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By Alex Barrett Get Started Apr 14, 2015

Second guessing the third platform of IT

The third platform is a broad term for social, mobile, cloud and other applications, united in the need for a scalable IT back-end. Continue Reading


Sponsored Mar 18, 2015

Driving Innovation Through an Open Management Platform

New approaches to converged infrastructure have made the setup even more powerful. See how flexible offerings give you centralized management and an open, extensible architecture. Continue Reading


Get Started Feb 16, 2015

Java platform: Invigorating robustness and simplicity

Java platform architects reminisce about the design of Java and how the platform is being pushed forward. Continue Reading


By Garry Kranz News Apr 10, 2015

Nimboxx broadens Atomic Unit platform to support HA

Nimboxx adds high availability features to its Atomic Unit to support migrating storage from physical to highly available virtual machines. Continue Reading


By Jessica Twentyman Apr 09, 2015

Open Data Platform: the answer to a question no one asked?

What should enterprise customers make of the Open Data Platform, an initiative by IT suppliers to establish common technologies for Hadoop? Continue Reading


By Tim Ehrens ,Danny Estrada ,Banafsheh Ghassemi ,Ashley Smith Get Started Apr 03, 2015

CRM platforms alone won't give total customer picture

Some CRM vendors have started to demonstrate the power of unified CRM platforms, enabling companies to manage customer data, analytics, financials and more from a single application and get a unified view. But many... Continue Reading


By Tom Nolle Get Started Apr 02, 2015

How to choose the best cloud big data platform

Finding the best cloud big data platform requires picking a database model, choosing a cloud service or cloud platform, and reviewing their features. Continue Reading


By Katherine Finnell News Mar 31, 2015

UC blogs: Kontiki's video streaming platform rebrand

In this week's UC blogs, analysts discuss why Kontiki's video streaming platform rebrand is signaling a market change and how LogMeIn finally got contact center video right. Continue Reading


By Sean McGrath Nov 18, 2014

Facebook readying Work platform

Reports are emerging of plans by Facebook to deliver a version of the social media platform for the corporate environment Continue Reading


Evaluate Mar 25, 2015

Gen Z: Design technology platforms for humans -- of all ages

Tom Koulopoulos, co-author of "The Gen Z Effect" spoke to SearchCIO about how Gen Z-ers think about privacy, data ownership and failure, and what CIOs should do about it. Continue Reading