Bracket's New IaaS Twist
Bracket Computing, backed by Andreesen Horowitz, lets customers build "compute cells" on top of IaaS from multiple providers, wrapping apps and data.
Connecting With The Digital Citizen
Accenture's Elaine Beeman outlines the principles of the federal Digital Playbook and how they relate to projects like relaunching HealthCare.gov.
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?
Shellshock & Why EHRs Need Updating
Nearly half of all security breaches occur in healthcare, and outdated medical records systems make data more vulnerable. An up-to-date EHR system can help solve security concerns, save money, and improve patient care.
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.
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.
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.