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Nine Best Practices for DevOps Teams

It is a phrase that neatly combines the words "development" and "operations." And it holds much promise to overhaul the way IT teams produce software. In this case, we're referring to "DevOps," a concept which focuses on product features, tests and delivery in the interest of rapid turnaround time with greater quality and reliability. The new e-book from Rackspace, "The DevOps Mindset:... Read More »

The Steady Rise of Platform as a Service

The demand for faster application development, desire for increased employee mobility, and the need to overcome barriers impeding mobile-first development are driving the use of Platform as a Service (PaaS), according to a new survey from Progress Software. PaaS is a service model of cloud computing that provides a computing platform and a solution stack as a service, with users being able... Read More »

11 Ways IoT Affects Security (And What You Can Do)

As the Internet of Things (IoT) grows, a variety of seemingly innocent consumer devices are connecting to companies' networks. They have the potential to negatively affect corporations, including compromising enterprise security. When employees bring their devices to the workplace, they connect them to company Wi-Fi and networks, giving hackers and intruders a new way to get in. Even worse,... Read More »

Improving Your Network's Resiliency

Network resilience is a critical issue in today's business environment. Success requires a different strategy and new technologies, such as software-defined networking.

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Companies Unprepared for Data, Cloud Challenges

While companies talk the talk on big data analytics, mobile, social media and the cloud, few are actually ready to respond to these challenges, according to a new survey from IBM. The accompanying report, titled "The IT Infrastructure Conversation: New Content, New Participants, New Tone," indicates that senior tech executives recognize IT's role as a business and revenue driver. And most... Read More »

Reducing Business Costs With Wellness Programs

Companies are saving hundreds of thousands of dollars each year through the use of employee wellness programs, but the collection of personal health data involves some serious privacy issues.

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10 Key Factors of Cloud Migration

The cloud is radically changing business and how organizations interact with customers, partners, and employees. According to research by Oxford Economics, the cloud "is already central to strategic vision and operations—and its influence is growing rapidly." Oxford Economics' new survey, "Read More »

11 Ways to 'Game Plan' for Big Data

By now, CIOs realize that there's potentially endless value in big data. The road to analytics deployment, however, is lined with many pitfalls, as seven of 10 of these initiatives fail to achieve their anticipated value, research findings reveal. Clearly, any success here depends upon a number of variables—including many that have little to do with technology. It's safe to say, in... Read More »

Synchronoss Takes a Clear View of the Cloud

A provider of services for mobile providers and cellular carriers turns to a cloud-based price comparison tool to boost agility and deliver greater value.

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How to Work Well With Your CMO on Big Data

Who owns big data—the CIO or the CMO? We know what your answer would be. However, industry research reveals that CMOs view marketing as the natural leader of big data and analytics efforts. So, obviously, there's disagreement there, along with great potential for conflict. It doesn't have to be that way, as long as CIOs and CMOs agree to proceed... Read More »

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