Michael Biddick, Mar 19, 2013
Government agencies face a growing number of cyber threats. Here's what federal IT teams can do to protect their systems, networks and data.
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Michael Biddick, Feb 4, 2013
Application performance management tools are declining in popularity with IT managers, even as application work gets harder. Here's advice on how to keep up with performance demands.
Michael Biddick, Nov 28, 2012
While 86% of organizations we surveyed said application services are very or critically important in their organizations, fewer than 40% use application performance monitoring tools, and 51% of organizations that have rejected APM say the products require too much staff time to implement correctly. Find out how to get the benefits of application monitoring while avoiding the complexity and performance headaches.
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Michael Biddick, Aug 17, 2012
Cybersecurity, continuity planning, and data records management top the list in our latest Federal IT Priorities Survey.
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Michael Biddick, Aug 10, 2012
Cybersecurity, continuity planning, and data records management top the list in our 2012 Federal IT Priorities Survey. With much to do, government IT pros are guided by agency-specific goals.
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Michael Biddick, May 30, 2012
Federal data centers are filling up with data as terabytes accumulate into petabytes. Agencies must adapt their storage architectures and policies to optimize it all.
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Michael Biddick, May 17, 2012
They promise faster service deployment, more flexibility for IT, chargeback capabilities and better resource/utility monitoring, so it’s no wonder we’ve long been intrigued with the concept of a catalog listing IT services. But the idea is really hitting its stride in the era of private clouds. Here are 10 building blocks.
Michael Biddick, Apr 23, 2012
Your options for having a software development lab in the cloud are increasing. Here's how to get your dev lab there.
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Michael Biddick, Apr 12, 2012
The challenge of big data is real, but most organizations don't differentiate "big data" from traditional data, and nearly 90% of respondents to our survey use conventional databases as the primary means of handling data. We'll help you understand what constitutes big data (it's not just size) and the numerous management challenges it poses for enterprises.
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Michael Biddick, Mar 30, 2012
The options available for putting a lab in the cloud are increasing. We take a look at the costs, complexities and challenges involved in making a move to either a public or private cloud lab, and help you figure out how to get there.