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MapR Spyglass Initiative Eases Big Data Management
News  |  6/28/2016  | 
Hadoop distributor MapR has introduced new management tools into its Converged Data Platform that make it easier for enterprises to get control over these infrastructure components.
Forced Windows 10 Upgrade Costs Microsoft $10,000
News  |  6/28/2016  | 
Microsoft is paying out $10,000 after a woman sued when a forced upgrade caused her computer to crash.
MongoDB SaaS Version, Native Spark Connector Unveiled
News  |  6/28/2016  | 
NoSQL database MongoDB is adding a new cloud-based elastic SaaS version to its delivery options. The company is also announcing a native connector to Apache Spark during its MongoDB World event.
IoT Attracts 6.2 Million Developers Worldwide: Evans Data
News  |  6/28/2016  | 
The number of developers worldwide who are turning their attention to the Internet of Things has increased 34% in the past 12 months, according to Evans Data.
8 Smart Ways To Use Prescriptive Analytics
Slideshows  |  6/28/2016  | 
Somewhere between blind faith and skepticism is the world of prescriptive analytics. Here, machine-generated action items and potential outcomes meet human decision-making. Finding the right balance between algorithms and common sense can be tricky, so consider these tips.
Microsoft Will Kill Surface 3 In December
News  |  6/27/2016  | 
Microsoft has confirmed plans to discontinue its Surface 3 tablet line in December and left many wondering what's coming next.
Robots, AI Won't Destroy Jobs, Yet
News  |  6/27/2016  | 
Cognitive systems will only eliminate a small portion of jobs in the near future, according to Forrester. But the impact will still be significant.
Brexit And Tech: What Lies Ahead?
Commentary  |  6/27/2016  | 
British voters have decided to leave the EU. What will that mean for enterprise IT?
Mobile App Development: 8 Best Practices
Slideshows  |  6/26/2016  | 
Creating great mobile enterprise apps isn't necessarily easy, but it can be easier if you follow these eight critical tips.
Hadoop Public Cloud Service, Couchbase Updated: Big Data Roundup
News  |  6/26/2016  | 
BlueData embraces the enterprise with a big data hybrid service for public cloud. Couchbase updates server with features that bridge SQL and NoSQL. Samsung bets big on IoT. Dell sells Statistica. It's our Big Data Roundup for the week ending June 26, 2016.
The Brexit Effect: 8 Ways Tech Will Feel The Pain
Slideshows  |  6/26/2016  | 
Brexit -- the vote by the UK to exit the European Union -- will have far-reaching impact on the enterprise tech business, not only in Europe and the UK, but also in the US and Asia for companies doing business in the region.
Zynga Adopts Aurora Database, More Amazon Services
News  |  6/24/2016  | 
Zynga migrated back to the cloud a year ago. Now, however, the company is finding it hard to do without managed services, such as the Aurora database.
IoT Revenue May Reach $357 Billion By 2018
News  |  6/23/2016  | 
The internet of things is gaining traction in a number of industries, but IoT investments in three areas will be particularly large, according to IDC.
HPE Promotes Community For Women In Tech, Developers
HPE Promotes Community For Women In Tech, Developers
InformationWeek Videos  |  6/23/2016  | 
In her role as Developer Advocate and Community Architect, Lisa-Marie Namphy works toward unifying HPE's developers. At the same time, she is a champion of women, aiming to shatter the glass ceiling at a number of different tech firms. Namphy spoke with InformationWeek Senior Editor Sara Peters about her work at HPE.
Microsoft Talks Up Its Containers At DockerCon
News  |  6/22/2016  | 
At the DockerCon show this week in Seattle, Microsoft took the stage to tout its ability to run containers on its Azure cloud and the company's overall support for the technology.
Salesforce Unifies Mobile App Dev, Updates Marketing Automation
News  |  6/22/2016  | 
Salesforce has introduced Cloud App Mobile, an app dev platform that unifies all its efforts to help non-coders develop business applications. The company has also released its Pardot Engagement Studio for marketing automation to general availability.
10 SaaS Startups Every Enterprise Should Know
Slideshows  |  6/22/2016  | 
Often thought of as a small-business tool, Software-as-a-Service offers plenty of potential for large enterprise customers, as evidenced by the 10 startups we're exploring here. Our list includes SaaS applications for big organizational challenges, such as supply-chain, payroll, sales, recruiting, and company-wide collaboration.
Dell Software Businesses Sold To Private Equity Firms
News  |  6/21/2016  | 
Dell Software, which includes Quest, SonicWall, and Statistica, is being snapped up by private equity firms for a reported price of more than $2 billion. The selloff comes as Dell positions itself for an expected October closing for its acquisition of tech giant EMC.
10 CIO Career Trends That May Surprise You
Slideshows  |  6/21/2016  | 
The CIO role is fundamentally changing as the position increasingly calls for being a combination of a technology strategist, revenue generator, and business leader. Here are 10 trends that illustrate this transformation.
Toyota Aims For AI Car Features By 2021
News  |  6/20/2016  | 
Toyota is the latest automaker to announce a timeline for including self-driving features in its vehicles. Within the next five years, the company expects to add driver assistance systems into its vehicles to perform safety-related maneuvers designed to avoid collisions.
Docker Embeds Container Orchestration In Engine 1.12
News  |  6/20/2016  | 
At its DockerCon event, Docker is detailing the ways the company built its Swarm orchestration capabilities into its container-formatting Docker Engine.
Containers Commanding More IT Dollars, Survey Finds
News  |  6/20/2016  | 
ClusterHQ conducted its second annual survey on container adoption. The results show that IT professionals are putting more containers in production, with more dollars budgeted for the technology.
IBM Watson's Big Moves, Machine Learning Everywhere, Big Data Roundup
News  |  6/19/2016  | 
IBM Watson IoT and Health groups announce new moves. Google opens a new AI and machine learning research center. Microsoft will soon own a huge big data open source incubator -- LinkedIn. Those are some items in our Big Data Roundup for the week ending June 19, 2016.
LinkedIn Buy, Windows 10 Anniversary Update Previews: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  6/18/2016  | 
Microsoft announced a $26.2 billion acquisition of LinkedIn, bought Wand Labs for natural language tech, and released bug-bashing builds of Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile.
Oracle Cloud Shift Continues As Q4, Full-Year Revenues Dip
News  |  6/17/2016  | 
Oracle revenues declined slightly year-over-year in the fourth fiscal quarter, but they still beat analyst estimates. Meanwhile, Chairman and CTO Larry Ellison told financial analysts the company is ready to meet customer demand in the Infrastructure-as-a-Service market with its second-generation data center technology.
Samsung Builds Cloud Foundation With Joyent Deal
News  |  6/17/2016  | 
The acquisition of cloud provider Joyent will support Samsung's mobile, IoT, and cloud service businesses.
Sapho Gives Enterprise Applications A Millennial-Friendly Makeover
News  |  6/16/2016  | 
Logging into and performing tasks on what can be dozens of different enterprise applications can eat up a lot of an enterprise employee's workday. A company called Sapho is looking to solve that with a "micro app" on-premises platform that delivers a unified interface of tasks to users via desktop or smartphone.
Chef Builds Habitat To House Enterprise Apps
News  |  6/16/2016  | 
Habitat is an open source system designed to automate the building, deployment, and management of enterprise software.
GE Uses Machine Learning To Restore Italian Power Plant
News  |  6/16/2016  | 
At its Minds + Machines conference in Paris, GE revealed how a new suite of applications helped it restart A2A Group's Chivasso power plant in Northern Italy. GE's Digital Power Plant for Steam is one of the first application suites to sit atop GE's Predix machine data analytics platform and yield practical industrial results.
Neural Networks: Pointing To The Future Of Security?
Neural Networks: Pointing To The Future Of Security?
InformationWeek Videos  |  6/16/2016  | 
InformationWeek Senior Editor Sara Peters speaks with Dr. James McCaffrey of Microsoft Labs about how the worlds of AI and security are colliding in new ways.
Raspberry Pi Maker Sells For $877.7 Million
Commentary  |  6/14/2016  | 
Premier Farnell PLC has agreed to be purchased by Daetwyler Holding AG, a Swiss supplier of electronic components, for $877.7 million.
Will Microsoft Keep LinkedIn's Commitment To Open Source?
Commentary  |  6/14/2016  | 
Microsoft's acquisition of LinkedIn gives the software giant a social network for professional and business users. But does the deal threaten LinkedIn's ongoing involvement and commitment to the open source community?
IBM Cloud Will Host VMware Horizon Air, SugarCRM
News  |  6/14/2016  | 
IBM's Cloud Platform is gaining two large enterprise customers as it will now host VMware Horizon Air and SugarCRM. Is this another setback for vCloud Air?
9 Tech Giants Embracing The Open Source Revolution
Slideshows  |  6/13/2016  | 
It was only 15 years ago that Microsoft's then-CEO likened open source software licenses to "a cancer." But today, Redmond is joining other tech giants in donating intellectual property to the hive mind of open source. Here's why it matters.
Microsoft, Intel Pledge Apache Spark Support: Big Data Roundup
News  |  6/12/2016  | 
Microsoft, Databricks, and Intel were among those lining up in support of Spark at this week's Spark Summit. We've got the full story in our Big Data Roundup for the week ending June 12, 2016.
Windows 10 Build 14361, Planner On Office 365: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  6/11/2016  | 
This week, Microsoft released Planner and GigJam to the public, launched Windows 10 Build 14361 to phones and PCs, and organized a WWDC afterparty for app developers.
HPE Unveils Converged IoT Systems, Partnerships
News  |  6/9/2016  | 
Hewlett Packard Enterprise, at its Discover 2016 event, announced a multifaceted strategy for IoT that includes converged systems at the network edge, security, analytics, and partnerships with some of the big players in IoT platforms for business.
The Network Evolution Will Be Digital
The Network Evolution Will Be Digital
InformationWeek Videos  |  6/9/2016  | 
As companies large and small charge toward a new digital age, the network becomes the battleground that helps make this revolution a reality.
Microsoft Surface Membership Plan Targets Businesses
News  |  6/8/2016  | 
Microsoft has subtly launched a Surface Membership Program to let small businesses purchase devices on a payment plan.
HPE Updates Helion, Opens 'The Machine' To Developers
News  |  6/8/2016  | 
At its Discover conference in Las Vegas Hewlett Packard Enterprise announced updates to its Helion Cloud Portfolio, and touted breakthroughs in its software-defined data center strategy. The company also welcomed developers to work on The Machine, its next-generation computer architecture.
Integrating Office 365 With Box: How It's Being Done
Commentary  |  6/8/2016  | 
Supply-chain company Flex has rolled out Office 365 with Box.com to about 200,000 global users. Here's how the firm's IT team did it.
IBM Unveils Data Science Experience Dev Environment
News  |  6/7/2016  | 
IBM rolls out a new integrated development environment in the cloud to build on its investment in Apache Spark and enable data scientists to collaborate with each other, regardless of their preferred language or data source.
Microsoft HoloLens: 10 Ways It Has Evolved
Slideshows  |  6/5/2016  | 
It has been more than one year since Microsoft announced its foray into augmented reality with HoloLens. Here's a look at how its strategy has changed over time.
Spark Summit Preview, Tableau Comes To Android: Big Data Roundup
News  |  6/5/2016  | 
The Spark Summit heads to San Francisco. Tableau is bringing its mobile client to Android. Microsoft Ventures eyes machine learning startups. We have all this and more in our Big Data Roundup for the week ended June 5, 2016.
Windows Holographic Expanded, SQL Server 2016 Ready: Microsoft Roundup
News  |  6/4/2016  | 
Microsoft this week expanded Windows Holographic and Windows Hello to partner devices, launched a new Windows 10 Mobile build, and released SQL Server 2016.
IBM, Cisco Take IoT Analytics To The Edge
News  |  6/3/2016  | 
IBM's Watson IoT platform, in conjunction with Cisco's edge analytics capabilities, could allow businesses to analyze IoT data closer to its source.
Why Cloud Computing Is Crucial For HR
Commentary  |  6/3/2016  | 
HR is changing as rapidly as business itself. To keep up, IT must help HR move to the cloud.
Mary Meeker: Internet Growth, Smartphone Sales Slow Down
News  |  6/2/2016  | 
Major digital trends in Meeker's report this year include the overall slowdown of internet growth, the evolution of web search, and the effects of messaging apps and digital assistants.
Sirin Labs' 'Military-Grade' Smartphone Sports Celebrity Price
News  |  6/2/2016  | 
The Solarin smartphone promises security, including on-device malware protection and optional encryption -- for those who have everything else.
'Digital Transformation': What's So New About It?
'Digital Transformation': What's So New About It?
InformationWeek Videos  |  6/2/2016  | 
Mobility, data, the Internet Of Things, cloud computing. These are the terms that IT hears again and again. In fact, there's a term for what all these mean for business and IT: "Digital Transformation." However, what's new about it? At this year's Interop conference, Prashanth Shenoy, Cisco's senior director for enterprise networks and mobility, explained how these technologies are now mature enough to really affect business and begin the transformation that we're heard so much about.
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