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Virtualization, Meet Hyper-Converged Infrastructure
Bhargav Shukla, Director, Product Research & Innovation, KEMP Technologies
Commentary
More modular combinations of virtualized compute, networking, and storage, such as VMware's EVO:Rail, are on the way.
By Bhargav Shukla Director, Product Research & Innovation, KEMP Technologies, 10/30/2014
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Cloud Computing: IT's Driving Again
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Enterprise spending on cloud has grown 38% in 2014, and IT now controls 80% of that budget, finds Verizon study.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/30/2014
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3 Essentials For Supporting High Performing Employees
Anant Gupta, President & CEO, HCL Technologies
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There's no perfect model for building the perfect team, but all empowered employees need the following characteristics.
By Anant Gupta President & CEO, HCL Technologies, 10/30/2014
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Innovation 'Doesn't Just Happen'
Rob Preston, VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek
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Fidelity Labs VP Hadley Stern on the steps companies can take to light the innovation fire.
By Rob Preston VP & Editor in Chief, InformationWeek, 10/30/2014
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Rise Of Things: IoT's Role In Business Processes
Setrag Khoshafian, Chief Evangelist & VP BPM Technology, Pegasystems
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Consider these three key ways businesses can improve and transform their operations with Internet of things technologies.
By Setrag Khoshafian Chief Evangelist & VP BPM Technology, Pegasystems, 10/28/2014
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EMC's Hybrid Cloud Moves: VMware Rival?
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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EMC will do something in 2015 that subsidiary VMware can't: offer a self-service hybrid cloud that links easily to Microsoft Azure.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/28/2014
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Microsoft TechEd: Cloud Updates, Windows 10 Details
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft announced a wide variety of Azure and Office 365 advances, new details about Windows 10.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/28/2014
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IT Investments: 5 Common Mistakes
David McLaughlin, President & CEO, Columbia Advisory Group
Commentary
There are benefits to a new IT project, but the risks are higher than most investments. Here are five missteps to avoid.
By David McLaughlin President & CEO, Columbia Advisory Group, 10/28/2014
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CIOs Should Help Build Innovation Funnels
Jonathan Marek, Senior Vice President, Applied Predictive Technologies
Commentary
Entrepreneurs know that one big idea can give rise to a killer product -- or sink a company. CIOs can take the lead in separating hot from not.
By Jonathan Marek Senior Vice President, Applied Predictive Technologies, 10/28/2014
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2nd Watch, New Relic Monitor AWS Workloads
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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2nd Watch cloud migration and management firm is now using New Relic to offer insight into workload performance on Amazon.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/27/2014
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Amazon Moves Into Germany
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
Commentary
On the heels of a losing third quarter, AWS opens a new data center in Frankfurt, Germany -- and the global stakes are high.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/24/2014
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Rackspace Bundles Collaboration, Productivity Apps
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Cloud Office gives users single sign-in to email, Microsoft Exchange, Lync instant messaging, and SharePoint.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/24/2014
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CenturyLink Plans Cloud Center For Developers
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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CenturyLink will open cloud development center in Bellevue, Wash., to attract enterprise application developers.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/23/2014
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Google Vs. Microsoft: Email Wars
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
Commentary
Google's Inbox pushes its next-gen email concept at consumers. Microsoft's Delve is doing the same thing with business customers. Will it cause IT headaches when the services butt heads?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/23/2014
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Why CIOs Should Be More Involved In Acquisitions
Fred Latala, VP of data center solutions, Forsythe Technology
Commentary
Here are five important reasons CIOs need to have a voice during mergers and acquisitions.
By Fred Latala VP of data center solutions, Forsythe Technology, 10/22/2014
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7 Questions To Ask When Delivering Cloud Apps
Greg Lord, Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Akamai
Commentary
What's your goal when you make the decision to deliver your applications over the Internet?
By Greg Lord Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Akamai, 10/21/2014
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IT Is Slow? Not Our Fault
Grumpy IT Guy, IT Guy
Commentary
Everyone's telling IT to hurry up. Bah! Compared to other parts of the organization, IT is greased lightning.
By Grumpy IT Guy IT Guy, 10/17/2014
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3 Common & Costly CIO Mistakes
Tony Pagliarulo, Partner, New Vantage Partners
Commentary
CIOs are often undone by sticking with old systems too long and failing to market themselves. Here's how to right the ship.
By Tony Pagliarulo Partner, New Vantage Partners, 10/17/2014
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VMware Taps CSC For Public OpenStack Partnership
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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VMware offers its Integrated OpenStack for private clouds; now it has a partner that's willing to offer it as a public cloud service.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/16/2014
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Microsoft Brings Containers to Windows, Azure
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Partnership will enable developers to load and move Windows apps in Docker containers, just as they now do for Linux workloads.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 10/15/2014
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