Columns Index

How to Ready Yourself for Linux: Nine Tips
By Bruce Byfield | Columns Article Published on August 26, 2015
The better you prepare, the more easily you can decide if Linux is for you.
Is Linux Right For You?
By Matt Hartley | Columns Article Published on August 24, 2015
Not everyone should opt for Linux -- for many users, remaining with Windows or OSX is the better choice.
Open Source vs. Chromebooks
By Bruce Byfield | Columns Article Published on August 18, 2015
Chromebooks may be a rival that open source software cannot overcome.
IBM Pulls From the Past to Prepare IT for the Future
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on August 18, 2015
LinuxONE brings the flexibility of Linux to the stability of the mainframe.
IoT: Time to Get on Board
By Jeffrey Kaplan | Columns Article Published on August 17, 2015
A recent survey indicates that a majority of IoT initiatives are reaping substantial returns on investment.
Linux Concerns: Convenience vs. Security
By Bruce Byfield | Columns Article Published on August 10, 2015
Is Linux secure? Only if you work at it.
Windows 10 From a Linux User's Perspective
By Matt Hartley | Columns Article Published on August 10, 2015
If you’re a serious Linux user, how will the Windows 10 OS work for you?
IT Integration and Product Management: A Lesson Learned from the Racetrack
By Rob Enderle | Columns Article Published on August 06, 2015
Not going slow is more important than going fast, whether you're on the track or in a data center.
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.