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VDI Prepares Sussex County, NJ, For Anything
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
Sussex County, NJ, built a cloud-based virtual desktop infrastructure for a mobile workforce. The project earned the organization a spot in the 2015 InformationWeek Elite 100.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 7/27/2015
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Researchers Enlist Machine Learning In Malware Detection
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
No sandbox required for schooling software to speedily spot malware, researchers will demonstrate at Black Hat USA.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 7/22/2015
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State CIOs Need To 'Do The Right Thing,' NASCIO Finds
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
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A report commissioned by NASCIO is urging state CIOs to "do the right thing," but what does that really mean?
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 7/16/2015
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Programming Without Developers: Jitterbit APIs
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Jitterbit's Harmony Live is a cloud platform for designing, connecting, and deploying APIs without the help of computer programmers.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/15/2015
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9 Spectacular Cloud Computing Fails
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
For some of you, the cloud failures listed here may simply highlight areas where cloud service providers need to grow or adapt in order to better service their customers. For others, the examples may be more personal, as your data or applications may have been affected.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 7/15/2015
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AWS API Gateway: Point And Click
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
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Amazon Web Services remains the 800-pound gorilla in the Infrastructure-as-a-Service/Platform-as-a-Service marketplace. Announcements at the AWS Summit in New York City added another 100 pounds of substance to the beast.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 7/9/2015
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Uptime Institute's Data Center Certifications Revised
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
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If your enterprise is a customer of a commercial data center, you'll want to recheck your vendor's certification.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 7/9/2015
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10 Great Websites For Learning Programming
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Whether you're preparing for a new career or experimenting with magic powers, it's worth knowing how to program.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/6/2015
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Chicago Cloud Computing Tax Is Not Amusing
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
In a new ruling, Chicago is planning to tax cloud-computing services such as Netflix and Apple's new music service. CIOs should pay attention.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 7/3/2015
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IBM Makes Lake George World's Smartest Lake
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
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Over 60 researchers, including ones from IBM and Rensselaer Polytechnic, are turning Lake George into a sea of sensors.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 6/30/2015
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IBM Aims To Ease Data Sharing For Police, Emergency Services
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
News
IBM's Safer Planet, a sub-unit of the company's Smarter Planet effort, is expanding its cloud-based offerings with the goal of making data sharing and analysis affordable and accessible to IT professionals in a wide range of public safety and emergency management agencies.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 6/22/2015
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Adobe Upgrades Creative Cloud Apps, Launches Stock
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Adobe's major Creative Cloud update stretches across 15 applications and includes new tools for iOS and Android users.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 6/16/2015
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Google GCP Customers Sungard, PwC Share Use Cases
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
News
At the Google Next event in New York City, executives from Sungard and PwC talked about how they're applying the company's cloud platform to meet enterprise-scale big data needs.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 6/14/2015
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Cloud Market Finds A Home In Michigan County
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
Oakland County, Mich., has been providing services to towns for years. Now it's expanding its services through a new government cloud marketplace.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 6/2/2015
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FedRAMP: Sure-Fire Path To Acquisition In The Cloud Market
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Little known Virtustream, Autonomic Resources, and Carpathia had one thing in common -- FedRAMP certifications. This helped when it came to acquisitions.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 6/1/2015
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NASA Technology Roadmap: A Heavenly Guide For IT And CIOs
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
NASA's Technology Roadmap for 2015-2035 gives hints about the future of IT in your enterprise. Here's how space is changing big data, supercomputing, and other technologies.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 5/21/2015
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Google Cloud Platform Drops Price, Again
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
It's also offering a big discount for computing jobs that aren't time sensitive and thus can run during low-demand times.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/18/2015
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Streaming Analytics: Government Must Step Up
Chris Steel, Chief Solutions Architect, Software AG Government Solutions
Commentary
By blending static big data with streaming analysis, agencies will get insights they've never had.
By Chris Steel Chief Solutions Architect, Software AG Government Solutions, 5/18/2015
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Google Faces More Scrutiny Over Right To Be Forgotten
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
A group of 80 Web academics have penned an open letter to Google insisting on more transparency for right to be forgotten requests in Europe.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/14/2015
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IT Staff Fearful Of Cloud? Try Cloud Whispering
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
Commentary
Don't force people into cloud scenarios they fear. Here are some ways to win them over first.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 5/8/2015
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