The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
Network World tested hundreds of products in 2013, but here are our top 10 tests of the year. In order to make the list, the product review had to be a comparative test of multiple products in a single category and it had to break new ground or deliver fresh insight into an important product area.
By Neal Weinberg | 11 December, 2013 11:23
Robert Dennard, an IBM Fellow whose development of DRAM in the mid-1960s led to dramatic increases in digital information storage, this past weekend in Japan was presented with the Kyoto Prize in electronics.
By Bob Brown | 11 November, 2013 16:09
The website for MegaCloud, a provider of free and paid consumer cloud storage, is inaccessible and users of the service are complaining on social media sites that they have not had access to their data for days.
By Brandon Butler | 01 November, 2013 16:10
The model of buying cloud computing resources is different from that of buying traditional hardware and software. Instead of buying licenses and investing in equipment, in a cloud computing model, users pay for the resources they use – no more, no less. That model has been proven out extensively on the compute side, with services like Amazon's Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), and a variety of other IaaS offerings on the market. But storage has been slow to catch up.
By Brandon Butler | 25 October, 2013 16:05
Either because server disks are full or because virtualization is a natural growth path, organizations large and small are moving toward shared storage. For large enterprises, high-capacity storage-area networks make sense, but what about small or mid-sized enterprises new to shared storage?
By David Newman | 27 September, 2010 15:05