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HP Buys Aruba: What's Next?
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
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HP is buying Aruba Networks for nearly $3 billion. That's the simple part. The hard part is figuring out what the purchase means for your network.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 3/2/2015
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Big Data Demands Big Computing
Keith Collins, CIO, SAS
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Big data has been around a long time. Here are four best practices to help you tap into the big computing power that is finally unlocking value.
By Keith Collins CIO, SAS, 3/2/2015
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Google HQ Plans: Transparency, Inclusion, And Owls
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
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Having mostly taken over Mountain View, CA, Google wants to renovate.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 3/1/2015
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Red Hat OpenShift Commons Adds Fuel To Cloud Foundry Competition
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Red Hat looks to boost its cloud development platform by giving it a Commons where developers may exchange best practices.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/27/2015
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Docker Preps Containers For Amazon, Other Clouds
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Docker introduces three orchestration tools designed to help deploy distributed applications.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/26/2015
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7 Linux Facts That Will Surprise You
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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Here are seven things we bet you didn't know about Linux and why it remains a software project of historic proportions.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/24/2015
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Steve Jobs: 5 Things We Miss Most
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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Let's take a moment to remember the work and ideas of the late Steve Jobs, who would have turned 60 today.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/24/2015
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IBM Promises Bridge From Data Center To Cloud
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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IBM said at its Interconnect conference its new services will allow easier shifting between the enterprise data center and public cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/24/2015
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Google Cloud Outage: Virtual Networking Breakdown
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Google's virtual networking software stopped providing routing updates, and customers lost their connections to the outside world.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/20/2015
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Rocket Containers: How CoreOS Plans To Challenge Docker
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
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As containers rise in importance for data center innovation, the Rocket project has attracted 50 contributors in its bid against today's de facto option, Docker.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/20/2015
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IBM: Stereotypes Of Millennials Are Wrong
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
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When it comes to career goals, collaboration, and leadership styles, Millennials have a lot in common with Baby Boomers and Gen Xers, according to new IBM research.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/19/2015
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Google: Docker Does Containers Right
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Two leaders for Google's cloud computing services talk about how they use containers in the data center, and why virtual machines also remain critical to their strategy.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/19/2015
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Heroku Expands Cloud Services For Enterprise Development
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Heroku has added access controls and code deployment capabilities to its Platform-as-a-Service, which runs on top of Amazon's EC2.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/19/2015
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IT Career Success Takes Ditching Your Silo Mindset
Lawrence Garvin, Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWinds
Commentary
There are four IT career silos that good IT leaders must help knock down.
By Lawrence Garvin Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWinds, 2/18/2015
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Why Kaspersky’s Bank Robbery Report Should Scare Us All
Susan Nunziata, Editorial Director
Commentary
So, you don't work for a financial institution? Don't think you're off the hook for the kind of theft discussed by Kaspersky. Banks are certainly not the only organizations moving around massive amounts of money every day.
By Susan Nunziata Editorial Director, 2/18/2015
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FAA Rules Should Spur Drone Experiments
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
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IT should take the proposed FAA rules as an invitation to get companies exploring how to use drones and similar semi-autonomous gadgets.
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 2/17/2015
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Stop Amazon: A New Era Of Cloud Co-opetition
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
The recent VMware and Google partnership shows how far competitors will go to keep would-be cloud customers from flocking to Amazon.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/16/2015
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How To Nurture Millennial Tech Leaders
Daniel Weinfurter, Contributing Writer
Commentary
Start with understanding what's different about this generation, and what won't ever change.
By Daniel Weinfurter Contributing Writer, 2/11/2015
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5 Top Sources Of Job Frustration For Your IT Team
John Reed, Senior Executive Director, Robert Half Technology
Commentary
Money's not the only problem. Fix these points of frustration, or watch good people head out the door.
By John Reed Senior Executive Director, Robert Half Technology, 2/11/2015
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Microsoft's Satya Nadella: What's Changed A Year Later?
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
As Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella looks towards a collaborative and holographic future, we reflect on his first year at the helm.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/10/2015
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