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8 Reasons IT Pros Hate The Cloud
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
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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GE's Kate Johnson: How CIOs Can Be Heroes
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
GE's new software group CEO aims its industrial Internet message at CIOs, as she helps GE up its software selling game.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 5/28/2015
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Google Centralizes Security, Privacy For Web, Android Users
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Google's new account hub, for users of its Web services and Android smartphones, gives IT organizations a new tool to improve employee awareness of security and privacy.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 6/1/2015
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Intel Buying Altera For $16.7 Billion
Clive Maxfield,
News
The recent consolidation in the microchip market continues with Intel paying nearly $17 billion for rival Altera.
By Clive Maxfield , 6/1/2015
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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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SOASTA's DOC Makes Tests Matter
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
A new Digital Operating Center uses micro-tests to help organizations understand their Web application performance.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 6/1/2015
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12 MDM Questions Enterprises Should Ask
InformationWeek Staff,
News
Need a mobile device management solution to secure your network and data against threats from the many devices accessing your systems? Here's a quick guide to the most common features.
By InformationWeek Staff , 6/1/2015
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Google I/O 2015: 9 Things We Loved
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
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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Using Twitter, Smartphones To Accurately Assess Crowds
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
As part of the Big Data Challenge, researchers from England's University of Warwick have turned to smartphones and Twitter to estimate crowd sizes quickly and accurately.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 5/29/2015
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Google Details Android M, VR, IoT, And Unlimited Photos
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Google used the opening day of its I/O 2015 developer conference to offer details about the next version of Android, what it has planned for virtual reality and the Internet of Things, and free unlimited photos.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/28/2015
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'Tox' Offers Ransomware As A Service
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
News
The ransomware is free to use but site retains 20 percent of any ransom that is collected, McAfee researcher says.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 5/28/2015
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Meeker: Internet Has Only Begun Changing Our Lives
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Kleiner Perkins partner Mary Meeker presents her annual take on how the Internet is changing business, as US and China dominate among Web companies.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/28/2015
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New IT Skills: Why Communication, Accountability, Initiative Are Hot Now
Kevin Casey,
News
Using Bureau of Labor Statistics data and information supplied by CompTIA and Burning Glass Technologies Labor Insights, we've identified eight crucial, non-technical skills that companies are looking for in their IT hires.
By Kevin Casey , 5/28/2015
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DoJ Argues Against Google's Java Appeal
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The Solicitor General advises the Supreme Court to reject Google's petition to have its copyright infringement loss to Oracle reviewed.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/27/2015
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Big Data: 6 Real-Life Business Cases
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
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
News
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
News
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
News
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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7 Bold Tech Ideas That Will Make You Uncomfortable
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
News
Elite tech leaders pushed the boundaries at the InformationWeek Conference. At least one of these ideas should make you squirm and think, "We need to do that."
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 5/26/2015
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A Threat Intelligence-Sharing Reality-Check
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Many organizations employ sharing one-way (gathering) and mainly for 'CYA,' experts say.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 5/26/2015
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Intel Gives Virtual Machines Container-Like Speed
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Intel hopes its hardware hooks and software shortcuts provide container speed while keeping virtual machine security.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/26/2015
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APIs Are Eating The World
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
Commentary
The ability to deploy IT services rapidly and reliably has transformed the nature of business.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/26/2015
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