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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.
FoundationDB Adds SQL To Its NoSQL Appeal
News  |  9/10/2014  | 
FoundationDB adds SQL Layer product to its key-value store, blending NoSQL scalability and flexibility with NewSQL transactional performance.
DevOps: Stop The Existential Angst
Commentary  |  9/10/2014  | 
Want to use DevOps to improve time to market, decrease risk, and reduce operating expenses? Then stop with the navel-gazing and start taking advantage of scripting, templates, virtualization, and open APIs.
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.
Accenture Wins $53 Million Army ERP Contract
News  |  9/9/2014  | 
Accenture Federal Services will continue to refine the consolidated financial planning system.
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.
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."
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.
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.
Healthcare Storage Makeovers: Execs Share Secrets
News  |  9/5/2014  | 
Overhauling their picture archiving and communication systems (PACS) and virtualization environments helped these healthcare execs stem user complaints and save their organizations money.
Salesforce.com Adds Devices To Wearables Platform
News  |  9/4/2014  | 
Epson, Jawbone, and Oculus join the Salesforce Wear device ecosystem as ISVs begin churning out apps.
Why The Industrial IoT Must Be Mobile
News  |  9/4/2014  | 
The Internet of Things demands reliable connectivity, yet standards are up in the air. Here's what that means for your strategy.
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.
It's All About The Applications, Stupid
Commentary  |  9/4/2014  | 
For those who'd sacrifice application performance and uptime to save a few bucks: Have you lost your mind?
Programming Languages Can't Beat Version 6 Curse
News  |  9/4/2014  | 
Major programming languages often don't make it to version 6, but if they do, they arrive wounded and badly scarred. Why is that?
DevOps Tip: Don't Give Developers Keys To Security
Commentary  |  9/3/2014  | 
Security change controls can slow down a DevOps program. But let's break up monolithic security systems instead of giving developers more security responsibility.
Next-Shoring: New Frontier For Manufacturing?
Commentary  |  9/3/2014  | 
The speed of manufacturing is accelerating, requiring a combo of nearshoring and unified communications.
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.
NASA Mars App Redefines 'Mission Creep'
News  |  9/3/2014  | 
As a planned six-month Mars rover mission has stretched into a decade, the Analyst's Notebook app has morphed to manage the increasing amount of data generated.
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.'
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.
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.
Cloud Won't Cure Licensing Woes
News  |  9/2/2014  | 
Think options in the cloud will solve licensing woes? Not so fast.
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.
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."
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.
APT Equals FUD
Commentary  |  8/27/2014  | 
The term "advanced persistent threat" is the latest incarnation of fear, uncertainty, and doubt that plagues the security industry.
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.
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?
IT Salary Survey 2014: Application Development
Steal Our Slides  |  8/25/2014  | 
Developers' raises matched or beat inflation in 2014, and middle-aged men working at large firms on the coasts fared best. Still, software development remains a well-paying field for everyone.
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.
VMware: Run OpenStack On Our Infrastructure
News  |  8/25/2014  | 
VMware unveils a slate of virtualization, hybrid cloud, and management announcements as its VMworld user conference opens.
Windows Phone: More High-End Devices Coming Soon
News  |  8/23/2014  | 
As Windows Phone loses market share, Microsoft exec says HTC One (M8) and other new flagship devices could bolster demand.
Will IT Miss The Digital Wave?
Commentary  |  8/21/2014  | 
That doesn't matter. The important question is -- will you?
Wanted: Cloud Brokers
News  |  8/21/2014  | 
Do you know the ins and outs of cloud software stacks and security? Got the finesse to break through cultural resistance? Then you may have found your next career.
10 Big Data Online Courses
Slideshows  |  8/21/2014  | 
IT pros looking to add big data skills to their career toolkit can benefit from online learning opportunities, often without breaking the bank.
Pivotal Adds Mobile To Cloud Foundry Platform
News  |  8/20/2014  | 
Pivotal adds mobile services to Cloud Foundry platform to attract mobile developers.
Microsoft Releases OneNote For Android Tablets
News  |  8/20/2014  | 
Microsoft again updates OneNote, moves towards goal of popularizing the app across all platforms.
Steve Ballmer Resigns From Microsoft Board
News  |  8/19/2014  | 
Former Microsoft CEO -- and newly minted LA Clippers owner -- Steve Ballmer steps down from the board but will remain Microsoft's largest individual shareholder.
5 Ways To Beat The Digital Disruption Curse
Commentary  |  8/19/2014  | 
Companies like Atari and Pan Am featured in the movie Blade Runner were considered cursed, but today's companies face a very real curse -- their own digital inertia.
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 'Threshold': 7 Things To Expect
News  |  8/18/2014  | 
Microsoft will reportedly release its next version of Windows as a public preview by this fall. Here's what we know about the next version of Windows.
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.
IE's Bad Reputation: Will Microsoft Rebrand?
News  |  8/16/2014  | 
Internet Explorer hasn't been able to shake its reputation as a buggy browser because users refuse to upgrade to cleaner versions -- despite their complaints. Microsoft says rebranding is on the table.
Rimini Infringed Oracle's Database Copyrights, Says Court
News  |  8/16/2014  | 
US District Court dismisses Rimini Street's counterclaims of defamation and unfair trade practices, agrees that it engaged in "massive theft" of Oracle's intellectual property as trial moves closer.
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