Five data center budget planning considerations for 2015

As companies shape their IT budgets for the year ahead, there may be some uncertainty about the best way to proceed in the current business climate.…

A Memorial Day Salute Our Fallen Warriors and Their Families

A Memorial Day post of a piece a group of us did in 2008. Featuring Marty Keil, Bill Barrett, Lonnie Wilson, and myself. We all salute our fallen …

Don't Compromise When It Comes To Your Data Center Space

Security is coming up more recently in the light of high profile data thefts and new threats to your private information. According to many experts …

CIOs: Plan Mega-Datacenter Migration Now

"Wikibon believes that successful enterprises will be aggressive and early adopters of a mega-data center strategy." David Floyer, Co-Founder and …

What It Costs You When Your Data Center Goes Down

Believe it or not the cost to a business of the average data center outage is going up. At ,900 a minute, up 41% from 2010's cost of ,600 per …

Flexibility & Savings? Get Carrier Neutral with Ethernet!

There was a time when taking space in a data center owned by someone else meant limitations on who you used for access and often high costs mixed …

Data Centers - The Big Get Bigger

"Data center design, construction, technology and administration is sufficiently expensive, specialized and scalable, both horizontally to bigger …

Obamacare sparks increased interest in business intelligence for healthcare

Melbourne Health's recent deployment of a new data warehouse and the adoption of a business intelligence (BI) platform, to gain greater insight into…

Yet another music Friday

Departing from my normal tech oriented news and blog posts, I offer up a classic Kompoz instrumental jam fest. Featuring the talents of Bill "Rhythm…

New WebSphere Lightweight IDE for WebSphere Developers

Genuitec’s MyEclipse Blue want's to release you from being tied to RAD "expand your development horizons." A leader in the Eclipse Foundation open …

Business Oriented Mobile App Development On The Rise

Many seasoned mobile application developers are realizing that the consumer app market is getting very saturated. They also understand that the …

Meet "Oslo"

During the SharePoint conference early March, Microsoft exploded with integration after integration based on multiple acquisitions and technology …

CRM & Mobile CRM Trends

In her blog "Forrester's Top Trends For CRM In 2014", Kate Leggett points to 14 trends that are going to drive customer relationship management …

Wearable Tech App Development - The Next Mobile Frontier

This year's Mobile World Congress included a lot of buzz about "wearable tech". From smart glasses to smart watches many tech companies and …

Mobile Internet - The Number One Disruptive Technology

If you read the McKinsy Global Institutes report, "Disruptive technologies: Advances that will transform life, business, and the global economy", …

Responsive Design Impact On Mobile Apps

It was interesting to note in mobile application developer Lauruss Infotech's recent press release that the subject was their launch of a …

The World Wide Web Turns 25

Probably the most profound creation since the invention of the telephone and the industrial revolution, the world wide web is now 25 years old. It …

WordPress & Ping Backs - Now A Security Threat

It is safe to say that WordPress was a revolution of sorts in the world of content management systems (CMS). Certainly not the first, many of us …

Microsoft Rolls Out Office Graph at SharePoint 2014 Conference

With the 2014 SharePoint Conference in Vegas wrapped up it left in its trail many new features, capabilities and updates that the SharePoint …

Microsoft Dynamics CRM - Still In The Race

It's safe to say that Microsoft has a long track record for using strategic acquisitions to bring together the ammunition it needs to go after a …

Are "Big Data" and "Business Intelligence" Becoming Synonymous

Or is Big Data simply one of two "camps" that exist within the business intelligence community as Eric Lebson and Ian Christopher McCaleb point out …

ShoreTel + Salesforce = 360-Degree View

We wrote about this union not too long ago but ShoreTel's recent unleashing of its sizable partner channels has increased the importance of this new…

Azure Rolls Out Pricing for "License-Included" Oracle Apps

Announce last year the deal between the two rivals, Microsoft and Oracle, allows Oracle apps to be certified to run on Windows Server, Hyper-V and …

Time Again...For Something Completely Different

Another "something different" musical post. The last one got such good reception, probably because it wasn't boring tech stuff, I thought I do it …

BI - Down with Dashboards, Up With Instant Info

According to the "Magic Quadrant Report" for 2014 the market for business intelligence (BI) and analytics platforms is predicted to grow at a rate …