Features Index

Big Data: What Role Could The FPGA Play?
By Andy Patrizio | Features Article Published on August 25, 2015
When the x86 isn't ideal for Big Data, you may need a highly specialized option like the field-programmable gate array (FPGA) processor.
Apple Devices Go Unmanaged in the Enterprise
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on August 24, 2015
Corporate networks have a potentially risky blind spot when it comes to iPhones, iPads and Macs, according to a new survey from Centrify.
Is Linux Right For You?
By Matt Hartley | Features Article Published on August 24, 2015
Not everyone should opt for Linux -- for many users, remaining with Windows or OSX is the better choice.
Flouting Risks, IT Pros Embrace IoT Tech: Tripwire
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on August 21, 2015
They should really know better: A majority of IT professionals are introducing smart devices into their corporate networks despite policies against the practice.
51 Open Source Tools for the Internet of Things
By Cynthia Harvey | Features Article Published on August 19, 2015
These open source software and hardware projects make it easy for hobbyists, startups and established companies to develop new IoT devices and applications.
Video Roundtable: What's Wrong with Big Data?
By James Maguire | Features Article Published on August 19, 2015
Three leading Big Data experts discuss the problems and challenges that businesses have with leveraging Big Data.
Linuxcon: IBM Admits zOS is Still Better than Linux (for some things) [VIDEO]
By Sean Michael Kerner | Features Article Published on August 19, 2015
While IBM is doubling-down on Linux for its mainframes, it isn't about to abandon its proprietary zOS anytime soon.
Business Demand to Lift AI Market to over $43 Billion by 2024: Tractica
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on August 19, 2015
Enterprises worldwide will pour billions of dollars into artificial intelligence solutions that enable them to make better sense of their data repositories.
Open Source vs. Chromebooks
By Bruce Byfield | Features Article Published on August 18, 2015
Chromebooks may be a rival that open source software cannot overcome.
IBM Pulls From the Past to Prepare IT for the Future
By Rob Enderle | Features Article Published on August 18, 2015
LinuxONE brings the flexibility of Linux to the stability of the mainframe.
Internet of Things Reaches Peak Hype: Gartner
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on August 18, 2015
Reality is soon to set in for the Internet of Things as businesses start putting the buzz-worthy technology through its paces.
IoT: Time to Get on Board
By Jeffrey Kaplan | Features Article Published on August 17, 2015
A recent survey indicates that a majority of IoT initiatives are reaping substantial returns on investment.
Linuxcon: Open Source Peer Collaboration Could Save the Planet
By Sean Michael Kerner | Features Article Published on August 17, 2015
The founder of Zipcar discusses her model of how 'Peers Inc' is the way forward.
Top Tweaks for the Linux Desktop
By Matt Hartley | Features Article Published on August 17, 2015
Just a few tweaks to your Linux desktop can make it far more user friendly and efficient.
Linux Concerns: Convenience vs. Security
By Bruce Byfield | Features Article Published on August 10, 2015
Is Linux secure? Only if you work at it.
Windows 10 From a Linux User's Perspective
By Matt Hartley | Features Article Published on August 10, 2015
If you’re a serious Linux user, how will the Windows 10 OS work for you?
IoT Security Market to Reach Nearly $29 Billion by 2020
By Pedro Hernandez | Features Article Published on August 06, 2015
The future looks bright for IT security vendors, particularly those that use the cloud to shield Internet of Things data from prying eyes.
IT Integration and Product Management: A Lesson Learned from the Racetrack
By Rob Enderle | Features Article Published on August 06, 2015
Not going slow is more important than going fast, whether you're on the track or in a data center.
Spark: Lighting a Fire Under Hadoop
By Andy Patrizio | Features Article Published on August 05, 2015
Spark enables radically faster Big Data processing than Hadoop, but it's still a work in progress.
Xfce: Seven Reasons It's Popular
By Bruce Byfield | Features Article Published on August 03, 2015
Long an also-ran, Xfce is now a strong second for popularity among Linux desktops. Why is Xfce so well liked?