Features Index

Twenty Big Data Startups to Watch
By Andy Patrizio | Features Article Published on December 17, 2014
Big Data is moving beyond mere Hadoop deployment, and these companies are showing some innovation.
Smartphone Sales Jumped 20% in Q3: Gartner
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on December 16, 2014
A strong iPhone 6 launch, demand from emerging markets and low-cost Android models from China helped drives sales of smartphones skyward during the third quarter.
UI Woes Slam the Brakes on Mobile App Projects
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on December 11, 2014
Half of all mobile app development projects run into trouble due to user interface issues.
Wearables Go Mass Market in 2015: Forrester
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on December 09, 2014
Next year is shaping up to be a tipping point for the wearable device market, according to a new forecast from Forrester.
Cloud Foundry Foundation Launches as Linux Foundation Collaborative Project
By Sean Michael Kerner | Features Article Published on December 09, 2014
Platform-as-a-Service platform now has an open governance and development model to push it forward.
Linux Mobile-Desktop Convergence
By Matt Hartley | Features Article Published on December 08, 2014
Linux mobile-desktop convergence remains elusive, and may actually not be the best goal.
Do Your Data Systems Speak the Same Language?
By Guest Author | Features Article Published on December 05, 2014
When a company's data systems use different formats, challenges result. Investing in data interoperability can be well worth the expense.
Internet of Things to Revolutionize the IT Department: IDC
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on December 04, 2014
Say good-bye to business as usual. IDC expects IoT to have a transformational effect on the data center -- on entire organizations, in fact -- within just a few short years.
Will Wearable Technology Benefit Your Workplace?
By Guest Author | Features Article Published on December 03, 2014
A roundup of studies and surveys about the rapidly growing wearables market.
Business Intelligence Software: Where It's Headed
By Andy Patrizio | Features Article Published on December 01, 2014
Business intelligence software may be overshadowed by Big Data, but BI remains as relevant as ever.
HP's Future is about Cloud and 3D Printers
By Sean Michael Kerner | Features Article Published on November 26, 2014
HP reports fiscal 2014 revenue of $111.5 billion as company split looms large.
Tablet Market Slows While PC Vendors Stem Loses: IDC
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on November 26, 2014
Shipments of Apple's iPad are expected to drop by nearly 13 percent this year as tablet adoption slows.
Controlling Cloud Computing Costs: Video Roundtable
By James Maguire | Features Article Published on November 25, 2014
Four experts discuss the critical issues in understanding the confusion around cloud computing costs.
Enterprise SaaS Goes Mission Critical: Gartner
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on November 25, 2014
The research firm expects on-premise software to make up just 18 percent of deployments by 2017.
Google Sends Android to Work with Divide BYOD App
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on November 21, 2014
After acquiring the MDM specialist, Google releases an invite-only edition of the Divide app.
Survey: Moving to the Cloud Still Ain’t Easy
By Jeff Kaplan | Features Article Published on November 21, 2014
Close to half of survey respondents had a failed or stalled cloud computing implementation.
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.