September 27, 2016
Microsoft dedicated its opening keynote to the benefits of Azure, but IT pros say the company's on-ramp to the cloud still needs some work.
September 26, 2016
Virtual machines can now run on the edge, near the things at the center of the internet of things, making use of multiple applications outside the data center.
September 23, 2016
Database sharding appears in the newly available Oracle 12c Release 2. With it, the flagship database takes a big step toward better cloud performance.
September 23, 2016
Oracle 12c Release 2 is going to the cloud first, in keeping with Larry Ellison's campaign to do cloud better than others. AWS databases, like Aurora and Redshift, are clear targets.
September 22, 2016
There's a reason why open source is surfacing with so much prevalence at the enterprise layer... and that reason is data. This is the opinion of Michael Grinich, CEO and co-founder of Nylas -- the ...
September 14, 2016
Cloud lock-in continues to fall down the list of concerns for companies willing to accept the tradeoff to tap into a platform's higher-level services.
September 02, 2016
AWS adoption continues to skyrocket, but not everyone at VMworld was ready to go all-in, as attendees expressed excitement and concern over moving workloads to the public cloud.
September 01, 2016
For this issue of CIO Decisions, Features Writer Jason Sparapani talked to CIOs whose companies have adopted cloud office productivity suites to learn about the factors they weighed in their decisions. He learned that while Google Apps was the clear leader in the cloud office market in years past, Microsoft Office 365 is now a much-improved product -- "a credible product," according to Gartner analyst Guy Creese. In the Google Apps for Work vs. Office 365 battle, customers typically fall into identifiable camps, with party lines drawn by company size, regulatory requirements, appetite for change and organizational culture. Read on to see which side of the fence your company might be on. Plus, we look at how Arby's discovered the internet of things was a better way to manage its costly HVAC systems, get analyst Carl Lehmann to dispel the myths around blockchain and explore how CIOs can take an active partner role in their organizations' digital readiness.
August 30, 2016
At VMworld 2016, Dell, HP Inc. and IGEL Technology increase support for cloud desktops running on their thin clients. Vendors must keep up as cloud adoption rises.
August 26, 2016
CBM Archives ditched its traditional SAN and moved critical crime data into the Zadara on-premises cloud. The company experienced faster performance and reduced capital costs.