Beachbody is a fitness product specialist with custom financials and ERP needs. However, these systems are a hindrance when it comes to migrating to Oracle Cloud. By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 9/26/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
A report from the MIT Sloan Management Review finds that companies that share data from their internet of things projects are better positioned to take advantage of what the technology has to offer. However, finding IT pros with the right IoT skills set is proving a challenge for many businesses.By Scott Ferguson Director of Audience Development, UBM Tech, 9/22/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
EBay has been gathering data and employing machine learning to connect more buyers to sellers and increase the trustworthiness of transactions. The use-cases are worth exploring for any IT professional looking to help improve a company's bottom line by applying machine learning to its customer-facing applications.By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 9/6/20166 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Shifting to cloud application providers requires companies to step carefully. Here are 9 potential problems that can prevent a smooth transition. By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 9/5/20163 comments | Read | Post a Comment
With the demise of the Pixel 2, Google is no longer making and selling its own Chromebooks. But it's unclear what's next for the tech giant in the PC space.By Eric Zeman , 9/1/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The cultural mindset of millennial workers and the ability to connect to the web from nearly anywhere are driving workplace flexibility demands, according to a new report.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/31/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The 4.7 Linux kernel includes enhancements to security, automated testing prior to release, and an average 7.8 additions per hour over 10 weeks of development. Here is a look at what IT pros need to know about the OS that powers everything from mobile devices to servers and supercomputers. By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/30/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
On the eve of VMworld 2016, VMware's annual user group conference, Microsoft and Red Hat would like to wean some of the company's customers to their offerings. By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/29/20162 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The Bergen County, NJ, sheriff's office is moving its IT infrastructure to a hyper-converged architecture. The shift has expense and management complexity on the run.By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 8/29/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
A recently released Gartner report, based on Equinix network hub use, finds that an "interconnect" service is one of the keys to an enterprise's digital future.By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/19/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
To get a clearer view of SDN in 2016, Senior Editor Sara Peters spoke with Eric Hanselman, chief analyst at 451 Research, about how enterprises view the technology and where the industry is in terms of adoption and costs -- and what's next.By InformationWeek Staff , 8/18/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
For colocation provider vXchnge, security isn't just a matter of strong defenses. It also involves planning for the worst.By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/18/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The Intel Joule developer module will help enterprises, developers, and everyday tinkerers tap into the internet of things. The chip maker also detailed its vision for 5G networks at its Developer Forum show.By Eric Zeman , 8/17/20162 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The networking giant is reportedly planning to cut nearly 20% of its global workforce, as it shifts from a hardware maker to one with a greater focus on software.By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 8/17/20161 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
An IDC report finds augmented reality and virtual reality technologies have a bright future, with revenues growing to $162 billion by 2020. The study finds AR and VR will offer major applications for healthcare and product design.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/17/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Salesforce is purchasing data analytics startup BeyondCore to enhance the AI capabilities of the Salesforce Analytics Cloud. The deal is the latest in a series of acquisitions this year.By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/17/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Google's Allo and Duo apps are meant for mobile texting and video chatting, but Hangouts will refocus on enterprise communications and compete with similar offerings from Skype, Slack, and Yammer.By Eric Zeman , 8/16/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
A new report finds that Google Fiber is being hampered by a slow and costly rollout of its physical high-speed internet service. To overcome delays and cost overruns, the company is reportedly looking at wireless alternatives.By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/16/20163 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Cloud services present a major challenge to IT professionals charged with safeguarding their organizations. These 5 steps can help managers bridge the gaps in SaaS security.By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/15/20160 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Server Market SplitsvilleJust because the server market's in the doldrums doesn't mean innovation has ceased. Far from it -- server technology is enjoying the biggest renaissance since the dawn of x86 systems. But the primary driver is now service providers, not enterprises.
Top IT Trends to Watch in Financial ServicesIT pros at banks, investment houses, insurance companies, and other financial services organizations are focused on a range of issues, from peer-to-peer lending to cybersecurity to performance, agility, and compliance. It all matters.
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