Would you recognize a significant IT business trend if you saw one? Over the years, many products, technologies and IT-related business trends have been hyped beyond their significance.With that in mind, here are five things to keep an eye on as we march toward 2011.
That's what a survey of 350 IT professionals would indicate, reporting this to be worse than last in terms of suffering at least one network intrusion of their user machines, office network or servers.
Gartner said last month that IT departments are incurring an "IT debt" totaling $500 billion (about Rs.2.25 million crores)worldwide this year because tight budgets have kept them from updating older software.
Database security is rife with pitfalls, according to 430 Oracle database administrators surveyed by the Independent Oracle Users Group.
The rivals have pledged to cooperate on OpenJDK for open source Java and to enhance the Java Community Process
The new operating system will address India's security concerns, officials say
IT reseller CDW LLC found that 25 percent of 7,000 customers polled had experienced a network disruption of four hours or more within the past year.
RedGate Exchange Server Archiver (ESA) uses flat files rather than a SQL server, but nonetheless provides deduplication of messages in the archive, along with good search features, stubbing of messages in Exchange, integration with Active Directory and a simple administrative interface.
Rivals Citrix and VMware have taken their battle beyond technology development, even beyond marketing. Now they're working on the imaginations and psychology of potential customers and, to a certain extent, rewriting history.
Quantum announced a new version of its enterprise-class deduplication appliance that solves a long-standing issue for the company: data ingest and restore performance.
IT services company Unisys is trying to give its workforce more social tools for blogging, microblogging, creating communities, and sharing and tagging content.
An emerging class of extremely low-power servers is helping Internet companies and hosting providers to slash their energy bills, and proponents say they could have a role in the enterprise as well.
"2011 will be a breakout year for mobilizing the enterprise," Ralph de la Vega, president and CEO of mobility for AT&T, said during the keynote presentation at the CTIA conference in San Francisco.
By making the new version of XenDesktop easier to manage, Citrix Systems is hoping to convince more companies to virtualize their desktops, the company said on Wednesday at its Synergy user conference.
Vendors are increasingly trying to sell users on the idea that they need to stick RFID tags on IT equipment to keep track of it. Users are interested in this technology because they would much rather automate inventory tracking then go server-to-server with a bar code scanner and clipboard.