BMC Goes Private in $6.9B Deal
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published May 06, 2013
Bain Capital helps the IT management and automation specialist follows Dell’s lead.
Tags: automation, IT management, Enterprise IT
Afraid of BYOD? Build Your Own App Store
By Jeff Kaplan | Article Published January 28, 2013
In-house app stores give enterprises more control over which apps their employees are using for work purposes.
Tags: mobility, Enterprise IT, app stores, consumerization of IT, BYOD
Forrester: Enterprise IT Isn't Interested in Windows 8, But Enterprise Workers Are
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 19, 2012
BYOD trends could drive enterprise adoption of Microsoft's newest operating system.
Tags: operating system, Microsoft, Windows 7, Windows 8, Enterprise IT
Gartner: Top 10 Emerging Infrastructure Trends
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 06, 2012
Tablets, mobility, virtualization, cloud computing and more.
Tags: cloud computing, mobility, virtualization, data center, Enterprise IT, Gartner, trends, tablets, big data, Consumerization, Storage
Big Data Solutions: An Overview
By Kavitha Nair | Article Published April 25, 2012
Big Data technology enables enterprises to mine vast stores of data, even as this evolving technology faces various challenges.
Tags: Hadoop, data storage, data storage management, Enterprise IT, big data
Windows 8 Enterprise to Deliver Desktop on a Stick
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published April 19, 2012
Microsoft adds a bootable USB stick desktop option as Windows 8 dons a suit and gets down to business.
Tags: Microsoft, Windows 8, Enterprise IT
73 Open Source Apps You Can Use in the Cloud
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 18, 2012
Cloud-based open source apps and open source tools for managing cloud environments are now plentiful.
Tags: open source, cloud computing, enterprise software, Enterprise IT
HP Converged Cloud Services Fans OpenStack's Spark
By Pedro Hernandez | Article Published April 10, 2012
HP enlists OpenStack as it sets its sights on the booming cloud computing market with a blend of public, private and hybrid cloud services.
Tags: open source, cloud computing, Enterprise IT, HP
Steve Ballmer vs. Larry Page: Success for Both May Reside in the Other
By Rob Enderle | Article Published April 03, 2012
These powerful tech CEOs could learn from one another.
Tags: Google, Microsoft, Enterprise IT, steve ballmer, Larry Page
Deploying Enterprise Private PaaS: Five Guidelines
By Datamation Contributor | Article Published March 29, 2012
It’s essential to consider issues like infrastructure independence and level of resource utilization.
Tags: cloud computing, Enterprise IT, PaaS
Apple and the Danger of the Corporate Market
By Rob Enderle | Article Published November 16, 2011
Apple is gaining presence in the enterprise despite its historic disdain for marketing to the workplace. Can it survive its success?
Tags: Microsoft, Apple, Enterprise IT, consumerization of IT
Palmisano Resigns, IBM Appoints Virginia Rometty
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published October 25, 2011
IBM may have just turned 100 but it's still looking forward -- it just appointed its first woman CEO.
Tags: Enterprise IT, CEO, Palmisano, IBM
Dell: The PC Isn't Going Away
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published October 13, 2011
Michael Dell re-affirms his firm's commitment to the PC as the basis for his business and the foundation for enterprise growth.
Tags: PC, Dell, smartphone, Enterprise IT, tablet
The App Store Goes Corporate: Smartphone as Business Tool
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published October 06, 2011
With the smartphone now a leading tool of enterprise productivity, the business-focused app store is on the rise.
Tags: smartphone, Enterprise IT, app store
Gartner Suggests Tips to Manage IT Operations Costs
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published September 29, 2011
Analyst firm Gartner presents best practices tips on how to control IT organizational costs in a tight environment.
Tags: Enterprise IT, ROI, Gartner, IT costs
12 Tips to Improve Your BPM System
By Jennifer Schiff | Article Published September 01, 2011
Want to squeeze from from your business process management system? BPM experts offer twelve tips for efficiency and productivity.
Tags: Enterprise IT, BPM, business process management
IT-Business Alignment and the Business Architect: Changing Roles
By Dana Gardner | Article Published August 31, 2011
It's essential for the new role of business architect to flourish in today’s rapidly evolving business and IT landscapes. Plus: how certification and training are shaping business architecture leaders.
Tags: Enterprise IT, Business-IT alignment, business architect
IT Management and the Importance of Reinvention
By Daniel Burrus | Article Published August 31, 2011
Remember the humble family station wagon? The story of its reinvention into the Mini Van offers managers a guide to the art of change.
Tags: IT management, Enterprise IT
VMware vCloud Enables New Global Cloud
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published August 29, 2011
VMware vCloud program lets enterprises acquire, provision, manage and move between multiple service providers.
Tags: cloud computing, Enterprise IT, VMware
What Does an IT Manager Do All Day?
By Elizabeth Harrin | Article Published July 06, 2011
Some tips for IT managers who want to better explain to colleagues their value to the company.
Tags: IT Jobs/Salary, IT manager, Enterprise IT
Apple's iCloud: the 'Music' of Enterprise IT
By Jeffrey Kaplan | Article Published June 22, 2011
Having conquered the consumer market, Apple is now making advances in business computing as well.
Tags: iPad, Apple, Enterprise IT, iCloud
HP Launches Executive Scorecard to Track IT
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published June 01, 2011
HP platform aims to take in all types of IT input to create a dashboard tracking all IT operations and then mapping it to a scorecard of key performance indicators.
Tags: IT Jobs/Salary, IT manager, Enterprise IT, HP
Users Now Run BI (Get Over It, IT Pros)
By Larry Marion | Article Published May 25, 2011
Business intelligence software is no longer the exclusive province of the IT department.
Tags: business intelligence, BI software, business intelligence software, Enterprise IT, BI
Should Your Business Remaster Its Own Linux Distro?
By Matt Hartley | Article Published May 23, 2011
Companies can re-brand existing Linux distributions with their own corporate identity to enjoy marketing and functional advantages.
Tags: Linux, Linux desktop, Enterprise IT, business software
ERP Merger: Infor, Lawson Alliance Creates New ERP Titan
By Paul Shread | Article Published April 27, 2011
The newly formed competitor will be the third largest ERP company behind market leaders SAP and Oracle.
Tags: Oracle, SAP, ERP, Enterprise IT, enterprise resource planning
Are iPads and Androids Pushing PCs to the Enterprise Margins?
By Jeff Vance | Article Published April 05, 2011
With businesses expected to buy 30 percent of tablets shipped by 2015, does the PC have a future?
Tags: android apps, iPad apps, smartphone, Enterprise IT, tablets
Survey: Small Businesses Adopting Cloud
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published March 29, 2011
Almost 40 percent of SMBs will adopt cloud services within three years.
Tags: cloud computing, email, cloud services, SMB, Enterprise IT
How 'Social Business Intelligence' Can Help Your Business
By Linda Cole | Article Published March 23, 2011
A Forrester research analyst discusses the convergence of several key knowledge management trends.
Tags: business intelligence, business intelligence software, social media, Enterprise IT, business analytics software
9 IT Technologies that Drive Product Development
By Larry Marion | Article Published March 16, 2011
A survey of managers finds that companies working to improve their product development need these IT tools.
Tags: software, IT, IT managers, Enterprise IT, IT infrastructure
Red Hat JBoss SOA Platform 5.1 Goes After Enterprise Data Services
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published March 11, 2011
New product release includes data services, SOA and developer tools, including new technical previews for the next generation of SOA.
Tags: SOA, JBoss, Red Hat, Enterprise IT, Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Who Will Move You to the Cloud?
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published March 09, 2011
With the sheer number of cloud platforms and vendors all but promising confusion, some companies could use a cloud advisor.
Tags: cloud computing, software, SaaS, Enterprise IT, PaaS
IT Managers Grapple with 'Availability' Metric
By Elizabeth Harrin | Article Published March 07, 2011
It's not enough to offer a service -- it must be functioning at optimal availability. Are your systems working properly?
Tags: enterprise software, IT management, Enterprise IT, uptime
How to Solve the Innovator's Dilemma
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published March 04, 2011
Juniper Networks executives explain how to get around the Innovator's Dilemma and build a pipeline of disruptive technologies.
Tags: software, networking, Enterprise IT, start ups, innovation
HP Updates Project Portfolio & Management Software
By David Needle | Article Published March 01, 2011
The latest 9.1 release of HP Project Portfolio & Management plays into the computer giant's "Instant-On Enterprise" set of solutions.
Tags: IT managers, enterprise applications, Enterprise IT, HP, project management software
Avaya Adopts Shortest Path Bridging, Expands Network Virtualization
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published February 22, 2011
New networking gear switch upgrades support the latest 802.1aq spec, bringing flatter, virtualization-friendly networking to enterprises and college campuses.
Tags: virtualization, iPad, Enterprise IT, Avaya, network virtualization
New Buzz Phrase Drives CRM and App Development
By Larry Marion | Article Published February 16, 2011
Companies hope better integration of silos of information and software will improve the often dreadful customer experience.
Tags: CRM, Enterprise IT, Customer satisfaction, application development, integrated development environment
VMware Pushes Hybrid Cloud With vCloud Connector
By David Needle | Article Published February 08, 2011
The race is on to provide IT with the benefits of both public and private cloud services.
Tags: cloud computing, Enterprise IT, VMware, Virtualization Management
Horror Stories of IT Management
By Carla Schroder | Article Published February 01, 2011
There's plenty of finger pointing about problems, but who's really at fault?
Tags: IT Jobs/Salary, IT managers, Enterprise IT, IT management job, network manager
Can Virtualization Save Your Life?
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published January 27, 2011
Virtualization is a key component of enterprise IT consolidation and its also being used to help improve medical reliability too.
Tags: virtualization, Virtual Cloud Management, Cisco, Enterprise IT, health care IT
2015 and the Next Enterprise Software-Hardware Client
By Rob Enderle | Article Published January 27, 2011
What combination of device and operating system will emerge victorious from the current crowded field?
Tags: enterprise software, iPad apps, Enterprise IT, thin client, Android tablets
Why We Need Xbox for Enterprises
By Mike Elgan | Article Published January 26, 2011
If Microsoft wants to beat back the Apple onslaught, it's going to have to think outside the box and inside the Xbox.
Tags: Microsoft, Apple iPad, IT manager, Enterprise IT, Xbox
Gartner: Clouds, Virtualization Help Pay for IT Projects
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published January 24, 2011
A new worldwide Gartner survey of 2,000 CIOs also finds that virtualization and increasing enterprise growth are near the top of the list.
Tags: cloud computing, enterprise software, Virtual Cloud Management, Enterprise IT, IT budgets
AMD Bombshell: Dirk Meyer Out as CEO
By David Needle | Article Published January 10, 2011
Chipmaker names CFO Thomas Seifert as interim CEO following Meyer's sudden resignation.
Tags: chips, Intel, Enterprise IT, AMD, Fusion
5 Cloud Computing Predictions for 2011
By Jeff Vance | Article Published January 04, 2011
Cloud computing will be impacted by the explosive growth in smartphones and stresses in network infrastructure, among other factors.
Tags: cloud computing, apps, networks, Enterprise IT, smartphone apps
9 Tech Companies That Achieved Excellence in 2010
By Rob Enderle | Article Published December 01, 2010
A technology analyst discusses trends and products that lead the way this past year.
Tags: mobile, enterprise software, iphone apps, Enterprise IT, technology
Supercomputers Getting Faster - At Faster Rate
By Drew Robb | Article Published November 22, 2010
The supercomputer that was in the No. 1 spot just 18 months ago is now a relative laggard, having fallen to a lowly No. 7.
Tags: software, data storage management, Enterprise IT, Memory, supercomputers
Dell's Profits an Upside Surprise
By David Needle | Article Published November 18, 2010
The computer giant reported a better than expected profit margin for the third quarter, though sales came in below expectations.
Tags: cloud computing, earnings, Dell, Enterprise IT, servers
IT System Patching: Don't Delay
By Scott Alan Miller | Article Published November 11, 2010
Patches from OS and software vendors need to be applied promptly and regularly to prevent downtime and security risks.
Tags: security, enterprise software, patches, Enterprise IT, IT systems
Windows 7 Business Upgrades Ready for Take Off
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published November 03, 2010
Another survey, this one from Forrester Research, points to a surge in Windows 7 upgrades by businesses in the next 12 months.
Tags: Microsoft, enterprise software, Windows 7, Enterprise IT, Forrester Research
HP 'Instant-On' Bridges Cloud and Data Center
By David Needle | Article Published November 03, 2010
The enterprise IT vendor's 'Instant-On' initiative offers a conduit between cloud services and on-premises data center resources.
Tags: cloud computing, Cloud, datacenter, Enterprise IT, HP
HP Launches "Instant-On Enterprise": Devil's in the Details
By Rob Enderle | Article Published November 02, 2010
In a sign of the times, HPs strategy addresses ITs need to both maintain legacy hardware-software and leverage opportunities from Cloud Computing.
Tags: cloud computing, Cloud, IT, Enterprise IT, HP
Video Usage vs. Enterprise Networks
By David Needle | Article Published October 27, 2010
Surging usages of streaming video threatens to severely tax the capabilities of enterprise networks.
Tags: video, networking, Enterprise IT, enterprise networks, streaming video
Windows 8: Due in Two Years?
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published October 25, 2010
A leak from Microsoft's Dutch Blog pegs Windows 8 to arrive in about two years, keeping to Microsoft's plans to release alternating major and minor releases of the enigmatic operating system.
Tags: Windows, Microsoft, enterprise software, Windows 8, Enterprise IT
Windows 7 Enterprise Deployments Ready for Take Off?
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published October 07, 2010
A recent mini survey by research firm Directions on Microsoft indicates that many IT decision makers will crank up deployments of Windows 7 over the next six months.
Tags: Microsoft, Windows 7, Enterprise IT, Windows upgrades, Windows 7 Professional
Cisco Touts Network Architecture Strategy, Dividends
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published September 16, 2010
The networking giant is enlarging its enterprise IT footprint while charming investors with talk of dividends.
Tags: Cisco, Enterprise IT, network configuration, Firewall Management, Cisco Network Management