Case studies, how tos, strategies and best practices for establishing an enterprise architecture that makes IT cheaper, more strategic and responive and that promotes alignment, standardization and reuse of IT asset.
Tue, April 30, 2013 - In today's fluid 24/7 world where business demands are real-time and IT resources are a mix of both physical and virtual, someone -- or something -- is needed to manage it all. In response, many job scheduling applications have evolved into advanced workload automation solutions that can direct the execution of tasks across any number of heterogeneous environments.
Tue, April 30, 2013 - Today's complex IT environments make maintaining 'always on' availability more challenging than ever before, even as IT has become central to most business operations. IDC's David Tapper says organizations must adopt a plan for achieving operational resiliency.
Tue, April 23, 2013 - As application development increasingly hooks into outside services, tools to manage all those APIs are sprouting up.
Mon, April 08, 2013 - Seeking to reverse its flagging fortunes and build the foundational layer for the 'Internet of Things,' HP unveils a new class of software-defined server: the HP ProLiant Moonshot.
Fri, March 29, 2013 - Despite repeated reprimands from the National Adverting Review Board, Oracle continues to run ads making questionable claims that its Sun hardware outperforms the competition. This isn't surprising--perception often trumps reality in advertising, after all--but will Oracle ever be able to back up its claims?
Wed, March 27, 2013 - Google said Wednesday that it will reach out to 'several thousand' people through Twitter and its Google+ social network to take part in its Explorer project for trying out its computerized eyewear.
Mon, March 25, 2013 - Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) has the potential to advance significant change in the way telecom networks are built and operated. Led by seven major communications service providers, NFV provides a standards-based approach to virtualizing a range of telecom applications, thus enabling them to run on industry standard servers.
Tue, January 15, 2013 - Enterprises replacing legacy network infrastructure are increasingly turning to software-defined networks, which can automate an entire network fabric. Having helped hosting companies and academic institutions, a variety of resellers, system integrators and consultancies are ready to bring SDN to the enterprise.
Fri, January 11, 2013 - Big Data is clearly a disruptive technology, but using it successfully is as much art as it is science. The key is integrating Big Data with traditional BI to create a data ecosystem that allows you to generate new insights while executing on what you already know.
Fri, November 30, 2012 - Amid an ongoing overhaul of federal IT, top government leaders stress the need to align enterprise architecture with the mission of departments and agencies. This may mean it will be necessary to bring together two groups that speak fundamentally different languages.
Fri, November 30, 2012 - Hewlett-Packard has problems that need fixing, and they go deeper than Autonomy. CIO.com's Rob Enderle says HP can learn from Chrysler, IBM and Apple -- each of which took the time to repair its image while deciding which parts of the business were worth saving.
Wed, November 21, 2012 - Oracle had to pull advertisements this year after IBM complained that Oracle's performance claims were unfounded. Such behavior is risky, CIO.com columnist Rob Enderle says, as it suggests to customers that Oracle can't be trusted and puts IT careers in jeopardy.
Mon, November 05, 2012 - The U.S. Agency for International Development is the only federal agency among 27 recently surveyed by the Government Accountability Office to map out an enterprise architecture strategy, define metrics to measure its progress and actually go back to see if the plan worked. (It did.) Here's what your company can learn from USAID's enterprise architecture efforts.
Fri, October 26, 2012 - Doug Cutting, creator of Hadoop and founder of the Apache Hadoop Project, says big data is not hype and it's not a bubble. He lays out his vision of how Hadoop will become the Holy Grail of big data systems