John Edwards

John Edwards is a veteran business technology journalist. His work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, and numerous business and technology publications, including CIO, Computerworld, Network World, CFO Magazine, IBM Data Management Magazine, RFID Journal, and Electronic Design. He has also written columns for The Economist's Business Intelligence Unit and PricewaterhouseCoopers' Communications Direct. John has authored several books on business technology topics. His work began appearing online as early as 1983. Throughout the 1980s and 90s, he wrote daily news and feature articles for both the CompuServe and Prodigy online services. His "Behind the Screens" commentaries made him the world's first known professional blogger.

Using predictive analytics to troubleshoot network issues: Fact or fiction?

What is predictive analytics? Transforming data into future insights

What is predictive analytics? Transforming data into future insights

Predictive analytics can help your organization forecast future outcomes based on historical data and analytics techniques such as machine learning.

How to get a handle on multicloud management

How to get a handle on multicloud management

Multicloud management tools promise to bring order, control and insight to disparate environments.

For enterprise storage, persistent memory is here to stay

For enterprise storage, persistent memory is here to stay

Persistent memory – also known as storage class memory – has tantalized data center operators for many years. A new technology promises the key to success.

NVMe over Fabrics creates data-center storage disruption

NVMe over Fabrics creates data-center storage disruption

By delivering high speed and low latency storage over a network fabric, NVMe over Fabrics promises to take demanding applications to a new level of performance. Here's what you need to know.

5 times it’s smart to pull apps back from the cloud

5 times it’s smart to pull apps back from the cloud

Even the cloud has its limits. In certain situations a traditional data center is the best place to host one or more applications.

How to adopt a disruptive network technology with minimal disruption

How to adopt a disruptive network technology with minimal disruption

Emerging network technologies such as SDN, SD-WAN and intent-based networking promise to improve service and streamline operations, but don't let the transition process throw a wrench into existing activities.

5G versus 4G: How speed, latency and application support differ

5G versus 4G: How speed, latency and application support differ

5G wireless network technology is set to boost the bandwidth, capacity and reliability of cellular broadband. Are you ready to leave your 4G world behind?

Making the right hyperconvergence choice: HCI hardware or software?

Making the right hyperconvergence choice: HCI hardware or software?

The choice facing hyperconverged-infrastructure shoppers is simple: an integrated HCI appliance from a single vendor, or hardware-agnostic hyperconvergence software. It's making the final decision that's difficult.

7 signs you're suffering from burnout — and what to do about it

7 signs you're suffering from burnout — and what to do about it

When you absolutely, positively no longer give a damn about your work, it's time to stop and recharge. Your soul, colleagues and family will thank you.

7 ways to embrace shadow IT and win

7 ways to embrace shadow IT and win

Shining a light on shadow IT can reveal potentially useful and productive technologies. Here's how to meet employees' hidden needs — reliably and securely.

7 ways to bounce back from a career setback

7 ways to bounce back from a career setback

When the roof falls in on your current situation, it's time to roll up your sleeves and dig your way out to brighter prospects.

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