useful interactive experiences. Developers, start your toolkits.
- December 29, 2016
Google bet big in 2016 on machine learning and data analytics as differentiators for its cloud platform to make a stronger case to enterprise customers.
- December 29, 2016
With PaaS app development choices growing and prices declining, the right choice may come down to which one is the best feature-for-feature fit for different vertical industries.
- December 23, 2016
The range of Azure features continued to advance in 2016, while Microsoft solidified the underlying platform and customers continued to await the delayed debut of Azure Stack.
- December 21, 2016
Major providers spent billions on cloud data center expansion in 2016 to extend their global reach, as well as address proximity and data residency concerns.