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How IT Can Get the Most Out of Big Data

The majority of companies worldwide view big data as a strategic—even game-changing—technology development, and they're looking for new ways to maximize the value of those efforts, according to a recent survey from AtScale. The accompanying "2016 Big Data Maturity Survey" report states... Read More »

How to Cut Costs When Migrating to the Cloud

A statistical analysis of operating system instances—the creation of objects each time a program runs—offers insights into the economics behind cloud migration. The fine-grained, algorithmic analysis attempts to answer questions such as these: Is it more economical to run workloads on-premise or in the cloud? Should... Read More »

Why Business Needs Machine Data Analytics

Businesses must boost operational efficiencies enterprisewide if they want to keep up with rapid market and technology shifts. And many are investing in machine data analytics to do so, according to a recent survey from Logtrust and 451 Research. The resulting report, "The Need for Speed: Machine Data Analytics in... Read More »

Concerns About Data Security Slow Cloud Adoption

Security concerns about critical data, applications and systems in the cloud continue to deter faster adoption of cloud services, according to a new report. "Today, perceived security risks are the single biggest factor holding back faster adoption of cloud computing," the report says. Ransomware and lateral threats are expected to become more prevalent with new attack vectors. All the same,... Read More »

Greenville Health System Treats Backups Seriously

The South Carolina health care provider modernized its storage system to deliver better access to patient records, greater efficiency and more reliable backups.

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City Harvest Improves Data Feeds and Food Delivery

A New York City organization that rescues food for the poor upgrades its IT infrastructure to improve operations and ensure that food reaches hungry citizens.

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Marketing Automation Drives Success at JIMEX

This global vehicle auction and brokerage firm turned to a cloud-based data integration platform to personalize e-commerce and automate its marketing programs.

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Security and Privacy Concerns Dog the Cloud

Security and privacy of data and systems in the cloud remain a top worry for the majority of IT professionals worldwide, according to a new survey. Furthermore, unauthorized access, malware and DoS attacks are the top three cloud security concerns today. The survey, "Netwrix 2nd Annual Cloud Security Survey,"... Read More »

How to Speed Up Software Release Rates

CIOs and other IT decision-makers are committed to increasing the frequency of software releases. However, boosting the rate of these releases often leads to eventual failures, according to a recent survey from Appvance. The resulting report, "IT Decision-Makers: State of Software Release Efficiency," indicates that security... Read More »

Danforth Pewter Modernizes Its Retail System

The producer of handcrafted metal gifts and accessories adopts a more sophisticated, advanced and integrated approach to managing its retail management system.

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