Features Index

Top 20 Big Data Companies
By Drew Robb | Features Article Published on November 20, 2014
These Big Data companies are the ones to watch as Big Data plays an ever expanding role in business.
Motorola Moto 360 the Android Wearable to Beat, For Now: Canalys
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on November 19, 2014
As the industry holds its breath for the upcoming Apple Watch, Motorola Mobility's smartwatch is off to a good start.
Red Hat Calls CloudFoundry the Unix of the Cloud [VIDEO]
By Sean Michael Kerner | Features Article Published on November 19, 2014
Red Hat EVP and President Paul Cormier takes direct aim at his Platform as a Service rival. [VIDEO]
100 Open Source Replacements for Expensive Applications
By Cynthia Harvey | Features Article Published on November 18, 2014
Enterprises, SMBs and home users can see significant savings with these open source alternatives to popular software.
Tablets Hit the BYOD Sweet Spot: Gartner
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on November 14, 2014
Enterprises can get more bang for their buck if they welcome employee-owned tablets, but they should also expect their IT infrastructure costs to rise.
IT Salary 2015: Developers to Help Desk to Project Managers
By James Maguire | Features Article Published on November 12, 2014
IT salary guide for a wide range of tech professionals, in some cases going back to 2006.
Why Samsung Should Dominate Home Automation
By Mike Elgan | Features Article Published on November 12, 2014
Samsung could be the Apple of home automation – if only the company decided to truly focus on this growing market.
OpenStack: Do The Needs of the Many Outweigh the Needs of the Few? [VIDEO]
By Sean Michael Kerner | Features Article Published on November 11, 2014
OpenStack's executive director and its COO answer the most vulcan of questions.
Samsung and SAP Team for Enterprise Wearable Apps
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on November 11, 2014
Companies announce a joint development effort that will link SAP's business software to Samsung's wearables and mobile devices.
Backup as a Service: To BaaS or Not to BaaS
By Christine Taylor | Features Article Published on November 10, 2014
Cloud-based Backup as a Service may or may not be a good choice for your business, depending on cost and management factors.
Convirture Backs Up OpenStack Cloud
By Sean Michael Kerner | Features Article Published on November 05, 2014
Riding the OpenStack wave, the data backup technology provides an automated policy driven approach.
Mobile Device Management (MDM) Buying Guide
By Andy Patrizio | Features Article Published on November 03, 2014
In the BYOD era, a good mobile device manager is more important than ever. Here's what you need to look for in a MDM.
Ubuntu Laptop Buying Guide
By Matt Hartley | Features Article Published on November 03, 2014
Selecting the best Ubuntu laptop for your needs requires understanding the market for Linux compatible laptops.
The Future of VCE
By Rob Enderle | Features Article Published on October 29, 2014
In the wake of its ownership change, an IT analyst discuss the strategy of VCE’s “IT in a box” approach.
SwiftStack Bags $16 Million to Fund OpenStack Cloud Storage
By Sean Michael Kerner | Features Article Published on October 28, 2014
As cloud computing gains adoption, so too does the need for storage.
Employees Bullish About Wearables at Work: Survey
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on October 28, 2014
A new study from Kronos and Harris Poll shows that a majority of workers worldwide are keen on wearables, but regional differences paint a checkered picture.
LibreOffice vs. OpenOffice: Why LibreOffice Wins
By Bruce Byfield | Features Article Published on October 27, 2014
When comparing LibreOffice with OpenOffice, there are eleven clear reasons why LibreOffice is superior.
Achieving the Promise of the Analytics Cloud
By Jeff Kaplan | Features Article Published on October 27, 2014
Salesforce.com's answer to the Big Data challenge, the Analytics Cloud, has the potential to be a major market force.
35 Essential Android Apps for Daily Use
By Pam Baker | Features Article Published on October 27, 2014
The essential Android apps you must have every day, from weather to maps to entertainment to news. Plus: a remote desktop app – yes, that’s a must have app.
Are New Generic Top-Level Domains Creating Confusion?
By Sean Michael Kerner | Features Article Published on October 24, 2014
VeriSign reports third quarter fiscal 2013 earnings and warns of potential impact from hundreds of new top-level domains flooding the Internet.