Windows 8 was a complete flop on non-touch desktop PCs but Windows 8.1 cures some headaches. Here's how desktop users can get the most out of Microsoft's new operating system.By Michael Endler , 10/18/20130 | Read | Post a CommentLatest Comment:
Independent bodies would be funded by vendors, customers and government agencies, and validate products' performance, security and overall trustworthiness.By Mathew Schwartz , 10/18/20132 comments | Read | Post a CommentLatest Comment:
Dallas has higher smartphone adoption rate than New York and San Francisco, survey shows. Also, a frightening 2% of people admit to mobile shopping during a funeral.By Eric Zeman , 10/18/20130 | Read | Post a CommentLatest Comment:
Lenovo would like to purchase the reach of BlackBerry's enterprise network. But it's unlikely to end up in China-based Lenovo's hands, security experts say.By Eric Zeman , 10/18/20130 | Read | Post a CommentLatest Comment:
OpenStack is building up services fast, including some aspects of platform-as-a-service, in its new Havana release. That increases its appeal as the basis for private cloud in the enterprise.By Charlie Babcock , 10/18/20130 | Read | Post a CommentLatest Comment:
Federal agencies and IT contractors are still assessing the fallout from the shutdown on their operations, but initial figures point to high costs.By Elena Malykhina , 10/17/20130 | Read | Post a CommentLatest Comment:
Millennials are generally uninterested in cybersecurity careers -- which is dangerous, given the shortage of experts in this vital field.By InformationWeek , 10/17/20130 | Read | Post a CommentLatest Comment:
2014 Private Cloud SurveyRespondents are on a roll: 53% brought their private clouds from concept to production in less than one year, and 60% extend their clouds across multiple datacenters. But expertise is scarce, with 51% saying acquiring skilled employees is a roadblock.
The UC Infrastructure TrapWorries about subpar networks tanking unified communications programs could be valid: Thirty-one percent of respondents have rolled capabilities out to less than 10% of users vs. 21% delivering UC to 76% or more. Is low uptake a result of strained infrastructures delivering poor performance?