Enterprise systems management

  • October 12, 2007 12 Oct'07

    Ten strategic technologies to watch in 2008

    Gartner Inc. picks the technologies that are likely to have the biggest impact on your business in the next 18 to 36 months.

  • October 09, 2007 09 Oct'07

    Virtualization increasingly used to abet disaster recovery

    Server consolidation is not virtualization software's only virtue. The midmarket is using the fairy dust to foolproof applications.

  • October 05, 2007 05 Oct'07

    SanDisk readies 8 GB cards for mobile phones

    SanDisk's new Memory Stick Micro card doubles previous capacity and may include preloaded maps, though business use may be limited.

  • September 25, 2007 25 Sep'07

    Target's data centers keep pace with rapid retail growth

    At AFCOM's Data Center World, technical architect Doug Hall explains how capacity management and forecasting has enabled his company to grow at a rapid rate and earn executive support for data center construction.

  • September 18, 2007 18 Sep'07

    IBM makes U-turn, joins OpenOffice

    OpenOffice enjoyed a jolt of adrenaline this week as IBM announced Monday that it will join the open source software initiative. Analysts say the move should give OpenOffice a significant boost in its quest to take on Microsoft Office, but will it ...

  • September 18, 2007 18 Sep'07

    Waiting on green technology is shortsighted, say experts

    Waiting for vendors and government agencies to come in and solve your data center cooling and capacity issues is a big mistake, say experts speaking at a data center conference this week.

  • September 18, 2007 18 Sep'07

    ITIL v3 Service Operation: FAQs on Book 4

    ITIL expert Don Cox answers user questions about ITIL Core Practice Book 4: Service Operation.

  • September 12, 2007 12 Sep'07

    Big vendors duke it out over storage for SMBs

    Once a scarce commodity for SMBs, storage systems from IT's biggest name-brand companies are popping up all over. Look, listen, kick the interfaces, but don't let the flattery go to your head. Niche players may still be your best bet.

  • September 10, 2007 10 Sep'07

    Capgemini and Google hook up, bring apps to the enterprise

    The Google partnership with Capgemini puts flesh on the bones of its designs on the enterprise app market. The other 800-pound gorilla, as well as the SaaS stars, will surely take notice.

  • September 04, 2007 04 Sep'07

    SEC woes aside, Dell making strides

    Dell's second-quarter earnings aside, CIOs would do well to keep an eye on two things when it comes to the world's No. 2 computer maker: storage and professional services.

  • August 10, 2007 10 Aug'07

    Green Grid offers roadmap for tackling energy issue

    Under some criticism that it isn't doing enough to get to the bottom of the data center efficiency problem, The Green Grid consortium laid out its three-pronged approach to tackling the issue.

  • August 07, 2007 07 Aug'07

    EPA report gives data centers little guidance

    Initial reaction to a new EPA report calling for greater energy efficiency in the nation's data centers ranges from lukewarm to hostile. Some analysts say the Congress-mandated study doesn't go far enough, while others complain that it attacks the ...

  • August 01, 2007 01 Aug'07

    Startup gives virtualized twist to mobile computing

    A California startup offers up software that allows users to carry their desktop in their pockets and companies to get out of the business of provisioning PCs.

  • July 24, 2007 24 Jul'07

    Data deduplication technology of growing interest to SMBs

    A growing number of space- and cash-strapped SMBs are looking at data deduplication technology as a way of lowering storage costs and increasing server performance.

  • July 24, 2007 24 Jul'07

    HP takes another shot at network management, buys Opsware

    The $1.6 billion purchase of Opsware legitimizes HP in its quest for the Holy Grail of network management.