Latest from Dana Gardner
Good insights from The Open Group Cloud Conference -- and its unconference brethren
Cloud computing is already making its way into the US government computing fabric, and that enterprise architecture, instantiated as SOA and properly governed, will provide the greatest possibility of success in its implementation.
HP leverages converged infrastructure across IT spectrum to simplify branch offices and container-based data centers
We might just think of many more "branch offices" as myriad nodes within and across the global enterprises, where geography becomes essential irrelevant. Moreover, the branch office is the SMB, supported by any number and types of service providers, internal and external, public and private, SaaS and cloud.
Architectural shift joins app logic with massive data sets to take advanced BI analytics to real-time performance
As we enter 2010, enterprises are including more forms of diverse data into their business intelligence (BI) activities. They're also diversifying the types of analysis that they expect from these investments. These new approaches support massive data sets to produce powerful insights and analysis -- yet with unprecedented price-performance.
Smart Grid for data centers better manages electricity to slash IT energy spending, frees-up wasted capacity
Very little energy capacity analysis and planning is being done on data centers that are five years old or older. It's now time for IT leaders to gain control over energy use -- and misuse -- in these enterprise data centers.
Cloud Security Alliance research defines top threats and best paths to secure cloud computing
As Cloud Security Alliance Founder Jim Reavis sees it, cloud services are the next generation of IT that enterprises must master – and it's imperative that companies understand and mitigate security threats that accompany the cloud.
Role of governance plumbed in Nov. 10 webinar on managing hybrid and cloud computing types
Increasingly, governance of hybrid computing environments establishes the ground rules under which business activities and processes -- supported by multiple and increasingly diverse infrastructure models -- operate.