Video Is A Data Asset, So Manage It
Whether a training session, earnings meeting, or product demo, video is too important an information source to be relegated to silos. Here's how to turn it into searchable, reusable content--without busting your storage budget.
State Of Data Centers: Hot, Crowded, Virtual
With just 8% of respondents to our 2012 survey expecting to build new facilities and constrained budgets the No. 1 impactful trend, it's clear enterprise IT's transformation to service provider is in full swing.
Virtualization Is Future Of Mobile Devices
Both for businesses' mobile security and user friendliness, no approach is more compelling than mobile virtualization. Virtualization, which lets both business and personal OS sessions run on the same phone simultaneously, might not become available until Apple "invents" it--but it's coming, one way or another.
4 Causes Of Cloud Bill Shock
Some companies shoot for reduced costs only to find unexpected expenses drive up the cloud computing bills. Do any of these problems lurk in your company?
Feds Face 'Big Data' Storage Challenge
Federal data centers are filling up with data as terabytes accumulate into petabytes. Agencies must adapt their storage
architectures and policies to optimize it all.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 2: Second Look At Great 7-Inch Tablet
This new low-cost 7-inch Android tablet has virtually everything you'd want in a compact, thin, lightweight, low-cost device. It's a great mobile companion for both work and pleasure, includes many worthwhile Android apps, and is priced low enough that it's hard to justify NOT getting one.
Next Valley View: Cloud, Baseball IT, And More
Tune in May 23 for the next episode of our live Web TV series, including chats with execs from Framehawk and Cloudability, plus Bill Schlough, CIO of the 2010 World Series Champion San Francisco Giants.
HP Layoffs Signal Punishing Fall
Unless HP can turn enterprise software, cloud services, or some other line into a high-volume, high-margin business, it's in for a world of hurt.
Google Apps: Has Adoption Slowed?
Google renewed its pitch to embrace cloud IT at its Atmosphere roadshow. But its count of companies going Google Apps doesn't add up.
Microsoft Trumps Google In L.A. Cloud Deal
250,000 students and faculty at Los Angeles community colleges will move to Microsoft Live@edu online communication and collaboration services after school system rejects Google Apps.
Amazon Speeds Content Delivery Network
On-demand dynamic content service with flat-rate pricing may give Amazon's CloudFront an advantage against players including Akamai, Dell, and Microsoft.
Social Business in 30 Days?
With Try Jive, Jive Software is flirting with the freemium model used by competitors like Yammer. But is 30 days long enough to see results?
DOE Hybrid Cloud May Be Model For Future
Department of Energy and National Nuclear Security Administration
develop secure cloud that will be available to other departments and potentially other federal agencies.
Zynga CTO: How To Win Hybrid Cloud Game
At Interop 2012, Zynga CTO Allan Leinwand explains how the social
gaming company achieved its successful mix of private and public cloud operations and what you can learn from Zynga's experience.
Dell Delivers Desktop-as-a-Service
Dell partners with Desktone to become a direct supplier of virtual desktops. Here's how this twist on desktop virtualization differs from Citrix XenDesktop and VMware View.
Governance Meets Cloud: Top Misconceptions
While cloud computing takes some IT responsibilities off of your plate, governance isn't one of them. Experts say you still need to do the heavy lifting to ensure strong security and access policies.