Columns Index

Seven Reasons Your Cloud Deployment Might be Delayed
By Andy Patrizio | Columns Article Published on February 24, 2015
Most private clouds fail, according to Gartner. And the public cloud also has its challenges. There are many reasons why.
Why Open Source Freeriding is a Good Idea
By Bruce Byfield | Columns Article Published on February 24, 2015
In the wake of a high profile controversy, it's clear: so-called freeriders should be encouraged, not condemned.
The Reality of the Ubuntu Phone
By Matt Hartley | Columns Article Published on February 23, 2015
The Ubuntu phone has created some buzz, and while it faces big challenges, this phone has some real advantages.
IBM Spectrum Storage: IBM Gets Serious With SDS and Hybrid Cloud
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on February 18, 2015
The company is offering customers high value for the money they spend on flash storage systems.
The Dangers of Boutique Linux Distros
By Matt Hartley | Columns Article Published on February 16, 2015
These small, more adventurous Linux distros have some clear advantages -- but be aware of the downsides.
Open Source Debate: Copyleft vs. Permissive Licenses
By Bruce Byfield | Columns Article Published on February 11, 2015
Which license works best for software developers?
Satya Nadella’s Amazing First Year at Microsoft
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on February 04, 2015
Other firms could learn a thing or two from his example about what it takes to lead a successful technology company.
Windows vs Linux: The 2015 Version
By Matt Hartley | Columns Article Published on January 26, 2015
Both Windows 10 and Ubuntu Linux have strengths and weaknesses. Which one is a better fit for you?
ARM's Mobile, Wearables and IoT Predictions for 2015
By Pedro Hernandez | Columns Article Published on January 22, 2015
The leading mobile processor company lists its technology predictions for the New Year, and signs point to smarter, more interconnected IT landscape.
Surface Hub and HoloLens: Changing the World With Windows 10
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on January 21, 2015
Did Microsoft just evolve the world into the next century?
CES: The Invasion of Tiny PCs
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on January 13, 2015
Your next PC may be the size of a USB thumb drive.
Why You Should (or Shouldn't) Switch to Each Leading Linux Desktop
By Bruce Byfield | Columns Article Published on January 13, 2015
Even the simplest Linux desktop has its advantages and disadvantages.
Delegate the Management of License Costs to Your Organization, Not to IT
By Guest Author | Columns Article Published on January 12, 2015
A true understanding of the complexities of software licensing will save an enterprise considerable headaches.
Moving from Tape to Disk Backup with Data Deduplication
By Guest Author | Columns Article Published on January 08, 2015
Understanding the different architectural approaches will save you a lot of work over the long run.
Big Data: 9 Steps to Extract Insight from Unstructured Data
By Guest Author | Columns Article Published on January 07, 2015
When Data scientists analyze unstructured data, they need to make sense of disparate data sources.
Shuttleworth Explains Why Open Source is More Secure than Closed Source [VIDEO]
By Sean Michael Kerner | Columns Article Published on December 30, 2014
Mark Shuttleworth reflects on security issues of 2014 and the 10 years that Ubuntu Linux has existed.
Year-End Technology Thoughts
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on December 23, 2014
2014 brought a lot of changes to the technology industry, but 2015 (and 2016) could bring even more.
Why You Should Switch to Ubuntu MATE Edition
By Matt Hartley | Columns Article Published on December 22, 2014
If you prefer a Linux desktop with a streamlined workflow, Ubuntu MATE Edition is a good choice.
Can Jolla Deliver the First Open Source Tablet?
By Bruce Byfield | Columns Article Published on December 18, 2014
Critically praised for its phone, Jolla is now developing a tablet.
Why is the Number of Linux Distros Declining?
By Bruce Byfield | Columns Article Published on December 16, 2014
We're losing distros, and, as with the bees, no one knows why.