Columns Index

7 Things to do After Installing KDE Plasma
By Bruce Byfield | Columns Article Published on December 05, 2016
KDE Plasma users need to make a few decisions about how to setup Plasma. Here's an insider's guide.
Missing Linux Components: Possible Fixes
By Matt Hartley | Columns Article Published on November 28, 2016
Missing Linux components affect users on a daily basis. Here are some solutions.
NVIDIA, Carnegie Mellon Create S.A.R.A., the Social Robot
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on November 23, 2016
This new virtual assistant can read human emotions from body language and text cues.
IBM OPENPower Servers Win Tencent Challenge
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on November 11, 2016
The IBM servers set new world records on big data benchmarks.
Why Is Corporate Linux Welcoming Microsoft?
By Bruce Byfield | Columns Article Published on November 09, 2016
In a sign of changing times, Linux vendors see a variety of advantages to partnering with Microsoft.
What’s Driving CFOs to the Cloud?
By Jeffrey Kaplan | Columns Article Published on October 31, 2016
Traditionally risk-adverse, CFOs are deeply reluctant to adopt an application that could disrupt their ongoing operations.
Ubuntu vs ChromeOS Work Flows
By Matt Hartley | Columns Article Published on October 31, 2016
Although Ubuntu likely wins overall, ChromeOS offers great battery life and affordable hardware.
Apple vs. Microsoft: Why Apple Is Losing This Decade
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on October 28, 2016
It all comes down to the customers
Where Big Data and Physical Markets Meet
By Guest Author | Columns Article Published on October 27, 2016
The real engine of tomorrow’s global economy will be where Big Data and physical markets meet: the Internet of Things.
Linux and the Imaginary New User
By Bruce Byfield | Columns Article Published on October 26, 2016
Is Linux being developed to cater to new users who don't actually exist?
Expectations for Dell/EMC World 2016
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on October 14, 2016
How will the companies combine their storage lines and what will their strategy look like for EMC's subsidiaries?
The ROI of DevOps: 5 Key Metrics
By Guest Author | Columns Article Published on October 05, 2016
The ROI of DevOps can be assessed by monitoring factors like time to market and reduced infrastructure costs.
Cybersecurity: Complexity is Our Biggest Vulnerability
By Guest Author | Columns Article Published on October 04, 2016
Organizations have helplessly watched as the network perimeter, a key component in securing an organization from threats, has dissolved.
Hardened Laptops: How Do Dell and Panasonic Compare?
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on September 28, 2016
Each company has unique strengths, weaknesses and opportunities, but the threats to both are the same.
7 Ways Linux Users Differ from Windows Users
By Bruce Byfield | Columns Article Published on September 27, 2016
Linux users are different from Windows users in attitude as much as their choice of operating system.
Data Storytelling: Why Visualization is only Half the Story
By Guest Author | Columns Article Published on September 16, 2016
By taking a wider view of data storytelling, you can provide stakeholders with the big picture in a way that’s relevant and engaging.
Handling IT and Data Integration in M&A: What the Borg Teaches Us
By Guest Author | Columns Article Published on September 15, 2016
It’s possible to integrate IT and data without a massive, multi-year project that requires an army of resources.
Citrix, Microsoft and Netscape: Revisiting History
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on September 14, 2016
Citrix and Netscape chose opposite approaches to dealing with Microsoft, and things are working out much better for Citrix.
Modern Storage in a Container-Driven World: A Leap Beyond
By Guest Author | Columns Article Published on September 13, 2016
Self-contained development environments have launched storage out of the stone age of appliances and practices and into a whole new world.
The Best Linux Desktop for Work
By Matt Hartley | Columns Article Published on September 12, 2016
Your choice of best Linux distro for work depends on issues like support and release schedule. Plus: some Linux apps for work.