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Microsoft Accidentally Tips Windows 9
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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With Windows 8 adoption still limping along and a quickly removed blog reference to "Windows 9," is Microsoft about to launch its next operating system?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/2/2014
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Google Enterprise Rebranded 'Google For Work'
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Name change aims to better reflect Google's business customers and shift focus from the term 'enterprise.'
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/2/2014
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Hillary Clinton Talks Tech: 9 Facts
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Hillary Clinton explained how she sees technology fitting into the recovering US economy, at Nexenta OpenSDx conference. Here are nine things we learned.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 9/2/2014
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Future Of Work: 5 Trends For CIOs
Jacob Morgan,
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Social business, big data, and the Millennial workforce are just some of the trends causing disruption. Here's how CIOs can stay ahead of the curve.
By Jacob Morgan , 9/2/2014
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Space: Next Big Data Frontier?
Kevin Casey,
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Relaxed regulations and greater affordability soon could fill the skies with satellites put there to collect images and other data for businesses hoping to get a leg up on the competition.
By Kevin Casey , 9/2/2014
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Google Tests Delivery Drones
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Google joins Amazon in testing delivery drones outside the US, where regulations are less burdensome.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/2/2014
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Cloud Won't Cure Licensing Woes
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Think options in the cloud will solve licensing woes? Not so fast.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/2/2014
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Software Licensing: Move From Defense To Offense
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Avoiding audits and vendor fines isn't enough. Take control of licensing to exact deeper software discounts and match purchasing to actual employee needs.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/2/2014
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5 Signs You'll Face A Software Audit
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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When vendors spot these red flags, they may use them as reasons to run a licensing audit.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/2/2014
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Microsoft Enhances OneDrive Mobile Apps
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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As the cloud storage wars rage on, Microsoft looks to make OneDrive and OneDrive for Business more cohesive, starting on Android.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/29/2014
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Red Hat Counters VMware With OpenStack Software Appliance
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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Red Hat offers test drive appliance to gain OpenStack users, enhances its production version, moves to manage Amazon, Microsoft workloads.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 8/29/2014
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Geekend: Fight Zombies, Or Go To Mars?
David Wagner, Community Editor
Commentary
It's the most divisive question in all of geekdom: What do you do when the zombies invade?
By David Wagner Community Editor, 8/29/2014
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IT Vs. Seth Meyers: 5 Great IT Jokes
Andrew Conry Murray, Director of Content & Community, Interop
Commentary
Readers responded to a call for IT humor with a pile of jokes and stories, in anticipation of Late Night host Seth Meyers’ keynote at Interop. Here are 5 that stood out.
By Andrew Conry Murray Director of Content & Community, Interop, 8/29/2014
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NIST Drafts Mobile App Security Guidelines
Richard W. Walker,
News
National Institute for Standards and Technology issues first draft of guidelines intended to help federal agencies balance benefits and risks of third-party mobile apps.
By Richard W. Walker , 8/28/2014
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Who Wins In Cloud Price Wars?
Art Wittmann,
News
Short answer: not IT. Enterprises don't want bare-bones IaaS for the same reasons they don't buy $299 PCs at Wal-Mart. Providers must focus on support, not undercutting rivals.
By Art Wittmann , 8/27/2014
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VMware COO Clarifies Focus
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
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In an interview, COO Carl Eschenbach explains how VMware plans to outstrip the competition and why it's offering OpenStack.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 8/27/2014
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CIOs In Training: 3 Factors For Success
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
Commentary
At Interop New York, I'll reveal some secrets about getting to -- and staying in -- the CIO's chair.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 8/27/2014
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APT Equals FUD
John P. Pironti, President, IP Architects
Commentary
The term "advanced persistent threat" is the latest incarnation of fear, uncertainty, and doubt that plagues the security industry.
By John P. Pironti President, IP Architects , 8/27/2014
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Microsoft Windows As A Service Planned?
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft may be working on a cloud-based version of Windows to go alongside Office 365. What would be in it for customers?
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/25/2014
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Analytics For All, No Data Scientists Needed
Michael Healey, Senior Contributing Editor
News
While there's a role for Ph.D.-level experts, the real power is in making advanced analysis work for mainstream -- often Excel-wielding -- business users. Here's how.
By Michael Healey Senior Contributing Editor, 8/25/2014
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