Where Endpoint Management and Security Meet

Upgrade existing tools or net new platform investments? This is the question IT operations and information security teams are wrestling with as they attempt to secure an expanding perimeter driven by cloud, mobile, and IoT. Should companies maintain a traditional siloed tool approach or embrace a modern management approach that unifies management and security policies across users, devices, applications, networks, and data? The...

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HP Continues Cisco Crusade With Switches, SDN Blitz
Apr27

HP Continues Cisco Crusade With Switches, SDN Blitz

Even as we edge closer to the big split (November), and concerns continue to circulate about the wisdom behind that upcoming bifurcation, it’s business as usual for HP, with a set of new Cisco killers for the campus networking market. The 5400R zl2 Switch Series v3 Modules, which will ship on Friday, and the HP Network Visualizer SDN App, due out in June, ‘lay the foundation for simplified enterprise networks engineered...

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CA: Life After (And/Or With) The Mainframe
Nov21

CA: Life After (And/Or With) The Mainframe

CA Technologies continues to struggle to transition from its legacy mainframe past – and the business segment delivering most of its margins – to the emerging application economy powered by such new(ish) technologies as cloud, analytics, mobile and the not-so-new-but-becoming-more-significant security (CAMS). For its latest quarter, 2QFY15, revenues ($1.08 billion), non-GAAP EPS and cash flow were all down, although Enterprise...

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Securing Hybrid Cloud Environments: Manage Access…

Last month Clabby Analytics presented our analysis of the findings of an IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV) study entitled “The IT infrastructure conversation: new content, new participants, new tone”. In short, the survey indicated that most enterprise executives lack confidence that their existing information infrastructures (systems, storage, and networks) are prepared to handle new mobile, social, Big Data, analytics and cloud...

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CA Tools Up For The Application Economy
Nov10

CA Tools Up For The Application Economy

LAS VEGAS:  Approaching its 40th anniversary (nee 1976), CA Technologies appears to be heading in the right direction as it evolves from its mainframe software roots to an application-centric focus that embraces the new technologies — cloud, mobile, social and security — that are transforming IT and the business world. “The Application Economy is tearing down old notions; breaking apart yesterday’s models; reshaping the...

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