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Microsoft Office: 4 Changes, Explained
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft maneuvers to keep Office on top, touting data analysis power, tweaking office 365, and more. What do the moves mean to you?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/19/2014
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OpenStack's French Connection: eNovance
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Little-known firm in France emerges as one of the top customizers of OpenStack clouds.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/18/2014
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Red Hat Linux Containers: Not Just Recycled Ideas
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
Commentary
Red Hat and its partner, Docker, bring DevOps characteristics to Linux containers, making them lighter-weight vehicles than virtual machines for cloud workloads.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/17/2014
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Cisco, Arista, HP: SDN Strategies
Kurt Marko, Contributing Editor
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In the second part of this series examining vendors' SDN products, I look at Cisco ACI, Arista's programmable approach, and HP's commitment to OpenFlow.
By Kurt Marko Contributing Editor, 4/17/2014
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Microsoft Azure Intelligent Systems: 4 Facts
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft tries to become a power player in the brave new world of Internet-connected sensors, using a cloud-based Internet of Things management service, Azure Intelligent Systems.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/17/2014
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Red Hat Touts Linux Containers For Cloud
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Red Hat teams with Docker, urges developers to consider Linux-based containers as a lightweight alternative to virtual machine files for moving workloads to the cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/16/2014
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SDN Vendors Vie For Market, Mindshare
Kurt Marko, Contributing Editor
News
It's a land grab in the software-defined networking market, with heavyweights and startups rolling out an array of technologies for automating the network.
By Kurt Marko Contributing Editor, 4/16/2014
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IBM Launches Disaster Recovery Via SoftLayer
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Virtual Server Recovery is now available through IBM's SoftLayer unit; resiliency services to come.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/16/2014
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Microsoft Reveals Big Data Strategy
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft's new tools aim to serve all users -- not just data scientists -- extracting insight from big data sets and the Internet of Things.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/16/2014
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AllJoyn: A Common Language For Internet Of Things
Jeff Bertolucci,
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Open-source lingua franca aims to let IoT devices and services communicate across manufacturers and operating systems.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 4/15/2014
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VMware Offers Disaster Recovery As A Service
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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VMware disaster recovery service lets customers automatically replicate business systems and data in one of VMware's five vCloud Hybrid Service datacenters.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/15/2014
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Square Raids Amazon For Lead Engineer
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Square hires Alyssa Henry, VP of storage services for Amazon Web Services, in latest move to build staff with executives from prominent web and Silicon Valley firms.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/15/2014
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DevOps: A Culture Shift, Not A Technology
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Andi Mann, author and VP at CA Technologies, says DevOps is a horrible term but a necessary IT culture change.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/14/2014
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Microsoft's 5 Next Tests
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
Commentary
Microsoft made progress during the past few weeks but still has important things to prove. For starters, think Start screen and wearables.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/12/2014
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Inside A Bank's Cloud-Based Disaster Recovery Plan
Andrew Conry Murray, Director of Content & Community, Interop
Commentary
Seattle Bank uses HotLink technology to spin up applications in AWS in case of disaster in the bank’s own data center.
By Andrew Conry Murray Director of Content & Community, Interop, 4/11/2014
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Netflix Cloud Architect: How To Succeed As Disruptor
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Adrian Cockcroft, Netflix's former chief cloud architect, outlines how a changed business flowed out of the cloud.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/10/2014
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Can IBM Sell Mainframe As Cloud Rock Star?
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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On the mainframe's 50th birthday, IBM positions it as the still young Enterprise Cloud System, capable of running 6,000 Linux workloads.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/9/2014
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Why Cloud Fits File Synchronization At Enterprise Scale
Andres Rodriguez, CEO, Nasuni
Commentary
Tackling the data explosion requires bold new thinking and the abandonment of tried and tired methodologies.
By Andres Rodriguez CEO, Nasuni , 4/9/2014
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MongoDB Steps Up To Enterprise Expectations
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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MongoDB, the NoSQL darling of developers, aims to improve scalability, analytics, security, and manageability in significant upgrade.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 4/8/2014
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Unisys Stealth Makes Sensitive Data Go Dark
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Can you make data invisible to intruders? Unisys Stealth system creates a community around sensitive data and encrypts communications between all users.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 4/8/2014
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