InfoWorld Technology of the Year 2015

Here are the list of best hardware, software, development tools, and cloud services of the year 2015, picked by InfoWorld

  • Apple iPhone 6 – Smartphones running iOS developed by Apple Inc.
  • Apple Handoff – Transfer your activities between iPhone, iPad, and Mac
  • Microsoft Office for iOS – Office for Mobile Devices
  • Dell XPS 15 Touch – XPS 15 Laptop
  • HTML5 – Markup language used for structuring and presenting content for Internet
  • Famo.us – JavaScript framework that includes an open source 3D layout engine
  • AngularJS – Open-source web application framework for building Web applications with HTML, JavaScript, and CSS
  • Node.js – Platform built on Chrome’s JavaScript runtime for easily building fast, scalable network applications.
  • Go – Open source programming language that makes it easy to build simple, reliable, and efficient software
  • Docker – Open-source project that automates the deployment of applications inside software containers
  • GitHub – Web-based Git repository hosting service ( with distributed revision control and source code management)
  • AnyPresence – Enterprise Backend as a Service (MBaaS) for mobile app development and API augmentation
  • Red Hat OpenShift – Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) that allows developers to quickly develop, host, and scale applications in a cloud.
  • JetBrains WebStorm – Lightweight IDE for JavaScript, Node.js, HTML and CSS
  • JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA – IDE for Java
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014 – SQL Database Server 2014
  • Tableau – Business intelligence reporting tool
  • Neo4j – Scalable, robust (fully ACID) native graph database
  • Apache Cassandra – Open source distributed database management system
  • Apache Hadoop – Software library framework that allows for the distributed processing of large data sets across clusters of computers
  • Splice Machine – Hadoop RDBMS
  • Apache Hive – Data warehouse infrastructure built on top of Hadoop for providing data summarization, query, and analysis
  • Apache Storm – Open source distributed realtime computation system
  • Apache Spark – Open-source cluster computing framework
  • RStudio – Open source IDE for R ( R is a programming language for statistical computing and graphics)
  • HP Moonshot – Software defined server, designed for specific workloads to deliver optimum performance
  • Dell PowerEdge R730xd – PowerEdge R730xd Rack Server
  • VMware Virtual SAN – Hyper-converged software-defined storage for virtual environments.
  • Tintri VMstore – Storage for virtualization and private cloud
  • ioSafe 214 – Fireproof and waterproof Network Attached Storage (NAS) system
  • Lancope StealthWatch – Netflow analysis tool
  • Fluke LinkSprinter – Pocket-sized network testing tool