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Microsoft Faces 4 Big Challenges
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is riding high with analysts and investors -- but look at the remaining hurdles.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/25/2014
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Nadella's Windows 9 And Device Plans, Explained
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says his company is "streamlining" Windows into a converged OS, and "right-sizing" its device efforts. But what does this really mean?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/24/2014
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Microsoft Earnings: 3 Big Takeaways
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft's cloud business is booming, but devices and consumer mindshare remain problems.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/23/2014
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Microsoft Earnings: 3 Things To Watch
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Wall Street has given Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella two thumbs up, so far. But with Windows growth uncertain and Microsoft's cloud businesses still in infancy, Nadella will face questions.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/22/2014
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Hidden iOS Services Bypass Security
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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A computer researcher asks why Apple allows undocumented services to bypass encryption and access user data.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/21/2014
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Government IT Priorities: Security Reigns, Cloud Crawls
Richard W. Walker,
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Our new survey shows fed agencies focusing more on security, as they should, but they're still behind the times with cloud use, data center consolidation, and overall innovation.
By Richard W. Walker , 7/21/2014
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SMBs Tie Cloud Computing To Increased Revenue
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Small and midsized businesses say cloud is key to customer service, expansion, finds survey by Oxford Economics for Windstream.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 7/21/2014
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Our Cloud Disaster Recovery Story
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
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I put my money where my mouth is with cloud DR, and it not only benefited my organization but also earned us a prestigious award.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 7/21/2014
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SnapLogic CEO Talks About Changing Role Of IT
Rob Preston, VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek
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Gaurav Dhillon says IT organizations need to change as quickly as the technology they deal with.
By Rob Preston VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek, 7/21/2014
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Changing IT Organizations: Anaplan
Rob Preston, VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek
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Anaplan CEO says the well known saying "the world is getting flat" should also apply to IT organizations.
By Rob Preston VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek, 7/21/2014
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Microsoft Shows Tech 'Monopolies' Don't Last
Rob Preston, VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek
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As nature abhors a vacuum, innovators abhor a monopoly, especially in the fast-paced IT industry.
By Rob Preston VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek, 7/18/2014
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ServiceNow Says IT Service Automation's Time Has Come
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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CEO Frank Slootman, backed by KPMG survey results, says time is right to build services that cut across devices and employee groups.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 7/17/2014
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Feds Pursue Cloud Forensics Standards
William Welsh, Contributing Writer
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NIST identifies 65 challenges that forensic investigators face in gathering and analyzing digital information stored in the cloud, seeks help developing standards to aid law enforcement.
By William Welsh Contributing Writer, 7/17/2014
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Federal Agencies Must Get Practical About Cloud
Elaine Beeman, Managing Director, Accenture Federal Services Management Consulting
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Government agencies are working through the realities of making cloud a routine mode of computing.
By Elaine Beeman Managing Director, Accenture Federal Services Management Consulting, 7/16/2014
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VMware Extends Hybrid Cloud Into Asia
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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VMware partners with China Telecom and Japan's SoftBank to expand vCloud Hybrid Service footprint.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 7/16/2014
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Box Uncaps Storage, Cozies Up To Microsoft
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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In bid to end the storage wars, Box offers Business customers unlimited cloud storage. Next up: Microsoft Office integration.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/15/2014
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Big Data Needs Democratization, CloudSigma Says
Jeff Bertolucci,
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CloudSigma CEO advocates for a public repository of research data accessible not only to powerful institutions, but also to everyday people.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 7/15/2014
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Rackspace Fights Amazon With Managed Cloud Push
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Cloud-services supplier changes direction in competition with Amazon and Microsoft. New "managed cloud" approach will charge for specialized services on top of infrastructure.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 7/15/2014
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Microsoft Pushes Partners To Cloud
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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At its Worldwide Partner Conference, Microsoft urged partners to focus on cloud services and revealed new programs and resources to help them transition.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/14/2014
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SoftLayer Cloud Business Thriving Inside IBM
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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A year after it was acquired by IBM, SoftLayer gains SSDs, new data services, and expanded reach as IBM pursues its goal of 40 cloud centers by year's end.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 7/14/2014
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