IT by the Numbers

  • Mary Weilage // September 4, 2008, 5:20 AM PST

    E-discovery: IT leaders' ill preparedness may surprise you

    We recently conducted a Web-based survey of TechRepublic members to better understand how companies are supporting e-discovery. Here are highlights from the survey.


  • Mary Weilage // September 25, 2008, 2:54 AM PST

    Technology adds stress and new demands to networked workers

    Although the Internet, e-mail, cell phones, and BlackBerries have made certain business functions easier, a new study reports that working Americans say there are tradeoffs to always being connected.


  • Paul Mah // April 21, 2008, 5:57 PM PST

    Windows XP still the predominant workstation OS of choice

    A poll of 1,384 TechRepublic members shows a staggering 95% still operating corporate networks with a predominant number -- more than half, of workstations running on Microsoft's Windows XP operating system. What are your plans pertaining to existing Windows XP workstations come June 30, 2008?


  • Paul Mah // April 24, 2008, 11:08 PM PST

    Many companies still ill-prepared for disasters

    According to a report on data center asset planning, up to 1 in 5 respondents say they have no disaster recovery plans -- or say that they are unsure.


  • Paul Mah // April 27, 2008, 10:04 PM PST

    Anti-spyware software is big business in the UK

    Anti-virus software has long been a staple in corporate PCs. This trend continues, with the exception that the majority of businesses in the UK now use anti-spyware scanning software as well.


  • Paul Mah // May 28, 2008, 11:38 PM PST

    BlackBerry the top SmartPhone in the enterprise

    Despite significant inroads made by Apple's iPhone, Research In Motion's BlackBerry SmartPhone continues to dominate the enterprise. Of course, one could argue that the iPhone in its current incarnation offers little in the way of enterprise features. Still, you can bet that Apple will continue to push aggressively in that direction.


  • Paul Mah // June 1, 2008, 11:47 PM PST

    Common Internet attack ports

    Internet powerhouse Akamai Technologies has released its first "State of the Internet" report. Drawing from data gathered across its global server network, it attempts to dissect trends such as attack traffic, broadband adoption and relevant information.


  • Paul Mah // June 25, 2008, 2:20 AM PST

    ITIF Broadband Rankings for 2008

    If you are trying to get the go-ahead for a Web or Internet-based system and your corporation has footprints in multiple countries, you might just find the ITIF Broadband Rankings useful in arguing your case.


  • Paul Mah // May 18, 2008, 10:45 PM PST

    Attacks involving targeted Trojans going up

    The number of targeted attacks involving targeted Trojans are increasing, with up to 70 targeted Trojans a day recorded in the month of April this year. This represents an increase of 250% over December 2007 level of just 28 per day.


  • Paul Mah // May 7, 2008, 12:03 AM PST

    Top Instant Messaging applications in the enterprise

    It appears that the enterprise have largely given up on controlling the use of IM, and existing policies, if any, were largely ignored.


  • Paul Mah // June 10, 2008, 10:27 PM PST

    PC virtualization gains attention

    In an informal poll of readers on virtualization-centric site Virtualization Review, 193 readers (to date) cast their votes on their "primary virtualization concern in 2008."


  • Paul Mah // June 8, 2008, 10:21 PM PST

    Top 10 most reliable web hosts

    Ever have to decide on a host for your company's site but befuddled by the huge range of offerings on the saturated web hosting market? What exactly is the difference between that $4.95/month and the $49.90/month package anyway? Is it all about disk space and bandwidth only?


  • Paul Mah // April 7, 2008, 3:05 AM PST

    TechRepublic's favorite Web browser in Windows

    What better way to kick off the IT by the Numbers blog than by examining one of our perennial favorite questions of all time: Which is the reigning favorite Web browser -- for Windows, used by the IT professionals over at TechRepublic?


  • Paul Mah // April 8, 2008, 5:41 PM PST

    iPhone and BlackBerry tops corporate Smartphone satisfaction survey

    ChangeWave Researcher, a Rockville, Maryland-based firm has found that RIM's BlackBerry technology is still tops when it comes to corporate satisfaction.