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VMware's Casado: Network Virtualization The Right Way
Susan Fogarty,
News
The true benefits from network virtualization come from simplifying the network and applying it to broader use cases, rather than bickering about vendors' SDN products, according to the CTO.
By Susan Fogarty , 4/8/2014
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Cisco CIO Talks SDN, OpenStack & IT Challenges
Andrew Conry Murray,
Commentary
Rebecca Jacoby spoke with editors at Interop about Cisco’s internal IT operations, including ACI adoption and the appeal of OpenStack.
By Andrew Conry Murray , 4/8/2014
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Smartphone Kill Switches Coming, But Critics Cry Foul
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Smartphone makers and carriers agree to add optional kill switches to smartphones, but law enforcement officials say the anti-theft effort doesn't go far enough.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 4/16/2014
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Don't Blame It On The Web Programming Platform
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Senior Editor, Dark Reading
Commentary
New data shows no one Web development platform generates more vulnerabilities than another -- and website security is still a problem.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Senior Editor, Dark Reading, 4/15/2014
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Google Maps Shows Crimea As Russian To Russians
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Google makes Crimea part of Russia on the Russian version of Google Maps and draws protests and scrutiny.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 4/15/2014
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AllJoyn: A Common Language For Internet Of Things
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
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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Google Has Plans For Titan Drones
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Titan Aerospace's drones are expected to help deliver Internet connectivity to remote regions.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 4/15/2014
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Active Directory Is Dead: 3 Reasons
Thomas Pedersen, CEO & Founder, OneLogin
Commentary
These days, Active Directory smells gangrenous to innovative companies born in the cloud and connecting customers, employees, and partners across devices at light speed.
By Thomas Pedersen CEO & Founder, OneLogin, 4/15/2014
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Dropbox For Business Targets Enterprise IT
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Dropbox makes a play for the enterprise with new admin controls and plans for collaboration tools.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 4/14/2014
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DevOps: A Culture Shift, Not A Technology
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
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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Hacker Weev Free After Appeal
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Andrew "Weev" Auernheimer, who embarrassed AT&T by exposing a security flaw, had his conviction overturned by federal appeals court.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 4/11/2014
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Iranian-Based Cyberattack Activity On The Rise, Mandiant Report Says
Brian Prince, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
News
New report details the rise of suspected Iranian and Syrian-based cyber-attacks.
By Brian Prince Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 4/11/2014
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ARM TechCon 2014 Calls For Speaker Proposals
Karen Field,
News
Want to speak at the 10th ARM innovation meeting? Proposals are due May 15.
By Karen Field , 4/11/2014
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Google Releases Project Ara Module Developer Kit
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Early version gives developers a glimpse of how to create Project Ara hardware modules. Does it give Apple and Microsoft more to worry about from Android?
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 4/11/2014
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Senior Living Community Goes Wireless
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Brookdale Senior Living makes mobile technologies central to how it delivers medical and assisted living services to its residents.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 4/11/2014
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ICANN Defends Internet Oversight Handoff
William Jackson, Technology Writer
News
Congress hears arguments for and against Commerce Department plans to give up control of many Internet operations.
By William Jackson Technology Writer, 4/10/2014
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Heartbleed: Making The Case For SDN
Lori MacVittie,
Commentary
Software-defined networking technology could help protect against vulnerabilities like Heartbleed. It's time to develop a more mature SDN option.
By Lori MacVittie , 4/10/2014
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Charge Phones In 30 Seconds: One Startup's Plan
Kevin Fogarty,
News
Startup company StoreDot demonstrates a new system for charging phones using organic polymer materials rather than traditional silicon.
By Kevin Fogarty , 4/10/2014
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Why Does Customer Service Suck?
Jon Arnold, Principal, J Arnold & Associates
Commentary
Businesses need to get on the ball with implementing unified communications systems that can break down silos and improve their sinking customer satisfaction ratings.
By Jon Arnold Principal, J Arnold & Associates, 4/10/2014
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Netflix Cloud Architect: How To Succeed As Disruptor
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
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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Internet Of Things Demands Open Standards
Sasa Marinkovic, Head of Technology & ISV Marketing, AMD
Commentary
IoT will shift the focus from technology to ideas -- if we get integration right. Heterogeneous System Architecture is a step in that direction.
By Sasa Marinkovic Head of Technology & ISV Marketing, AMD, 4/10/2014
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