Cisco MaintenanceNet Deal: Latest In Buying Spree
MaintenanceNet is best known for its cloud-based contract management platform ServiceExchange. Cisco's sixth acquisition this year, the deals show the company's move into the recurring revenue model.
Why ISO Certifications Make Sense For IT
Certifications from the International Organization for Standards (ISO) are important when considering which vendors to choose for your IT needs. But when was the last time you thought about applying ISO standards to your own internal IT operations?
Google Cloud Console App Misses The Mark For iOS Users
Mobile apps for Android and iOS aim to make it easier for IT admins and other users to monitor and manage the Google Cloud Platform. But the iOS version of the app, due later this year, is missing some important features.
Amazon Cloud Drive Adds iOS App
iPhone users who prefer Amazon Cloud Drive now have a native app through which they can access Amazon's online storage service. Android versions were previously released through Google Play and Amazon's Fire Phone.
Yahoo Testing Arch Rival Google On Search
Search and online ad rivals Yahoo and Google might be coming closer together, as Yahoo decides to test whether it should let the search engine giant onto its turf.
The Threat Of Artificial Intelligence
Super-intelligent robots deserve some concern, but really we should be paying more attention to the people and processes involved in building our machines.
Google Wants You To Be Healthy
An assortment of cloud-based data-collecting and data-analysis tools aimed at health practitioners, researchers, and individuals offers ideas for any enterprise looking to maximize cloud computing.
Windows 2003 Server End Of Support: What IT Needs To Know
Many systems administrators will look at migrating from Windows Server 2003 as a daunting task. It should instead be seen as a chance to review your hardware, software, and deployment options. Here are seven things you need to know.
Docker To Defang Root Privilege Access
Dockerís upcoming 1.8 release will answer security concerns by separating a running container's root privilege from that of its owner to avoid the owner becoming a "Superuser."
NBA CIO Focuses On Analytics, Data And Fans
The NBA is one of the most tech-savvy sports leagues. A lot of that has to do with CIO Michael Gliedman, who oversees the process of turning reams of data into a fan-friendly stats website.
Supercomputers Unleash Big Data's Power
Here are six reasons why established companies, and even startups, are using supercomputing resources, and why your IT organization may want to consider such options to meet your big data and business analytics needs.
Amazon Echo Wants To Talk With You
With its invite-only beta phase behind it, Amazon Echo will be available for sale in the US next month with several new features, including connected-home options, Google Calendar, and Audible Audiobooks.
Big Data Moves Toward Real-Time Analysis
The data warehouse, as valuable as it is, is history. The most valuable data will be that which is collected and analyzed during the customer interaction, not the review afterward.
Amazon Applies Machine Learning To Improve Reviews
Amazon.com has for several years capitalized on machine learning for its recommendations that come with customer purchases on the retail site. Now, it's extending those efforts to product reviews and star ratings to enhance customer experiences.
IBM Aims To Ease Data Sharing For Police, Emergency Services
IBM's Safer Planet, a sub-unit of the company's Smarter Planet effort, is expanding its cloud-based offerings with the goal of making data sharing and analysis affordable and accessible to IT professionals in a wide range of public safety and emergency management agencies.