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.
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.
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.
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.
How Not To Plan A Data Center
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency built a bigger data center than it needed. Now the potential federal IT boondoggle is being turned into a storage center for data generated by remote sensors and cloud computing.
Cloudability Sheds Light On Cloud Spending
Cloudability's subscription online service adds more detail for teams keeping an eye on cloud costs, including identification of project teams and business group costs within an aggregated, company-wide cloud billing report.
Google Collide Dims Hope For Brightly IDE
Google won't say whether Brightly is dead, but the release of an open-source Web IDE called Collide suggests the company is no longer planning to enter the collaborative coding market.
6 Keys To A Flexible MDM Strategy
IT pros in infrastructure and security roles must craft a mobile device management plan that can change quickly along with technology. Forrester Research shares its advice on working together effectively.