The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
Gartner says that its clients have started planning to migrate from Unix. For some of them, it may take two or three years, and for others, five years. A few may still be running Unix 10 years from now, but nonetheless, Gartner believes the operating system is on a path to insignificance.
By Patrick Thibodeau | 12 December, 2013 18:54
A steady increase in corporate purchasing through the first three quarters of the year hints that enterprises are already rethinking how far BYOD (bring-your-own-device) programs will be allowed to expand, according to Strategy Analytics.
By Mikael Ricknäs | 11 December, 2013 18:04
IT managers facing the task of explaining the business value of IT to the C-suite don't necessarily have an easy time of it. But eBay believes it has fixed this problem with a metric that translates IT resources into key business metrics
By Patrick Thibodeau | 10 December, 2013 20:22
A surprising thing about Goldman Sachs, one of the globe's most influential investment banks, may be the sheer size of its technology organization. It makes up a major part of its workforce.
By Patrick Thibodeau | 09 December, 2013 22:54
If there's no catastrophic system failure or major software deployment to work on, CEOs might wonder what IT does all day. Here's how to make sure your contributions aren't undervalued when things go smoothly.
By Minda Zetlin | 18 November, 2013 11:34
Going into 2014, a whirlwind of security start-ups are looking to have an impact on the enterprise world. Most of these new ventures are focused on securing data in the cloud and on mobile devices. Santa Clara, California-based Illumio, for example, founded earlier this year, is only hinting about what it will be doing in cloud security. But already it's the darling of Silicon Valley investors, pulling in over $42 million from backer Andreesen Horowitz, General Catalyst, Formation 8 and others.
By Ellen Messmer | 13 November, 2013 13:23
Microsoft's addition of real-time collaboration to its free Office Web Apps last week was necessary in the short term to counter Google Docs, analysts said.
By Gregg Keizer | 11 November, 2013 11:38
2012 was a watershed for cloud computing, with rapid growth in interest leading to enterprise class deployments. This paper separates fact from fiction and aides senior IT executives make decisions surrounding cloud computing. Click to download the trends and misconceptions of cloud computing.