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Apple iCloud Hack's Other Victim: Cloud Trust
Commentary  |  9/10/2014  | 
Our flash poll finds users feel more vulnerable about cloud security in general. No wonder: Apple's opening statement of indignation now sounds a little hollow.
Apple iPhone 6, Apple Watch: What's Missing
News  |  9/9/2014  | 
Apple did many things right with its new iPhone and Watch hardware, but left a few key technologies out of the mix.
Apple Unveils Watch, iPhone 6
News  |  9/9/2014  | 
Apple dives into wearables, debuts two new iPhones -- and promises to revolutionize mobile payments with Apple Pay.
VMware Cozies Up To Chef
News  |  9/9/2014  | 
VMware integrates the open source configuration engine Chef, a favorite of DevOps teams, into its vCloud Air cloud service. Here's what it means for hybrid cloud operations.
ERP Survey: Users Aren't Happy
News  |  9/9/2014  | 
An Epicor study reveals users are frustrated with inaccessible, inflexible ERP. Here's what incumbents Epicor, Infor, Microsoft, Oracle, and SAP are doing about it.
Apple To Dominate Wearables Through 2016: Forrester
News  |  9/8/2014  | 
Forrester Research sees Apple's rumored iWatch as a boon for marketers.
Microsoft Launches Delve For Office 365
News  |  9/8/2014  | 
Microsoft claims Delve, a new Office 365 product, will know which content is important to you before you do.
HTC One (M8) With Windows Phone 8.1: Hands On
Commentary  |  9/8/2014  | 
Windows Phone fans finally have flagship variety with HTC's One (M8). But it probably won't tempt Android or iOS users to Windows Phone 8.1.
Navigating New Internet Domains
Commentary  |  9/8/2014  | 
New Internet domain extensions keep increasing. Registering for one is pricey, but most businesses can't afford not to.
Microsoft Enables Fast Migration Into Azure
News  |  9/8/2014  | 
Microsoft's Migration Accelerator makes it easier for VMware and Amazon Web Services customers to move workloads into Azure.
VMware Project Fargo: Faster VM Creation
News  |  9/8/2014  | 
VMware's Project Fargo uses "forking" to accelerate virtual machine startup, while a second initiative known as Project Meteor combines the technology with CloudVolumes' application layering.
Salesforce.com Launches $100 Million Mobile Development Fund
News  |  9/8/2014  | 
Salesforce.com establishes dedicated fund for startups building mobile apps on Salesforce1 platform.
Your Next Cloud Move
News  |  9/8/2014  | 
Our 2014 State of Cloud Survey shows IT has realized the easy gains from SaaS. Now it's time to dig into PaaS, containers, performance, and more.
Apple iPhone:12 Pivotal Moments
News  |  9/6/2014  | 
With Apple expected to announce iPhone 6 on September 9, 2014, we look back at some key milestones in iPhone history.
DigitalOcean Adds Docker-Optimized Hosts
News  |  9/5/2014  | 
DigitalOcean partners with CoreOS to host servers geared to run Docker containers.
NASA Cloud Migration Saves Millions
News  |  9/5/2014  | 
NASA moves nasa.gov and engineering apps to Amazon Web Services and open source software, transforming space agency's infrastructure.
Humana's LeClaire: The Quantifiable CIO
News  |  9/5/2014  | 
Humana CIO Brian LeClaire loves his Fitbit at home -- and leans heavily on mobile, social, cloud, and analytics at work.
Workday Steps Up To Real-Time Reporting
News  |  9/4/2014  | 
Workday Composite Reporting feature takes advantage of in-memory computing. App updates support financial services companies.
VMware: We'll Solve End User Device Management Mess
News  |  9/4/2014  | 
VMware Workspace Suite will combine PC, laptop and mobile device management via virtualized workspaces. VMware's AirWatch acquisition plays a big role.
Box Reshapes Itself As Platform
News  |  9/4/2014  | 
To survive the cloud storage wars, Box has reshaped itself as a platform.
Super Cheap Windows Devices Emerge At IFA
News  |  9/3/2014  | 
Asus, Acer, and Toshiba announce some of the most affordable Windows devices ever at the IFA trade show in Berlin, with prices as low as $120. Is the user experience up to snuff?
How To Spot An Obsolete Communications Strategy
Commentary  |  9/3/2014  | 
Consider these topologies and approaches to lower costs, improve productivity, and drive new business.
Google Enterprise Rebranded 'Google For Work'
News  |  9/2/2014  | 
Name change aims to better reflect Google's business customers and shift focus from the term 'enterprise.'
Hillary Clinton Talks Tech: 9 Facts
News  |  9/2/2014  | 
Hillary Clinton explained how she sees technology fitting into the recovering US economy, at Nexenta OpenSDx conference. Here are nine things we learned.
Talk Nerdy To Me: 10 Geeky Pickup Lines
Commentary  |  9/2/2014  | 
Bachelors and bachelorettes of IT, don't be afraid to use your tech smarts to break the ice.
Google Tests Delivery Drones
News  |  9/2/2014  | 
Google joins Amazon in testing delivery drones outside the US, where regulations are less burdensome.
4 Startups To Watch At Interop
News  |  9/2/2014  | 
Interop New York's Startup Hot Seat lets you ask startup leaders about intriguing new products, from cloud services to network automation tools. Take a sneak peek at the lineup.
Cloud Won't Cure Licensing Woes
News  |  9/2/2014  | 
Think options in the cloud will solve licensing woes? Not so fast.
5 Signs You'll Face A Software Audit
News  |  9/2/2014  | 
When vendors spot these red flags, they may use them as reasons to run a licensing audit.
Software Licensing: Move From Defense To Offense
News  |  9/2/2014  | 
Avoiding audits and vendor fines isn't enough. Take control of licensing to exact deeper software discounts and match purchasing to actual employee needs.
US Open Tennis: 7 Technologies Power Game, Set, Match
Slideshows  |  8/30/2014  | 
The US Open upgrades its tech for 2014 with new data sets, improved analytics, and immersive mobile apps backed by IBM predictive cloud infrastructure.
Microsoft Enhances OneDrive Mobile Apps
News  |  8/29/2014  | 
As the cloud storage wars rage on, Microsoft looks to make OneDrive and OneDrive for Business more cohesive, starting on Android.
Red Hat Counters VMware With OpenStack Software Appliance
News  |  8/29/2014  | 
Red Hat offers test drive appliance to gain OpenStack users, enhances its production version, moves to manage Amazon, Microsoft workloads.
California Smartphone Kill-Switch Law: What It Means
News  |  8/29/2014  | 
Do you understand the consequences of California's new smartphone anti-theft law? Our FAQ will clear up the confusion.
HP ProLiant Gen9 Servers Crank Up Power
News  |  8/28/2014  | 
HP tries to grow its lead in server market with ProLiant Gen9 servers that offer more computing power and lower costs.
Workday Q&A: COO Talks Oracle, SAP
Commentary  |  8/28/2014  | 
Workday COO Mike Stankey claims his firm has a three- to five-year tech lead on Oracle and SAP because the cloud is "more than a destination and a pricing model."
VMware: VMs And Containers Better Together
Commentary  |  8/28/2014  | 
VMware takes pains to say that Linux containers will complement, not replace, virtual machines.
Social Media Bites Its Tongue
Commentary  |  8/28/2014  | 
Pew Research finds that social media users are less likely to voice opinions face-to-face if they believe their Facebook followers would disagree. Call it surveillance fallout.
IBM Watson Speeds Drug Research
News  |  8/28/2014  | 
IBM Watson moves from supplying known answers to tough questions to making its own discoveries in life sciences and pharmaceutical research.
Dropbox Expands The Box
News  |  8/27/2014  | 
Dogged by competition, Dropbox now gives subscribers 1 TB for $10 a month, but backing up data to an external hard drive is still cheaper.
Who Wins In Cloud Price Wars?
News  |  8/27/2014  | 
Short answer: not IT. Enterprises don't want bare-bones IaaS for the same reasons they don't buy $299 PCs at Wal-Mart. Providers must focus on support, not undercutting rivals.
VMware COO Clarifies Focus
News  |  8/27/2014  | 
In an interview, COO Carl Eschenbach explains how VMware plans to outstrip the competition and why it's offering OpenStack.
Ohio State Agencies Embrace Private Cloud
News  |  8/27/2014  | 
Ohio forced state agencies to consolidate IT infrastructure and coordinate IT goals, resulting in fewer staffers and lower costs.
Windows Threshold May Merge Windows Phone, RT
News  |  8/26/2014  | 
Microsoft's upcoming Windows Threshold operating system reportedly will merge Windows Phone and Windows RT into one user interface for ARM-based mobile devices.
GE Powers Internet Of Agriculture
News  |  8/26/2014  | 
GE helps grain-equipment company TempuTech put sensors, big-data analysis, and cloud-based reporting to work with an Internet of Things service.
Why VMware Is Embracing OpenStack
News  |  8/26/2014  | 
VMware is going to unusual lengths to work with open source cloud technology at the same time that it's trying to establish its own hybrid cloud service. What's going on?
9 Ways To Enhance Google Apps With Unified Communications
News  |  8/26/2014  | 
There's no shortage of ways to communicate. Unifying the many communications channels can help you keep it all straight.
Microsoft Windows As A Service Planned?
News  |  8/25/2014  | 
Microsoft may be working on a cloud-based version of Windows to go alongside Office 365. What would be in it for customers?
VMware Debuts EVO: RAIL
News  |  8/25/2014  | 
VMware's EVO: RAIL serves as a small, flexible building block to simplify and streamline creation and deployment of virtualized environments, private clouds.
4 Outsourcing Mistakes Companies Still Make
News  |  8/25/2014  | 
Control freaks, blame games, and other misguided attempts at building a better business through IT outsourcing.
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