Tech Analysis Archives


HCI Solutions: Interest in All Forms Runs High

ANALYSIS: Demand for HCI solutions is soaring because they enable IT organizations to reduce the costs of acquiring new platforms and running them.   Read More »


Navigating the Software Licensing Conundrum

Software is clearly at the crux of most of the business models solution providers across the channel rely on to sustain their companies. However, there's a lot of room for improvement in how software licenses are managed that would benefit vendors and their partners, suggests a new survey of 268 application providers and 221 enterprise IT customers conducted by Flexera, a provider of tools for... Read More »


API Provider Plight: Pitfalls Despite Potential

ANALYSIS: API providers aim to tap a promising market. Yet the path is riddled with technical and economic disruption brought about by the fast-paced API economy. Read More »


Windows 10 Headwinds to Get Stronger

With more than 300 million devices running Windows 10, the latest version of the core operating system on which Microsoft and its channel partners depend for future revenue may seem a success. But a new survey of 900 IT professionals conducted by Spiceworks, a provider of IT management tools, finds the number of organizations deploying Windows 10 may slow after the first anniversary. In fact,... Read More »


As Big Data Projects Grow, Security Concerns Do Too

Enthusiasm remains high for big data projects, but security concerns are raising their ugly head. A survey of 100 senior IT execs conducted by Gatepoint Research on behalf of data security tools provider Dataguise finds that two-fifths of respondents are ready to implement additional security for big data projects as part of an overall increase in IT security spending. While many have already... Read More »