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Video PaaS Market Will Reach $1.7 Billion By 2020
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Video communications platform-as-a-service (PaaS) technology can help businesses and IT build real-time video applications with ease and reduced cost.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/24/2016
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Microsoft Productivity Apps To Arrive On Lenovo Phones
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft Office apps will come preloaded on specific Lenovo smartphones as part of a new strategic agreement between the two companies.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/24/2016
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IT Investment Uptick Triggered By Productivity Goals
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
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A recent Deloitte survey indicates businesses are investing more in IT platforms and services that can drive productivity. Specifically, these firms are using IT to increase productivity while they focus on technologies such as cloud and analytics.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/23/2016
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Stanford Study Will Inspire Any IT Pro Intrigued By Machine Learning
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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A study by Stanford researchers finds computers can predict lung cancer patient outcomes better than pathologists. While the study is specific to the medical profession, it illustrates the promise and potential of machine learning for IT professionals in any industry.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/23/2016
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Microsoft Buys AI Startup Genee To Boost Office 365
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft has agreed to acquire Genee, an AI-powered scheduling service, to drive intelligent experiences in Office 365.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/23/2016
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What IT Pros Need To Know About Hiring Cyber-Security Hunt Teams
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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If your organization doesn't run its own threat analysis center, it may be worth hiring a hunt team to watch your back. Here's what you need to know.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/22/2016
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8 Salesforce Buys Boost Analytics, Machine Learning Portfolio
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
SaaS-based enterprise application and CRM giant Salesforce has accelerated its acquisition pace recently, snapping up eight companies, large and small, over the past several months. Here's a look at some of the deals and what they reveal about Salesforce's strategy.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 8/22/2016
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Apple's AI Plans, MapR Raises $50M: Big Data Roundup
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Hadoop distributor MapR raises new round of equity funding and hints at possible IPO, Salesforce acquires another analytics startup, PwC partners with Coursera on a data analytics course, and Apple CEO Tim Cook talks AI and more in our Big Data Roundup for the week ending Aug. 21, 2016.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 8/21/2016
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Windows 10 Update For Mobile, PowerShell Open Sourced: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft this week released the Windows 10 Anniversary Update on mobile, open sourced PowerShell, and announced a new Office feature for iPhone.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/20/2016
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IoT, Big Data Analytics Driving M&A Market
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
An Ernst and Young report indicates it's full steam ahead in the mergers & acquisitions space in 2016 as companies look to leverage tech to speed their digital transformation. The main drivers behind this trend include big data analytics and IoT, both of which IT professionals should keep an eye on.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/19/2016
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Microsoft PowerShell Goes Open Source, Arrives On Linux, Mac
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft has released its PowerShell command-line shell and scripting language as open source, demonstrating continued support for alternate operating systems.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/19/2016
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Gartner: Public Sector CIOs Need Digital Transformation Vision
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
A report from IT research firm Gartner says public sector CIOs need to promote a compelling vision for digital transformation and make change inclusive. If successful, the results could transform the type of services government agencies can offer citizens.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/19/2016
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What It Means To Be A Data Scientist
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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How do data scientists spend their time? What tools do they use? What degrees do they have? Check out our handy infographic to find out.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 8/18/2016
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The Rise Of SDN: What It Means For Networks Today
InformationWeek Staff,
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To get a clearer view of SDN in 2016, Senior Editor Sara Peters spoke with Eric Hanselman, chief analyst at 451 Research, about how enterprises view the technology and where the industry is in terms of adoption and costs -- and what's next.
By InformationWeek Staff , 8/18/2016
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IT Asset Protection: How One Colocation Provider Does It
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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For colocation provider vXchnge, security isn't just a matter of strong defenses. It also involves planning for the worst.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 8/18/2016
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Cisco Cuts 5,500 Workers, Shifts Focus To Software, Services
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
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Networking giant Cisco confirmed during its latest quarterly report that the company will cut approximately 7% of its worldwide workforce in a restructuring move designed to accelerate its transition to a software and subscription business.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 8/18/2016
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9 iOS, Android Apps To Creatively Boost Productivity
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
The need for creative workers spans all industries. These mobile apps can help IT pros brainstorm new ideas and organize their thoughts to improve problem-solving.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/18/2016
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Cisco Laying Off Upwards Of 14,000 Workers: Report
Dawn Kawamoto, Freelance Writer and Editor
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The networking giant is reportedly planning to cut nearly 20% of its global workforce, as it shifts from a hardware maker to one with a greater focus on software.
By Dawn Kawamoto Freelance Writer and Editor, 8/17/2016
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Blockchain Builder Brings Protocol To CryptoCurrency Initiative
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Chain, a San Francisco blockchain company, has joined the Initiative for CryptoCurrency & Contracts. With its membership, the firm brings a blockchain protocol to the party.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 8/17/2016
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Salesforce Acquiring Analytics Startup BeyondCore
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Salesforce is purchasing data analytics startup BeyondCore to enhance the AI capabilities of the Salesforce Analytics Cloud. The deal is the latest in a series of acquisitions this year.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 8/17/2016
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