Today’s IoT environments are a potential rat’s nest of asynchronous craziness just waiting to happen
Stories by James Kobielus
After several gruelling years of implementing life-cycle controls over their web services environments, these IT pros now worry they may have to radically revamp those efforts to keep pace with rogue adoption of outsourced cloud services.
Cloud computing is the IT world's latest hot topic, and it's no secret why. In tough times, when capital expenditure budgets are under severe pressure, any pay-per-use solution looks like a winner.
Over the past few years, enterprise software vendors have ventured well beyond their traditional focus on licensed software packages. Many have begun to offer solutions that incorporate such diverse approaches as open source software, service-oriented architecture and software-as-a-service.
Everyone agrees that data is a precious resource. Everyone also agrees that organisations should keep this resource clean, current and fit for business. Some in the data management industry have stressed the need for a new officer, the data steward, who manages data in keeping with a broad business perspective and an eye towards organisation-wide quality and standardisation.
FRAMINGHAM (09/23/2003) - Web services management (WSM) is one of the most innovative sectors in today's IT industry. Despite the general economic slump, dozens of start-ups have ventured into the WSM market over the past few years. Consequently, enterprise customers can choose from many sophisticated tools for managing their complex Web services middleware environments.
Spam is nearing a crisis point for email users and administrators. But we don't have to accept it as an inevitable force of nature. The first step in the fight against spam is to dispel the notion that users are powerless against the onslaught. There is an expanding array of anti-spam tools we can deploy throughout our messaging infrastructures.
Messaging has many new frontiers, and cellular-based Short Message Service is one of the most promising. SMS is fast developing into one of the most important messaging services, so important that it will soon drive older paging services into an early grave.
Life's tough enough without vendors needlessly contributing more fear, uncertainty and doubt (FUD). Let's single out Microsoft as the industry's FUD slinger-in-chief.