CFOs discussed how they decide whether to keep or replace software at the recent MIT Sloan CFO Summit. Cloud looms large in their decisions, as do business capabilities.
Record online holiday sales foretell the arrival of conversational commerce, digital humanism and the omnishopper. Also: AWS goes all-out on AI; San Fran Muni metro hacked.
In this issue of CIO Decisions, we explore how virtual reality and augmented reality technologies could quickly become integral to digital business management.
Enterprise customers in Verizon and CenturyLink's colocation data centers should expect better cloud and network connection options -- but not upheaval -- after being sold in 2017.
If there will be a way to make an enterprise data center as efficient and optimized as cloud computing, composable infrastructure seeks to fill that role.
Networking challenges and data collection problems can occur when IT tries to deploy IoT and big data into a data center. Understand how to move data without limiting security.
Networking analysts discuss if a new zero-downtime initiative will be viable and the best way to unlock the value of the hybrid cloud.
Cisco has released the first Layer 2 Meraki switches with 10 GbE uplinks. The vendor also introduced an access point designed for the hotel industry.
Arista and Brocade have introduced spine and leaf switches. Arista has focused on performance; Brocade has added network automation and visibility.
A malvertising campaign could put millions at risk of attack as the Stegano exploit kit is being delivered by this new method and is targeting unpatched systems.
The final cybersecurity report from the Obama administration covered issues, including authentication, identity, infrastructure, cyberthreats and cooperation, but experts disagree on the key points.
Expert Michael Cobb explains the differences between symmetric and asymmetric encryption algorithms, common uses and examples of both encryption types, and their pros and cons.
BizDevOps can help an organization be more nimble and return to its startup-like roots. But expert Christopher Ward warns that there can also be downsides, like technical debt.
Getting biz to work with dev and ops is the best way for IT to understand how its choices directly impact business outcomes. Here are the vendors with the tools to do it.
Technology is changing fast and your testing skills need to change, too. Expert Matt Heusser walks you through more advanced techniques in part two of his series.
Scale-out file-system specialist Qumulo hires ex-EMC Vice President Bill Richter to spearhead marketing and sales. It marks a reunion with Qumulo co-founders Peter Godman and Neal Fachan.
Learn what's hot and what's not-quite-so-hot on our list of data storage technology trends for the forthcoming year.
Jon Toigo advises paying less attention to storage component stories and more to system-focused narratives such as a cognitive data management process.