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Meet Romi Mahajan, Interop’s Business of IT Track Chair
Emily Johnson, Associate Marketing Manager, UBM Tech
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Interop’s Business of IT track chair Romi Mahajan has developed a host of sessions for Interop New York to help IT leaders propel their businesses and organizations forward.
By Emily Johnson Associate Marketing Manager, UBM Tech, 7/9/2014
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SDN Test Lab To Debut At Interop New York
Interop Staff,
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InteropNet will build an SDN Lab at Interop New York to test the interoperability and performance of SDN hardware and software.
By Interop Staff , 6/26/2014
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Shadow IT Is An Opportunity, Not A Problem
Andrew Conry Murray, Director of Content & Community, Interop
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Shadow IT isn’t a scourge. It’s an opportunity for IT to engage the business and add value, says CBS Interactive’s Steve Comstock.
By Andrew Conry Murray Director of Content & Community, Interop, 7/8/2014
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Let's Experiment On Facebook
Andrew Conry Murray, Director of Content & Community, Interop
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Facebook angered lots of people with its experiments to manipulate users’ moods. What might happen if 800 million users decide to return the favor?
By Andrew Conry Murray Director of Content & Community, Interop, 7/3/2014
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BYOD Expectations Just Keep Rising: InformationWeek Video
Laurianne McLaughlin, Editor-in-Chief, InformationWeek.com
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Wasn't BYOD supposed to be easier for IT to manage by now? That was before it became bring your own everything.
By Laurianne McLaughlin Editor-in-Chief, InformationWeek.com, 7/1/2014
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Finding Talent: What IT Can Learn From Baseball
Andrew Conry Murray, Director of Content & Community, Interop
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IT organizations and pro baseball teams both need talented players. IT can take lessons from a small-market team that stays competitive in a league dominated by big payrolls.
By Andrew Conry Murray Director of Content & Community, Interop, 7/1/2014
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WLAN Design: Learning From Our Mistakes
Matt Williams, Assistant Director, Networking, Bucknell University
Commentary
Our expensive campus WLAN upgrade didn't account for the growing number of wireless devices per student. Here's what we learned from our mistakes and how we turned them into teaching opportunities.
By Matt Williams Assistant Director, Networking, Bucknell University, 6/25/2014
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Extreme Networks Announces OpenDaylight SDN Controller
Andrew Conry Murray, Director of Content & Community, Interop
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Extreme Networks will release an SDN controller based on OpenDaylight software. The company also announced an SDN application development challenge.
By Andrew Conry Murray Director of Content & Community, Interop, 6/25/2014
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Quick Takes: ScienceLogic and Cyan Announce New Products
Andrew Conry Murray, Director of Content & Community, Interop
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ScienceLogic updates CloudMapper to track dependencies in public and hybrid environments. Cyan announces Planet Orchestrate, a new application to help carriers and providers offer cloud services to customers.
By Andrew Conry Murray Director of Content & Community, Interop, 6/20/2014
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New Devices To Target Gluttony, Stupidity, Privacy
Andrew Conry Murray, Director of Content & Community, Interop
Commentary
Inspired by the self-serving Amazon Fire, industry leaders in packaged food, gambling, and government services will release a slate of new mobile devices in time for Christmas.
By Andrew Conry Murray Director of Content & Community, Interop, 6/20/2014
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SDN APIs & The Next Wave Of Innovation
Steve Shah, Senior Director, Product Management, NetScaler Product Group, Citrix
Commentary
History teaches that technology standards drive innovation. SDN APIs will be no exception.
By Steve Shah Senior Director, Product Management, NetScaler Product Group, Citrix, 6/17/2014
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IoT: Get Security Right The First Time
Patrick Oliver Graf, GM, Americas, NCP Engineering
Commentary
Let's start building security into the Internet of Things now, before everything becomes connected -- and hackable.
By Patrick Oliver Graf GM, Americas, NCP Engineering, 6/17/2014
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Should Edward Snowden Come Home?
Andrew Conry Murray, Director of Content & Community, Interop
Commentary
The Interop Book Club debuts with “No Place To Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State” by Glenn Greenwald.
By Andrew Conry Murray Director of Content & Community, Interop, 6/11/2014
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HP Links SDN, OpenStack In New Application
Andrew Conry Murray, Director of Content & Community, Interop
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HP has released a new application that integrates OpenStack with its SDN controller. The company also launched a new service offering and switch line.
By Andrew Conry Murray Director of Content & Community, Interop, 6/9/2014
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Product Recalls From Our IoT Future
Andrew Conry Murray, Director of Content & Community, Interop
Commentary
Google’s Nest recall may indicate what’s in store as software and network connectivity invade more consumer products. Here’s a peak into a plausible near future.
By Andrew Conry Murray Director of Content & Community, Interop, 5/23/2014
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Cisco's 3 Commandments
Andrew Conry Murray, Director of Content & Community, Interop
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At Cisco Live, CEO John Chambers pledged to lead customers to the promised land -- if they follow a few commandments.
By Andrew Conry Murray Director of Content & Community, Interop, 5/20/2014
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Cisco Faces Make-Or-Break Week For SDN
Greg Ferro, Network Architect & Blogger
Commentary
Cisco is counting on ACI, its software-defined networking strategy, to keep its hold on the enterprise infrastructure market. We'll see how that plays out this week at Cisco Live.
By Greg Ferro Network Architect & Blogger, 5/19/2014
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The $13,000 Man
Andrew Conry Murray, Director of Content & Community, Interop
Commentary
InformationWeek’s latest salary survey charts the gender gap in IT pay and other money matters.
By Andrew Conry Murray Director of Content & Community, Interop, 5/19/2014
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Quick Takes: IBM Storage; Datapipe AWS Service
Andrew Conry Murray, Director of Content & Community, Interop
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IBM announces Elastic Storage and Datapipe rolls out a beta analytics service for AWS users.
By Andrew Conry Murray Director of Content & Community, Interop, 5/16/2014
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Collaboration Drives UC While Video Lags
Andrew Conry Murray, Director of Content & Community, Interop
Commentary
Deployments of UC platforms have increased since 2013, but videoconferencing has yet to entice customers, according to a new survey.
By Andrew Conry Murray Director of Content & Community, Interop, 5/15/2014
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Centralized Authentication: A Double-Edged Sword
Dan Tesch, Contributing Writer
Commentary
Active Directory is a great centralized authentication service for security and compliance, but Macs, mobile devices, and remote access cause headaches.
By Dan Tesch Contributing Writer, 5/13/2014
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Quick Takes: Druva, Eucalyptus Systems, Pica8
Andrew Conry Murray, Director of Content & Community, Interop
Commentary
New products tackle e-discovery, private and hybrid cloud orchestration, and OpenFlow.
By Andrew Conry Murray Director of Content & Community, Interop, 5/9/2014
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