The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
Windows 8 faces an uphill battle to become a standard corporate operating system because many businesses are in the midst of or have recently completed the move from Windows XP to Windows 7 and don't have the stomach for another transition anytime soon.
By Tim Greene | 17 May, 2013 12:34
Windows 8, the most significant upgrade to Microsoft's operating system since Windows 95 and one of the most important products in the company's history, will not achieve enough adoption in enterprises to be considered a standard, according to Forrester Research.
By Juan Carlos Perez | 16 May, 2013 18:39
Is Cloud computing really catching on in the enterprise? Well, that depends on who you talk to, recent surveys have found.
By Brandon Butler | 26 April, 2013 16:13
Startup Armor5 makes its debut Wednesday with a cloud-based security and management service for mobile devices that works without needing client-based software.
By Ellen Messmer | 17 April, 2013 05:51
Windows 8 faces a number of hurdles in the enterprise, but the biggest reason it won't replace the current corporate champion, Windows 7, is simple: IT shops don't think it's worth the upgrade hassle.
By Gregg Keizer | 17 May, 2013 14:43
Microsoft yesterday confirmed Windows "Blue," an upgrade to Windows 8, but analysts remained uneasy about how the faster release cadence that Blue represents will be digested by businesses.
By Gregg Keizer | 27 March, 2013 16:06
The federal government's automatic budget cuts, due to begin Friday, may accelerate cost savings measures already in place. But there will be damage to IT spending, and a period of uncertainty as the government reacts to the cuts.
By Patrick Thibodeau | 01 March, 2013 11:08
Oracle spent years developing its next-generation Fusion Applications and finally put them into general availability nearly a year-and-a-half ago, but some new evidence suggests that it's been less than successful at enticing customers to move up.
By Chris Kanaracus | 12 February, 2013 19:09
According to an April 2008 survey conducted by Forrester Research, 20% of enterprise IT professionals do not have an overall plan for implementing green IT practices, while an additional 35% do not have a plan but are considering one. Read on.