Keith Ward is a veteran technology journalist. He's been covering the IT space for nearly 20 years, and was the founding editor of Virtualization & Cloud Review magazine. He's also served as editor-in-chief for Redmond magazine and TechNet magazine, and worked in IT in the early Cretaceous Period.
Latest Posts (191)
Modern data centers have to do so much more than they used to that it’s impossible to keep up anymore. With data existing in multiple places, infrastructure on-premises and in the cloud, distributed computing becoming the norm, and so on, a new way of thinking has to be implemented to keep things… Read More
Let’s just be honest: cloud-native development is now the de facto method of building applications. The monolithic development paradigm is a dinosaur, and can’t deal with things like distributed data and components, containers, cloud platforms, and the like. This new, cloud-native environment… Read More
Some companies talk about the “open” nature of their products, but in real-world usage, proprietary elements quickly begin to creep in—and before you know it, you’re locked in to one vendor's solution. Not so with iXsystems, which has been truly open throughout its history. In this “Spo… Read More
You don’t need to be told by now about the dangers of ransomware. But despite the huge interest in the topic, it can be surprising to find out how little companies know about protecting themselves from ransomware. Jon Toor, CMO of Cloudian, says that among the many things you can do, there’s… Read More
PDI Software CTO Chris Berry says that it’s a matter of “when,” not “if,” your organization will be hit by a ransomware attack. And she’s right. On this episode of “10 on Tech,” Berry and ActualTech Media Partner James Green dive into the hottest topic in IT: the growing scourge o… Read More
Monitoring and observability can in some ways be compared to virtual machines (VMs) and containers: they share much in common, but have important differences that are important to understand. In the case of VMs and containers, they’re both methods of abstraction that allow portability of applic… Read More