Software

Case Study

Fareportal Takes to Desktop Virtualization to Save On Real Estate Costs

Fareportal, a travel company that operates in the US, Canadian and European markets, was looking to implement a solution that would help in balancing the costs of its growing Indian delivery center against the rising real estate prices prevalent in the region.

Wipro Uses Analytics to Improve On-Time Fulfillment

Ramesh Nagarajan, CIO, Wipro deployed an analytics solution that uses data vizualitaion and BI tools to create high-end descriptive, diagnostic, and predictive analytical reports.

KPIT Migrates to Next Gen OS to Improve User Productivity

KPIT’s need to stay ahead of the game sees them migrate to a new OS that helps them improve employee productivity.

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Feature

How to get the most out of Windows 10 enterprise security features

There are some immediate security improvements that IT managers will appreciate, particularly if they have users bringing Windows 10 devices to work. Some of these are simple policy changes.

3 tips for a hassle-free Windows 10 upgrade

Before you upgrade to Windows 10, there some things you can do to make your migration to the next chapter in Windows history as seamless as possible.

Building a digital business

The world has gone digital – 7 billion people are now using around 30 billion connected devices. This has meant that businesses of all sizes need to create compelling digital strategies that improve interactions with customers.

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How-To

How to lock and unlock your USB ports

Sourav Mallick says that "I want [to] protect the USB ports of my laptop from unauthorized access. Is there any software that can be used to lock the USB ports with a password and then unlock them when needed?"

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Interview

SMBs Should Look at IoT from an Operational Efficiency Perspective: Srikanth Gopalakrishnan, SAP Labs

As IoT reaches the peak of its hype cycle, enterprises realize its significance, and how this technology can release them from few pain points, that they have going through for a long time. Srikanth Gopalakrishnan, Vice President Product Management, SAP Labs believes that Internet of Things will revolutionize operational processes. 

How Digitization is Redefining Our Business: Ashok Vaswani, Barclays

Ashok Vaswani, CEO, personal and corporate banking, Barclays, talks about digital evangelism and how digitization is re-shaping the business of the 300-year old bank.

New Buying Pattern is Changing IAM: ILANTUS Technologies

Binod Singh, President and CEO, ILANTUS Technologies, believes that as more business departments start making IT purchase decisions, it’s changing the way identity and access management (IAM) is built and sold. IAM will have to move from its monolithic past to a dynamic, fragmented, and user-friendly avatar.

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Video

Hu Yoshida, VP & CTO at Hitachi Data Systems on the Future of Storage

Hu Yoshida, VP & CTO, Hitachi Data Systems spoke about the future of storage, and that he's keeping his bets on non-volatile memory, and not flash, to manage more durable and high-performance systems.

Expect a 30 percent growth for Talisma in 2015: Raj Mruthyunjayappa, MD

Raj Mruthyunjayappa, MD at Campus Management & Talisma talks about the vision in bringing the two companies together, and how do they plan to serve the current needs of the Indian market.

Brocade Will Continue to Innovate Around SDN and NFV: Jason Nolet, Brocade

Jason Nolet, SVP-Routing, Switching and Analytics Product Group, Brocade, shares why Brocade is the forerunner in the SDN discussion and how the New IP will be built on a strong bulwark of SDN and NFV.

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News

DataTorrent Tackles Complexity of Hadoop Data Ingestion

While the buzz around big data analysis is at a peak, there is less discussion about how to get the necessary data into the systems in the first place, which can involve the cumbersome task of setting up and maintaining a number of data processing pipelines.

Windows 10's Launch was a bit Bumpy, but People seem to Like it

Windows 10 has been available for a day, and people seem fairly happy with the new operating system so far.

Business as Usual for Enterprise Migrations to Windows 10

Windows 10 may be a radical change from its predecessors, maybe even the last version of the OS, but for enterprises planning to migrate to the new operating system, it will be the same old, same old, analysts said.

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Opinion

Comparing Apples to lemons: Windows Phone beats Apple Watch

As the artist formerly knowns as Prince and is possibly again known as Prince (who can keep up?) once wrote: Oh, no, let's go crazy.

Here's what Windows 10 won't change: Window 8's plans to tie you to Microsoft services

Windows 10's alluring blend of bribery and compromise will surely win back disillusioned Windows 8 users once the operating system hits PCs on July 29.

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Slide-Show

Steve Ballmer's Retirement Plans

The retired Microsoft CEO is now ready to ride off into the sunset. But what will he do?

The 10 Best New Features in OS X Mavericks

The latest version of the Mac OS is no transformative update, but it includes several key changes that most users will like.

8 Ways Microsoft Could Improve Windows 8

Windows 8 improves on Windows 7 in several areas, but there are several things that could use improvement. Here's a wish list of things we'd love to see in an update or service pack for Windows 8.

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