The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
Oracle has launched the fifth version of its Exadata database appliance, claiming the release provides in many areas double the performance of previous-generation machines.
By Chris Kanaracus | 11 December, 2013 20:06
Juniper Networks in September made its software-defined network (SDN) controller known as Contrail generally available. Network World Senior Editor Ellen Messmer delves into the security strategy behind the Contrail controller in a discussion with Juniper's Senior Director of Product Management Jennifer Linn, and Chris Hoff, vice president of strategic planning in the security business unit at Juniper.
By Ellen Messmer | 11 December, 2013 19:42
Yahoo's Mail service remains down for some users a day after the company said access would be restored.
By Zach Miners | 11 December, 2013 19:32
About 365,000 U.S. residents have signed up for new health insurance through HealthCare.gov and other means, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced, but Republican lawmakers questioned whether millions of people would lose existing coverage by Jan. 1.
By Grant Gross | 11 December, 2013 18:50
Microsoft has opened another front in its webmail war against Google with the release of a new tool designed to automate the migration process for Gmail users who want to switch to Outlook.com.
By Juan Carlos Perez | 11 December, 2013 18:43
SAP has made a series of announcements aimed at bringing more software developers into its fold, making their jobs easier and bolstering the reach of its HANA in-memory computing platform.
By Chris Kanaracus | 11 December, 2013 18:19
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
Most Chromebooks on the market rely on Google for online services, but Dell's new Chromebook 11 adds another cloud option to extend file sharing across desktops, laptops and mobile devices.
By Agam Shah | 11 December, 2013 17:30
Bob Muglia, executive vice president of Juniper Networks' software solutions division, has abruptly resigned from the company following the appointment of a new CEO.
By Jim Duffy | 11 December, 2013 17:25
With Nokia reportedly working on its own version of Android for use on low-end smartphones, the company needs Google's OS to able to compete in that increasingly important segment of the market, according to Informa principal analyst Malik Saadi.
By Mikael Ricknäs | 11 December, 2013 17:23
European data protection supervisors say they are not ready for the proposed new E.U. data protection law leaving multinationals like Facebook and Google to face 28 different legal frameworks.
By Jennifer Baker | 11 December, 2013 16:44
Nvidia's Mental Ray high-performance 3D rendering software has a vulnerability that could be exploited to compromise clusters of specialized computers called render farms, according to researchers from ReVuln.
By Lucian Constantin | 11 December, 2013 16:31
Hewlett Packard is making the case for private and hybrid clouds in Barcelona this week at its annual HP Discover user conference.
By Joab Jackson | 11 December, 2013 16:25
The four years since Patrick Debois organised the first DevOpsDays event in Ghent, Belgium, have been a "roller coaster ride" according to the IT consultant considered the movement's father.
By Rohan Pearce | 11 December, 2013 16:18