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Illumio Takes New Cloud, Data Center Security Approach
News  |  10/22/2014  | 
Security startup Illumio has launched a granular scheme based on individual workloads, not firewalls or network monitoring.
IBM Sells Chip Business, Declines Continue
News  |  10/20/2014  | 
IBM pays GlobalFoundries $1.5 billion to take over chip-manufacturing unit. Revenues and profits from continuing operations slide.
Cloud ROI: 6 Takeaways To Consider
Commentary  |  10/20/2014  | 
From cloud brokering to talent management, these conclusions will keep cloud decisions focused on business needs.
Internet Of Things Will Turn Networks Inside-Out
Commentary  |  10/20/2014  | 
If IoT is ever going to work, networks will have to grant access to devices that we'd refuse outright today.
Cartoon: Hacked-Off Printer
Commentary  |  10/20/2014  | 
Our cartoonist takes on opinionated peripherals.
iPad Air 2 Vs. Surface Pro 3: No Comparison
Commentary  |  10/17/2014  | 
Comparisons between Apple's iPad Air 2 and Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 are both inevitable and misguided.
StackEngine Offers Linux, Windows Container Management
News  |  10/17/2014  | 
Docker is doing what once seemed impossible: providing common ground for Linux and Microsoft developers, say startup leaders.
Tablet Sales Slow Down; Microsoft Struggles
News  |  10/16/2014  | 
Tablets are losing some of their luster, but Apple is still selling more devices than Microsoft.
Apple's Next iPads: 13 Things To Expect
Slideshows  |  10/14/2014  | 
Apple is expected to reveal new iPads this week, including its long-rumored "iPad Pro." What else will Apple show off?
VMWorld Europe: Tools To Manage Multiple Clouds
News  |  10/14/2014  | 
VMware vRealize suite will manage Microsoft Azure, Amazon, and OpenStack cloud workloads.
Microsoft Surface Pro's Future: 5 Facts
News  |  10/10/2014  | 
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says the Surface line is here to stay. But are changes coming to the company's device strategy?
Is 'New Style Of IT' Good For HP Customers?
Commentary  |  10/8/2014  | 
CEO Meg Whitman promises to help IT teams move to a new way of operating. Then what?
Amazon Simplifies Importing VMware VMs
News  |  10/7/2014  | 
Amazon enhances vCenter management console connection to ease setup and use for VM administrators.
HP Plans Split Into 2 Separate Businesses
News  |  10/6/2014  | 
Hewlett-Packard will split PC and printer businesses off from enterprise hardware, software, and services. Whitman to lead enterprise unit.
Marriott Pays $600,000 For Jamming WiFi Hotspots
News  |  10/4/2014  | 
Marriott International has agreed to settle an FCC complaint regarding blockage of guests' WiFi hotspots.
Microsoft Adds Compute-Intensive Servers On Azure
News  |  9/29/2014  | 
Microsoft intros D series for Azure, a virtual server with lots of SSDs for big data and analytics.
7 Cool Products At Interop New York
Slideshows  |  9/27/2014  | 
Interop New York spotlights innovative products covering SDN, BYOD, PaaS, data center management, and more. Take a look.
Apcera Emerges, Gets Snapped Up By Ericsson
News  |  9/23/2014  | 
Apcera, started by Cloud Foundry chief architect Derek Collison, launches new platform for software deployment, a policy imposition system.
Puppet Server's Big Revamp
News  |  9/23/2014  | 
DevOps community favorite Puppet Labs has rewritten Puppet Server to identify, configure, and manage groups of servers at the same time.
Black Friday: How To Avoid Ecommerce Disaster
News  |  9/22/2014  | 
Can your retail site handle the traffic deluge on the busiest shopping day of the year? Avoid these six performance-testing mistakes, says BlazeMeter.
Red Hat Shows Consistent Growth
News  |  9/19/2014  | 
Red Hat reports 19% increase in revenue, subscriptions, and earnings per share in Q2.
VMware Keeps VMworld Promises With Product Upgrades
News  |  9/18/2014  | 
VMware made a series of end-user computing enhancements and NSX software-defined networking upgrades.
Net Neutrality: Why You Should Fear The Tier
Commentary  |  9/18/2014  | 
The end of Net neutrality would hobble today's businesses, increase costs for customers, and stifle the potential for future innovation.
Have Apple's iPads Peaked?
Commentary  |  9/17/2014  | 
Many reviewers consider Apple's new iPhones to be essential upgrades. Now the company needs new iPads that inspire the same excitement.
Windows Threshold Coming Soon: 9 Predictions
News  |  9/16/2014  | 
Microsoft will likely announce a preview of Windows Threshold on September 30. Here's what to expect.
EMP, Debunked: The Jolt That Could Fry The Cloud
Slideshows  |  9/15/2014  | 
An electromagnetic pulse (EMP) from the sun or a high-altitude nuclear blast could change life as we know it, but how worried should you really be? Here's a primer.
EMC: VMware Not For Sale
News  |  9/12/2014  | 
Contrary to a New York Post report and an investor's pressure, EMC says it's not considering selling off its VMware virtualization subsidiary.
10 Tech Terms Millennials Don't Know
Slideshows  |  9/12/2014  | 
Some revered tech terms prompt nothing but puzzled looks from today's young professionals. Hint: Clones belong in Star Wars.
Red Hat Satellite Brings System Management To Cloud
News  |  9/11/2014  | 
Red Hat Satellite 6, the latest version of its Enterprise Linux system management, now works across data centers and clouds.
Intel Touts Tablets, Moore's Law At IDF
News  |  9/10/2014  | 
Intel execs at IDF promoted ultra-thin tablets, showed off depth-sensing cameras -- and repeated the mantra that PCs aren't dead yet.
Blinders For Google Glass
News  |  9/9/2014  | 
Cyborg Unplug promises to boot Google Glass and other surveillance devices from local networks.
CIO + CFO Doesn’t Equal Mars Vs. Venus
Commentary  |  9/9/2014  | 
From my decades of experience, CIOs and CFOs have more in common than you may think.
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.
Intel Pursues PC Revival With Core M Chips
News  |  9/8/2014  | 
Intel finally takes the covers off its next-gen "Broadwell" chips. Will they spur the long-awaited PC market bounce-back?
Healthcare IT: Stop Sending PCs To Landfills
Commentary  |  9/8/2014  | 
Stand up and say it with me: "It's not OK that my apps and data aren't everywhere I go, on every device I use."
Dell Business Laptops: Intel Broadwell Inside
News  |  9/5/2014  | 
Dell refreshes its business laptop line, trying to cater to the widening spectrum of user needs. Devices are among the first using Intel's next-gen "Broadwell" processors.
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.
No Reason To Buy A Tablet Anymore
Commentary  |  9/2/2014  | 
The natural number of personal electronics devices is two: one in the pocket and one in the bag. Now, thanks to ever-larger smartphones and the latest 2-in-1 laptops, order is being restored.
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.
VMware: VMs And Containers Better Together
Commentary  |  8/28/2014  | 
VMware takes pains to say that Linux containers will complement, not replace, virtual machines.
Apple Preps Jumbo iPad
News  |  8/27/2014  | 
iPad-maker will pitch the tablet to businesses as a potential laptop replacement.
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.
The Internet Of Overhyped Things
Commentary  |  8/27/2014  | 
Vendors and analysts would have us believe that the Internet of Things is imminent. In fact it will be years before the obstacles it faces can be surmounted.
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.
3 Steps To Survive The IoT Wild, Wild West
Commentary  |  8/22/2014  | 
Before you charge into the Internet of Things, focus on these policy and infrastructure considerations.
Moore's Law: The Future Is Energy Efficiency
Commentary  |  8/20/2014  | 
As the industry continues to shrink chips, energy efficiency is one way to expand Moore's Law beyond its current form. Let's explore how.
Cybersecurity Demands New Framework
Commentary  |  8/19/2014  | 
Cybersecurity development has been a piecemeal process. It's time for a stronger, more cohesive approach.
HP's $199 Windows Laptop: Chromebook Killer?
News  |  8/19/2014  | 
Leaked specs show what a budget-friendly Windows device might offer. Is it enough to stem surging Chromebook sales?
Windows 8.1: 8 Things I Hate About You
Slideshows  |  8/18/2014  | 
Latest version of Windows 8.1 beats its predecessors, but oh those grating quirks.
CoreOS Acquires Quay.io For Docker Container Security
News  |  8/15/2014  | 
Acquisition positions CoreOS as a more secure, enterprise-oriented offering for the Docker form of Linux containers.
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