It's been a rough week for Chairman Bill. The European Parliament on Wednesday shot down an effort to legalize software patents which could have won Microsoft a king's ransom in licensing fees--and lawmakers swung the axe just hours after Bill Gates stopped in for a visit.
Microsoft last December distributed $32 billion to shareholders. That move, as we learned on Tuesday, boosted personal income in the United States by 3.7% in December. It also suggests that IT vendors are becoming more like other types of companies.
How Enterprises Are Attacking the IT Security EnterpriseTo learn more about what organizations are doing to tackle attacks and threats we surveyed a group of 300 IT and infosec professionals to find out what their biggest IT security challenges are and what they're doing to defend against today's threats. Download the report to see what they're saying.
Infographic: The State of DevOps in 2017Is DevOps helping organizations reduce costs and time-to-market for software releases? What's getting in the way of DevOps adoption? Find out in this InformationWeek and Interop ITX infographic on the state of DevOps in 2017.
IT Strategies to Conquer the CloudChances are your organization is adopting cloud computing in one way or another -- or in multiple ways. Understanding the skills you need and how cloud affects IT operations and networking will help you adapt.