Search Engines

Search engines have become the home page for most Internet users. Search engines scan, or crawl, the entire Internet and index the information they find at massive data centers, ranking pages for relevance and quality. Search engine companies fund themselves primarily by serving advertisements on search results pages, based on the term searched upon. Google dominates the search engine market, but Microsoft, Yahoo and other niche players are jockeying for position in the multi-billion-dollar market.


Articles

What Does VMware's Stock Price Say About the Company's Future?

VMware's current stock market data makes it pretty clear there are some lofty expectations for the company's future prospects. What's behind the optimism? More >

Coping With a Cloud Outage

Cloud computing presents enormous opportunities for the enterprise, but it's critical to proactively prepare for cloud outages as well as outright provider failures. More >

QuinStreet Enterprise Research Examines Data Center Modernization Efforts

Eighty-eight percent of enterprises report that they are investing in their data centers, which are seen as having the potential to add value to the business. How will they do it? More >

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Interviews

What CIOs Should Be Thinking About But Aren't

A candid discussion with 451 Research Vice President Michelle Bailey about what’s right and what’s wrong with many IT departments today.

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Global Cloud Integration: Now Available in a Region Near You?

More companies are demanding cloud-based services that are global, but also physically co-located with their regional offices.

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New Approaches to Application Management in the Cloud

Application management in the cloud hasn't been as easy as expected, but ExtraHop Network's Senior Vice President Erik Giesa offers tips to make it go more smoothly.

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Resource centers

Business Intelligence

Business performance information for strategic and operational decision-making

SOA

SOA uses interoperable services grouped around business processes to ease data integration

Data Warehousing

Data warehousing helps companies make sense of their operational data

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