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Google I/O 2015: 9 Things We Loved
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Google Photos, for all its mass appeal, is less interesting than Google's more ambitious work. Get ready for touch-aware clothes and gesture-sensing devices.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/29/2015
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Big Data: 6 Real-Life Business Cases
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Better data analysis enables companies to optimize everything in the value chain -- from sales to order delivery, to optimal store hours. Here are six examples of how major enterprises are using data to improve their business models.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/27/2015
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Microsoft Releases SQL Server 2016 Preview, Azure Update
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft Azure and big data updates include public previews of SQL Server 2016 and Live Encoding for Azure Media Services.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/27/2015
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Google I/O: 10 Things We Expect To See
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Expect a demonstration of the next version of Android, along with a standalone photo-sharing service and a new iteration of Chromecast.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/27/2015
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EMC Buys Virtustream To Expand Its Cloud Offerings
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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EMC will apply Virtustream's cloud software and managed hosting expertise across its businesses, including VMware.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/26/2015
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8 Reasons IT Pros Hate The Cloud
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
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We sense a simmering level of vitriol whenever we speak with IT professionals about the cloud in our daily conversations, at industry conferences, and in other settings. Here's why.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 5/25/2015
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Clouds Ready For Enterprise? Gartner Says Few Are
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Amazon's innovations and services give it an edge with enterprises, while Microsoft, Google, IBM, VMware, and CenturyLink nip at its heels.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/22/2015
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NASA Technology Roadmap: A Heavenly Guide For IT And CIOs
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
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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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The Great File Migration Is Underway
Andres Rodriguez, CEO, Nasuni
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As the amount of data in files grows, more and more will find their way in a great migration to cloud storage.
By Andres Rodriguez CEO, Nasuni , 5/21/2015
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Gartner Doubles Estimate Of Amazon Cloud Dominance
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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In Gartner's fifth Magic Quadrant on cloud infrastructure services, Amazon extends lead, while Microsoft and Google try to keep up.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/20/2015
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Linux Container Operating Systems: Thin Is In
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
From CoreOS to Atomic Host to Photon, a new breed of Linux operating system is slimming down in order to run containers. Will all of them survive?
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/19/2015
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Amazon Seeks Next Generation Of Cloud Users
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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AWS has launched AWS Educate, an online service with self-paced labs, tutorials, and best practices for educators and students.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/18/2015
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Google Self-Driving Cars Hit The Road
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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The latest self-driving car prototypes from Google will roll on public roads in Mountain View, Calif., later this summer.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/16/2015
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Windows 10 Mobile, Hyperlapse, Hyper-V: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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News from Microsoft this week includes plans to bring cables under the Pacific, new Windows 10 Editions, and the latest Windows 10 mobile build.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/16/2015
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Cloud Foundry Pros & Cons
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Cloud Foundry has a mixed container message, but that's not keeping it from sailing full speed ahead into Fortune 500 data centers.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/15/2015
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Internet Of Things: 6 Obstacles
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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A report from McKinsey and the Global Semiconductor Alliance finds excitement and uncertainty among companies building the pieces of the Internet of Things.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/15/2015
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Google Faces More Scrutiny Over Right To Be Forgotten
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
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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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IoT World: Separating Smart And Dumb Things
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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At Internet of Things World, companies are trying to figure out what objects should get networked.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/13/2015
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GE Prepares For Industrial Internet With Cloud Foundry
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Analysis of big data from industrial machines is creating new business models, but GE Software CTO Harel Kodesh sees even more disruptive business models on their way.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/13/2015
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8 Microsoft Office Alternatives
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft's Office productivity suite may be the go-to choice for personal and enterprise use, but there are cheaper options available.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/12/2015
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