Security Should Embrace Failure
Security failures are inevitable in even the best-run organizations, but vendors and security pros alike have to pretend perfection is the only standard that matters. This doesn't help anyone.
Securing The Software-Defined Network
SDNs offer the ability to centralize and automate network security functions, but only if security requirements are implemented correctly from the ground up. Learn how to secure the many components of the SDN.
Firewall Administration For Sysadmins: A Primer
For sysadmins trying to get their applications to work, the firewall can seem like an impediment. With more insight into firewalls and the job of a firewall administrator, a sysadmin will be able to communicate better with the security team.
5 Hybrid Cloud Myths Busted
Going into a hybrid project with eyes wide open will help you avoid common mistakes and reap the most benefits, says Interop speaker Bernard Golden.
IT's Reputation: Broken Bad
If Coca-Cola had a brand that was the equivalent of IT today, they would kill it and start again, says Blackstone Group CTO. He shares 4 processes IT leaders can use to change IT's bad rep.
HP's Building An SDN App Store
HP's looking to foster an SDN ecosystem and take the smartphone model into enterprise software-defined networking with a developers' kit and an app store. But is this an idea ahead of its time?
Oracle Upgrades HR Cloud Software To Battle Rivals
Integrating human capital management and talent management into other business apps gives Oracle stronger footing against challengers SAP, Salesforce.com and Workday, says president Mark Hurd at Oracle OpenWorld.
Big Data Innovation: Time To Focus
Too many big data initiatives start with nebulous goals. Executives from MetLife and Tivo Research Analytics pipe up on getting practical.
The Year Of VDI: Never
Some companies anticipated replacing up to 90% of their PCs with VDI alternatives. Then tablets changed the equation.
When Cloud Backup Fails
Cloud backup providers need to face the realities of Internet bandwidth and give customers a way to perform bulk transfer of data for both backup and recovery.
Michael Dell Wins: Now The Hard Part
Michael Dell finally succeeds in taking his company private. He plans to keep building PCs -- and bolster the enterprise portfolio with more acquisitions.
Microsoft Azure Grows More Open
Microsoft technical fellow Mark Russinovich describes how the Azure cloud is expanding with open source, outside technologies.