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BlackBerry Leap Is Coming, But Focus Is Software
Eric Zeman,
News
At Mobile World Congress, BlackBerry announced four smartphones, including the Leap, but the company's focus is really on its enterprise software portfolio.
By Eric Zeman , 3/3/2015
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Splunk Leads Tiny Big Data Market
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
Commentary
Splunk marks another big year, taking in more revenue than the top three Hadoop distributors combined. That's why startups want to follow in its footsteps.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/3/2015
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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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MySQL Cluster: An In-Memory, NoSQL Pioneer?
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
MySQL Cluster was NoSQL and in-memory before those became fashionable, according to Oracle. Now those traits stand out in MySQL Cluster 7.4.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/27/2015
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Gartner BI Magic Quadrant 2015 Spots Market Turmoil
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
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As companies embrace Tableau and Qlik, will the reporting platforms like BusinessObjects, Cognos, and MicroStrategy be left behind? Gartner sees conflicting needs and deployment practices.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/25/2015
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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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Gartner Advanced Analytics Quadrant 2015: Gainers, Losers
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Gartner Magic Quadrant for Advanced Analytics Platforms 2015 has Microsoft, Alpine, and Alteryx moving up, Oracle MIA.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/23/2015
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Big Data: Matching Personalities In The Call Center
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
It's common for companies to record customer service calls. But what insights are they gaining from all that data? One solution: Matching customers with service reps for more harmonious calls.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 2/17/2015
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SSD Tipping Point Grows Blurrier By The Day
James Kobielus,
News
Software-defined storage and hybrid deployment approaches may keep disk drives and other 'obsolete' technologies around longer than you'd expect.
By James Kobielus , 2/16/2015
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Windows 10 Mobile, Office Online Update: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft withheld exciting news of its Windows 10 Phone preview and Office Online upgrades until late this week.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/14/2015
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Teradata Talks Apps, But Don't Think AppExchange
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Teradata Aster App Center is a collection of app templates, not a platform-as-a-service developer community. Here's the lowdown on 29 apps for six industries.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/13/2015
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MemSQL, VoltDB Vie For In-Memory Big Data Role
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
MemSQL, VoltDB present in-memory databases as alternatives to a menagerie of "science projects" used in real-time big data apps. Is SQL simpler?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/12/2015
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10 In-Memory Database Options Power Speedy Performance
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
From Altibase to VoltDB, and covering options from IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, and SAP, we wrap up leading in-memory databases and add-on options. When you need speed, here are 10 tools to choose.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/9/2015
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Office for Windows 10, Sunrise Acquisition: Microsoft Roundup
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
The Office preview for Windows 10, the acquisition of calendar app maker Sunrise, and news of SharePoint Server 2016 lead this week's Microsoft news.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/7/2015
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InformationWeek 2014 Next-Generation IT Survey
InformationWeek Staff,
News
The future of IT is all about integrating key elements such as mobile, cloud, security, and big data. Successful companies will focus on reusable components, data-based security, and automation.
By InformationWeek Staff , 2/6/2015
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Microsoft Office Preview For Windows 10 Is Out
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft launches the first part of Office for Windows 10 in a preview available for download on the new Windows Store Beta.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/4/2015
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Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016 Expected Later This Year
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft announces plans to release the on-premises SharePoint Server 2016 in the second half of 2015.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 2/3/2015
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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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MongoDB Eyes Bigger, Faster NoSQL Deployments
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
MongoDB 3.0 release promises improved scalability, speed, and manageability through new storage engine options and Ops Manager DBA software.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/3/2015
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Microsoft Upgrades Azure SQL Database Service
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Microsoft cloud-database service nears parity with on-premises Microsoft SQL Server with support for larger databases and in-memory performance.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 1/30/2015
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