IT security functions best as a service provider to the enterprise, not as a control organization, observed Wendy Nather, research director for security at 451 Research and a former chief information security officer, at Rapid7's UNITED Security Summit being held here this week.
It's a software world. Ask anybody. We're driven by apps on our computers, mobile devices — heck, even our cars run on software these days. But as an InformationWeek article pointed out, the prevalence of software really isn't anything new. The difference today is the API.
Mergers and acquisitions in the Internet of Things market are shattering records, according to 451 Research.
Maybe what the OpenStack Foundation needs to focus on next is easing new talent into the role of "OpenStack engineer."
Containers have been around for several years, but with recent--and fast growing--interest in using them in the development and running of applications and services, there's talk that containers are going to push virtual machines out and take over.
Mobile virtualization has been a part of the BYOD security conversation for years, but is it a viable way to keep corporate data safe and separate from personal data on mobile devices?
For 2015, 451 Research has an interesting list of havoc headed our way--the 6 Cs: Containers, convergence, cloud security, closets, crowd workers, and coexistence.
Server backup software--something of a commodity enterprise IT product--appears to be creeping in on the greener mobile device management market. For CIOs, this may mean bundled solutions are on the horizon or a crossover product, mobile device backup/data protection, could gain popularity as vendors attempt to cross sell these solutions to the enterprise, says Nikolay Yamakawa, a 451 Research analyst.
Enterprises may be more savvy when it comes to cloud computing, according to takeaways from the 451 Research Hosting and Cloud Transformation Summit in Las Vegas.
It's so far, so good, for cloud project spending, according to a new study by 451 Research. At least that is the message from organizations that have a separate cloud computing budget.