Microsoft Azure Outage Explanation Doesn't Soothe
Microsoft leader's post mortem on Azure cloud outage cites a human error factor, but leaves other questions unanswered. Does this remind you of how Amazon played its earlier lightning strike incident?
Windows 8 Beta: 8 Insights For IT
Microsoft Windows 8 Consumer Preview, now available for download, gives valuable information to enterprise IT pros preparing for the final version.
The Big Data Challenge: Social Data Meets Corporate Data
With the rise of social media sites, companies are getting hit with a blizzard of unstructured data, and must now find cost-effective ways to integrate and analyze the collective pool of big data to generate granular business insights.
Skills Shortage? Quit Whining
If "people are our most important resource," why do most employers expect this precious asset to show up gift wrapped?
3 IT Trends At World-Class Banks
To optimize global opportunities, banks must strive for standardization, tackle customer experience from the top down, and move beyond traditional IT outsourcing.
5 Keys To U.S. National Mobility Strategy
Security, device support, and applications development are tough issues that agency CIOs must address as they hurry to put smartphones and tablets into more employees' hands.
HTC One Smartphones Debut At MWC 2012
HTC One series of Android 4.0 smartphones includes high-end
camera components and sound from Beats Audio. Check out our video coverage, from Mobile World Congress 2012.
Intel Shows Mobile Roadmap
Intel said it has more partners lined up to sell Intel-based smartphones, and plans a series of powerful chips that will smash through Moore's law.
Android's Success: By The Numbers
Google's Android boss bragged about the platform's incredible success: Think 300 million devices, with 850,000 new devices activated daily.
Dell: 'We're Not Really A PC Company Anymore'
Dell evolving its business away from a reliance on PC shipments toward supplying high-end servers, appliances, and rack-mount virtualization packages for the enterprise data center.
DARPA, MIT Research A Self-Healing Cloud
Researchers aim to develop a cloud computing environment that could immediately recognize and fend off a cyber attack, much like the human body fights a virus.
SF Symphony CIO: Facebook Or Tweet From Your Seat
On the third episode of Valley View, hosts David Berlind and Fritz Nelson interview San Francisco Symphony CIO Michael Skaff about how he's keeping one of the City's leading non-profit organizations on the bleeding edge.
4 Ways SMBs Can Score With Gamification
Small and midsize businesses are well-positioned to take advantage of gamification. Here's some expert advice on how to use the growing trend to get closer to your customers.
MWC 2012: Waterproof Your Smartphones, Tablets
Your silicone bumper won't help if your smartphone falls into a hot tub or sink. Check out these state-of-the-art coatings for phones, tablets, and even laptops, fresh from Mobile World Congress.