It’s time to develop a new “mission-critical” application. How does a modern IT (information technology) department do so? Here are most of the technologies that deserve consideration: Client-server to conventional desktop. Based on .NET or Java or another enterprise-class application framework, this seems to be the default choice for most IT departments. Client-server to aRead More
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Nobody knows. But there’s plenty you can do about it. In the wake of recent outages at Amazon and Salesforce whose consequences cascaded to scores of other companies and sites, it’s instinctive and largely healthy to wonder who’s to blame, what mistakes were made, exactly how reliable The Cloud is, whether your own business should build, buy, or rent, and so on. NotRead More
After the US arrested 24 hackers this week, it left me wondering if we were any safer, and the answer is we’re not because that was just a drop in the bucket. You’re not going to solve network security issues through law enforcement.
Netflix offers another sophisticated cloud management tool to open source. This time its Asgard, which you can use to deploy massive code projects to Amazon Web Services.
If rumors of Google and Microsoft going after a piece of Amazon’s infrastructure service business are true, the competition could result in dramatically lower prices and IT could be a big winner.
Adam Pisoni from Yammer describes traditional enterprise software as being forced to eat soup with a fork when you know very well there are spoons are out there somewhere. He says, consumerization is forcing IT to give out spoons.
Facebook has joined Netflix in offering edge servers to ISPs to help break content delivery bottlenecks around its growing photo collection. And your company could learn from Facebook’s highly efficient approach.
As more companies develop mobile apps to access enterprise systems, experts say it’s imperative to get issues like security architecture taken care of early on, allowing you to build apps on top of that system.
ROI is becoming an increasingly important consideration for IT pros as the environment they work in become more complex and harder to manage. This trend is gathering more attention and has recently been the focus of numerous discussions within the APM market. APMdigest published an article about 12 ways to gain faster ROI from APMRead More
Microsoft appears to be trying to build a tablet that’s IT-friendly, but in the Bring Your Own Device era, users tend to be choosing their own devices, and this could be an outdated strategy.