Columns Index

Study Suggests Insider Negligence In Ransomware Attacks
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on August 30, 2016
Unless organizations—and their employees—begin taking security seriously, more successful attacks are likely to occur.
Google Fuchsia: Inside Google’s new ‘Fuchsia’ OS
By Matt Hartley | Columns Article Published on August 22, 2016
The Google Fuschia OS could be used for any number of purposes, from IoT to some kind of desktop/mobile OS.
How to Become a DevOps Engineer
By Guest Author | Columns Article Published on August 18, 2016
Companies are eager to hire DevOps engineers, and it is not unusual for salaries of $200,000 or more to be offered to DevOps team leaders.
Cisco’s Meeting Server: Fixing The Problem with Conferencing
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on August 17, 2016
For too long, enterprise communication products from different vendors haven't worked well together. Cisco is starting to change that.
The 7 Best Linux Distros for Business
By Bruce Byfield | Columns Article Published on August 15, 2016
Choosing the best Linux distro for business requires you to fully understand how you'll be using it, then matching your needs with one of these top business Linux distros.
The Internet of Things of Enterprise Data
By Guest Author | Columns Article Published on August 04, 2016
In IoT, best practice enterprise governance addresses data quality issues, noncompliance, and data errors that can develop from malfunctioning machines.
Best Practice: How Cisco Revitalized Its Brand
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on August 03, 2016
The networking giant has launched a new image campaign that is demonstrating impressive results.
Why Blockchain Matters
By Guest Author | Columns Article Published on July 25, 2016
Blockchain offer opportunities for cost reduction and innovation, and some view it as having the potential to become the business equivalent of cloud computing.
7 Differences Between Linux and Windows: User Expectations
By Bruce Byfield | Columns Article Published on July 20, 2016
Clearly, Windows and Linux fulfill basic functions in exceptionally different ways.
Top 6 Desktop Linux Blunders
By Matt Hartley | Columns Article Published on July 18, 2016
Linux blunders are the responsibility of the entire Linux community, and these top ones need to be addressed.
Best Universal Package Manager for Linux?
By Bruce Byfield | Columns Article Published on July 13, 2016
Given that Linux needs a universal package manager for installing software, what's the best package manager?
Rethinking Software Development in IoT
By Jeff Kaplan | Columns Article Published on July 11, 2016
IoT demands new software development tools and techniques, and a growing number of companies are attempting to satisfy this need.
TCE: The Secret Sauce EMC Brought to the Dell Merger
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on July 06, 2016
EMC's exemplary customer loyalty processes are already making their way into Dell.
The 6 Drivers of Analytics ROI
By Larry Marion | Columns Article Published on July 05, 2016
A data-driven culture and the tools to support that environment – including self-service – deliver superior results, indicates a trio of recent surveys. There’s a continuing role for IT, too.
Can Desktop Linux Conquer its Challenges?
By Matt Hartley | Columns Article Published on July 05, 2016
There continues to be a credibility crisis with the Linux desktop that could be addressed with better inclusion in the mainstream marketplace.
Is Canonical the Victim of High Expectations?
By Bruce Byfield | Columns Article Published on June 29, 2016
From being the darling of open source, Canonical is closely and cynically scrutinized, its motives constantly questioned.
Analytics Everywhere: Insight in the Digital World
By Guest Author | Columns Article Published on June 28, 2016
In a digital world, the winning organizations will be the ones that successfully find new customers, discover new markets, and pursue new revenue streams using digital channels.
Linux Practicality vs Activism
By Matt Hartley | Columns Article Published on June 27, 2016
Is Linux actually more practical than other OSes, or is there some higher minded reason to use it?
The Three Rules for a Successful Product Launch
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on June 23, 2016
Successfully launching a new product requires careful planning and a full commitment to doing what needs to be done.
Android vs. iOS: Key Features Android Lacks
By Matt Hartley | Columns Article Published on June 13, 2016
Android certainly has advantages over iOS, though it clearly lacks by comparison on some key areas.