I received an e-mail from Robin Yearsley, an author on Dr. ITIL, which is a UK blog covering all things related to the IT Infrastructure Library.
Natalie Gagliordi is a staff writer for CBS Interactive based in Louisville, Kentucky, covering business technology for ZDNet. She previously worked as the editor of Kiosk Marketplace, an online B2B trade publication that focused on interactive self-service technology, while also contributing to additional websites that covered retail technology, digital signage hardware and mobile payment trends. Natalie attended George Washington University, where she studied communication sciences, and also the University of South Florida, where she received a B.A. in News-Editorial Journalism.
A BT Trax analysis of site data since the start of the year shows that Sophos is number one in overall reader consideration for email security, achieved from a modest asset base of 4% of resources in our IT Directory. Webroot and CipherTrust are a close 2nd & 3rd from smaller asset bases.
Before you say goodbye to summer and get back on the ball with IT projects you may want to refresh your memory with these words of wisdom from Nucleus Research (free report): The root cause for failed IT projects is not the technology but rather missteps in project management and planning.
We just looked back at 6 months of IT Priorities data to see which vendors IT pros prefer and avoid for their dominant IT plans. In the server category, we found that Dell is by far the most preferred vendor as well as the most avoided among survey respondents listing server projects as a top priority.
Yankee Group reports (client reg. req.) that currently only 5% of small and medium businesses (SMBs) use VoIP as their primary means of voice communications.
Among the technologies that are of interest to enterprises, those that are emerging and have a clear path for disruption often make for the most interesting discussions in tech circles. Last week, Gartner published (client reg.
The offbeat idea (thanks Dan) Om Malik proposed in his Business 2.0 article last week about Google entering the Wi-Fi hotspot market would put a smile on consumers who are tired of paying for public wireless Internet access, and simultaneously bring an end to the revenues companies like T-Mobile, and Cingular get for selling it.
IT decision makers utilizing our IT Directory for resources (i.e.
Tekrati is addressing the debate over which industry analyst firm is the best alternative to Gartner, now that Gartner’s acquisition of Meta Group is history.
Blogging at LinuxWorld yesterday, I didn't expect to see the circus on the Expo floor, replete with contract models hired as exhibitors, mascots, swarms of polo and khaki types playing video games, and a mechanical bull. But it's a sure sign that times are changing for Linux.
A year ago, 54% of security spending was aimed at keeping viruses, worms, spam, spyware and other cyber threats outside the perimeter; now it’s at 33%. Meanwhile, authentication and encryption have gained to account for over one quarter of security projects, a big jump from just 7% a year ago.
"Clearly, there is no place in modern reporting for this kind of unregulated, unprotected access to readily available facts, let alone in capriciously using them to illustrate areas of concern." ZDNet UK issued its response today to the billowing controversy between our sister site News.
Today I came across Forrester’s latest CRM vendor evaluation: Siebel continues to lead the pack. Siebel continues to offer the most comprehensive solution-set for enterprise-class organizations, with the largest array of front-office solutions tailored to specific industry challenges and opportunities.
August’s IT priorities data reveals a reshuffling of the most important projects as reported by IT pros. Security dropped from the fourth position down to six, opening the door for the first time for both Web technology and IT management to secure spots in the top-5 list.
CIOs are inching their way toward the stratospheric compensation levels commanded by chief executives. Baseline's annual compensation survey found that CIOs from the largest companies in the U.
The best of ZDNet, delivered
- 1 ERP top software priority among readers, says ZDNet study
- 2 Business execs are from Mars, IT leaders are from Venus
- 3 Sophos, Webroot, CipherTrust get most security attention, says TechRepublic
- 4 SMBs take a breather after SOX deadline extension
- 5 Expert advice on advice: use Gartner and Nucleus Research, drop TCO