New research finds that a quarter of all physical servers -- and 30% of all virtual servers -- are comatose. They aren't be used, but they still cost money.
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In October 1968, tire maker Bridgestone ran a data center with racks and racks of tapes and a water-cooled mainframe. Today, that newly renovated data center is the home for systems supporting an almost completely virtualized environment.
A product called Chirp helps riders board buses more quickly than before; it's aimed at the business-to-business market.
Cloud-based HR systems can bring more analytics, databases and tools to users for improving hiring processes and retaining employees.
The shift to cloud-based software isn’t simple. Some customers have had to hire integrators to make the move, and cite ROI of three or four years.
Data centers are declining worldwide both in numbers and square footage, a surprising change given the recent boom.
The White House on Monday announced an "Office of American Innovation" to oversee a revamp of federal IT operations; the effort will be led by President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner.
New research is turning on its head the idea that legacy systems -- such as Cobol and Fortran -- are more secure because hackers are unfamiliar with the technology.
The International Monetary Fund's IT work is being taken over by India-based IT managed services provider L&T Infotech; the change was announced to the staff last year.
One analyst says he expects cuts of 10% in most non-defense-related agencies.
The H-1B lottery will be held on April 1, so if he's going to act it needs to be soon.
Phil Hogan, an IT application architect, estimates that close to 80 percent of the system is original.
The number of IT jobs shrank in 2016 compared to the year before, most analysts believe, although they differ on specifics and the reasons why. This year's IT jobs outlook varies widely.
The tool, at minimum, will “help protect consumers from security vulnerabilities caused by out-of-date software,” said the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.
President-elect Donald Trump’s threat to impose tariffs on goods manufactured in Mexico and offshore may accelerate the movement to cloud computing, analysts said.