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IBM Aims To Make Enterprises Agile With Cloud Data Services
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
IBM says its new "Open for data" slogan encompasses a slew of new cloud data services and analytics offerings designed to make it easy for enterprises to quickly get started with big data in the cloud, even if their workloads require secure on-premises implementations.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/5/2016
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65% Say Cloud As Secure As On-Premises
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Nearly two-thirds of IT security professionals think cloud software security equals what they can provide in enterprise data centers, according to Cloud Security Alliance survey.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 1/25/2016
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SAP's Q4, Full Year Results Lifted By Cloud
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
ERP software giant SAP reported revenue growth for its Q4 and full fiscal year, along with strong growth of its cloud business. But the strength of the cloud business weighed on profits, which declined for both the quarter and the year.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 1/23/2016
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Avnet CIO: Put Business At The Center Of IT
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
As an IT and electronics distributor, Avnet is in a unique position to view the trends driving the technology industry. It's also in the position of implementing those trends itself, including cloud computing and customer self-service. Here's how CIO Steve Phillips aligns IT with business at Avnet.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 1/11/2016
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Government IT: Hot Tech Trends In 2016
Esther Schindler, Writer and Translator
News
Local, state, and federal governments are aiming to make their tech initiatives more open, responsive, technically up-to-date, and secure this year. Can they pull it off?
By Esther Schindler Writer and Translator, 1/7/2016
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Top Data Privacy Issues To Scare You In 2016
Pablo Valerio, International Business & IT Consultant
Commentary
In 2016 issues regarding privacy, whether in personal or business data, are going to dominate headlines and change the way people interact with technology and the companies that provide it. From encryption to drones, to personal information, here's what to watch in the next 12 months.
By Pablo Valerio International Business & IT Consultant, 1/6/2016
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Top Priorities For State CIOs: 2016
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
State government CIOs face many of the same challenges that private sector IT executives do, such as updating systems for a digital world, securing those systems, and leveraging big data. Here are their top 10 priorities, according to NASCIO's annual membership poll.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 12/31/2015
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Windows 10 Now Ready For Chinese Market
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
Microsoft and the government of China have come to a new agreement that will bring Windows 10 to the Chinese market. However, this version of Windows will conform to certain state demands.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 12/18/2015
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Google's Cloud SQL Update Promises More Flexibility, Faster Speed
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Google says that the latest version of its Cloud SQL is more than seven times faster, and can scale better, than the previous generation.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 12/11/2015
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Spy Agencies Fund IBM's Quantum Computing Research
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
Big Blue gets a multi-year grant from the US intelligence community for the development of quantum computing technology. A universal quantum computer could tackle challenges such as safeguarding against cyberattacks and speeding up medical R&D.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 12/11/2015
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Google Fiber Could Be Headed To Chicago, Los Angeles
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
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Google continues the ambitious expansion of its high-speed Internet service -- Google Fiber -- by inviting Chicago and Los Angeles to apply.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 12/9/2015
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Data Skills Pay Off, Nate Silver Strikes Again: Big Data Roundup
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Our Big Data Roundup for the week of Nov. 22 spotlights a hiring algorithm that's smarter than hiring managers, identifies which big data skills are worth the most in today's job market, explores whether Donald Trump has a chance to win the US presidential elections, and much more.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 11/22/2015
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6 Ways Big Data Is Driving Personalized Medicine Revolution
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
Researchers are poised to make huge advances in medicine, particularly in how we treat cancer and arthritis. See how big data and IT are contributing.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 11/12/2015
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Government's Digital Efforts Trail Private Sector's
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
Globally, government leaders surveyed by Deloitte reported that they are behind the private sector when it comes to "going digital." Here's what CIOs and other government IT officials can take away from the report to aid in their own push for digital transformation.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 11/10/2015
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Google Picks Top Enterprise Apps For Work
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Google intends to offer advice to business customers about which third-party apps work best with its cloud-based software suite. See which ones received recommendations.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 11/3/2015
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Your Robot Replacement Has Arrived
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Robotic process automation can help companies operate more frugally and efficiently, though potentially at the expense of human workers.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 10/23/2015
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Box Breaks Out Beyond Cloud Storage Toward Content Services
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Box is betting on developers to turn what began as a storage service into a content platform with its newly unveiled Box Platform.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 10/16/2015
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10 Government Innovations Your Business Can Use
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
News
Government and innovation are not words we often use in the same sentence. Yet, government scientists and engineers are working hard to develop many cool things. Is your business looking in the right places for products and services? These innovations could offer you a new place to start.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 10/2/2015
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Amazon's Jeff Bezos Unveils Blue Origin Rocket Space Program
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Amazon's Jeff Bezos plans to challenge fellow billionaires and space enthusiasts Elon Musk and Richard Branson in a private, exclusive race to reach the heavens.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 9/16/2015
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White House Spending $160M On 'Smart Cities,' IoT
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
A new program from the Obama White House is looking to spend $160 million on so-called Smart Cities to improve communication and quality-of-life through technology and the Internet of Things.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 9/15/2015
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