Tools - News, Features, and Slideshows


  • DevOps to become mainstream by 2016

    DevOps will evolve from being a niche strategy to a mainstream practice implemented by a quarter of Global 2000 firms, Gartner believes.

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner09 March 15 14:39
  • In Pictures: Best open source monitoring tools

    We found all four products to be capable network monitoring tools that performed well in our basic tasks such as checking for host availability and measuring bandwidth usage. Beyond the basics, there were quite a few differences in terms of features, granularity and configuration options.

    Written by Susan Perschke10 Feb. 15 08:27
  • In Pictures: Top 10 Cloud tools

    New tools help IT execs cut Cloud costs, optimise resources, integrate and manage Cloud instances.

    Written by Christine Burns11 April 13 08:23
  • 10 Free Downloads for Your Laptop

    Have a laptop or netbook and want to get more out of it? You're not alone. We've experienced the frustration of trying to keep data or bookmarks on a portable synchronized with those of a desktop PC or other laptops. We've struggled with diminishing battery life. We've needed assistance getting connected at hotspots or staying safe once online. And we've wondered how to take full advantage of USB flash drives.

    Written by Preston Gralla24 Nov. 09 09:58
  • Free online invoicing tool boosts productivity

    Invoice management is crucial for any business. But especially if you're just starting out, you might be tempted to save a few dollars on an invoicing application by submitting bills as Word docs or other text files. Don't waste your time trying to invent your own payment system. A free, server-based tool could be all you need.

    Written by Zack Stern08 Sept. 09 05:07