IT pros debate whether companies should replace PCs every two years instead of following conventional wisdom of three to four years. In today's world, one size doesn't fit all, and a two-year cycle may work in some cases.
While Windows 8 does include Windows Fax and Scan, it doesn't create PDFs of scanned documents. Here are some Windows 8 PDF reader workarounds.
Microsoft is ending security and technical support for older versions of Internet Explorer running on Windows 7 PCs by Jan. 12, 2016. Web apps still running past the Internet Explorer 8 end of life deadline face compromising legacy data.
A retail startup with a barebones staff relies on cloud-based analytics to take the place of IT.
When Samsung, Apple and Ralph Lauren jump on the wearables trend, can enterprise employees be far behind? Also in Searchlight: Dropbox toughs it out as Google, Amazon offer cloud on the cheap; Uber tricks Lyft and other rivals.
As new types of big data emerge, companies are struggling with integrating and interpreting that data for actionable business insight. Take this quiz for tips on developing your data analytics strategy for competitive advantage.
As VMware looks to compete with Citrix for EUC dominance, it's added a partnership with Google and Nvidia for Chromebooks graphics performance, and teamed up with Cortado for Horizon 6 printing.
Nvidia, VMware and Google have teamed up to deliver quality graphics on low-cost Chromebooks. Though the devices' enterprise readiness has been questioned in the past, this collaboration could garner a double take.
VMware is looking to change the VDI equation by combining its CloudVolumes buy and new VM cloning technology into Project Meteor, plus other additions to compete with Citrix in the EUC market.
SN blogs: How can SDN be used to fortify network security? And is it time to be worried about software libraries?
Bremer Bank selected ForeScout CounterACT for network access control and endpoint visibility to improve regulatory compliance and security.
Good WLAN design means getting past the slogans that thwart performance objectives.
There are many logs of all sizes in your vSphere infrastructure that are useful for troubleshooting purposes. The key is having the right utility to make sense of all the data.
There are many infrastructure management tools on the market to check the health and speed of your storage, but there's a free tool that can do the job.
VMware is touting its OpenStack offering as a way to ease the deployment and operations in the open-source cloud environment.
Distributed denial-of-service attacks are increasingly a menace for enterprises. Expert Michael Cobb discusses industry initiatives that can help enterprises reduce the occurrence and power of DDoS attacks.
Can determined attackers be prevented from launching a distributed denial-of-service attack against an enterprise? In this Q&A, expert Michael Cobb discusses the reality of attack prevention and offers best practices for thwarting attacks.
News roundup: Endpoint antimalware has been long considered ineffective, yet a recent IDC report projects endpoint security growth. What gives? Plus: AWS Zocalo, new gTLDs, QR code authentication and more.
Is customer lifecycle management really just about iterations of contact with customers and prospects?
In the era of multichannel retail, companies are struggling with customer data management, inventory fulfillment and more.
Native advertising is effective when it's up front about selling -- and packaged in good storytelling. But consumers can sense when it's disingenuous.