Today, in the name of public safety, federal and local government agencies are piling up advanced technologies to monitor people, with little regard for the basic principles of privacy. Here's what businesses and individuals need to know.By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant, 8/26/20157 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Application building no longer means learning to code. Here are seven products and services that can help you develop apps without developing programming skills.By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 8/23/201518 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Compliance is difficult in any situation, and cloud computing makes it even more complicated. Check out these worst-case compliance scenarios and how to avoid them.By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 8/12/20150 comments | Read | Post a Comment
A French commission believes delisting from Google search engines should be carried out across all versions of the search engine. Unsurprisingly, Google disagrees.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/6/20153 comments | Read | Post a Comment
IBM is moving into cloud patents, but that's not necessarily going to upset established providers. In a pinch, they could end up as partners.By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/5/20150 comments | Read | Post a Comment
IBM has received 1,200 patents on cloud computing over the last 18 months. Here's a sample of what Big Blue is patenting and why it's a concern. By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/4/20159 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Users of Google Compute Engine can now provide their own keys to secure data, turning Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) into even more of a self-service affair.By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/28/20152 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Sussex County, NJ, built a cloud-based virtual desktop infrastructure for a mobile workforce. The project earned the organization a spot in the 2015 InformationWeek Elite 100.By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 7/27/20154 comments | Read | Post a Comment
No sandbox required for schooling software to speedily spot malware, researchers will demonstrate at Black Hat USA. By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 7/22/20150 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Jitterbit's Harmony Live is a cloud platform for designing, connecting, and deploying APIs without the help of computer programmers.By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/15/20150 comments | Read | Post a Comment
For some of you, the cloud failures listed here may simply highlight areas where cloud service providers need to grow or adapt in order to better service their customers. For others, the examples may be more personal, as your data or applications may have been affected.By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 7/15/20159 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Amazon Web Services remains the 800-pound gorilla in the Infrastructure-as-a-Service/Platform-as-a-Service marketplace. Announcements at the AWS Summit in New York City added another 100 pounds of substance to the beast.By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 7/9/20150 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Whether you're preparing for a new career or experimenting with magic powers, it's worth knowing how to program.By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/6/20152 comments | Read | Post a Comment
In a new ruling, Chicago is planning to tax cloud-computing services such as Netflix and Apple's new music service. CIOs should pay attention.By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 7/3/20158 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Over 60 researchers, including ones from IBM and Rensselaer Polytechnic, are turning Lake George into a sea of sensors.By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 6/30/20156 comments | Read | Post a Comment
IBM's Safer Planet, a sub-unit of the company's Smarter Planet effort, is expanding its cloud-based offerings with the goal of making data sharing and analysis affordable and accessible to IT professionals in a wide range of public safety and emergency management agencies.By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 6/22/20151 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
At the Google Next event in New York City, executives from Sungard and PwC talked about how they're applying the company's cloud platform to meet enterprise-scale big data needs.By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 6/14/20150 comments | Read | Post a Comment
InformationWeek Tech Digest August 03, 2015The networking industry agrees that software-defined networking is the way of the future. So where are all the deployments? We take a look at where SDN is being deployed and what's getting in the way of deployments.
Gov Cloud: Executive Initiatives, Enterprise ExperienceIn this report, we'll examine the use of cloud services by government IT, including the requirements, executive initiatives and service qualifications, and auditing and procurement programs that make government cloud adoption unlike that in the private sector.
Dark Reading Threat Intelligence Survey Threat intelligence is the best way to stay ahead of new and complex attacks, say survey respondents. How analytics influences their IT security strategies varies.