Features Index

Cratering Cloud Prices a 'Red Herring': Report
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on May 27, 2016
While virtual machine costs are falling, prices for higher-value cloud services remain firmly affixed, finds a new report from 451 Research.
Dropbox Enterprise Mobility Management Support Hits iOS and Android
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on May 26, 2016
Enterprises can now more seamlessly incorporate Dropbox Enterprise into their mobile security and management strategies.
What If Bill Gates Had Blended His Philanthropic Efforts With Running Microsoft?
By Rob Enderle | Features Article Published on May 25, 2016
Can corporate efforts working in tandem with a foundation produce more results?
EMC Releases UniK Software for Cloud and IoT App Deployments
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on May 25, 2016
The open source software tool turns application code into lightweight bootable images called unikernels.
Is Ubuntu's Convergence the Future of Linux?
By Bruce Byfield | Features Article Published on May 24, 2016
A common computing experience on all devices will be welcome, but only to a niche audience.
DevOps Tools: 20 Top Tools for Successful DevOps
By Andy Patrizio | Features Article Published on May 23, 2016
DevOps tools go hand in hand with the best practices in software development – along with the necessary discipline.
Android and ChromeOS: World Domination?
By Matt Hartley | Features Article Published on May 23, 2016
Google's plans for Android and ChromeOS will most certainly have a massive effect on computing at many levels.
Choosing a Linux Desktop: 7 Tips
By Bruce Byfield | Features Article Published on May 20, 2016
Choose a Linux desktop should be about finding the Linux environment that works best for your individual workflow.
Enterprises Stumble on Data Management
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on May 18, 2016
Data may be the lifeblood of business, but few organizations have the information governance technologies and policies in place to fully control and exploit it, according to a new report from Veritas.
IBM Touts Phase-Change Memory Breakthrough
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on May 17, 2016
Big Blue's scientists achieve a major new milestone in creating computer memory that straddles the line between DRAM and flash.
How Hybrid Cloud Storage Accelerates Cloud On-Ramping
By Christine Taylor | Features Article Published on May 17, 2016
Hybrid cloud storage offers companies elastic virtual storage services that can also enable adoption of other cloud-enabled IT solutions.
Wearables Market Jumps 67% in Q1
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on May 16, 2016
Vendors shipped over 19 million wearable devices in the last quarter, according to IDC's latest tally.
Let's Encrypt: The Good and the Bad
By Matt Hartley | Features Article Published on May 16, 2016
The Let’s Encrypt initiative is a well-intentioned security solution, yet it does prompt some questions.
Mark Shuttleworth Challenges OpenStack to Think about Leadership
By Sean Michael Kerner | Features Article Published on May 13, 2016
VIDEO: The founder of Ubuntu Linux, discusses his views on what OpenStack is doing right and what it's doing wrong.
Virtual Reality vs. Augmented Reality: the False Debate
By David Needle | Features Article Published on May 12, 2016
Virtual reality is not in competition with augmented reality, according to the creator of the Silicon Valley Virtual Reality Conference.
Salesforce Floats IoT Cloud on AWS
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on May 11, 2016
The cloud software giant is tapping Amazon's cloud for its upcoming Internet of Things service.
The End of Windows as We Knew It
By Rob Enderle | Features Article Published on May 11, 2016
Microsoft seems to be remembering who the real Windows customer is.
How Long Will Desktop Linux Last?
By Bruce Byfield | Features Article Published on May 11, 2016
We may be nearing time for a fond farewell to desktop Linux.
Mobile App Revenues Buck Slowing Demand for Smartphones
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on May 09, 2016
While the smartphone market may not be expanding as fast as in years past, mobile app sales will continue to grow, predicts IDC.
Android vs. iPhone: Pros and Cons
By Matt Hartley | Features Article Published on May 09, 2016
When comparing Android vs. iPhone, clearly Android has certain advantages even as the iPhone is superior in some key ways. But ultimately, which is better?