Tech Industry

Best practices for business technology. Whether it's infrastructure, mobile, security, or operational advice, you'll find leading experts and compelling insight here.

  • APM Has to Change to Support DevOps

    Research // Oct 2016 // provided by Riverbed

    As companies undergo digital transformation, many IT organizations are embracing DevOps to better align with evolving business requirements, foster rapid innovation, and deliver high-performing services. But what IT leaders are failing to grasp is that this cultural shift also requires modifications to the underlying application performance management (APM) technologies and ...

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  • Cloud Computing Deployments Should Begin With Service Definition

    Research // Oct 2016 // provided by Riverbed

    Infrastructure and operations leaders often struggle to understand the role of cloud computing and to develop strategies that exploit its potential. I&O leaders should complete the prerequisites before making the technology decisions required for successful, service-centered cloud computing strategies. Read the Gartner report to learn more about key recommendations: ...

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  • Network Design Best Practices for Office 365

    Research // Oct 2016 // provided by Riverbed

    Many organizations transitioning from on-premises Microsoft applications to Office 365 will experience performance problems due to geographic factors and use of the Internet for connectivity. IT can minimize performance issues and deliver an acceptable experience to end users by paying careful attention to network design.

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  • Share your thoughts for a chance to win one of four $200 Amazon vouchers!

    Research // Mar 2016 // provided by ConnectWise

    The Survey The survey consists of 10 simple multiple choice questions and takes about five minutes to complete. The prize Readers completing the survey will be automatically entered into a prize draw to win an Amazon gift certificate worth $200 courtesy of sponsor Connectwise. Four (4) prize winners will be ...

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  • IT Budget Research: Where CXOs are placing their bets for 2017

    Research // Sep 2016 // provided by Tech Pro Research

    For the calendar and fiscal year 2017, it looks like the majority of IT budgets are larger than last year. In an online survey conducted by Tech Pro Research in July, 61% of respondents said their company’s budget will increase. Most in that category said the increase would be small, ...

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  • Solid State Array TCO Reality Check

    Research // Aug 2016 // provided by NetApp

    Are solid-state arrays (SSAs) worth the extra cost? This independent survey of SSA users found that their deployments provided a positive ROI after only 5.4 months, significantly faster than hard-disk drive (HDD) storage systems. Discover why Gartner strongly advises that SSAs be considered whenever HDD-based storage systems need to be ...

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  • Moving Toward All Solid State Storage Data Center

    Research // Aug 2016 // provided by NetApp

    Are you only using solid-state arrays for your primary data? If so, you’re missing out on the benefits flash can deliver to other applications, such as active archives, data lakes, and big data infrastructures. In this independent report, Gartner finds that progressive I&O leaders are already moving toward an all ...

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  • Top 10 Must Ask Questions when Evaluating Solid-State Storage Arrays

    Research // Aug 2016 // provided by NetApp

    Flash success demands that critical questions be asked when choosing the right solution. Simplify your purchase cycle, lower costs and reduce the risk of technology acquisition. Download the Gartner report today.

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  • Forrester Total Economic Impact of Box

    Research // Jul 2016 // provided by Box

    Box commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study and examine the potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by deploying Box’s enterprise content management (ECM) and collaboration platform. The purpose of this study is to provide readers with a framework to evaluate the potential financial ...

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  • Solid-State Array TCO Reality Check

    Research // Jun 2016 // provided by NetApp, Inc.

    This Gartner study examines the TCO of adopting all flash arrays. For companies considering moving to an all-Flash data center, the paper outlines the power, space, and cooling savings, as well as the operational efficiencies afforded by Flash technology. No longer simply a performance initiative, Flash investments can pay for ...

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