The Nasdaq computer index Friday hit its highest point since November 2000, in the wake of the dot-com bust, despite mixed reports this week from the hardware and components sector.
Once heavily reliant on the Chinese market, Lenovo is now looking to make acquisitions as it tries to expand its growing enterprise business to other countries.
When it comes to security, it seems everyone’s in a state of perpetual panic. Whether it’s mobile malware, BYOD or hacktivism, over the course of 2013 the issue of protecting valuable information and resisting attack has inspired a dizzying and persistent challenge.
As Powering The Cloud hosted its 10th anniversary show in Frankfurt, few would question that cloud computing uptake is on the rise. The same few would question that it is a trend that is here to stay, and one that businesses will have to adapt to.
Everything’s coming up mobile these days. Gartner estimates that PC sales will make up only about 13 percent of device sales in 2013 – and some undisclosed portion of those PCs are notebooks.
A jury has ordered Samsung to pay US$290 million to Apple for infringement of several of its patents in multiple Samsung smartphones and tablets.
Chinese handset maker ZTE is planning to launch a smartwatch next year, making it the latest company to throw its hat into the emerging gadget segment.
IBM yesterday announced an agreement to acquire Fiberlink Communications, saying the purchase is a key part of a broader mobile-security strategy to provide assurance in transactions conducted via devices such as iPhones and Android smartphones.
Oil giant BP is currently having a “big internal debate” about how it can lock down personal computers without losing out on flexibility for employees, as a direct result of the increasing threat of cyber attacks.
Storage provider WD today unveiled its latest personal cloud device; My Cloud.
With some commentators labeling the BYOD trend as unstoppable, organisations are now turning to MDM to ensure the security of their networks. But how should MDM be tackled?
Mobile management vendors including Good Technology and MobileIron are increasing their efforts to pitch Android and iOS as alternatives to BlackBerry, thanks to improved security and management tools.
Most global organisations have “too many data centres in too many countries”, according to analyst Gartner, and that in order to cut costs and optimise service delivery, they only need two on each continent they operate in.
“Collecting more and more unstructured data will open up another whole degree of attractiveness and may well lead to attackers seeing value in a form not previously recognised by the organisation that owns the data.”
No technology has bulldozed its way onto the global scene and promised to revolutionise enterprise IT as much as cloud computing.
BlackBerry’s appointment Monday of former Sybase CEO John Chen as its next executive board chair and interim CEO could be the best news in months for the struggling smartphone company.
When Google Apps arrived in 2006, it stood on the cutting edge of Web-hosted email and collaboration suites for businesses, a bold pioneer clearing a path in the new, wild frontier of enterprise cloud computing.
With new technologies seemingly always on the horizon, data exploding, and multiple solutions required to support all the intricacies of business, keeping a hold over your IT is becoming increasingly complicated. Enterprise architecture (EA) tools have emerged to allow CIOs the complete infrastructure visibility they require.
Data protection specialist Commvault will use the Gitex 2013 stage to market its Simpana 10 technology, which it claims can cut storage-related costs by up to 50 percent.
The PC market moved into its sixth straight quarter of declining sales, analysts reported on Wednesday, although the dip was less pronounced than one firm expected.
Microsoft Gulf has announced plans for GITEX 2013 to provide visitors with access to its latest technologies in-line with the IT industry’s current disruptive trends.0 The next generation Microsoft solutions will be available …
The tech sector appears to be going about business as usual in the face of the US federal government shutdown, but some industry insiders are nervous about a long-term stoppage.
A Gmail glitch that took about 10 hours to fix and hit close to 50 percent of the webmail service’s users has been fixed, ending one of the longest, most widespread Gmail disruptions in years.
HP and VMware, Inc. announced plans to collaborate to deliver the industry’s first federated network solution, designed to provide customers unified automation of, and visibility into, their physical and virtual data center networks. …
The rise of cloud is providing a good fit for disaster recovery, but is it ultimately changing the way organisations should approach it? CNME broaches DR in the cloud era. Unlike many IT …
There has been no vertical that has been more hesitant in its approach to cloud computing than financial services, but two of the UAE’s leading banks have bucked the trend and gone public …
1) What is the main theme of your presence at GITEX this year? The main theme for Riverbed Technology at GITEX this year is ‘Storage Consolidation’.
The days of shrugging off Twitter may soon be over. Some 200 million users strong, the site is already one of the most prominent social networks, but going public could give it the muscle to become the next Facebook or Apple, one analyst said.
Much of what Apple offers enterprise workers and their IT departments in the new iPhone 5S and 5C comes by virtue of its new iOS 7, first announced in June.
Nonprofit organizations will be able to sign up for Office 365 for free or at a reduced price as part of a new program Microsoft launched on Tuesday.
Apple just can’t keep a secret these days.
The heap of blunders that piled up at Microsoft under Steve Ballmer’s leadership may have hit a tipping point this year, leading to last month’s earthshaking announcement that Bill Gates’ former right-hand man and heir, as well as Microsoft’s fiercest cheerleader, will step down as CEO within a year.
When Flint Waters began work as Wyoming’s CIO in April 2011, the IT apparatus that he inherited was in bad shape.
With its $7.2 billion agreement to buy Nokia’s handset business, Microsoft is in a position to surpass Apple and Android smartphone makers in providing an enterprise-class mobile platform, experts say.
Microsoft’s $7.2 billion deal to buy Nokia, announced early today, makes Nokia CEO Stephen Elop the frontrunner to head up Microsoft after Steve Ballmer departs, analysts said.
Google’s decision to name its new Android mobile OS KitKat left some people scratching their heads Tuesday – isn’t that someone else’s trademark?
Microsoft’s acquisition of Nokia’s Devices & Services business is a necessary gamble for the software company’s future growth in mobile.
Microsoft’s plan to buy Nokia’s phone business and have a larger presence in hardware devices has so far brought little response from PC and smartphone vendors in Asia. But the deal could end up bringing dividends to Microsoft’s long-time partners in the region by revitalizing the Windows ecosystem, according to analysts.
Can the big cloud vendors work around the allegations of NSA surveillance, or is there a gloomy outlook for cloud in the region?
BlackBerry’s board has formed a so-called Special Committee to explore strategic alternatives for the future of the company. But what are the options?
The jam-packed VMworld show this week in San Francisco has been VMware’s launchpad for flights deeper into storage, an area that the company thinks is due for more virtualization. While VMware’s new NSX …
Organisations that operate exclusively within their comfort zones will miss opportunities and often adopt everything in line with their enterprise personality, writes Hung LeHong, Research VP, Gartner.
A permanent change seems to have taken hold in the mobile market, as BlackBerry explores the possibility of putting itself up for sale.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer survived the flop that was Windows Vista, but he wasn’t able to do the same after the disappointment of Windows 8.
An accumulation of blunders under Steve Ballmer’s leadership may have hit a tipping point this year, leading to Friday’s groundshaking announcement that Bill Gates’ former right hand and heir, as well as Microsoft’s fiercest …
If you’re in the market for a high-performing, low-priced Ultrabook, this has to be the one to go for.
Have you noticed that tablets are starting to feel a little mundane? You’ve got a rectangular slate with a large display while the manufacturer’s bragging about how it’s some fragment of a millimeter thinner or some fraction of an ounce lighter than the last.
The Note 8.0 is decent small tablet that costs just a little bit too much.