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SAP Unleashes Major Hana Upgrade
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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SAP Hana Service Pack 9 adds multi-tenancy, data tiering, and streaming analysis, while answering a longstanding cost complaint.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/24/2014
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Microsoft's Strong Quarter: 7 Highlights
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft's fiscal Q1 easily eclipsed Wall Street estimates, buoyed not only by cloud growth, but also unexpectedly strong Surface sales.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/24/2014
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3 Enterprise Security Tenets To Take Personally
David Fowler, VP Marketing, INetU
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Individuals need to become conscious advocates for their own security -- after all, no one cares about your data like you do.
By David Fowler VP Marketing, INetU, 10/24/2014
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Google Vs. Microsoft: Email Wars
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Google's Inbox pushes its next-gen email concept at consumers. Microsoft's Delve is doing the same thing with business customers. Will it cause IT headaches when the services butt heads?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/23/2014
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SAS Switches From Predictions To Goals
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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SAS Visual Analytics turns what-if analysis around, showing users what it will take to reach specific business goals.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/23/2014
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Yahoo Talks Apache Storm: Real-Time Appeal
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Yahoo is committed to Apache Storm, the open event-processing platform, because it's easy to manage and scale and use for personalization as a service, among other uses, says Yahoo executive Sumeet Singh in a Q&A.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/22/2014
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Why CIOs Should Be More Involved In Acquisitions
Fred Latala, VP of data center solutions, Forsythe Technology
Commentary
Here are five important reasons CIOs need to have a voice during mergers and acquisitions.
By Fred Latala VP of data center solutions, Forsythe Technology, 10/22/2014
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Why Outlawing Encryption Is Wrong
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
Commentary
Putting data encryption solely into the hands of government employees won't prevent bad things from happening -- and it might encourage wrongdoing.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 10/22/2014
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7 Questions To Ask When Delivering Cloud Apps
Greg Lord, Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Akamai
Commentary
What's your goal when you make the decision to deliver your applications over the Internet?
By Greg Lord Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Akamai, 10/21/2014
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SAP Cloud Plan On Track, Says McDermott
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
SAP profits are down -- temporarily the company insists -- but cloud revenues are up and are set for growth through the Concur acquisition.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/21/2014
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How Docker Changes Cloud Security
Lucas Carlson, Chief Innovation Officer, CenturyLink
Commentary
Docker's shared Linux kernel architecture isn't secure enough for multitenancy applications. This popular new container technology is, however, a great choice for banking, retail, and online apps.
By Lucas Carlson , 10/21/2014
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Internet Of Things Will Turn Networks Inside-Out
Patrick Hubbard, Head Geek & Senior Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWinds
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If IoT is ever going to work, networks will have to grant access to devices that we'd refuse outright today.
By Patrick Hubbard Head Geek & Senior Technical Product Marketing Manager, SolarWinds, 10/20/2014
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Apple iPad Air 2: Visual Tour
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Apple's iPad Air 2 looks like a slimmed-down version of its predecessor, but it packs many under-the-hood enhancements.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/18/2014
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iPad Air 2 Vs. Surface Pro 3: No Comparison
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
Commentary
Comparisons between Apple's iPad Air 2 and Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 are both inevitable and misguided.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 10/17/2014
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Salesforce.com Wave Analytics Cloud: Pros & Cons
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Salesforce.com Wave is a big bet that's already generating demand, but will it live up to the billing? Here are six Wave pros and cons.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/17/2014
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3 Common & Costly CIO Mistakes
Tony Pagliarulo, Partner, New Vantage Partners
Commentary
CIOs are often undone by sticking with old systems too long and failing to market themselves. Here's how to right the ship.
By Tony Pagliarulo Partner, New Vantage Partners, 10/17/2014
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Hortonworks Updates Hadoop Data Platform
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
News
HDP 2.2 adds more than 100 new enterprise-ready features, including faster SQL querying on Hadoop.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 10/17/2014
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Microsoft Brings Storm Stream Analysis To Hadoop
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft Azure HD Insight adds Apache Storm real-time data processing capabilities. Machine Learning service gains free app templates.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/16/2014
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Salesforce.com Dreamforce Turns Cultural Confab
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Dreamforce mixes Hillary Clinton, will.i.am, The Beach Boys, and philanthropy with a smattering of new-product news and customer testimonials. Is it really a tech event?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 10/15/2014
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MapR Offers Free NoSQL Database
Ellis Booker, Technology Journalist
News
MapR-DB is integrated with the MapR NFS-compliant file system and made available with more than 20 different open source components.
By Ellis Booker Technology Journalist, 10/15/2014
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