It was a good week for seeing software-defined and virtualized IT infrastructure in action. Three prominent companies talked shop in the media, providing some details about how these trends work in real-world settings: Goldman-Sachs, Microsoft and Cisco.
The weather outside truly has been frightful. No problem, right--today's enterprise has rich communication and collaboration options, from IM to file sync. That may be true, according to Stephen Leaden, but unified communications is a viable business continuity solution only if you've put some forethought into it.
Next week marks 25 years of Internet, and a new study by the Pew Research Center finds that nearly 90 percent of adults in the U.S. are now online.
At last week's RSA security conference in San Francisco, Robert Hinden offered a presentation looking at potential security risks, as well as some possible benefits.
If anything, this is another reason why you should never tether with your mobile phone when out of town.
Wearable devices are the latest disruption to the mobile ecosystem, raising new concerns for businesses around security, privacy and compliance.
That's the question posed to a panel of data center experts at the Open Compute Summit.
Take IBM's SoftLayer cloud computing platform, add Platform Symphony parallel computing infrastructure, stir in the Platform LSF Scheduler tool and presto!
Because of its focus on service providers and resellers, Parallels Summit provides an excellent bird's-eyes view of the direction that the cloud is heading towards. This can be invaluable for enterprises looking to formulate a cohesive cloud strategy, whether in the form of a hybrid deployment or a decision to set up their own private cloud.
There is no arguing that BYOD is here to stay. Employees will bring all types of new mobile devices to work, and they will use them in their day-to-day work no matter how great your concerns are. Guest post by Amtel's PJ Gupta.