Feature When social recruiting firm Findly acquired an on-demand talent communications company its client base doubled overnight. IT execs knew a serious infrastructure change was in order. Here’s how a hybrid cloud solution addressed Findly’s new needs.
How-To Managed service providers (MSPs) are rapidly becoming the gold standard for outsourcing the day-to-day management responsibilities and operations of corporations worldwide, so the IT staff can focus on R&D, new products and better customer service.
Feature After hosting its software on Amazon Web Services, risk management firm RMS decided to move to a private cloud. The decision paid off, largely because RMS got a little help from its friends.
Feature The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office protects one of the country's fastest-growing areas. Video surveillance systems in its jails couldn't keep up with the growth -- or the times. Find out why the department turned to fully integrated security controls and big data storage.
News Analysis It's taken some time to digest the many morsels Google presented at its latest I/O conference. Here's what the news on Google Drive, Android Auto and, of course, wearables means for those who use or develop for Google services.
News Analysis Samsung, WebMD, Apple and Google are all getting into the health application game. The aim is to help consumers see all their health and wellness data in one place – but will all that information be too much of a good thing?
News Analysis Fifty billion devices will connect to the Internet in the next few years. It's up to vendors to make sure they do, in fact, connect to the Internet -- and provide reliable data, security and customer experience. Otherwise, analysts warn, the future may bring an Internet of Broken Things.
News Analysis Customer relationship management will be at the heart of companies' digital initiatives for years to come, Gartner says. What's more, the billions of devices connected on the Internet of Things are joining cloud, social, mobile and big data technologies as the fifth driver of CRM investments.
News Analysis A recent report from Cisco predicts that global mobile data traffic, which hit 1.5 exabytes per month in 2013, will be 10 times as high by the end of 2018. Smartphones will drive the bulk of this traffic growth, but the Internet of Things will also play a role.
News Analysis Companies such as Comcast and Time Warner don't think the United States is ready for -- or even needs -- gigabit Internet, but Google Fiber and a host of independent initiatives suggest that they are faster and cheaper.
News Analysis The cars of tomorrow will listen, talk, entertain, protect, get energy from the sun and even drive themselves. Not all carmakers plan to take the same road, though, and some face more potholes than other.
News Analysis Estimates suggest that as many as 50 billion devices will connect to the Internet by 2020. Surveys say enterprises are giving the 'Internet of Things' a cold shoulder, though, citing security, cost and integration concerns.
News Analysis A recent report from Cisco Systems suggests that global cloud traffic will reach 5.3 zettabytes in 2017. That's more than four times the traffic seen in 2012. Analysts and vendors say this will have far-reaching implications for enterprise IT.
Feature VoIP, instant messaging, streaming video and other multimedia data running on converged networks offer businesses numerous benefits, including lower costs and more efficient management.