Each month our team of expert editors addresses the changing role of IT by helping savvy
technology professionals navigate both the technical and cultural challenges wrought by
vendor-hype, user-demands, and technology requirements.
Cloud monitoring can collect a range of performance data, but a crucial piece of the puzzle, networking, often falls short. A third-party network monitoring tool is essential to keep your cloud running up to par.
Amazon WorkSpaces has gotten a lot of lip service in the DaaS market. It doesn’t require a long-term commitment and its pricing is competitive. But it's SLA-free and doesn't let you host Windows client OSes.
Attendees at BriForum 2014 in Boston learned about the hottest topics in end-user computing: desktop as a service hype, how Google Chromebooks fit with VDI, evaluating mobile operating systems and management vendors and more.