The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
Netgear's better, faster rack-mount NAS and iSCSI SAN makes the case for enterprise workloads with read and write caching and unlimited snapshots
By Paul Ferrill | 07 March, 2014 11:06
Hidden in Cisco's Nexus 9000 and Application Centric Infrastructure news was another nifty announcement: an optical transceiver that delivers 40Gbps speeds using older 10Gbps fiber and standard connectors. Cisco's "BiDi" optical transceivers solve a sticky cabling problem in an elegant way.
By Joel Snyder | 03 March, 2014 14:09
The Cisco Nexus 9000 series, the fruit of Cisco's Insieme spin-in, is more than another fast router -- it's a change in the way that high-end routers are designed and built.
By Joel Snyder | 03 March, 2014 14:08
If you regularly need to store documents in the cloud, a desktop scanner could help. We look at three new devices from Brother, Neat Company and DCT that approach the task in different ways.
By Melissa J. Perenson | 28 February, 2014 13:54
We test Lenovo's latest ThinkPad X1 Carbon Touch ultrabook, which is sleek and powerful, offers an impressive display and comes with an interesting keyboard innovation.
By Brian Nadel | 21 February, 2014 11:36
By Martin Heller | 19 February, 2014 11:06
Microsoft delivers editing, debugging, deployment, project architecture, and ALM improvements stretching from Windows to Web development, from mobile devices to clouds
By Martin Heller | 12 February, 2014 21:09
12-bay rack-mount systems from QNAP, Netgear, LenovoEMC, and Infortrend combine huge storage capacities, business-grade features, smooth setup, and easy administration
By Paul Ferrill | 12 February, 2014 11:06
By Martin Heller | 06 February, 2014 11:06
The new LG G Flex Android smartphone has a curved design, flexible body, and 'self-healing' skin. Does that make a difference in real-world use?
By JR Raphael | 04 February, 2014 15:06
PernixData FVP clusters server-side flash to improve virtual machine performance and reduce SAN latency
By Keith Schultz | 27 January, 2014 21:09
Cloud-based back ends for mobile applications combine key services with varying degrees of complexity
By Peter Wayner | 22 January, 2014 11:12
Going beyond Office 365's native admin GUI, 365 Command provides powerful Exchange admin capabilities without the need to run PowerShell
By Martin Heller | 21 January, 2014 14:23
Enterprise mobility management (EMM) can encompass a broad range of functions, from managing mobile devices, to applications, expenses, personnel, and policies. But perhaps the most important aspect is mobile information/data/content management, tracking the distribution and usage of sensitive organizational data, as well as ensuring appropriate security and policy compliance.
By Craig Mathias | 20 January, 2014 11:53
Sony's new Android phone, the Xperia Z1S, combines a distinctive design and premium build with stellar stamina and an underwater-capable camera.
By JR Raphael | 14 January, 2014 11:03
The arrival of Software Defined Networking (SDN), which is often talked about as a game changing technology, is pitting two industry kingpins and former allies against each other: Cisco and VMware.
By Ethan Banks, owner, Packet Pushers Interactive | 06 January, 2014 14:37
Ubuntu is moving into the rarified class of operating systems that cover x86/x64 clients and servers, ARM-based tablets/smartphones, and commodity cloud instances. Meaning that it's taking on everybody from Microsoft to Red Hat to Apple and Google.
By Tom Henderson, ExtremeLabs, Inc. | 06 January, 2014 11:57
Dell's latest update to the Compellent Storage Center includes a novel approach to tiered SSDs, but it comes with caveats
By Matt Prigge | 11 December, 2013 11:05
The newest release of Ubuntu, dubbed Saucy Salamander, doesn't offer much in the way of new features – except for the introduction of Ubuntu Touch for mobile platforms.
By Maria Korolov | 09 December, 2013 13:26
Most budget phones offer a sub-par experience, but the new Moto G provides an excellent experience at a low off-contract price. So is this the phone for you?
By JR Raphael | 06 December, 2013 19:05