Columns Index

How HP Inc. Could Grow to Overshadow HP
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on July 06, 2015
By leveraging the potential of 3D printing, HP could create a long term success story that rivals other tech leaders.
Red Hat CEO Applies Open-Source Principles to Management [VIDEO]
By Sean Michael Kerner | Columns Article Published on June 29, 2015
Jim Whitehurst, CEO of Red Hat, discusses his book The Open Organization.
Has KDE Lost the Evolutionary Advantage?
By Bruce Byfield | Columns Article Published on June 24, 2015
Once a center of desktop innovation, KDE Plasma is suffering from over-caution and a lack of direction.
Symphony: Fixing Email, Collaboration and Social Networking
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on June 24, 2015
A new tool currently in beta combines email and social capabilities with the security that many industries need.
Who's Afraid of Systemd?
By Bruce Byfield | Columns Article Published on June 17, 2015
Can you believe that some Linux users are still opposing systemd?
VCE vs. AWS
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on June 08, 2015
VCE and Amazon Web Services represent two different approaches to IT infrastructure; the best option may be a hybrid approach that combines the two.
The 7 Best Features in LibreOffice Writer
By Bruce Byfield | Columns Article Published on June 04, 2015
What makes Writer so powerful? It's all a matter of style.
Raspberry Pi As Your Next Linux PC
By Matt Hartley | Columns Article Published on June 01, 2015
Can a machine as basic as the Raspberry Pi actually provide enough function for the average user?
Dell's Annual Report to Customers
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on May 27, 2015
Because Dell is a private company, it can design an annual report that is actually useful for customers.
What Are The Chances for an Ubuntu IPO?
By Bruce Byfield | Columns Article Published on May 27, 2015
Canonical Software faces high risks if it goes ahead with a public offering.
3 Technologies That Will Change the Business World
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on May 19, 2015
MU-MIMO, NVIDIA GRID and Microsoft HoloLens could usher in a whole new era of computing.
Cloud Computing DR: Accelerating Developments
By Christine Taylor | Columns Article Published on May 14, 2015
Cloud-based DR certainly offers big advantages of scalability and flexibility, but moving DR to the cloud also adds complexity and expense.
Why Can't Ubuntu Play Well With Others?
By Bruce Byfield | Columns Article Published on May 12, 2015
Ubuntu's record may be catching up with it.
Data Protection Complexity Grows Exponentially
By Drew Robb | Columns Article Published on May 11, 2015
Do all of today’s data protection tools work together well? A reporter surveys the solutions and products at the recent EMC World show.
7 Excuses For Not Using Linux -- And Why They're Wrong
By Bruce Byfield | Columns Article Published on May 06, 2015
Many excuses for not using Linux are merely rationales for resisting change.
Trends in Information Governance: eDiscovery and Big Data
By Christine Taylor | Columns Article Published on April 30, 2015
Organizations have the best chance for information governance success by concentrating on the highest risk and biggest pain points. IT’s domain is first in line.
Build 2015: Microsoft Got Its Heart Back
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on April 29, 2015
Microsoft's moves with Azure and Visual Studio indicate that it's returning to its earlier focus on developers.
Is Xfce Still a Lightweight Distribution?
By Bruce Byfield | Columns Article Published on April 29, 2015
Some may question whether Xfce is still a lean desktop – but does that matter anymore?
Linux Freedom vs. Convenience
By Matt Hartley | Columns Article Published on April 27, 2015
There are various different reasons for using the Linux desktop, and at times they can conflict with each other.
Deflating the Cloud BI Hype Balloon
By Larry Marion | Columns Article Published on April 16, 2015
Business intelligence delivered via the cloud is showing early signs of maturity, with integration challenges (and IT opportunities) rising. Reports of the end of on-premise BI may be premature.