Simplicity and cost savings are among the benefits of hyper-converged architectures, but the biggest draw for CIOs may be how these systems make IT teams more business-ready.
IT shops have big plans for 2016, with projects like data center consolidation and big data analytics figuring prominently, along with a shift to more cloud services.
A lot of technology gets made without ever taking human values into account. That's what got Batya Friedman thinking about value-sensitive design.
Memory manufacturers are getting creative for high performance. High Bandwidth Memory and Hybrid Memory Cube modules could appear in the next generation of servers.
Both containers and VMs offer different ways of meeting an organization's application deployment requirements. And virtualization containers present different security challenges than VMs.
Buzzword bingo games these days typically include 'edge data centers,' but how much real interest is there among users?
This week, networking bloggers discuss a new way to eliminate network outages, OpenStack networking and whether SDN is novel or just natural.
This week, NetScout launches a new optimization platform for test labs, Fortinet beefs up security, Cisco Talos weighs ransomware and Aqua Comms tests secure submarine cabling.
Juniper Networks has added a container firewall to its SRX portfolio. The latest product provides container protection for banks, carriers and cloud providers.
To choose the best SSL for your enterprise, you need to stay up to date on SSL/TLS encryption developments. Learn why SSL/TLS remains a vital technology and how to determine the approach that will work best for your company.
When candidates prepare for a CISO job interview, they should know the answer to 12 specific questions. Expert Mike O. Villegas reviews the questions.
The 2016 Verizon DBIR skimps on data breach analysis and instead focuses on common issues, such as phishing, vulnerability management and access controls, which are still befuddling IT pros.
Knowing how to test for security flaws is vital, but it's a complicated and changing field. Expert Kevin Beaver offers security testing basics.
How do you determine which test case management tools are the best fit for your organization? Expert Gerie Owen explains why you should start by limiting your search.
Taking on the role of a QA lead for the first time can be daunting. How does it differ from other roles? What does the job entail? Expert Gerie Owen has the answers.
SwiftStack 4.0 features integrated load balancing and metadata search; upcoming features include native file access and object synchronization to S3-compatible clouds.
Object-based storage adoption took longer than expected, so object vendors have added file systems to their products to make them look more familiar to users.
Before deciding on Hadoop to tackle your organizations' big data analysis needs, review these points of concern, including data sources and sustainability.