The rapid "consumerisation" of IT is slowly blurring the lines between the personal and the enterprise, subsequently posing new threats to network security and giving new headaches to IT executives who still have to grapple with budget issues, network and security vendor Juniper Networks remarked recently.
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While the animosity towards the cloud remains at an all-time high due to reliability and security issues, information infrastructure vendor on Thursday reiterated its push for the private cloud, which can basically bring the powers of Google to the enterprise.
The vast interconnection of devices is creating newer and more complex workloads not a single system can process, so the need for "smarter systems" becomes ever more apparent, an executive from IT giant IBM remarked recently.
Citing the movement of office workers outside the office and the increasing use of personal wireless devices in the enterprise, executives from Aruba Networks remarked recently that they are determined to address enterprise wireless network needs, at a fraction of the usual cost.
While firms are up on their toes in their respective bids to take their companies to the cloud--touted to be the future of computing--a visiting MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) professor suggested Tuesday a complementary technology that will harness new silos of computing power, by way of the crowd.
Simple business intelligence solutions may not be enough for most firms as they only provide simple queries and reporting modules, whereas a new definition for business analytics (BA) is emerging that has the potential to transform business in the future, the CTO (chief technology officer) of BA software firm SAS remarked recently.
After its much-publicized move to buy enterprise communications provider Nortel, Avaya on Wednesday unveiled its roadmap for the next several years, taking a keen focus on enabling "plug and play" communications and an open architecture for enterprise communications solutions.
In the wake of the global financial crisis, green IT and cost-effective IT has lost its mutual exclusivity, independent market analyst Datamonitor reported recently.
Business establishments have a new way of promoting their sites to technology-savvy users through Google Maps, a web application developed by search firm Google.