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  • Manage large file transfers with these six tools

    The managed file transfer (MFT) industry has a players ranging from big-name tech titans to up-and-coming next-generation cloud-based vendors. Below is a list of some, but not all, players in this industry and a brief description.

  • Can Fibre Channel survive Ethernet's assault?

    Expensive and specialised Fibre Channel SANs have been under assault as companies consolidate data traffic over Ethernet. With Fibre Channel disks already largely eliminated from the market by SAS, can networking gear be far behind?

  • Why Sybase was worth $6 billion to SAP

    Few companies get a chance at a second life. When John Chen signed on as CEO of Sybase in 1998, the database software vendor was, in Chen's own words, "a very, very dead company." Once a strong competitor to Oracle, Sybase had lost its way, in part because it missed the opportunity to enter the enterprise application market Oracle now leads.

  • Grid computing: The term may fade, but features will live on

    Grid computing's goal of sharing resources is still a plan for many corporate customers; the question is how to get there most effectively.

  • Oracle looks to broaden appeal of new data grid software

    Oracle has brought out the first version of the Coherence in-memory data grid software since acquiring Tangosol earlier this year and over time hopes to dramatically widen the appeal of the product.

  • IBM's Handy on managing Linux

    How does Big Blue support a vast product portfolio for Linux and open-source initiatives? IBM's Scott Handy explains.

  • Financial services: High pressure, high performance

    No wonder financial IT is a big investor in storage products.

  • Q&A: Virtualisation to transform IT, says VMware founder

    VMware founder Mendel Rosenblum has been at the forefront of virtualisation technology. He explains how virtualisation is changing the IT landscape.

  • Morphing the mainframe

    As distributed systems take on more mainframe-like qualities, the future of big iron hinges on its ability to adapt to the distributed computing revolution without being consumed by it.

  • The myths of open source

    Who's using open source, why, and are the benefits worth the risks? The answers might surprise you.

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