State Of Data Centers: Hot, Crowded, Virtual
With just 8% of respondents to our 2012 survey expecting to build new facilities and constrained budgets the No. 1 impactful trend, it's clear enterprise IT's transformation to service provider is in full swing.
How IT Can Reclaim Social Relevance
Social technologies are spreading through the business in a decentralized way, not via IT leadership. How can organizations and IT leaders make the most of this trend?
Windows 8 Says Goodbye To F8 Reboots
Windows 8 will display new menu of troubleshooting choices to
give users of fast-booting PCs and tablets plenty of time to enter
alternate startup modes such as Safe Mode.
Google Beats Oracle Patent Claim
Second major phase of trial ends with a win for Google, but judge must still decide whether APIs qualify for copyright protection.
SAP Ariba Deal: Not All About Cloud
SAP bids for leading trading network, but look beyond the cloud hype in the $4.3 billion deal. Ariba competes with specialized supplier-management and trading firms, not Salesforce.com.
Leap Motion: Control PC With Hand Gestures
Gesture-based computer interaction, as depicted in "Minority Report," looks like it will soon become commonplace. "The Leap" peripheral lets you control UI elements using gestures made in the air.
VMware Claims It's Cheaper Than Microsoft
VMware-commissioned study claims advanced management capabilities make VMware less expensive than Microsoft virtualization products when you factor in admin time. But beware the red flags.
Google Must Make 4 Antitrust Fixes
European Commission demands proposals to address its anti-trust
concerns, which include results placement and copying content from other search engines without permission.
HP Layoffs Signal Punishing Fall
Unless HP can turn enterprise software, cloud services, or some other line into a high-volume, high-margin business, it's in for a world of hurt.
Google Apps: Has Adoption Slowed?
Google renewed its pitch to embrace cloud IT at its Atmosphere roadshow. But its count of companies going Google Apps doesn't add up.
Microsoft Trumps Google In L.A. Cloud Deal
250,000 students and faculty at Los Angeles community colleges will move to Microsoft Live@edu online communication and collaboration services after school system rejects Google Apps.
5 Steps To A Strong SMB Mobile App
It's easier than ever to create a mobile app, but just because you build it doesn't mean anyone will come. Here's how to get consumers to actually use your apps.