Infrastructure Optimization

Microsoft's Assesment and Planning Toolkit 6.0 Can Map Roads to the Cloud
The latest version of Microsoft’s MAP toolkit helps businesses inventory their environment.
Is Your Building Ready for a Modern Data Center?
There might be some building adjustments needed to accommodate the latest in data center technology.
6 Key Elements of a Data Center Optimization Strategy
Focus on these areas and you'll maximize your return on data center optimization efforts.
How to Move Your Business Smoothly to the Cloud
Carefully examine the potential benefits and possible pitfalls before migrating your business.
Uninterrupted Power Supply Keeps the Energy Flowing
Having proper power-protection equipment in place can prevent headaches and save on replacement costs.
Act Like a Cloud-Friendly CIO — Quick Take
It’s no longer just about IT — a cloud-friendly CIO sees the complete picture.
VMware Releases VDI version of View Client for Mac OS X — Quick Take
Mac users no longer have to rely on RDP to use VMware's View Client.
4 Mind-Blowing Stats on Big Data from 2011 — Quick Take
A number-crunching report on the way data centers were in 2011.
5 Tips for Virtualizing Microsoft Active Directory
Follow this advice to run domain controllers in virtual machines without putting your Active Directory at risk.
Weighing Your Cloud Storage Options
Storage, like many other things in IT, has made its way to the cloud. Here are some of your options.
A Storage Strategy to Rely On
Learn what modern corporate IT infrastructures need to keep data safe and highly available.
Numbers for the Cloud  – BizTech Quick Take
The case for cloud computing is sometimes best made with a few good stats. This and more in the Quick Take.

Security

Three Ways to Integrate Fire... |
Follow these tips to align the devices with log management and incident tracking systems.
Why Cloud Security Is More E... |
Cloud protection services enable companies to keep up with security threats while...
Securing the Internet of Thi... |
As excitement around the connected-device future grows, technology vendors seek ways to...

Storage

The New Backup Utility Proce... |
Just getting used to the Windows 8 workflow? Prepare for a change.
How to Perform Traditional W... |
With previous versions going unused, Microsoft radically reimagined the backup utility in...
5 Easy Ways to Build a Bette... |
While large enterprises have the resources of an entire IT department behind them, these...

Infrastructure Optimization

Why Cloud Security Is More E... |
Cloud protection services enable companies to keep up with security threats while...
Ensure Uptime Is in Your Dat... |
Power and cooling solutions support disaster recovery and create cost savings and...
The Value of Converged Infra... |
Improvements in security, management and efficiency are just a few of the benefits CI can...

Networking

Securing the Internet of Thi... |
As excitement around the connected-device future grows, technology vendors seek ways to...
How to Maximize WAN Bandwidt... |
Understand six common problems that plague wide area networks — and how to address them.
Linksys Makes a Comeback in... |
The networking vendor introduced several new Smart Switch products at Interop this week.

Mobile & Wireless

Now that Office for iPad Is... |
After waiting awhile for Microsoft’s productivity suite to arrive, professionals who use...
Visualization Can Help Busin... |
Companies need to put their data in formats that make it consumable anytime, anywhere.
Linksys Makes a Comeback in... |
The networking vendor introduced several new Smart Switch products at Interop this week.

Hardware & Software

New Challenges in Software M... |
IT trends such as cloud, virtualization and BYOD pose serious hurdles for software...
Visualization Can Help Busin... |
Companies need to put their data in formats that make it consumable anytime, anywhere.
The Tools That Power Busines... |
Ever-evolving analytic software can greatly improve financial institutions’ decision-...