[Application Development Trends] Serious Price Tag Overshadows Cloud Computing

While big players (including Microsoft) and not so big are still improving their cloud offerings, there still persist some doubts about those cost savings that cloud proponents use as main argument. These advantages come at a cost, a researcher warned at the Black Hat Briefings security conference. Read full story Learn about Windows Azure cloud…


June Newsletter – Architecture in Turbulent Times (Issue 20)

The goal of our Architect role is to align IT with the course of business, and being that almost every business has been challenged as a consequence of the current economic slowdown, we—as architects—are challenged to make our architectures follow the pace of business that these days is particularly changeable and unstable. Sign up for…


[InfoWorld] Netbooks in the business: Do they make sense?

With some of the most recognized names in the high-tech industry — Intel, Arm, Microsoft, Linux, Acer, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, Sony, and many more — hyping netbooks as the next big thing, InfoWorld decided to take a look at a category whose exact definition is still in flux to see how and where they fit into…