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  • Stack wars: OpenStack v. CloudStack v. Eucalyptus

    OpenStack -- co-founded by Rackspace and NASA in 2010 -- certainly has the buzz, what with partnerships with AT&T, HP and IBM, to name a few, all of which have promised to use OpenStack as the base for their private cloud offerings.

    Written by Christine Burns03 June 13 11:17
  • Tornadoes and data centers are OK in Oklahoma

    If the question about tornadoes comes up at his Oklahoma City data center, as it sometimes does, Todd Currie, vice president of operations and general manager at Perimeter Technology, has answers. He even has cutout sample of his roof to show how it is built.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau31 May 13 10:08
  • Tech Titans Talk: The IDG Enterprise Interview Series

    In the IDG Enterprise Interview Series, you'll hear from technology CIOs and CEOs on today's burgeoning trends, ongoing headaches and upcoming product plans. Check out this informative series from IDG Enterprise Chief Content Officer John Gallant and his team of editors.

    Written by CIO17 May 13 14:15
  • The Internet of Things: Coming to a network near you

    When people talk about the Internet of Things (IoT), the most common examples are smart cars, IP-addressable washing machines and Internet-connected nanny cams.

    Written by Bob Violino22 April 13 10:57
  • Cloud tools abound. Is enterprise IT ready?

    The sky is the limit for both the number and the types of tools that will eventually help enterprise IT fully embrace the cloud, say industry analysts and cloud integration experts.

    Written by Christine Burns08 April 13 11:00
  • Top 10 Cloud tools

    Cloud vendors are delivering boatloads of new tools to help enterprise IT build, buy, manage, monitor, tweak and track Cloud services. These tools are designed to help IT execs free up their budgets and their staff so both can be used towards more strategic, line of business projects.

    Written by Christine Burns08 April 13 11:00
  • It's twilight for small in-house data centers

    Virtualization, cloud services and SaaS is making it much easier to shift IT infrastructure operations to service providers, and that is exactly what many users are doing.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau28 March 13 10:18
  • Who has responsibility for Cloud security?

    As more organisations leverage the Cloud for critical business applications, they are discovering one of the greatest challenges is combining existing internal controls with cloud protection efforts.

    Written by John Dix25 March 13 20:09
  • Big Data success is all in the analysis

    IT executives are starting to realize that there's little value in big data without robust analytics systems that can crunch the numbers and give key decision makers (read: their bosses) easy-to-digest information. With so few real solutions on the market, though, this is easier said than done.

    Written by Rob Enderle22 March 13 12:37
  • Top tech companies plug into renewable power

    Leading tech companies like Microsoft, Google and Apple are making huge inroads in the use of renewable energy for corporate facilities and data centers, but cost and delivery challenges remain.

    Written by Lucas Mearian04 March 13 11:14
  • Hybrid Clouds pose new security challenges

    If 2013 is the year enterprises begin implementing their hybrid Cloud strategies, as the experts are predicting, then it follows that this will also be the year when hybrid Cloud security takes center stage.

    Written by Christine Burns Rudalevige11 Feb. 13 06:19
  • In-depth first look: Microsoft's Surface for Windows 8 Pro

    Microsoft's home-built ultrabook called Surface for Windows 8 Pro goes on sale on Saturday in the US and may be the Windows 8 device that best meets a wide range of corporate needs from tablet to desktop.

    Written by Tim Greene06 Feb. 13 03:00