The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
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
The Retina iPad Mini, Kindle Fire HDX, Nexus 7, Dell Venue 7 and Venue 8 Pro, and Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 go toe to toe in InfoWorld Test Center's review
By Galen Gruman | 04 December, 2013 11:05
VMware's latest salvo in its virtualization war with Microsoft is vSphere 5.5, which features a host of improvements, the most interesting being high availability, support for Big Data/Hadoop and improved storage and backup.
By Tom Henderson | 02 December, 2013 13:31
Platform as a Service is a cloud-based hosting environment for application development designed to provide a full-featured development, staging and production environment without the need for extensive in-house infrastructure.
By Susan Perschke | 02 December, 2013 13:31
The open source challenger is meant to be simple, but it crosses the line into the less than functional
By Galen Gruman | 28 November, 2013 21:32
CloudVelocity and Ravello Systems march clones of in-house servers into the cloud for development, testing, and disaster recovery
By Peter Wayner | 27 November, 2013 11:06
The new iPad Mini with Retina display offers a no-compromise option for tablet fans who want the speed of an iPad Air and the portability of the smaller iPad.
By Michael deAgonia | 26 November, 2013 11:53
The proliferation of virtualization coupled with the increasing power of industry-standard servers and the availability of cloud computing has led to a significant uptick in the number of servers that need to be managed within and without an organization. Where we once made do with racks of physical servers that we could access in the data center down the hall, we now have to manage many more servers that could be spread all over the globe.
By Paul Venezia | 21 November, 2013 16:01
Dell's new Venue 8 Pro Windows 8.1 tablet offers users a fine display, good features and impressive audio -- at a reasonable price.
By Preston Gralla | 20 November, 2013 19:59
Having spent a few weeks with the new iPad Air, columnist Michael deAgonia is ready to declare that it's a stunning improvement on what was already a rightfully successful tablet.
By Michael deAgonia | 20 November, 2013 11:53
Finally, Google's flagship smartphone can actually compete with other Android flagships
By Galen Gruman | 20 November, 2013 11:05
In Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1, Microsoft has released a combination of operating system updates that we find very compelling. Microsoft has joined much of the rest of the industry in annual release roll-ups with feature additions, and this time, they listened to the critics. More interesting are the one-upmanship features targeted directly at its virtualization and cloud competition. Some were stunning, despite a few strange and perhaps anecdotal basic problems that we found.
By Tom Henderson | 19 November, 2013 12:18
Microsoft delivers editing, debugging, deployment, project architecture, and ALM improvements stretching from Windows to Web development, from mobile devices to clouds
By Martin Heller | 13 November, 2013 11:10
Not so fast, LibreOffice -- OpenOffice has a shiny, new, and improved major release of its own
By Serdar Yegulalp | 06 November, 2013 21:01
Popular browsers such as Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome have lots of features -- and can take up lots of memory. We look at 5 lesser-known browsers for simpler surfing.
By Himanshu Arora | 06 November, 2013 14:03
Box trumps Dropbox, Egnyte, Citrix ShareFile, EMC Syncplicity, and OwnCloud with rich mix of file sync, file sharing, user management, deep reporting, and enterprise integration
By Serdar Yegulalp | 06 November, 2013 11:06
The first thing you notice when you pick up Apple's new iPad Air is how light it feels. But there's more to the Air than it's new slender look and feel. Michael deAgonia offers his first impressions of the new tablet.
By Michael deAgonia | 04 November, 2013 11:15
Use iGoogle? Upset that it's going away? Here are 8 alternative Web portals, some of which are just as good -- and one or two of which are better.
By Rick Broida | 31 October, 2013 13:11
jQuery Mobile, Sencha Touch, Kendo UI, and Intel App Framework bring a native look and feel to Web apps for mobile devices
By Peter Wayner | 30 October, 2013 10:08