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InformationWeek 2014 Backup Technologies Survey
InformationWeek Staff,
News
Backup may not get the attention other technologies get, but few are more important to your business' survival. IT pros' No. 1 challenge: high cost of backup systems and procedures.
By InformationWeek Staff , 1/23/2015
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BlackBerry CEO: Net Neutrality For Mobile Apps
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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CEO John Chen is asking legislators to expand the definition of net neutrality to ensure an open mobile app ecosystem. Irony, anyone?
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 1/22/2015
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Cloud SLAs: Improvements Still Needed
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
Commentary
There's been a slight improvement in cloud SLAs as leading service providers like HP, Amazon, and Google guarantee 99.95% uptime by the month, not year. But performance issues remain.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/22/2015
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10 Cloud Analytics & BI Platforms For Business
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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With apps and data headed into the cloud, analytics and business intelligence can't be far behind. Here are 10 options, ranging from simple data-visualization tools to complete cloud suites.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 1/22/2015
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Cloud Storage Devices: 6 Worth Your Money
Curtis Franklin Jr.,
News
Personal storage clouds are changing the way we store data from photographs to sensitive information. Here are six options for employees and workgroups.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. , 1/21/2015
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VMware Offers 'One-Button' Disaster Recovery In Cloud
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
VMware has added disaster recovery to its public cloud environment that makes use of existing, on-premises vSphere software and capabilities.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/20/2015
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Password Fail: Are Your Workers Using 123456?
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
The 25 worst passwords of 2014 demonstrate once again that people just can't be bothered to take responsibility for their online security.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 1/20/2015
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Integration Moves Into The Cloud In 2015
George Gallegos, CEO ,Jitterbit
Commentary
If development is moving into the cloud, application integration should soon follow, argues George Gallegos, CEO of Jitterbit.
By George Gallegos CEO ,Jitterbit , 1/19/2015
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FreeBSD Gains Ground With Small Cloud Providers
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Can this 30-year-old version of Unix help DigitalOcean and other cloud startups compete with the likes of Amazon?
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/19/2015
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Fiber Mountain Sees Redesigned Data Center Nets
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Fiber Mountain's goal is to make data center networks more scalable with fiber and photonic switches, creating "the programmable light path."
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/16/2015
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Verizon Wireless Customers Face 'Zombie Cookies'
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Cookie files placed on the phones of Verizon Wireless customers by the ad company Turn return to life even after they've been deleted.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 1/15/2015
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Microsoft Trails Amazon, Google In Cloud Reliability
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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CloudHarmony's benchmarking report on cloud service reliability shows Amazon shines in compute, Google in storage.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/15/2015
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Gartner Gives Thumbs Up To Docker Security
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Docker containers isolate resources similar to Linux or virtual machine hypervisors, but fall short with management and administration, Gartner analyst says.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/14/2015
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Apple Is Not Charlie
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
Apple seems blind to the irony of selling an app that supports free speech when it does not do the same.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 1/14/2015
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Amazon Trumps Microsoft With C4 Virtual Servers
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Amazon outstrips Microsoft's new Azure offering with launch of C4 Xlarge, a 36-virtual-CPU server instance.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/13/2015
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Google Launches Cloud Application Performance Tool
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Google Cloud Trace will help developers identify where the slowest user interactions are occurring with an application running on App Engine.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/13/2015
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Microsoft Protests Bug Disclosure By Google
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
After Google discloses Win 8.1 vulnerability two days prior to planned patch, Microsoft argues in favor of vulnerability publication schedules.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 1/12/2015
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Verizon Cloud Outage Draws Overblown Angst
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
Commentary
Verizon Cloud's planned 40-hour outage set off outraged critics, but long-term implications will make the cloud service more stable and more competitive.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/12/2015
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CES 2015: 11 Peeks Into The Future
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Motorized skates, 3D-printed food, e-socks: The future, whether we need it or not, is here.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 1/10/2015
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University Of Phoenix Finds Payoff In Private Cloud
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Apollo Education Group implements vCloud classroom system to help track and analyze student data to improve academic outcome.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/9/2015
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