7 Crazy Cool Data Centers
Some data centers are built in modern buildings, and some are in old paper mills or Cold War defense bunkers.
InformationWeek 2014 Next-Generation IT Survey
The future of IT is all about integrating key elements such as mobile, cloud, security, and big data. Successful companies will focus on reusable components, data-based security, and automation.
IT Stereotypes: Time To Change
Stereotypes abound in business, especially around IT. Here’s how IT pros can correct misperceptions about a culture of insular control freaks.
SAP S/4Hana: Big Bet On 'Simplified' ERP
SAP S/4Hana promises in-memory performance, mobile-friendly interfaces, cloud deployment options, and, most of all, simplicity. Will customers upgrade from old apps running on Oracle?
Big Data Success Remains Elusive: Study
Just over a quarter of organizations say their big data initiatives are a success, according to a recent Capgemini study. So why are three of four unsuccessful?
How CIOs Can Win In The Cloud
Choosing to embrace cloud computing gets you only halfway there. Now you must reframe your strategy: Core business over costs, and employee productivity over control.
When Agile Falls Short: iRise CEO
As iRise launches its ambitious cloud-based visualization platform, CEO Emmet Keeffe tells us agile doesn't actually work on the vast majority of projects.
5 Cloud Contract Traps To Avoid
A cloud contract is just that, a contract. As such, it carries with it all of the normal pitfalls of a contractual relationship -- and a few specialized ones. Here's how to identify and avoid the risks.
5 Reasons Tech Vendors Exaggerate
From overeager marketing to the need for differentiation, vendors often overstate a product’s capabilities. Vendors and buyers alike need to be more honest with each other -- and themselves.
Cloud SLAs: Improvements Still Needed
There's been a slight improvement in cloud SLAs as leading service providers like HP, Amazon, and Google guarantee 99.95% uptime by the month, not year. But performance issues remain.