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The NSA, Surveillance, And What CIOs Need To Know
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
At the Interop Keynote, things get frightening as the EFF's Kurt Opsahle recounted the NSA surveillance history.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 4/29/2015
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Google Adds To BigQuery Big Data Capabilities
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Google expands the capabilities of its BigQuery system to allow real-time data stream processing and event analysis.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/20/2015
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4 Backup Landmines Waiting For The Unwary
Ratmir Timashev, President and CEO, Veeam Software
Commentary
Veeam CEO Ratmir Timashev warns about the pitfalls hidden in the process of conducting regular data backups.
By Ratmir Timashev President and CEO, Veeam Software, 4/16/2015
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Piston Shift Shows OpenStack's Evolving Role
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
Piston has refocused on an operating system that will orchestrate containers, big data clusters as well as OpenStack virtual servers.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 4/8/2015
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NAS Is Sexy Again
Andres Rodriguez, CEO, Nasuni
Commentary
Network Attached Storage has come a long way from its humble beginnings as a file-storage tool. Now, a new generation of NAS systems is needed in the cloud to meet enterprise demands.
By Andres Rodriguez CEO, Nasuni , 3/31/2015
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Top Jobs For STEM: Big Data, IT Product Management
Kevin Casey,
News
Today's skills development in these fields could mean tomorrow's payday, according to a recent report.
By Kevin Casey , 3/23/2015
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IBM Watson: 10 New Jobs For Cognitive Computing
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
IBM Watson is adding language-processing, image-recognition, and reasoning services to power these 10 breakthrough applications that scale up human-like analysis.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/12/2015
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NTP's Fate Hinges On 'Father Time'
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
The Network Time Protocol provides a foundation to modern computing. So why does NTP's support hinge so much on the shaky finances of one 59-year-old developer?
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 3/11/2015
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Cisco Bets Big On Selling Hadoop
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Cisco will resell Cloudera, Hortonworks, and MapR Hadoop distributions along with its Unified Computing Systems for big data.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/4/2015
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IBM Slumps, Cisco Gains In 2014 Server Sales
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Gartner annual report on server shipments and revenue sees Cisco, Lenovo gaining share, IBM, HP losing ground.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/3/2015
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What You Need To Know About Nation-State Hacked Hard Drives
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
The nation-state Equation Group compromise of most popular hard drives won't be a widespread threat, but future disk security -- and forensic integrity -- remain unclear.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 3/2/2015
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No, AI Wont Kill Us All
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
When famous technologists and scientists fear the menace of thinking machines, it's time to worry, right? Not really, because computers lack the imagination to wreak havoc, says one AI expert.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 2/24/2015
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Apple Converting Arizona Plant Into $2 Billion Data Center
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Apple will spend $2 billion to repurpose a failed Arizona sapphire glass plant as a data center and command hub for global networks.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/3/2015
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Monday Comic: Big Data Box
Brian Moore, Cartoonist & Illustrator
Commentary
Find a new laugh every Monday morning.
By Brian Moore Cartoonist & Illustrator, 2/2/2015
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Big Data Success Remains Elusive: Study
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
Just over a quarter of organizations say their big data initiatives are a success, according to a recent Capgemini study. So why are three of four unsuccessful?
By Jeff Bertolucci , 2/2/2015
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Oracle Engineered Systems Strategy Pays Off
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
Commentary
Oracle dodged declining server sales last year, and now it's going after Cisco and EMC. Is the software-meets-hardware strategy winning?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 1/22/2015
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IoTivity Preps For IoT Standards Showdown
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
Open-source IoTivity framework is built to ensure interoperability among devices and services across the Internet of Things. But its got competitors. Who will win?
By Jeff Bertolucci , 1/20/2015
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Data Scientist Training Programs Gain Steam
Becca Lipman, Senior Editor
News
More universities are launching programs to develop the big data talent businesses need.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor, 12/30/2014
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5 Hyperscale Lessons For Mainstream Datacenters
Jeff Klaus, GM, Data Center Manager Solutions, Intel
Commentary
Management practices from the HPC world can get even bigger results in smaller-scale operations.
By Jeff Klaus GM, Data Center Manager Solutions, Intel, 12/30/2014
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How Big Data Will Drive 5G
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
Never heard of "the tactile Internet"? You will. Here's how data-driven applications and services are shaping the development of 5G wireless.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 12/29/2014
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