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By Lee Doyle Manage Mar 23, 2016

Building enterprise network platforms for tomorrow

As more and more devices become connected -- ushering in new management, security and big data challenges -- network platform requirements will continue to evolve. Continue Reading


Evaluate Mar 09, 2016

Inside the Salesforce platform: The Salesforce clouds

Salesforce began as a cloud-based CRM provider but has stretched its tentacles into several new areas of operation with the Salesforce clouds. Is it truly a platform provider? Continue Reading


By Clive Longbottom News Sep 10, 2014

It's all about the platform

File synch and share tools are now ubiquitous. The battle is to be able to differentiate the value add functionality and so create a platform that can be adequately monetised. Will Box be one of ... Continue Reading


By Clive Longbottom Evaluate Mar 03, 2016

Comparing different hyper-converged platforms

As hyper-converged infrastructure continues to gain momentum, vendors have raced to build their own platforms, sometimes at the cost of quality. Continue Reading


By John Webster Problem Solve Apr 29, 2016

Hadoop data analysis: Common concerns with the HDFS platform

Using HDFS technology as a data analysis platform may be insufficient for your storage needs. Explore the challenges storage administrators may encounter and find out how to address them. Continue Reading


By Fred Churchville Evaluate Apr 29, 2016

Editors' Choice for Innovation: Sequence iBPMS platform

This Editor's Choice for Innovation focuses on Sequence, an "iBPMS" workflow management platform. Learn more about this product and how a user has used this platform successfully. Continue Reading


By Alex Scroxton Apr 27, 2016

Mobile apps and platforms core to adult learning

Skills traditionally taught in the home, such as cooking, DIY and maintenance, are increasingly learnt via digital platforms, a report by Halifax Insurance finds Continue Reading


By Ed Tittel Evaluate Apr 27, 2016

Hyper-converged platforms: Making the business case

Learn the benefits of hyper-converged technology, including scalability, ease of management and cost savings that can be greater than those from cloud deployments. Continue Reading


By Eamon McCarthy Earls News Apr 26, 2016

NetScout launches optimization platform for test labs

This week, NetScout launches a new optimization platform for test labs, Fortinet beefs up security, Cisco Talos weighs ransomware and Aqua Comms tests secure submarine cabling. Continue Reading


By Dan Sullivan Evaluate Apr 25, 2016

Can Contiv automate policies for container platforms?

Cisco's new project Contiv automates operational policies for containerized applications in the cloud. Expert Dan Sullivan explains the benefits of this open source tool. Continue Reading