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Feds developing guidelines to help businesses to better secure their IT systems

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released a draft of its preliminary cybersecurity framework and is seeking feedback from industry.

Apple and the enterprise: A complicated relationship

Over the past 15 years, Apple has worked, and at times struggled, to figure out the best way to integrate its products into enterprise environments. Columnist Ryan Faas takes a look at that complex relationship.

With worker retirements looming, IT starts to prepare for a workforce exodus

IT workers who want to work part time may see an uptick in lucrative part-time consulting positions.

Nearly 75 percent of government IT budgets flat or increasing, Gartner says

Almost 75 percent of government IT budgets globally were reported as flat or increasing in 2013, according to a Gartner CIO survey.

What to Consider Before Moving Your Business to the Cloud

There are many benefits to utilizing cloud servers and cloud storage, but make sure you also consider the caveats and pitfalls to determine if it’s right for you.

Server Hardware Down, But Not Out Yet

IBM’s effort to sell off its server hardware business is a sign of an ominous trend, but don’t toss out your servers just yet.

It’s Time for Small Businesses to Move to Windows Server 2012 Essentials

The supply of Windows Small Business Server is drying up, but SMBs can embrace Windows Server 2012 Essentials instead.

Businesses Showing Concern over Hidden Costs of the Cloud

Cloud computing is supposed to cut costs, but there are both tangible and intangible hidden costs associated with moving to the cloud.

Puppet Labs Acquires Cloudsmith to Expand IT Automation Platform

Puppet Labs is bringing new capabilities to its open source Puppet IT automation and system administration platform with acquisition of Cloudsmith.

Four things CIOs need to know about Microsoft's reorg

The entirely expected Microsoft reorganization, and the accompanying memo from CEO Steve Ballmer, suggests that the company plans to focuses on devices, the cloud and a much shorter development life cycle. This will have a major impact on how your IT department operates.