DevOps has changed the way IT looks at Agile. Now there are lessons from the shift that IT can share with the rest of the enterprise.By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 2/7/20162 comments | Read | Post a Comment
As digital transactions reshape the payment industry, Visa wants to make sure developers use its technology.By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/5/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Google does its part for Safer Internet Day with its giveaway. Also, Gmail users will start seeing warnings when message senders can't be authenticated and when they don't support transport encryption.By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/11/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
VMware's newly released vRealize Suite 7 includes six components meant to bring more intelligence to virtual workload management, whether companies are using their own clouds or a public cloud.By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/11/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Microsoft and HCL Technologies are building an incubation hub to use the Azure IoT Suite for enterprise adoption of IoT across verticals.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/11/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Hortonworks reported an annual revenue increase of 165%, but losses still outpace sales. Company executives promised a hard push to bring those numbers closer together in 2016.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/11/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Clear your desktop, light a lemon-scented candle, and get ready for a more productive day with these tips.By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/11/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
US Director of National Intelligence James Clapper delivers chilling remarks regarding the Internet of Things, noting there may come a day when spy agencies may tap into IoT for surveillance, network access, and more.By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 2/10/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Microsoft's new Window 10 update history website will contain notes on each update and serve as a hub for information on older releases.By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/10/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
While Adobe Flash is little loved, its retirement has been a slow one. Google has announced steps to speed the process, and it will switch over to an HTML5 format in June.By Michelle Maisto Freelance Writer, 2/10/20165 comments | Read | Post a Comment
With the release of its Virtual SAN 6.2 offerings, VMware is looking to make it easier for customers to create and run a hyper-converged infrastructure within their data centers. The company is also introducing "Ready Nodes," which are plug-in data center modules with virtual storage.By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/10/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Apache Spark is among the Hadoop ecosystem technologies acting as catalysts for broader adoption of big data infrastructure. Now, Looker -- a vendor of business intelligence software -- has announced support for Spark and other Hadoop technologies. The goal? To speed up access to the data that fuels business decision making.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/10/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The Internet of Things needs standardization and easier programming options. Until then, the promise of IoT for consumers remains unfulfilled. By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/10/20164 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Rhonda Winter held three CIO posts in Indianapolis, including one overseeing IT for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the home of the Indianapolis 500. Then she decided to join Bluelock and provide future cloud services to enterprise CIOs.By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/10/20162 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Managing a modern data center is a daunting -- and expensive -- task if you go it alone. But partnering with Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) providers can help. Here are seven ways IaaS can pay off for your organization.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 2/10/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Apple, Yahoo, and Google are making inroads into enabling smartphones to become a replacement for entering passwords -- a move that may not come soon enough for some users and help desks.By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 2/9/20162 comments | Read | Post a Comment
MIT researchers have developed a GPU called Eyeriss that could enable algorithms to run locally and instantly, instead of sending raw data into the cloud. This means that a future version of Siri could get you answers much faster.By Michelle Maisto Freelance Writer, 2/9/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The CNIL, France's data regulation authority, has issued a formal notice to Facebook, warning the social network that it needs to fairly collect data concerning the browsing activity of Internet users who do not have an account.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 2/9/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Cloud, big data, and security are all big factors in education IT this year. At the same time, there is a cultural shift taking place not only among the student body, but within the demographics of the IT departments themselves. By Esther Schindler Writer and Translator, 2/9/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
With millions of machines potentially vulnerable to attacks on their BIOS firmware, Dell has introduced a verification tool designed for enterprise IT to monitor users' machines and intervene if an attack is detected. The cloud-based tool takes a different approach than other BIOS offerings on the market.By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 2/9/20162 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Google in the Enterprise SurveyThere's no doubt Google has made headway into businesses: Just 28 percent discourage or ban use of its productivity products, and 69 percent cite Google Apps' good or excellent mobility. But progress could still stall: 59 percent of nonusers distrust the security of Google's cloud. Its data privacy is an open question, and 37 percent worry about integration.
CIOs Get Smart About BIIT’s tried for years to simplify business intelligence efforts. Have visual analysis tools and Hadoop and NoSQL databases helped? Respondents to our 2014 InformationWeek Analytics, Business Intelligence, and Information Management Survey have a mixed outlook.
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.