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SAP HANA: Not The Only In-Memory Game In Town
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
SAP HANA is not the only option for those looking for an in-memory database platform. Big rivals such as Microsoft and Oracle offers similar tech.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 5/28/2015
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DoJ Argues Against Google's Java Appeal
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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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
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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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Microsoft Office Coming To 20 More Android Tablets
Eric Zeman,
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Microsoft has convinced 20 more Android tablet OEMs to install its Office productivity software on their devices. It's a smart move by Redmond.
By Eric Zeman , 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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7 Bold Tech Ideas That Will Make You Uncomfortable
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
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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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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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Why We Need Design Thinking In Healthcare
Leonard D'Avolio,
Commentary
Designers begin by understanding how people work in the real world, and then create the best IT system that's technically feasible.
By Leonard D'Avolio , 5/25/2015
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Microsoft ATA: Worthy Successor To Patch Tuesday
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
Tight integration with Active Directory gives Microsoft's new Advanced Threat Analytics appliance a powerful claim to stake in enterprise IT security.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 5/25/2015
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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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Office For Android, Sway, OneDrive Updates: MS Office News
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
News surrounding Microsoft Office this week included a public preview of Office for Android and eDiscovery for Office 365.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/24/2015
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Windows 10 Build 10122, Email For iOS: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
This week's updates include a new Windows 10 build, rumors of an iOS email app, and a few questions for Windows 10 Mobile.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/23/2015
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Google: Your Password Security Questions Are Terrible
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
You might want to think twice about using an easy-to-remember security question for your protected accounts, according to a Google study.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/22/2015
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Bots Outpace Humans Online: Study
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
Humans were responsible for only 41% of network traffic monitored by Distil Networks; bots made up the rest. What does this mean for your applications?
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 5/22/2015
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Fluke's TruView Live Monitors Cloud, SaaS Apps
Andrew Conry Murray, Director of Content & Community, Interop
Commentary
A new hosted service from Fluke Networks uses physical and virtual appliances to monitor cloud application performance.
By Andrew Conry Murray Director of Content & Community, Interop, 5/21/2015
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Windows 10 Mobile: 5 Questions We Want Answered
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft has given Windows 10 for desktop its share of attention. What can we expect from Windows 10 Mobile?
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/20/2015
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HANA, Hadoop Help SAP Connect IoT And Big Data
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
Engineers at Sapphire Now discussed the potential and limitations for SAP S/4HANA as a platform for managing an enterprise Internet of Things and the big data that strategy requires.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 5/20/2015
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Microsoft's Reported Email App Targets iOS
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
A Microsoft slip leaked information on new chat app Flow, which works alongside Outlook to deliver faster messaging on Apple devices.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/20/2015
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