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.
Thu, February 20, 2014 - After more than six years of internal development of its branch of the cross-language framework that powers its internal services, Facebook has released that branch to open source and hopes to work with the Apache Thrift community to incorporate the work.
Thu, January 23, 2014 - Aiming to help organizations cut through confusion in the data center infrastructure management market and prepare them for the impact of cloud, mobility and big data, HP is offering four new consulting services.
Mon, December 30, 2013 - CGI Federal, the lead contractor at Healthcare.gov, is a veritable black belt in software development, with the highest possible certification from CMMI. So what does the website's flawed rollout say about how useful CMMI is?
Tue, November 19, 2013 - Load balancing isn't just for websites that expect surges in traffic any more. Companies of all sizes, and in all verticals, find load balancing an effective way to address disaster recovery, scalability, failover and application virtualization needs.
Wed, October 23, 2013 - Aiming to give customers the flexibility to store, process and leverage their data on-premises, in the cloud or in a hybrid environment, Teradata is making its portfolio of platforms and services available via the cloud, including Data Warehouse as a Service, Discovery as a Service and Data Management as a Service.
Fri, September 27, 2013 - There’s inevitable tension between enforcing global IT standardization and allowing flexibility at the local level. Here’s how to find the right balance.
Tue, September 17, 2013 - As CIOs try to make sense of the hype surrounding software-defined networks (SDNs) and their potential in data centers, some experts and vendors say IT leaders are looking for answers in all the wrong places.
Wed, August 21, 2013 - Over the past 15 years, Apple has worked, and at times struggled, to figure out the best way to integrate its products into enterprise environments. Columnist Ryan Faas takes a look at that complex relationship.
Wed, August 14, 2013 - Before you make a grab for that Salesforce.com architect job, pause and remember: It was once hip to be known as a Lotus 1-2-3 developer.
Wed, July 24, 2013 - The flexibility and scalability of the cloud can make migrating mission-critical applications a tempting proposition, but availability can become a serious issue.
Wed, July 10, 2013 - When it comes to backup and recovery, IT is struggling to meet business demand within most enterprises--and the problem stands to get only worse. EMC believes the answer is a more open and agile protection storage architecture.
Tue, July 02, 2013 - With massive amounts of data, low latency, hundreds of connection points and no margin for error, financial trading is grown-up IT. Liquidnet does it in more than 40 markets with a staff of just 300. Here's how the company makes it work.
Fri, June 14, 2013 - IBM and Hewlett-Packard recently held events in Las Vegas. IBM went first and demonstrated how its customers will use Watson to change the world. HP responded by bringing executives on stage to talk about new products. HP can't let its competition keep winning.
Wed, May 15, 2013 - The tried-and-true enterprise service bus--long the foundation of now-dated service oriented architecture deployments--is back in style thanks to the increasing need to integrate disparate applications. The secret to ESB's future success, some say, is a close tie to API management tools.