How OpenFlow Changes Networking
OpenFlow is a new standard made for virtualized server environments. It is a software-defined way of controlling network traffic, completely changing their architecture. BigSwitch, one of the early players, shows us at the Valley View Whiteboard.
VA Plans Cloud Telephony Pilot
Department of Veterans Affairs solicits information to transform its telephone infrastructure to a voice-as-a-service platform.
Will RAID Die In 2012?
The time it takes to rebuild a RAID-protected volume makes it unwieldy with today's high-capacity drives.
10 IT Shifts In 2012: Exclusive Research
Put predictions aside: InformationWeek Research yields hard data about what's up (analytics) and down (Windows Mobile) in 2012. Take a look at your peers' IT plans.
Citrix Receiver One Answer to BYOD
Desktop virtualization tools like Citrix Receiver give employee-owned iOS and Android devices access to Microsoft Office apps and data.
Top 10 Government IT Flops Of 2011
Alongside success in many areas, government IT deployments suffered security snafus, fraud fiascoes, budget breakdowns, and more over the past year.
Top 20 IT Trends In 2011
The business technology sector went through a lot of changes in 2011. What follows is my list of the most important themes, events, products, and people of the past year.
Google In 2012: 10 Predictions
The year to come will see Google circling its wagons to defend its search business and pressing its advantage through Chrome and Android.
5 Worst Cloud Washers Of 2011
Want to be a cloud vendor? Just rename your existing product, after a few tweaks. Check out our list of 2011's top offenders.
HP-Microsoft Hybrid Cloud Eyes Regulated Enterprises
HP-Microsoft alliance lets CIOs use a hybrid approach, including private cloud with security and service levels strong enough for highly-regulated industries. Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint, and Lync services are part of the offering.
HP Bundles Box's Cloud
Enterprise PC buyers can now get cloud storage and collaboration services with their HP computers.
The Cloud And Your BC/DR Plan
Just 23% of the 414 respondents to our latest BC/DR survey use cloud services as part of their application and data resiliency strategies. What's the holdup?
5 Big Cloud Trends For 2012
Cloud computing has made it easier for companies to experiment and innovate, and the trend will accelerate in the coming year.