Oracle joins the serverless fray with Fn

With its open source Fn project, Oracle is looking to make a splash in serverless computing.Fn is a container native serverless platform that can be run on-premises or in the...

Hot products at VMworld 2017

VMworld 2017Image by Thinkstock/VMwareVMworld 2017 is underway in Las Vegas, where IT pros are converging to learn about the latest in enterprise cloud, virtualization, security, and software-defined data center technologies....

Three tips for developing a digital strategy

Paul Whimpenny is Senior Officer for Digital Strategy at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), an agency that leads international efforts to defeat hunger. Its goal...

With smartphones like these, why do we need laptops?

Smartphones are supercomputers.Or, at least, they’re significantly more powerful than supercomputers were ten years ago. And way more powerful than desktops were five years ago.Smartphones also offer killer benefits that...

What is NoSQL? NoSQL databases explained

One of the most fundamental choices to make when developing an application is whether to use a SQL or NoSQL database to store the data. Conventional SQL (i.e. relational) databases...

Pivotal, VMware team up to deploy Kubernetes on vSphere

Pivotal and VMware have teamed up to deliver commercial-grade Kubernetes distributions on both VMware vSphere and Google Cloud Platform (GCP).Pivotal Container Service (PKS), launching in Q4 2017, runs Kubernetes atop VMware’s...

What to expect from Cisco in 2018

IDG As the preeminent networking company shapes its plans for 2018, analysts and users say Cisco is at somewhat of an inflection point, transitioning from a hardware-based company to an...

How killing Net Neutrality will affect enterprise mobility

Efforts to dismantle net neutrality will likely affect enterprises and the way they do business, from how mobile apps are designed to where companies choose to store data commonly accessed...

Shadow IT: How today’s CIOs grapple with unsanctioned tech

One of the biggest threats to enterprises isn't a hacker halfway across the world hoping to score valuable data to sell on the black market. And it isn't a disgruntled...

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