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Why Infrastructure Companies Aren’t Cool Anymore

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The illustration says it best, saving at least a thousand words. It shows a middle-aged khaki-clad engineer talking with a hoodie and jeans 20-something colleague. “When will you make something that matters?” asks the elder. “When will you make something cool?” responds the youth. That sums up what The New York Times Magazine calls “Silicon Valley’s Youth Problem,” in which infrastructure companies can’t attract the best talent because young people want to be where the cool – and the money… continue…

Protect and Secure BYOD Environments with End-to-end Management

The right approach to Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) can protect your network at every step. continue…

The Good New Days of Cloud Security

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The cloud could have some great things going for it with respect to security concerns. continue…

Here’s Why IT Shouldn’t Write Off Windows 8

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Back in October I speculated that the enterprise will have to support Windows 8 whether it wants to or not. If anything, the plain old consumerization of IT will force technology departments to integrate it into employee preferences with corporate solutions. At the time, there wasn’t a clear consensus on the what value Windows 8 would add to the enterprise and no one had yet seen the Microsoft Surface Pro, but now things are a lot different. Many of us… continue…

BI Predictions and Trends for 2013

Trends in Big Data and analytics that could dominate the next year. continue…

Alteryx, IBM, ClickFox Highlight Need for Data Management Tools

Can’t find a data scientist? IT vendors have begun embedding tools into their software offerings that automate data management. continue…

Strategies for Creating Tomorrow’s Workplace, Today

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For decades, the tech industry has been burned by buying into equipment and technologies that became obsolete far too quickly. Knowing that’s a constant, how can you lessen the economic burden, and prepare for the ever changing demands, technology, and capabilities of your workforce? This was the topic du jour in a panel session titled: “Strategies for Creating Tomorrow’s Workplace, Today” at the VMworld 2012 conference in San Francisco. On the panel were: Bruce Scheer, President, Future Sight Consulting –… continue…

Can Private Cloud Adoption Cause a Public Brawl?

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More businesses are turning to private clouds for app and infrastructure needs, at the risk of affecting the relationship between business and IT departments. continue…

Using WebDAV to Simplify Backup and Recovery in the Cloud

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Relatively old Web technology can be used to solve some issues related to cloud storage, as some companies are demonstrating. continue…

Business Intelligence on a Budget? Try Open Source

Open-source software is becoming a big deal among companies looking for a B.I. platform, particularly among those with cash-strapped IT budgets. continue…