Microsoft Azure Outage Explanation Doesn't Soothe
Microsoft leader's post mortem on Azure cloud outage cites a human error factor, but leaves other questions unanswered. Does this remind you of how Amazon played its earlier lightning strike incident?
Top Considerations For Cloud EHR Buyers
Cloud computing offers a speed ramp into the electronic health record highway. But don't overlook critical questions about security, performance, say legal experts at HIMSS.
Windows 8 Beta: 8 Insights For IT
Microsoft Windows 8 Consumer Preview, now available for download, gives valuable information to enterprise IT pros preparing for the final version.
Microsoft Azure Suffers Outage
Microsoft Azure cloud services dashboard shows access problem in three regions; most users back online within eight hours.
Timeline For Facebook Pages Takes Getting Used To
Businesses that use Facebook for marketing and to connect to customers may learn to love Timeline for Facebook Pages. But designers and developers of custom tabs will have to scramble to adjust over the next 30 days.
The Big Data Challenge: Social Data Meets Corporate Data
With the rise of social media sites, companies are getting hit with a blizzard of unstructured data, and must now find cost-effective ways to integrate and analyze the collective pool of big data to generate granular business insights.
5 Keys To U.S. National Mobility Strategy
Security, device support, and applications development are tough issues that agency CIOs must address as they hurry to put smartphones and tablets into more employees' hands.
HTC One Smartphones Debut At MWC 2012
HTC One series of Android 4.0 smartphones includes high-end
camera components and sound from Beats Audio. Check out our video coverage, from Mobile World Congress 2012.
Intel Shows Mobile Roadmap
Intel said it has more partners lined up to sell Intel-based smartphones, and plans a series of powerful chips that will smash through Moore's law.
Android's Success: By The Numbers
Google's Android boss bragged about the platform's incredible success: Think 300 million devices, with 850,000 new devices activated daily.
Dell: 'We're Not Really A PC Company Anymore'
Dell evolving its business away from a reliance on PC shipments toward supplying high-end servers, appliances, and rack-mount virtualization packages for the enterprise data center.
DARPA, MIT Research A Self-Healing Cloud
Researchers aim to develop a cloud computing environment that could immediately recognize and fend off a cyber attack, much like the human body fights a virus.
4 Ways SMBs Can Score With Gamification
Small and midsize businesses are well-positioned to take advantage of gamification. Here's some expert advice on how to use the growing trend to get closer to your customers.
MWC 2012: Waterproof Your Smartphones, Tablets
Your silicone bumper won't help if your smartphone falls into a hot tub or sink. Check out these state-of-the-art coatings for phones, tablets, and even laptops, fresh from Mobile World Congress.
Skype App Comes To Windows Phone
Microsoft’s VoIP app is optimized for Windows Phone 7.5 Mango smarpthones, including Nokia’s Lumia line and Samsung Focus devices.