Managing two separate modes of IT delivery, one focused on stability and the other on agility, can be critical for IT success -- if the company is large enough.By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 2/8/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
The submission period is now open for four new awards that will be presented during the 2016 InformationWeek Elite 100 Conference in May. We need your help now to find the best candidates for each category.By Susan Nunziata Editorial Director, 1/26/20164 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, 2/10/20162 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
In a letter to the search giant, the NHTSA indicates its support for Google's self-driving vehicles by stating the computer that pilots the car can be considered a driver.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 2/10/20162 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, 2/10/20163 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
Reflecting the fundamental transformation in the market, Gartner has changed how it evaluates vendors in its 2016 Magic Quadrant for BI and Analytics. Only three vendors survived the cut and stayed in the Leaders Quadrant. Here's a look at the changes.By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/9/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Tech companies are well represented on Glassdoor's rankings of the top beyond-the-basics perks and benefits offered to employees. See 10 of the most interesting and surprising. By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 2/9/20169 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Google is said to be preparing an updated VR headset. The new version could include more sensors, higher quality lenses, and a plastic shell.By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/8/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
In tech, we tend to like the new and shiny. But never forget the power of legacy systems, whether they are actual systems or just older IT pros.By Brian Moore Cartoonist & Illustrator, 2/8/20164 comments | Read | Post a Comment
iPhone users are seeing a new twist on the dreaded "Error 53" screens, which signals a smartphone is beyond repair. Apple reportedly notes that Error 53 is the result of a Touch ID security feature designed to protect users.By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 2/8/20163 comments | Read | Post a Comment
With the release of the Docker Engine 1.10, Docker is putting security at center stage to address user demand. The company has also issued several other updates.By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/8/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
Research: 2014 US IT Salary SurveyOur survey of nearly 12,000 respondents shows IT pays well -- staffers rack up a median total compensation of $92,000, and managers hit $120,000. Industry matters. And the gender pay gap is real and getting wider.
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.