Office For Mac 2016: First Look
Industrial IoT: Creating New Business Opportunities
Apple Watch: 5 Facts, 5 Questions
VR, Smartwatches, Wearables: 8 Cool Gadgets From MWC
2 Microsoft Azure Services Hit General Release
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Virtual Reality: Still Goofy After All These Years
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The 2015 Game Developers Conference reminded us how hard it is to look cool while playing with VR. Yet, business interest in VR has surged recently as companies try to figure out how to reach beyond hardcore gamers.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 3/6/2015
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InformationWeek 2014 State Of The Data Center Survey
InformationWeek Staff,
News
Data center managers are now less interested in bottom-line cost and more focused on extracting business value by following the lead of major cloud providers.
By InformationWeek Staff , 3/6/2015
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Get Off My Lawn, Hipster Admins!
Patrick Hubbard, Head Geek & Senior Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWinds
Commentary
As an IT manager, there's a delicate balance between fostering realistic technology innovation and acting like an out-of-touch grouch.
By Patrick Hubbard Head Geek & Senior Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWinds, 3/6/2015
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Efforts To Team Up And Fight Off Hackers Intensify
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
New intelligence-sharing groups/ISACs emerge, software tools arrive and the White House adds a coordinating agency -- but not all of the necessary intel-sharing 'plumbing' is in place just yet.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 3/5/2015
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Office For Mac 2016: First Look
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft Office for Mac 2016 combines Windows and Mac interfaces with built-in cloud storage.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 3/5/2015
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New Model Uses 'Malicious Language Of The Internet' To Find Threats Fast
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark Reading
News
OpenDNS's new NLPRank tool may identify malicious domains before they are even put to nefarious use.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 3/5/2015
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Industrial IoT: Creating New Business Opportunities
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
While the consumer IoT putters along, the industrial world is diving headlong into using connected devices. Here's how mining equipment maker Joy Global plans to use near real-time remote analytics to squeeze more productivity out of equipment.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 3/5/2015
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2 Microsoft Azure Services Hit General Release
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Microsoft Azure Search service is out now, and the Azure DocumentDB NoSQL database service will debut in April.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/5/2015
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Apple Watch: 5 Facts, 5 Questions
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
As Apple's March 9 event approaches, we break down what we know, and what we want to know, about Apple Watch.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 3/5/2015
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iPad Pro Update: Larger Model Delayed
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
The rumored 12.9-inch iPad Pro gets pushed back as Apple determines which features are best for enterprise users.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 3/5/2015
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VR, Smartwatches, Wearables: 8 Cool Gadgets From MWC
Pablo Valerio, International Business & IT Consultant
News
At the 2015 Mobile World Congress, InformationWeek looks at eight cool devices from the showroom floor, including VR headsets, smartwatches, and fitness trackers.
By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant, 3/5/2015
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Airbnb Boosts Presto SQL Query Engine For Hadoop
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Airbnb is open sourcing a home-grown data-exploration and SQL query tool for Hadoop. Will it give Facebook Presto a leg up on Cloudera Impala?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/5/2015
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Which Apps Should You Secure First? Wrong Question.
Jeff Williams, CTO, Aspect Security & Contrast Security
Commentary
Instead, develop security instrumentation capability and stop wasting time on '4 terrible tactics' that focus on the trivial.
By Jeff Williams CTO, Aspect Security & Contrast Security, 3/5/2015
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Salesforce Marketing Cloud Gets Predictive
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Salesforce announces Predictive Decisions features to personalize marketing. Data science drives clicky content and offers.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/5/2015
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Managing Data Security In The Hybrid Cloud
Jim O'Reilly, Consultant
Commentary
The hybrid cloud model helps address security and compliance issues, but there are still a lot of challenges, including cloud encryption.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant, 3/5/2015
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Tailoring UC To The Elusive Mobile Worker
Joseph Harsch,  Senior Director, Market Offers, BroadSoft
Commentary
Today's mobile workers have unique technology requirements that enterprises must consider in their unified communications deployments.
By Joseph Harsch Senior Director, Market Offers, BroadSoft, 3/5/2015
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North Korean Government Not Likely Behind Malware On Nation's Official News Site
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
News
Contrary to initial assumptions of North Korean government involvement, watering hole attack appears to be the work of external hackers -- and contains similarities to Darkhotel campaign, security researchers say.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 3/5/2015
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Security Fail: Why Call Centers Leave Us Hanging
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
Call centers act too much like they are running phishing scams, and it is hurting customer service and enterprise security.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 3/4/2015
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Apple Pay Fraud Gives Us A New Reason To Hate Data Breaches And SSNs
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark Reading
News
There may already be millions of dollars in losses, but you can't blame Apple for this one.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 3/4/2015
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Galaxy S6 Vs. iPhone 6 Smackdown
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Samsung's Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge smartphones are just what the company needs to battle Apple's iPhone 6. Here are six reasons why these models will win over consumers.
By Eric Zeman , 3/4/2015
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