Applications Index

35 Top Open Source Companies
By Cynthia Harvey | Applications Article Published on September 21, 2017
These companies play a major role in developing and maintaining the open source software that powers today's business.
The Sorry State of DevOps
By Matt Asay | Applications Article Published on September 20, 2017
DevOps concepts are ubiquitous, as are job titles, yet the actual practices are still barely present around the market.
Deep Learning Is Becoming an Enterprise AI Essential
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published on September 20, 2017
Seeking more accurate predictions based on business data, most data scientists will end up using deep learning by 2018, says Gartner.
Top Linux Distros for Media Creation
By Matt Hartley | Applications Article Published on September 19, 2017
Feeling creative? These Linux distros are particularly well suited for audio and video work.
Financial Application Market Catching Cloud Fever
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published on September 13, 2017
More businesses are moving their financial applications off their on-premises systems and onto the cloud, says Gartner.
Open Source Artificial Intelligence: 50 Top Projects
By Cynthia Harvey | Applications Article Published on September 12, 2017
These open source AI projects focus on machine learning, deep learning, neural network and other applications that are pushing the boundaries of what's possible in AI.
Containers Use in Production Workloads Ticks Up Slowly
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published on September 12, 2017
The buzz surrounding containers isn't translating into a flood of production deployments, finds the Cloud Foundry Foundation.
DevOps Engineer: Career Paths
By Andy Patrizio | Applications Article Published on September 07, 2017
There are certainly jobs for DevOps engineers, even if the career path isn’t precisely defined.
Virtual Reality Headset Market Made Gains in Q2
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published on September 07, 2017
Shipments surpassed 2 million units in the second quarter of 2017, indicating increasing demand for virtual reality experiences.
AI Market Favors Consumer Applications
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published on September 05, 2017
Consumer-facing Internet giants are driving demand for artificial intelligence solutions, according to market research firm Tractica.
SaaS Market Nears the $15 Billion Per Quarter Milestone
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published on August 31, 2017
Increasing business demand for cloud applications has pushed the market to new heights, according to a new analysis from Synergy Research.
35 Blockchain Startups to Watch
By Andy Patrizio | Applications Article Published on August 24, 2017
Blockchain startups are enjoying great funding and excitement. Indeed, the hype for blockchain is matched only by the support for it.
IBM Debuts Secure, 'Enterprise-Ready' Blockchain Platform
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published on August 22, 2017
With the IBM Blockchain Platform, developers can get started on their production-grade blockchain applications today.
More than Half of All Enterprises are Eyeing Blockchain
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published on August 18, 2017
A majority of organizations are at least considering incorporating blockchain into the IT mix, finds Juniper Research.
Ethereum Mining: Getting Started
By Cynthia Harvey | Applications Article Published on August 15, 2017
Curious about Ethereum mining? This overview uses layman's terms to explain how to mine Ethereum and what you'll need to get started.
Ethereum's Potential: Possibly Revolutionary
By James Maguire | Applications Article Published on August 11, 2017
Ethereum might revolutionize business and technology, or it may be merely a transitional platform displaced by other blockchain technologies.
CMOs and Corporate Sales Leaders are Fans of AI
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published on August 08, 2017
Marketing and sales executives are adding AI to their technology toolkit, according to a new study from IBM and Oxford Economics.
AI Chatbots in Business to Deliver Big Savings
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published on August 07, 2017
AI-powered chatbots are poised to save businesses billions of dollars, according to Juniper Research.
Commercial Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality Products Gaining Ground
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published on August 04, 2017
IDC expects the market for AR and VR products and services to at least double each year through 2021.
SMB Software and Services Spending on the Rise
By Pedro Hernandez | Applications Article Published on July 24, 2017
Over the next few years, SMB IT spending is increasingly shifting away from devices and toward digital transformation-enabling software and services offerings.