Amazon Moves Into Germany
On the heels of a losing third quarter, AWS opens a new data center in Frankfurt, Germany -- and the global stakes are high.
Hadoop: 5 Undeniable Truths
Yes, you still need a traditional data warehouse after beginning work with Hadoop. Here are four more fundamental points to know about the big data platform.
Google Vs. Microsoft: Email Wars
Google's Inbox pushes its next-gen email concept at consumers. Microsoft's Delve is doing the same thing with business customers. Will it cause IT headaches when the services butt heads?
Why Outlawing Encryption Is Wrong
Putting data encryption solely into the hands of government employees won't prevent bad things from happening -- and it might encourage wrongdoing.
Magic Leap Lands Google Funds
Virtual reality startup collects $542 million in first round of financing, plans to create images in the air similar to R2D2's projection of Princess Leia in Star Wars.
Microsoft Battles Google, Amazon In The Cloud
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella clarified the company's cloud strategy, argued competitors such as Amazon and Google can't match Microsoft's hybrid-oriented approach and enterprise expertise.
How Docker Changes Cloud Security
Docker's shared Linux kernel architecture isn't secure enough for multitenancy applications. This popular new container technology is, however, a great choice for banking, retail, and online apps.
Wearables At Work: 7 Productivity Apps
Wearables are great, but what good would Google Glass or the Galaxy Gear be without useful apps? Here's a sampling of the latest business apps for wearables.
Apple SIM: Not Quite A Revolution
The Apple iPad Air 2's inclusion of a SIM card that lets users choose among cellular data plans won't change the mobile industry all that much. Here's why.
IT Is Slow? Not Our Fault
Everyone's telling IT to hurry up. Bah! Compared to other parts of the organization, IT is greased lightning.
3 Common & Costly CIO Mistakes
CIOs are often undone by sticking with old systems too long and failing to market themselves. Here's how to right the ship.
MapR Offers Free NoSQL Database
MapR-DB is integrated with the MapR NFS-compliant file system and made available with more than 20 different open source components.