When you've run out of Dr. Who and Star Trek gifts, check out these novel ideas for the techie in your life.
Does your favorite IT guy or gal have just about every Dr. Who, Star Wars, or Star Trek collectible known to man? Are you looking for something a little different for that geeky loved one or fellow cube dweller? Have no fear -- Network Computing has come to the rescue with this year's ultimate IT gift guide. We've got a range of gifts appropriate for stocking stuffers, gift exchanges, employee appreciation gifts, and just plain old fun gifts for roommates or family members.
The Agile ArchiveWhen it comes to managing data, donít look at backup and archiving systems as burdens and cost centers. A well-designed archive can enhance data protection and restores, ease search and e-discovery efforts, and save money by intelligently moving data from expensive primary storage systems.
2014 Analytics, BI, and Information Management SurveyITís tried for years to simplify data analytics and 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.