Columns Index

Xfce: Seven Reasons It's Popular
By Bruce Byfield | Columns Article Published on August 03, 2015
Long an also-ran, Xfce is now a strong second for popularity among Linux desktops. Why is Xfce so well liked?
Linux Distro: Your Best Choice?
By Matt Hartley | Columns Article Published on August 03, 2015
To choose the best Linux distro for your needs, first determine which type of Linux user you are.
The Failure of KDE Activities
By Bruce Byfield | Columns Article Published on July 28, 2015
Are KDE Activities the victim of changing trends in the desktop?
Microsoft and Apple: No Longer Really Competitors
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on July 22, 2015
Apple and Microsoft are betting on two very different strategies for success.
7 Current Trends on the Linux Desktop
By Bruce Byfield | Columns Article Published on July 21, 2015
More conservative, less innovative attitudes are dominating the Linux desktop today.
The Flexible Datacenter: Adapative Backup and Recovery
By Christine Taylor | Columns Article Published on July 21, 2015
Flexible data protection enables IT to protect key investments as a company scales and dynamically improves its infrastructure.
GNOME vs KDE: Usability vs. Options
By Bruce Byfield | Columns Article Published on July 16, 2015
GNOME may be more polished, but KDE has greater freedom of choice.
Why Linux is More Practical Than OS X
By Matt Hartley | Columns Article Published on July 13, 2015
The Linux vs. Mac debate goes beyond what platform is theoretically “better.”
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.