IT applications infrastructure and operations

  • February 06, 2015 06 Feb'15

    Distributed storage simplified; how to consolidate your apps

    Does talk of distributed storage leave you feeling confused? Tired of the messy definitions and explanations out there? Senior News Writer Nicole Laskowski has you covered. In this week's Data ...

  • January 23, 2015 23 Jan'15

    CIO talks data center consolidation; big data do's and don'ts

    Is your company looking to consolidate data centers? AMD CIO Jake Dominguez knows a thing or two about that, having consolidated 18 data centers down to two. Read Dominguez's story and get tips on ...

  • August 08, 2014 08 Aug'14

    Big data architecture dilemma; Russian hackers' theft as CIO advantage

    Tesla's decision to build an ERP system from scratch rather than upgrade its SAP software has IT circles abuzz. It highlights a longstanding quandary for CIOs as they architect for big data: To ...

  • August 19, 2013 19 Aug'13

    Leveraging cloud for backend ops

    Leveraging cloud for backend ops At Dallas-based TopGolf, CIO Tom LaPlante is one IT leader who goes well beyond lip service when it comes to innovation.  In just over year since he was named the ...

  • August 03, 2012 03 Aug'12

    London summer games CIO deploys piezoelectricity

    TechTarget is a believer in fostering new talent in journalism. Welcome Miki Onwudinjo to the family as our new editorial assistant.  CIOs are leaders in determining the ...

  • May 23, 2012 23 May'12

    Market forces and the final chapter of the browser wars

    Browser wars? What browser wars? A recent news story reported that Google Chrome has overtaken Microsoft's Internet Explorer as the most used browser on the Internet. My first thought was, "What ...

  • February 02, 2012 02 Feb'12

    Post-PC era: Is 100% remote desktop virtualization even smart?

    Last August, I sat at VMworld 2011 with 19,000 other IT literati and heard CEO Paul Maritz assure us that we were in the post-PC era. But are we really? Certainly there isn't much argument about ...

  • January 24, 2012 24 Jan'12

    Google data center solutions to adapt in your own IT shop

    Each week, we scour the World Wide Web to give you a quick punch of last week's biggest news stories and interesting blog posts. This week, we're taking a look at whether computer science should be ...

  • April 15, 2011 15 Apr'11

    CIOs and facilities managers need to be BFFs with green IT practices

    Green IT practices are a no-brainer, but is your company's effort thwarting your IT strategy? Your connectivity problems may be inside your walls.

  • April 05, 2011 05 Apr'11

    Are the Mozilla Firefox 4 and IE9 releases wreaking havoc on your old apps?

    Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 and Mozilla Firefox 4 dropped within a week of each other, and now that the dust has settled, Internet users are finding that there are pieces of their daily lives ...

  • March 29, 2011 29 Mar'11

    Why ‘IT innovation’ is less about technology, more about integration

    What are we talking about when we are talking about IT innovation? The answers are as varied as there are people to answer the question. And the answers rarely have much to do with technology, ...

  • January 13, 2011 13 Jan'11

    Data center transformation: Evolution or revolution?

    As we continue to chronicle the "disappearing" data center, we have to consider the ongoing transformation of the enterprise application. Software as a Service, Web-based applications, cloud ...

  • July 30, 2010 30 Jul'10

    A world without legacy systems

    How frustrating is it to be one of the little guys without the resources to bear for big projects. Well, those frustrations may actually be easier to deal with than the alternative: Being a large ...

  • March 11, 2010 11 Mar'10

    Why one IT guy found Windows 7 to be too user-friendly

    There has been a lot of Windows 7 coverage on -- everything from planning your migration strategy to making it your last operating system. Part of the appeal of the new OS ...

  • March 04, 2010 04 Mar'10

    Reasons to adopt desktop virtualization

    Desktop virtualization is not the slam dunk that server virtualization is in terms of cost savings. In a recent article, I talked to experts about how the cost of desktop PCs was replaced by even ...