HTC One X: Big Screen In Thin, Fast Phone
HTC's new HTC One X packages a big, beautiful screen in a thin and light phone. Although not perfect, it's a compelling smart phone we'd consider buying ourselves.
Overcome Cost Challenges Of VDI
Virtual desktop infrastructures (VDIs) place new demands on the storage systems that support them. Here's how you can cut those costs.
Who Owns Your Big Data?
Big data may be set to take off in the enterprise, but the laws protecting it have a long way to go.
SAP's Ugly (ByDesign) Baby Gets Prettier
In a sign of progress for SAP's fledgling cloud strategy, SAP improves its Business ByDesign suite, scores a big customer over Workday and Oracle, and prepares a cloud-based financials product.
Company Policy Be Damned: Employees Love Dropbox
Thirty-one percent of IT pros say their users frequently use Dropbox, according to a new survey. Half the respondents think it's led to loss or theft of confidential documents. Forbidding employees from using such services isn't practical anymore. DCS--data-centric security--could be the answer.
Big Data Means Big Storage Choices
It's tough to keep up with what big data you'd like to store, especially when much of the data is unstructured text from outside--perhaps from blogs, wikis, surveys, social networks, and manufacturing systems.
How To Stop Storage Node Sprawl
Many IT departments deal with capacity demands in scale-out storage by adding nodes. That may not be the best way to fix the problem.
SAP Growing Faster Than Oracle
SAP details strong Q2 marks, says it's growing 20% faster in enterprise applications market during last 12 months and winning 8 out of 10 deals against Oracle.
Mobile Device Backup
Android and Apple devices make backup a challenge for IT. Look to smart policy, cloud services and MDM.
One Way To Avoid Cloud Outages
Don't take chances with data availability. An onramping solution can help keep your customers--and your IT staff--happy.
Maritz's VMware Legacy Defies Doubters
Maritz's competitive style led VMware to dominance in virtualization. You can bet that his new role as EMC chief strategy officer won't be a ceremonial one.
VMware Says Spin-Off Rumors 'Unfounded'
VMware internal memo instructs company representatives to say it has no intention of spinning out its Cloud Foundry platform-as-a-service division; ditto for EMC's Greenplum big data assets.
4 SSD Strategies For Big Storage Vendors
Even the largest storage vendors have problems helping customers integrate solid state drives with existing networks. Those storage players should take these four steps.
The Rise Of Shadow IT
When the business wants change so much that it's willing to go rogue on IT, is it misinformed, or justified? Consider this advice, CIOs.