How is software affecting the overall US economy? Study from Software Industry & Information Association provides new data points.By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/18/20148 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Can your retail site handle the traffic deluge on the busiest shopping day of the year? Avoid these six performance-testing mistakes, says BlazeMeter.By Jeff Bertolucci , 9/22/20140 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Choosing the right UC system can be confusing and expensive. KelCor analyst and Interop speaker Brent Kelly offers five tips to help you save money and stay in control.By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/20/20140 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Codenamed "Office 16," the next version will reportedly include the "Tell Me" tool to save users time digging through menus.By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/20/20145 comments | Read | Post a Comment
After Apple CEO Tim Cook talks up iOS8 data security, Google says the next version of Android will shield data on devices more effectively.By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/20/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Oracle announces new titles, but Larry Ellison, Safra Catz, and Mark Hurd say roles won't change. Buried news: Oracle misses earnings. By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/19/20146 comments | Read | Post a Comment
SAP's latest cloud deal will add millions of subscribers and narrow the gap with Salesforce.com. But it could slash profits.By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/19/20143 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Databricks says demand for its Spark in-memory analytics platform is skyrocketing, so it's launching its first-ever certification program for professionals.By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/18/20140 comments | Read | Post a Comment
It's time to bring telecom and other IT services under one umbrella. Keys to success: eliminate silos, consolidate expertise, leverage new skills.By Marty Parker Principal & Co-Founder, UniComm Consulting, 9/18/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Apple's iOS 8 delivers features designed to make life easier for IT pros and users -- but we have colorful ideas of our own. Learn the truth using our quiz. By Susan Nunziata Community Editor, 9/18/20143 comments | Read | Post a Comment
iOS 8 delivers immediate improvements to Apple devices while promising richer mobile apps down the line. Just brace yourself for a huge download.By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/18/20143 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The end of Net neutrality would hobble today's businesses, increase costs for customers, and stifle the potential for future innovation.By Christopher Stark President & CEO, Cetrom Information Technology, 9/18/20141 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Steve Herrod explains how his technologist's vision and experience help him pick investments for venture capitalist firm General Catalyst Partners.By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/17/20144 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Rackspace, after posting a strong second quarter, says it's not for sale and it will push its 'managed cloud' offering with renewed vigor.By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 9/17/20143 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: GovernmentFederal government IT professionals saw modest bumps in compensation. But that doesn't mean all is well: 29% of staffers had fewer training opportunities, and 21% of managers had their benefits cut. Half are looking for new jobs.