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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Complete Google Nexus 7 Teardown
The chipheads at UBM Techinsights have disassembled the new Google Nexus 7 and provided 27 photos of the new tablet being disassembled. See the details: a 7-inch display with 1280 x 800 resolution, a quad-core Tegra 3 processor, not to mention all the shielding and component brand names. Is it a Kindle Fire killer? Can it stand up to the mini iPad?
Throw Hardware At The Problem
Sometimes you have to fix a performance problem quickly. Solid state storage can help you do that, if you consider these tips.
Google Nexus 7 Teardown
The folks at iFixit have torn a new Google Nexus 7 tablet apart with an eye towards repairability. It's way easier to repair than an iPad 3, but it still has some tough points. See the soul of the new machine.