Features Index

Linux Practicality vs Activism
By Matt Hartley | Features Article Published on June 27, 2016
Is Linux actually more practical than other OSes, or is there some higher minded reason to use it?
Why Docker is Like Chicken Nuggets and Waffle Cones
By Sean Michael Kerner | Features Article Published on June 24, 2016
Understanding what the container micro-services revolution is all about, summed up at Dockercon.
Employee Privacy Succumbs to MDM
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on June 24, 2016
An experiment conducted by Bitglass reveals that mobile device management software can potentially give employers an unprecedented look into their workers' personal lives.
9 Best Practices for DevOps
By Cynthia Harvey | Features Article Published on June 23, 2016
DevOps best practices don’t just happen – it’s a cultivated strategy. Experts offer these best practices tips for enterprises adopting a DevOps approach.
The Three Rules for a Successful Product Launch
By Rob Enderle | Features Article Published on June 23, 2016
Successfully launching a new product requires careful planning and a full commitment to doing what needs to be done.
Enterprises Are Wasting Little Time Transitioning to the Cloud
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on June 23, 2016
Many businesses expect the cloud to lift the majority of their IT burdens from their shoulders over the next few years, according to a new study from the Uptime Institute.
Ubuntu's Snappy Packages: Smoke and Little Fire
By Bruce Byfield | Features Article Published on June 21, 2016
How a simple announcement was overhyped.
Why You Should Use Ubuntu LTS
By Matt Hartley | Features Article Published on June 20, 2016
For most users, having a stable desktop is more important than bleeding-edge features.
Most Enterprises to Mainstream Containers Within a Year
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on June 16, 2016
Nearly two thirds of organizations will use containers in production over the next year, finds a new study from the Cloud Foundry Foundation.
Enterprises Struggle with Managing Cloud Costs
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on June 15, 2016
While the vast majority of organizations are using the public cloud, new data from Dimensional Research and Cloud Cruiser indicates that relatively few have a handle on their cloud costs.
The Internet of Things: 7 Challenges
By Bruce Byfield | Features Article Published on June 15, 2016
IoT, along with its potential, poses concerns ranging from technical to social to environmental.
Android vs. iOS: Key Features Android Lacks
By Matt Hartley | Features Article Published on June 13, 2016
Android certainly has advantages over iOS, though it clearly lacks by comparison on some key areas.
VMware Workspace ONE Anchors Mobile Management on Identity
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on June 13, 2016
Seeking to streamline mobile device and application management in the BYOD era, VMware announces new, AirWatch-inspired features in its upcoming Workspace ONE product.
Artificial Intelligence Software: 45 AI Projects to Watch
By Cynthia Harvey | Features Article Published on June 13, 2016
Artificial intelligence software is on the rise: Many of the devices and services we use every day are powered by artificial intelligence – and AI software is getting smarter all the time.
PC Shipments to Slip 7.3% in 2016: IDC
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on June 10, 2016
Vendors will ship over 255 million PCs this year as the market continues to tumble, according to IDC's latest forecast.
Datos IO Debuts RecoverX for Cloud Data Protection
By Sean Michael Kerner | Features Article Published on June 10, 2016
Performing backup and recovery for distributed data in the cloud requires distributed consensus.
HPE, Cisco and Microsoft Lead Cloud Infrastructure Market
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on June 09, 2016
The burgeoning cloud infrastructure market is dominated by some familiar IT companies, Synergy Research finds.
Smartphone Sales to Hit 1.5B Units in 2016 as Growth Slows: Gartner
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on June 07, 2016
Folks are still snapping up smartphones, just not at the same brisk pace as in years past.
IoT Security Issues: How to Secure the Network
By Andy Patrizio | Features Article Published on June 07, 2016
IoT security is a patchwork, even as countless devices getting added. Here are tips for securing your IoT deployment amid the challenges.
Intel Drives Real-Time Analytics to the Masses with Xeon E7
By Rob Enderle | Features Article Published on June 06, 2016
The latest processor from Intel offers significant performance advantages for real-time analytics.