This week, sandwiched between the annual Structure Big Data conference and the International Supercomputing show in Hamburg, Germany, ARM startup and HP partner Calxeda also found time to release the first well-documented x86 versus ARM benchmarks.
The View From Forrester provides best practices and analysis of burning issues and trends impacting Information & Knowledge Management and Infrastructure & Operations professionals.
Stephen Mann outlines 13 reasons why I&O organizations continue to struggle with IT metrics.
Given Microsoft's past attempts to compete with Apple, you may be tempted to write off the Surface tablets - don't, blogs Dave Johnson.
If you’re planning to move more workloads to the cloud, or facing an increasingly mobile workforce that demands top app performance anywhere, you owe it to yourself to check out the the latest virtualized and clustered WAN optimization solutions and free up the islands of optimization scattered throughout your company.
In typical Microsoft fashion, they don't catch a new trend right with the first iteration but they keep at it and eventually strike the right tone and in more cases than not, get good enough. And often good enough wins. That seems the be the pattern playing out with Windows Azure, its cloud platform.
To stay relevant with the increasing pressures affecting your company, it’s essential that I&O pros address the hard IT issues relating to culture, customers, collaboration, process, and organization.
Cloud can save you a lot of money - if you use it effectively. But cloud users have developed bad habits which are leading to inefficiencies, blogs James Staten.
Promising the business a cloud delivered within your own data center, and then failing to provide basic functionality of a cloud, will just make future initiatives and interactions even harder.
The workforce computing landscape has become radically more complex, and the resources that employees need are shifting rapidly from inside the firewall to outside. Consumerization of both devices and services is disrupting the client management vendor landscape as we've known it.
Hosted Virtual Desktops are a bit like driving in the snow. Every link in the chain between the data on a hard drive in the datacenter and the pixels on the user's screen introduces a delay that the user perceives as lag, and the laws of physics apply.