According to a new survey from business intelligence (BI) specialist Actuate Corp., open source software (OSS) doesn't simply have a token presence in the enterprise; it has truly arrived.
Enterprise architecture must be a key part of the strategy used to protect computers and networks from cyberattacks, said Ron Ross, a National Institute of Standards and Technology senior computer scientist.
If you use open source software (OSS), Gartner recommends you have an official OSS policy. But a surprising number of open source adopters are operating without one.
As IT managers develop strategies and deploy technologies to reduce power consumption in their facilities, they recognize virtualization does not only reduce server sprawl, it can also save energy.
Just days after Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's declaration that Redmond was "done with all of these [acquisition] discussions with Yahoo," one newspaper is reporting that a deal is in the works.
ISO/IEC on Tuesday published the Office Open XML (OOXML) file format standard, formally known as ISO/IEC 29500:2008.
Court documents may contain a "smoking gun" reference to Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's participation in a crucial decision to downgrade capabilities needed to gain Windows Vista Capable certification in new PCs.
Netbooks and mobile computers will soon be able to run the Ubuntu operating system with additional energy efficiency.
Despite issuing a preemptive patch two weeks ago and another warning late last week, Redmond is now investigating a bug exploiting Windows Server Service for Windows 2000 that reportedly originated in China.
Microsoft's announcement last week that it will offer a new software development platform for cloud computing added new energy to the debate over how and when organizations might begin turning to the technology.
A security flaw in Google's new Android operating system discovered recently by independent researchers further underscores the security debate between open source and proprietary software.
Microsoft is evolving its strategy for relational data services in the cloud.
Microsoft on Tuesday showed off a pre-beta version of Windows Server 2008 R2 at its Professional Developers Conference in Los Angeles.
It looks like that Redmond's hunch was correct when it issued an out-of-cycle security patch late last week, because on Wednesday Microsoft identified publicly available exploit code related to that vulnerability.
Microsoft today articulated how it will bridge PCs and mobile devices with an extraordinary blitz of announcements that included the first demonstration of Windows 7, its Live Framework, a bevy of new offerings for developers including WPF support for Visual Studio, and the first preview of Office 14.
Microsoft may have reaffirmed its commitment to cloud computing with the launch of its Windows Azure operating system, but overall business adoption of the cloud concept may be stymied, in part, by security issues.
A software project by a Columbia University computer science student to eliminate the need for multiple hardware-based touch interfaces is now on Microsoft's Codeplex site.
New security appliance gives DBAs a leg up on flaws and vulnerabilities lurking in corporate database management systems.
Military information technology folks wondering if their use of Apache, Perl, Linux and other open source software is copacetic with the brass will soon get some answers from the Defense Department's Office of the Chief Information Officer.
A high-performance computing network called the Worldwide LHC Computing Grid (WLCG) will be formally introduced on Friday as part of an international scientific collaboration investigating particle physics, including "Big Bang"-type calculations.