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10 Facts About Open Source and the Linux Kernel

If you were ever curious about how many developers and companies have contributed to the Linux kernel during its more than a quarter century of existence - in addition to a wealth of other interesting statistics about the kernel - then you'll want to check out this list of 10 "fun facts" from The Linux Foundation. In its "2017 Linux Kernel Development Report," the foundation has compiled... Read More »

Confusion over Security Responsibility in Cloud

Most IT professionals do not fully understand the public cloud shared responsibility model for securing applications and data and may believe their cloud providers have more responsibility than they in fact do, says a new study. Responsibility for security industry standards... Read More »

Data Is the New Oil

Digital activities have gone mainstream. Understanding the data is critical.

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Why IT Is Increasing Investments in Colocation

A clear majority of data center managers said they are already using colocation or plan to do so shortly, according to a recent survey from Vertiv. The resulting "Colocation Data Center Usage Report" defines colocation as an environment that includes multi-tenant data centers,... Read More »

Renown Health Transforms Its IT Environment

A healthcare provider in Nevada had to move to a much more efficient and secure IT environment, so it embarked on a complete data center redesign and IT refresh.

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Next-Gen Networks Advance Digital Transformations

IT decision-makers admit that their companies are still several years away from a fully realized digital transformation, according to a recent survey from Riverbed. The accompanying report, titled "The Future of Networking," indicates that the deployment of next-generation networks would... Read More »

How to Become a Master at Software Delivery

While modern approaches to software development and delivery are emerging as make-or-break factors for achieving a competitive edge, few organizations excel in practicing continuous delivery, deploying DevOps-enabled automation or adopting other digital transformation-worthy tools and techniques, according to a recent survey from CA Technologies. The resulting report, "Read More »

Big Data Translates Into Big Demand for Tech Tools

With the volume and velocity of data growing staggeringly fast, an increasing number of companies are investing in big data platforms and interfaces—as well as a variety of other data-focused tools—to respond to the subsequent demands on IT, according to a recent survey from Progress. The accompanying report, "Read More »

How Agile Adoption Will Improve App Testing

With the vast majority of organizations now viewing enterprise app testing as a crucial strategic pursuit, CIOs and their IT teams believe that the adoption of continuous delivery and agile processes will greatly improve testing, according to a recent survey from Panaya. The resulting "2017 State of... Read More »

How ROI Analysis Supports a Smooth Cloud Migration

The majority of organizations are now conducting a formal ROI assessment before migrating to the cloud, according to a recent survey from Unisys. The resulting "2017 Unisys State of Cloud Transformation Survey" report indicates that most of the companies that take this step attain the cost savings they expect.... Read More »

Schlegel Villages Puts Wireless to Work

The provider of long-term retirement care dials into a faster, better wireless network, rolling out software for managing health records on mobile devices.

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Web Apps Are the Most Vulnerable to Breaches

Is the cloud more—or less—secure than on-premises data centers? The "2017 Cloud Security Report," a study from Alert Logic, found 51 percent more security incidents per customer in on-premises installations than in public clouds. However, the report pointed out that more incidents do not... Read More »

Information Governance Is Poor at Many Companies

Information governance is inadequate at the majority of companies, and more than one-third do not offer IG training, said a new survey. Furthermore, data lost due to staff negligence or bad practices plague companies, many of which cannot find records that are required for litigation. The study, "Read More »

How Citizen Developers Are Driving Business Apps

With demand for custom apps soaring, the presence of citizen developers is expected to grow over the next two years, according to a recent survey from FileMaker. The accompanying report, "Custom Apps: The Engine for Digital Transformation," defines custom apps as ones that a business designs and... Read More »

Most Databases in the Cloud Are Not Encrypted

The majority of databases in the public cloud are not encrypted, exposing sensitive personally identifiable information (PII) and protected health information (PHI), according to a new survey. The report, "Cloud Infrastructure Security Trends," reviews major vulnerabilities in public cloud... Read More »

How Mobility Is Driving the Digital Transformation

The internet of things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI) and other emerging technologies dominate headlines today, but CIOs and their IT teams aren't neglecting mobility either. In fact, the vast majority consider mobility as a key priority in their organization, according to a recent survey from the Enterprise Mobility Exchange. The resulting "Read More »

How a Blended Approach to Databases Can Help IT

With many current systems failing to make data available in a timely manner, a significant share of companies are actively evaluating new forms of database management system (DBMS) technology, according to a recent survey from InterSystems. The resulting report, "Choosing... Read More »

How Continuous Testing Boosts Business Performance

With the majority of IT departments managing hundreds or thousands of custom apps and developing many of them in-house, a growing number of organizations are investing in automated continuous testing, according to a recent survey from CA Technologies. The resulting report, "Read More »

Growth in Records Drives Hospital to Flash Storage

Memorial Hospital turned to flash storage to trim costs and provide the staff with high-speed, high-reliability access to electronic medical records.

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Why Companies Are Adopting DCIM Solutions

A majority of IT departments are deploying data center infrastructure management (DCIM) solutions and are reaping significant savings, according to a recent survey from Intel Data Center Manager and Schneider Electric. The resulting report, "DCIM Solution... Read More »

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