Archive: October 6th, 2011

Database administrators beware: The dark side of the cloud

Database administrators beware: The dark side of the cloud

Private cloud computing is set to significantly transform enterprise IT, and promises to deliver cost savings, greater agility and improved scalability. However, there is a dark side to private clouds – they significantly distort the visibility into the flow of services in the cloud. Whether they offer database as a cloud service, use a “cloud database”, or utilize hybrid models, database teams are about to lose critical information to match end users and business services with information stored in the database.

Enterprise social media use set to double by 2013: Report

Enterprise social media use set to double by 2013: Report

Social media use for collaboration in the enterprise is set to double by 2013, with the education, financial and professional services sectors driving the uptake, a new report claims.

The Digital Workplace – just the next generation of your good old Intranet?

The Digital Workplace – just the next generation of your good old Intranet?

While all these aspects have their place, they don’t represent mayor steps forward in relation to the problem to be solved. Therefore, from the point of view established in the whitepaper, the Digital Workplace has to offer a new approach which actually has the potential to substantially impact how work can be done in a better way in the digital age.