IT leaders need to make tough choices on where to focus their efforts. Running the data center of the future won't be on Niel Nickolaisen's agenda.
In this Q&A, Rod Collins explains how CIOs can build and empower a flat IT organization -- even within a hierarchical enterprise.
In this Q&A, Rod Collins of Optimity Advisors sheds light on holacracy, a relatively new management style recently adopted by Zappos.
A new Uptime Institute assessment gives IT a system of benchmarks to improve efficiency and sustainability.
Advances in Ethernet cabling -- along with smart Ethernet controller silicon -- will enable more bandwidth choices and faster networks in the near future.
New standards mean more bandwidth and versatility for tomorrow's Ethernet networks, whether in 25, 40, 50 or 100 GigE deployments.
Don't look now, but Microsoft may find itself a winner in the emerging Internet of Things marketplace.
Ciena unveils an interconnect for the metro data centers of enterprises and Internet content providers.
Fluke Networks launches TruView Live. The Web-based service delivers SaaS performance monitoring. VoIP monitoring expected in the summer.
Cisco network security involves numerous users and products; Martin Roesch explains why the huge amount of data that results from this is a good thing.
A new study shows enterprises with security analytics are confident in their threat detection capabilities, while those without are overwhelmed by copious false positives and alerts.
Virtually every enterprise can benefit from email security gateways. Expert Karen Scarfone examines the primary benefits of the products.
What is the value of online discussion forums? This expert sees the good and the bad in online forums.
Find out how enterprise ALM should relate to independent project management strategies.
Turning data into information depends on the context it's used in. It takes a new type of engineer to discover the right big data analytics use cases to pursue.
A new 96-port FC switch and greater 40 gigabit converged Ethernet support for Nexus switches expands Cisco's support for all storage protocols.
Nexenta's new scale-out object storage product supports object and block services and inline deduplication across a petabyte-scale cluster.
Power company BC Hydro runs 10 Isilon nodes and the full Pivotal software stack to perform analytics to curtail unauthorized taps of its electricity.