Former Microsoft CEO -- and newly minted LA Clippers owner -- Steve Ballmer steps down from the board but will remain Microsoft's largest individual shareholder.By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/19/201414 comments | Read | Post a Comment
NoSQL databases start out easy, but you'll later struggle with data logic, says EnterpriseDB. JSON toolkit promises best of NoSQL and RDBMS.By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 8/19/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Cybersecurity development has been a piecemeal process. It's time for a stronger, more cohesive approach.By Zulfikar Ramzan Chief Technology Officer, Elastica, 8/19/20144 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Is Firefox really the best defense against Google's control of the Internet? Or should Mozilla just clean up its own mistakes rather than throwing stones at competitors?By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/19/20147 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Federal agencies, academia, communities, and the private sector are collaborating on advanced US mapping data as part of the 3D Elevation Program (3DEP). Look what these maps can do.By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 8/19/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Apptio TBM Unified Model analyzes the costs of using Amazon Web Services and compares it to similar workloads running on-premises.By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 8/18/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Many of the "improvements" to ordinary household objects promised by SmartThings, a software company just acquired by Samsung, are already available elsewhere or seem like overkill. By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/18/201414 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Acquisition positions CoreOS as a more secure, enterprise-oriented offering for the Docker form of Linux containers.By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 8/15/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Philadelphia taps Salesforce and Unisys to ensure its "Philly 311" cloud and mobile program stays on top of all nonemergency requests from potholes to noise complaints. By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 8/14/20147 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Effort to apply the lessons of HealthCare.gov is praiseworthy, but may not get at the root cause of problems with digital government services.By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 8/14/20143 comments | Read | Post a Comment
With the help of in-depth Gartner analysis, InformationWeek takes a closer look at the cost of managing Amazon vs. Azure.By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 8/14/20149 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Enterprise communications will be delivered as capabilities of application software, not by separate generic communication systems. Are you preparing?By Marty Parker Principal & Co-Founder, UniComm Consulting, 8/14/201411 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Chris Kemp, Nebula founder and former NASA CTO, talks OpenStack, private cloud, and why he's not worried about VMware's inroads into Nebula's territory. By Elias Khnaser Chief Technology Officer, Sigma Solutions , 8/14/20145 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Startup Platform9 launches management system that has Linux containers and virtual machines running side by side.By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 8/14/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Despite various drawbacks, remote courses (both for credit and for pure learning) are becoming the emerging norm. Understand the options.By Andrew Binstock Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal, 8/14/20149 comments | Read | Post a Comment
2014 Next-Gen WAN SurveyWhile 68% say demand for WAN bandwidth will increase, just 15% are in the process of bringing new services or more capacity online now. For 26%, cost is the problem. Enter vendors from Aryaka to Cisco to Pertino, all looking to use cloud to transform how IT delivers wide-area connectivity.
Server Market SplitsvilleJust because the server market's in the doldrums doesn't mean innovation has ceased. Far from it -- server technology is enjoying the biggest renaissance since the dawn of x86 systems. But the primary driver is now service providers, not enterprises.
IT Salary Survey 2014: BI/AnalyticsIntelligence/analytics and data integration/warehousing professionals at the staff and managerial level are in demand, feel challenged, and are generally secure and optimistic about their careers. So why is compensation stagnant?