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Salesforce.com Connects To Microsoft SharePoint
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Salesforce Files Connect offers federated access to multiple content repositories. Microsoft OneDrive and Google Drive are next.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 12/17/2014
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Microsoft Gains Allies Against US Data Demands
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Several dozen companies, trade groups, and computer scientists agree that Microsoft should not have to provide data stored in Ireland when presented with a US search warrant.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 12/15/2014
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Government IT In 2014: GAO's Critique
William Welsh, Contributing Writer
News
From cloud computing to data center consolidation, software licensing to data transparency, the GAO was watching.
By William Welsh Contributing Writer, 12/15/2014
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Cloud Storage's Race To Zero
Erik Pounds,  VP Product Management, BitTorrent Sync
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The race to provide free unlimited cloud storage can't end well, not for the vendors -- or the customers who believe they have finally found a free lunch.
By Erik Pounds VP Product Management, BitTorrent Sync, 12/11/2014
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IBM Apps For Apple iOS: Not Siri Meets Watson
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
IBM releases first wave of enterprise apps for Apple iOS. Niche apps for airlines, insurance, banking, and government sound useful, but not revolutionary.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 12/10/2014
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Microsoft Partners To Offer Hybrid Cloud Bundle
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft, Accenture, and Avanade join forces to help enterprises migrate and manage applications between public and private clouds.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 12/8/2014
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Cloud Storage: 8 Ways You're Wasting Money
Kevin Casey,
News
Don't fall into the "cheap" and "easy" cloud trap. Know how you're spending your money -- and why.
By Kevin Casey , 12/3/2014
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HP Cloud Adds Big Data Options
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
HP's Haven big data analytics platform, including Autonomy search and HP Vertica database software, will soon be available on demand.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 12/2/2014
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HHS Embraces Innovation
Henry Kenyon,
News
Health department's IDEA Lab uses tech startup techniques to develop new services and features.
By Henry Kenyon , 11/20/2014
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Open Source Vs. Proprietary: Time For A New Manifesto
Kurt Marko, Contributing Editor
News
Philosophical debates over OpenStack vs. vCloud or OpenDaylight vs. Cisco ACI miss the point. For IT, ideological purity is neither possible nor desirable
By Kurt Marko Contributing Editor, 11/20/2014
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IBM Verse: Can It Trump Google Inbox?
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Cloud-based IBM Verse blends email, collaboration, and social intelligence to show what's relevant. Main rivals: Microsoft Clutter and Google Inbox.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 11/18/2014
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Tech Heavyweights Push For Surveillance Reform
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
AOL, Apple, Dropbox, Evernote, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Twitter, and Yahoo ask the US Senate to limit mass surveillance.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/18/2014
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DoD Changes Cloud Computing Policy
Henry Kenyon,
News
Changing culture is just as important as new technology, CIO Halvorsen says.
By Henry Kenyon , 11/17/2014
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Heating Your House With Cloud Computing
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Is it time to get serious about recycling the radiant heat from servers into heating for other buildings large and small?
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 11/13/2014
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Salesforce.com Lightning Connect Taps Real-Time Data
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Salesforce.com adds data-integration option for accessing up-to-the-minute data from sources such as SAP apps and Oracle databases.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 11/13/2014
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Microsoft .NET Takes On Java
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Now that Microsoft's .NET is open sourced and set to expand to Linux and OS X, can it challenge Oracle's Java?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/13/2014
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Former US CIO's New Enemy: Ebola
Henry Kenyon,
News
Now chief innovation officer at USAID agency, Steven VanRoekel harnesses diagnostic tech, big data, better communications, and improved medical gear to help defeat the disease.
By Henry Kenyon , 11/11/2014
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2015 Government IT Spending: 3 Suggestions
Chris Steel, Chief Solutions Architect, Software AG Government Solutions
Commentary
New procurement practices help government CTOs meet mission objectives while making the most of limited agency dollars.
By Chris Steel Chief Solutions Architect, Software AG Government Solutions, 11/7/2014
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Bringing DevOps To The Federal Government
Raj Ananthanpillai, CEO, InfoZen
Commentary
Government needs the disciplined flexibility of DevOps. Is your agency ready for it?
By Raj Ananthanpillai CEO, InfoZen, 11/6/2014
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The Huge Internet Change You Probably Missed
Jim Theodoras,
Commentary
Global networks have subtly morphed from vertical to horizontal architectures, with east-west traffic now dominating north-south. The impact on industry will be profound -- are your providers ready?
By Jim Theodoras , 11/6/2014
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