Features Index

Manufacturers and Utilities Are Leading the IoT Charge with 600M 'Things'
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on May 01, 2015
Factories and power companies have the most sensors and devices on the Internet of Things, but retailers are closing in.
Tablet Demand Wanes in Q1 2015
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on April 30, 2015
Worldwide tablet shipments drop for the second straight quarter, according to IDC.
Trends in Information Governance: eDiscovery and Big Data
By Christine Taylor | Features Article Published on April 30, 2015
Organizations have the best chance for information governance success by concentrating on the highest risk and biggest pain points. IT’s domain is first in line.
Build 2015: Microsoft Got Its Heart Back
By Rob Enderle | Features Article Published on April 29, 2015
Microsoft's moves with Azure and Visual Studio indicate that it's returning to its earlier focus on developers.
IoT Workloads Up 750% by 2019: IDC
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on April 28, 2015
The Internet of Things is expected to grow exponentially over the next few years and data centers operators will be the ones to bear the brunt.
Linux Freedom vs. Convenience
By Matt Hartley | Features Article Published on April 27, 2015
There are various different reasons for using the Linux desktop, and at times they can conflict with each other.
Amazon Breaks Out Cloud Earnings
By Sean Michael Kerner | Features Article Published on April 24, 2015
For the first time ever, Amazon breaks out its cloud earnings -- impressing the cloud computing industry in the process.
Businesses Urged to Make Time for Apple Watch
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on April 24, 2015
Spelling good news for Apple's new smartwatch, a study from MobileIron reveals that mobile professionals are eager to put their wearables to work.
Avni Fast-Tracks Cloud Application Deployments
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on April 22, 2015
Fresh out of stealth mode, the startup launches software that enables developers and businesses to cloudify their applications in minutes.
10 Enterprise Mobility Management Solutions: Beyond MDM
By  Ken Hess | Features Article Published on April 22, 2015
The leading enterprise mobility management products, with background about compatibility, differentiators and security for each.
Microsoft's Vision of Cloud Security
By Sean Michael Kerner | Features Article Published on April 21, 2015
Scott Charney, Corporate Vice-President of Microsoft's Trustworthy Computing, details what's wrong and what's right in security.
Tech Security: Trends and Best Practices
By James Maguire | Features Article Published on April 20, 2015
A panel of technology journalists covering cybersecurity discusses new research, with the spotlight on best practices for enterprise security.
HP and Dell Lead Cloud Infrastructure Market
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on April 20, 2015
The growing popularity of cloud applications and services pushed IT infrastructure spending to $8 billion in the fourth quarter of 2014, reports IDC.
Survey: 9% of U.S. Adults Will Own Smartwatches by 2016
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on April 17, 2015
Apple may be onto something: NPD Group predicts that as smartwatches grow more popular, the market for dedicated activity trackers will decline.
Deflating the Cloud BI Hype Balloon
By Larry Marion | Features Article Published on April 16, 2015
Business intelligence delivered via the cloud is showing early signs of maturity, with integration challenges (and IT opportunities) rising. Reports of the end of on-premise BI may be premature.
ARM Dives into Low-Power IoT Communications
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on April 16, 2015
The mobile chip company launches its Cordio portfolio of wireless Internet of Things communications technologies after acquiring Bluetooth specialists Wicentric and Sunrise Micro Devices.
Big Data Video Roundtable: Current and Future Trends
By James Maguire | Features Article Published on April 15, 2015
Four Big Data experts talk about emerging trends that will shape business best practices in the years ahead.
Why So Much Shade Thrown at Private Cloud?
By James Maguire | Features Article Published on April 15, 2015
The private cloud takes its share of disparagement. But that’s likely to change dramatically.
Movidius Raises $40 Million to Open IoT's Eyes
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on April 14, 2015
The company ramps up its efforts to imbue the Internet of Things with sight using its low-power visual processor technology.
Desktop Linux Made Easy
By Matt Hartley | Features Article Published on April 13, 2015
Some Linux apps and user tips to make your desktop an easier place to work and play.