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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.
6 Ways To Consumerize IT Without Dumbing Down
Commentary  |  9/23/2014  | 
Here's how to make enterprise software more user-friendly while also maintaining its capabilities and security.
Wearables In The Workplace: 3 Realities
News  |  9/22/2014  | 
Wearables innovation will happen first in the enterprise, but CIOs should brace themselves for security and integration challenges.
CloudBees Drops PaaS, Shifts To Continuous Integration
News  |  9/22/2014  | 
CloudBees changes focus to Jenkins continuous integration server, Cloud Foundry partnership.
IT Salary Survey 2014: Government
Steal Our Slides  |  9/22/2014  | 
Federal government IT professionals saw modest bumps in compensation. But that doesn't mean all is well: 29% of staffers had fewer training opportunities, and 21% of managers had their benefits cut. Half are looking for new jobs.
Red Hat Shows Consistent Growth
News  |  9/19/2014  | 
Red Hat reports 19% increase in revenue, subscriptions, and earnings per share in Q2.
Software Creates More Jobs Than It Destroys, Study Says
News  |  9/18/2014  | 
How is software affecting the overall US economy? Study from Software Industry & Information Association provides new data points.
Enterprise Social Networks: 4 Pillars
News  |  9/18/2014  | 
Success starts and ends with integration. Here's how to finally make collaboration click.
3 Myths That Could Spoil IT's Future
Commentary  |  9/17/2014  | 
IT leaders need to overcome the myths that keep hurting IT's reputation.
Rackspace Not For Sale, Rejoins Cloud Battle
News  |  9/17/2014  | 
Rackspace, after posting a strong second quarter, says it's not for sale and it will push its 'managed cloud' offering with renewed vigor.
Apple Watch: A Cure For Smartphone Addiction
Commentary  |  9/17/2014  | 
Here's how adding another gadget actually might help restore order to our obsessive digital lives.
What's Your CIO Legacy?
Commentary  |  9/17/2014  | 
Box CIO Ben Haines compares his experiences at two very different companies to explore the notion of a CIO legacy.
WaveMaker PaaS Bets On Docker
News  |  9/16/2014  | 
WaveMaker Enterprise platform now offers Docker deployment option, along with Studio rapid app development toolkit.
Personalized Medicine Rests On Cloud At H.D. Smith
Commentary  |  9/16/2014  | 
As-a-service infrastructure, apps enable healthcare distributor to focus more on core business innovations, says H.D. Smith CIO David Guzman.
Jack the Ripper Caught: 8 Mysteries Tech Should Solve
Slideshows  |  9/16/2014  | 
If technology can help us go back in time and solve cold cases, what other mysteries could it solve? Here are a few suggestions.
How To Hire Developers Fast And Build Things
Commentary  |  9/15/2014  | 
To have the best team of developers you must have a distributed team of developers.
What HP Gains In Eucalyptus Cloud Deal
News  |  9/15/2014  | 
HP signs letter of intent to buy Eucalyptus, names CEO Marten Mickos head of its cloud unit. More open-source company acquisitions expected as HP builds out cloud offerings, analyst says.
Former Red Hat CTO Joins Google
News  |  9/12/2014  | 
Brian Stevens abruptly leaves Red Hat, shows up at the Googleplex as VP of product management for its cloud platforms unit.
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.
Beware Of BYOD Benefit Pixie Dust
Commentary  |  9/12/2014  | 
Stop measuring BYOD benefits with empty elixirs like employee productivity and happiness.
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.
Software Development: Don't Ignore What Makes It Hard
News  |  9/11/2014  | 
Team size and location, regulatory constraints, and many other factors make software development a difficult job, beyond the complexity of the software itself. No single formula or methodology can address all needs.
Apple Watch And The Threat To Rolex
Commentary  |  9/11/2014  | 
Watchmakers are now firmly in the software business, like it or not. You probably are, too.
Intel Points Wearables, Big Data At Cancer Research
News  |  9/10/2014  | 
At IDF, Intel execs discuss how an Intel-powered Internet of Things could lead to personalized cancer treatments.
Amazon On-Demand Vs. Reserved Instances: Cost Comparison
News  |  9/10/2014  | 
Critics think on-demand might actually be a better deal than Reserved Instances, but Cloudability study shows otherwise.
CIO Worries: Security, Talent & (Sadly) 'Alignment'
Commentary  |  9/10/2014  | 
SIM IT Trends Study also shows IT spending trending up.
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.
#Ebola Lessons: How Social Media Gets Infected
Commentary  |  9/9/2014  | 
Social networks can be both hero and villain during disease outbreaks and other public panics.
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.
Health IT Interoperability Requires Industry Collaboration
Commentary  |  9/9/2014  | 
For data and systems interoperability to become widespread, both government and private stakeholders must clear roadblocks.
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.
Aging Of America: Internet To The Rescue
Commentary  |  9/9/2014  | 
We're running out of money, not technology solutions.
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.
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?
IT Salary Survey 2014
Steal Our Slides  |  9/8/2014  | 
IT pros are feeling optimistic again about their careers. Raises are up, and median total compensation hit $92,000 for staffers and $120,000 for managers in 2014, according to InformationWeek's annual survey.
CIO Of The Future In One Word: Fast
Commentary  |  9/8/2014  | 
David Wright, CIO of McGraw-Hill Education, has a clear vision of IT's future. Learn from his experience and pick his brain at InformationWeek's IT Leadership Summit at Interop New York.
Cross-Border Digital Searches: An Innovation-Friendly Approach
Commentary  |  9/5/2014  | 
Case between the US government and Microsoft reveals the shortcomings of current laws.
What Willie Nelson Taught Me This Summer
Commentary  |  9/5/2014  | 
What does it take to maintain fire and passion for your career over the decades?
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.
Digital Disruption Uber-Style Is Never Pretty
Commentary  |  9/4/2014  | 
The legal and regulatory backlash that ride-sharing company Uber faces in Germany will play out across many more industries.
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.
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?
Next-Shoring: New Frontier For Manufacturing?
Commentary  |  9/3/2014  | 
The speed of manufacturing is accelerating, requiring a combo of nearshoring and unified communications.
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.
5 Avoidable Roadblocks To Digital Projects
Commentary  |  9/3/2014  | 
These common roadblocks don't have to kill projects. Here's how to maneuver around them.
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