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.
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.